Pest abatement expert aims to protect public from mosquitoes
Idaho’s mosquito abatement districts created to deal with pests deemed a public health concern.

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National feeder and stocker cattle report
On Thursday it was announced that the U.S. would suspend beef imports from Brazil, mainly due to safety and health concerns.
National wool and sheep review
At San Angelo, Texas, 6488 head sold.
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 7.50 cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at 4.8625-5.0625.
Hard choices loom as farms exit Conservation Reserve Program
Hard choices loom as farms exit Conservation Reserve Program
Umatilla and Morrow county wheat farmers are facing serious questions as land is set to expire from CRP.
Chinese trade mission gets a taste of the Northwest
Chinese trade mission gets a taste of the Northwest
As the buying power of China’s middle class expands, consumers are seeking the kind of healthy and high quality food and drink produced in the Pacific Northwest.
California shell egg price report
Demand is moderate to good while some distributors secure shell eggs in advance of the upcoming 4th of July holiday.
Fluid milk and cream review – West
Some impacts of the cold, wet winter may have lingered through the remainder of cow lactations, but warmer weather is helping milk production recover.
Western hay price report
Exporters remain very aggressive for new crop Timothy in the Columbia Basin.
County, Azure Farms reach agreement on weed control
County, Azure Farms reach agreement on weed control
The issue riled up a rural Oregon county and brought it unwanted attention on social media.
Judge reverses key ruling in $1.4 billion timber class action
Judge reverses key ruling in $1.4 billion timber class action
A judge has reversed a key ruling in a $1.4 billion lawsuit over Oregon’s timber management practices.

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State

Pest abatement expert aims to protect public from mosquitoes
Idaho’s mosquito abatement districts created to deal with pests deemed a public health concern.
Governor declares drought emergency in eastern Montana
Bullock says farmers and ranchers are feeling the effects after a winter of below-average rain and snow.
Eco-group billboard blitz to greet Interior chief in Montana
Hard choices loom as farms exit Conservation Reserve Program
Chinese trade mission gets a taste of the Northwest

Nation/World

Pest abatement expert aims to protect public from mosquitoes
Idaho’s mosquito abatement districts created to deal with pests deemed a public health concern.
Colorado Company converts shredded trees to carbon product
Biochar Now products have won the acclaim of producers of specialty crops such as berries, vegetables, grapes and citrus.
Governor declares drought emergency in eastern Montana
Eco-group billboard blitz to greet Interior chief in Montana
National feeder and stocker cattle report

Ag Sectors

Pest abatement expert aims to protect public from mosquitoes
Idaho’s mosquito abatement districts created to deal with pests deemed a public health concern.
Colorado Company converts shredded trees to carbon product
Biochar Now products have won the acclaim of producers of specialty crops such as berries, vegetables, grapes and citrus.
Governor declares drought emergency in eastern Montana
Eco-group billboard blitz to greet Interior chief in Montana
Chinese trade mission gets a taste of the Northwest

Opinion

Idaho Wheat Commission right on royalties
Farmers want the University of Idaho to plow most wheat royalties into the breeding program.
Washington apple industry’s new super star
The Cosmic Crisp has all the makings of a super star and will replace Red Delicious and other varieties whose popularity has flagged in recent years.
Renewable Fuels Standard should be protected
GE developers should be held accountable
Weeds, pesticides and finger-wagging

Special Sections

Tillamook’s new visitor center to open in 2018
The Tillamook Cheese factory’s Visitors’ Center is as big an attraction as the Space Needle in Seattle.
Butter’s comeback boosts creamery
Once reviled as public-health enemy No. 1, butter is now being pitched as a more wholesome alternative to margarine.
Platt’s Oak Hill Dairies grow, diversify
Dairy Council of California connects public, agriculture
Dairy family adds innovation to operation