Western hay price report
Many Oregon hay producers are selling or have already sold most of their first and second cutting hay and are working on later cutting(s) resulting in higher volumes of hay moving.

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Six Meridian FFA members ‘scramble’ to win $1,000 at Snake River Stampede
Six Meridian FFA members ‘scramble’ to win $1,000 at Snake River Stampede
Meridian, Idaho, FFA members scramble to put a halter on calves and receive money to purchase one.
11 Oregon family farms honored for longevity
11 Oregon family farms honored for longevity
Eleven families are being honored this year for their longstanding farms at the Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Awards.
Living history: Farms, ranches have varied backgrounds
A look at the 11 farms and ranches honored this year as century and sequicentennial farms.
Farmer seeks $50,000 in Oregon land use dispute
Farmer seeks $50,000 in Oregon land use dispute
Oregon farmer John Gilmour seeks to recover more than $50,000 in attorney fees after prevailing in a lawsuit over his straw-compressing facility.
State’s silence on wolf killing frustrates observers
State’s silence on wolf killing frustrates observers
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has not revealed how many wolves it plans to kill in the Profanity Peak pack, leaving people with widely different viewpoints on wolves wondering what the department plans.
George Francis Horning, farmer and veteran, dies at age 92
George Francis Horning, farmer and veteran, dies at age 92
He was a farmer, a World War II veteran, a devoted husband and beloved father and grandfather.
U.S. dairy exports up in volume in June
U.S. dairy exports up in volume in June
U.S. dairy exports were up 5 percent in June year over year but down 18 percent in value.
Western Innovator: Former trout hatchery provides cash crop
Western Innovator: Former trout hatchery provides cash crop
An Eastern Idaho businessman has a large fish hatchery at his disposal, but rather than producing trout, he mines the fish excrement as a key ingredient for a biological fertilizer he manufactures.
PNW reps urge action on Columbia River Treaty
PNW reps urge action on Columbia River Treaty
Pacific Northwest lawmakers again urge the State Department to get moving on negotiating a new Columbia River Treaty with Canada.
Idaho-Oregon onion growers seek cause of new plant disease
Idaho-Oregon onion growers seek cause of new plant disease
Oregon State University researchers are trying to determine what is causing a new onion disease so they can figure out ways to help growers fight it.

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11 Oregon family farms honored for longevity
Eleven families are being honored this year for their longstanding farms at the Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Awards.
Living history: Farms, ranches have varied backgrounds
A look at the 11 farms and ranches honored this year as century and sequicentennial farms.
Farmer seeks $50,000 in Oregon land use dispute
State’s silence on wolf killing frustrates observers
George Francis Horning, farmer and veteran, dies at age 92

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Western hay price report
Many Oregon hay producers are selling or have already sold most of their first and second cutting hay and are working on later cutting(s) resulting...
National wool and sheep price report
Slaughter lambs were mostly steady to $5.00 higher, except steady to $10.00 lower at Ft. Collins, Colo.
West Coast grain price report
U.S. dairy exports up in volume in June
Western Innovator: Former trout hatchery provides cash crop

Ag Sectors

University’s new technology blossoming in agriculture
By counting blossoms rather than more ripe fruit, yield can be estimated earlier.
Six Meridian FFA members ‘scramble’ to win $1,000 at Snake River Stampede
Meridian, Idaho, FFA members scramble to put a halter on calves and receive money to purchase one.
Living history: Farms, ranches have varied backgrounds
Farmer seeks $50,000 in Oregon land use dispute
State’s silence on wolf killing frustrates observers

Opinion

EPA could have been more forceful in suggesting moderate course
Emails show EPA had concerns with What's Upstream campaign.
File predator study under ‘Junk Science’
Predators such as cougars and wolves need to be controlled.
Pastures should be part of organic farming
A ‘Better Way’ forward for Oregon and America
Neither Trump nor Clinton offer Plan B on TPP

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