Western Innovator: Technology puts bacteria to work
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Western Innovator: Technology puts bacteria to work
This year the company will expand to the development of microbes that will increase access to other nutrients, such as phosphorus and potassium, in wheat, sorghum and rice.

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California shell egg price report
Asking prices for next week are lower for all sizes of eggs.
Fluid milk and cream review — West
The continued strong milk supply in the mountain states only heightens concerns that some farmers may lose access to markets for their milk in the months to come.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Livestock markets are getting back to normal schedules after the holidays and many willing sellers were on hand to watch their livestock go through the sale ring.
Western hay price report
All classes traded steady with moderate demand in California.
Some utility rates could go down after tax cuts
The recently passed tax law reduces the corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent.
Feds say snow-loving lynx no longer needs special protection
Canada lynx are found in Montana, Minnesota, Idaho, Colorado, Maine and Washington state.
Stripe rust forecast low, but that could change
Stripe rust forecast low, but that could change
Xianming Chen’s current forecast calls for low stripe rust impacts, but the USDA Agricultural Research Service plant pathologist warns that the picture could change by the next report in March.
Feds set aside $4.4 million to reduce wildfire risk in Oregon
Feds set aside $4.4 million to reduce wildfire risk in Oregon
Work will be done on national forests and adjacent private lands in Deschutes, Lake and Tillamook counties.
IDA lays out its legislative agenda
IDA lays out its legislative agenda
A new phosphorous standard for nutrient management plans tops the list of Idaho dairymen’s legislative agenda at the state level. Immigration, trade and insurance are the focus at the national level.
Researchers continue long-term study of sage grouse, grazing
Researchers continue long-term study of sage grouse, grazing
The lack of empirical data on the relationship between livestock grazing and sage grouse survival is the driving force behind a collaborative 10-year field study being led by the University of Idaho.

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Western Innovator: Technology puts bacteria to work
This year the company will expand to the development of microbes that will increase access to other nutrients, such as phosphorus and potassium, in...
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Washington culvert case
U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear culvert case
Feds set aside $4.4 million to reduce wildfire risk in Oregon
IDA lays out its legislative agenda
Researchers continue long-term study of sage grouse, grazing

Nation/World

National wool and sheep review
At San Angelo, Texas, 3523 head sold.
West Coast grain price report
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during January for ordinary protein trended two to 3.25 cents per...
California shell egg price report
Fluid milk and cream review — West
National feeder and stocker cattle report

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Western Innovator: Technology puts bacteria to work
This year the company will expand to the development of microbes that will increase access to other nutrients, such as phosphorus and potassium, in...
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Washington culvert case
U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear culvert case
National wool and sheep review
Fluid milk and cream review — West
National feeder and stocker cattle report

Opinion

Editorial: Go ahead, put a label on it
We believe most consumers rely on another label — the price tag — more than all the other labels combined.
Editorial: Oregon eyes expanding pesticide authority
At question is whether the Department of Environmental Quality will expand its authority and by extension give environmentalists grounds to file...
Column: 3 ways consumers benefit from farm bill
Column: Public deserves an honest debate over logging and wildfires
EPA puts CAFO emission measurement reg on hold

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