Letter: Organization wants to change dairy industry
NDPO’s co-op management policies will allow farmers to share in balancing the milk supply with profitable demand.

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National feeder and stocker cattle report
Steers sold 3.00 lower to 3.00 higher, while heifers were steady to 3.00 higher.
National wool and sheep review
Slaughter lambs steady to 5.00 lower this week.
New WSU ag dean: ‘I hope this is my forever home’
New WSU ag dean: ‘I hope this is my forever home’
André-Denis Wright, new dean of Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, spoke to farmers during the Lind Field Day at WSU’s dryland research station.
West Coast grain price report
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during June for ordinary protein trended steady to 13 cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 5.90-6.18.
California shell egg price report
Asking prices for next week are 1 cent higher for Jumbo, 19 cents higher for Extra Large, 18 cents higher for Large and 5 cents higher for Medium and Small.
Fluid Milk and Cream — Western U.S.
Milk production in the mountain states of Idaho, Utah and Colorado is strong and continues to build in parts of the region.
Western hay price report
All classes traded steady with very good demand in Caolifornia.
Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential
Consumers are advised to throw the cereal away and contact Kellogg for a refund.
Marijuana growers in southern Oregon prevail in court
Members of the Josephine County commission have called pot farms a nuisance.
X-rays, soy on front lines of US-China trade spat
Economists and businesspeople say Beijing is unlikely to give ground on its technology development strategy.

Marketplace

State

Judge temporarily halts certain bear hunts on timberland
The state had argued that issuing the injunction would lead to significant property damage.
Idaho Supreme Court asked to delay water battle arguments
The state’s highest court has not yet responded to the motion as of Friday, according to the court clerk.
New WSU ag dean: ‘I hope this is my forever home’
Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential
Marijuana growers in southern Oregon prevail in court

Nation/World

Judge temporarily halts certain bear hunts on timberland
The state had argued that issuing the injunction would lead to significant property damage.
Inspectors find Quagga mussels on 3 boats in northern Utah
The Division of Wildlife Resource says it discovered three boats in northern Utah that were infested with quagga mussels
Idaho Supreme Court asked to delay water battle arguments
National feeder and stocker cattle report
National wool and sheep review

Ag Sectors

Judge temporarily halts certain bear hunts on timberland
The state had argued that issuing the injunction would lead to significant property damage.
Inspectors find Quagga mussels on 3 boats in northern Utah
The Division of Wildlife Resource says it discovered three boats in northern Utah that were infested with quagga mussels
Idaho Supreme Court asked to delay water battle arguments
National feeder and stocker cattle report
National wool and sheep review

Opinion

Letter: Organization wants to change dairy industry
NDPO’s co-op management policies will allow farmers to share in balancing the milk supply with profitable demand.
Editorial: Solar power, honeybees and saving farmland
There is no doubt that keeping bees is an agricultural pursuit, but in this scenario it seems marginal compared to the potential of what could be...
Editorial: Statewide officials, statewide perspective
Column: America needs a farm bill now
Column: Why state needs to follow endangered species review mandate

Special Sections

Heglar Creek Farms expands in all directions
Farm diversifies with the skills of its family members.
Dairy farm is about people as well
Today, the Cow Palace is one of the largest open-lot dairies in the state, milking 7,200 cows and producing more than a half-million pounds of Grade...
Double J Jerseys continues Bansen legacy
Niche A2 milk from Guernseys gains popularity
Fifth generation operates family farm