Washington ranchers increase reward for cow shooters
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Washington ranchers increase reward for cow shooters
Washington cattlemen's group offers reward to catch cattle shooters

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Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm
Five animal rights activists are facing decades in prison over allegations they took piglets from a farm in southern Utah
Big mudslide blocks US 395 near Nevada-California state line
The region has been experiencing thunderstorms and heavy rain.
EPA blocks some news outlets from water contaminants summit
The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants
‘Got Jobs?’ campaign touts dairy’s economic impact
‘Got Jobs?’ campaign touts dairy’s economic impact
The campaign has a website that shows the dairy industry’s economic impact at the national, state and congressional district levels, which dairymen can use to inform legislators and other policy makers about the importance of the industry and...
Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort
Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support
Suspect sought in illegal killing of cow north of Reno
Nevada Agriculture Department investigators are asking for the public's health in the search for a suspect or suspects responsible for the illegal killing and butchering of a cow on a public grazing allotment about 25 miles north of Reno California line
Pest alerts on rise following mild winter
Pest alerts on rise following mild winter
More, and earlier, activity noted this year, extension educator says.
Idaho Cattle Association sets summer meeting
Idaho Cattle Association sets summer meeting
Tour of new packing plant, “fake” meat on agenda.
Oregon AgLink auction and dinner moving to Salem
Oregon AgLink auction and dinner moving to Salem
Oregon Aglink has announced it will move its annual Denim and Diamonds auction and dinner from Portland to Salem.
PNW sweet cherry forecast down 22.7 percent
PNW sweet cherry forecast down 22.7 percent
The Pacific Northwest fresh, sweet cherry forecast is down 22.7 percent from last year’s record crop due to poor blossom pollination in the spring. It should mean better prices and the industry is hoping for a turnaround on Chinese tariffs.

Marketplace

State

Washington ranchers increase reward for cow shooters
Washington cattlemen's group offers reward to catch cattle shooters
Agencies warn of cougars following fatal attack on cyclist
Population growth in Oregon has brought more humans into contact with the big cats.
Big mudslide blocks US 395 near Nevada-California state line
Suspect sought in illegal killing of cow north of Reno
Pest alerts on rise following mild winter

Nation/World

Organic food sales up 6.4 percent in 2017
Sales of organic food reached $45.2 billion in 2017 and claimed 5.5 percent of total food sales in the U.S.
Agencies warn of cougars following fatal attack on cyclist
Population growth in Oregon has brought more humans into contact with the big cats.
Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm
Big mudslide blocks US 395 near Nevada-California state line
EPA blocks some news outlets from water contaminants summit

Ag Sectors

Washington ranchers increase reward for cow shooters
Washington cattlemen's group offers reward to catch cattle shooters
Cheese prices slip, then rebound
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week’s dairy industry news.
Organic food sales up 6.4 percent in 2017
Agencies warn of cougars following fatal attack on cyclist
Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm

Opinion

Letter: Carbon taxes no solution to global warming
Global warming is cyclical, and has regularly occurred during the past. The questions are whether and to what extent it is “man-made”...
Letter: Farm bill amendment takes aim at states’ rights
The amendment could potentially overturn hundreds of established state and local laws regarding food quality and safety.
Editorial: Farmers’ share of food dollar shrinks
Editorial: Washington tries to hijack interstate trade
Column: Farmers facing serious challenges — We can help

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