Selected Western hay price reports
Trade slow with light to moderate demand in the Columbia Basin.

Featured Stories

National stocker and feeder cattle report
Steers and heifers traded $2 to $6 higher with most steer calves under 600 lbs. up to $10 higher.
Selected Western livestock auction reports
Stocker and feeder cattle were $2-7 higher at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Group accuses water allocators of depriving farm-dependent species
Group accuses water allocators of depriving farm-dependent species
The Pacific Legal Foundation says federal water allocators deprive nearly a dozen mperiled species of water south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Valley Agronomics plans to start filling a new plant near Pocatello, Idaho, with dry fertilizer this month.
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
Milk Producers of Idaho Executive Director Brent Olmstead has been named the assistant dean for government and external relations at University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
Nikola Dalton, the new University of Idaho Extension 4H educator serving Bannock County, aims to build up her county's 4H program.
Members of Congress push for more hops research
Members of Congress push for more hops research
Resources should be reallocated so that hop research can be expanded into two, full-time USDA-ARS positions, more than 100 members of Congress say.
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’
As a rancher and Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission employee, southeast Idaho rancher Chris Banks has seen both sides of the fence when it comes to water and soil conversation efforts.
EPA and tribe: State should stay out of What’s Upstream
EPA and tribe: State should stay out of What’s Upstream
EPA and Swinomish tribe say the Washington Public Disclosure Commission isn't the proper venue to investigate What's Upstream.
Tyson announces plans for $150 million venture fund
The venture fund’s first investment is a 5 percent ownership stake in Beyond Meat, a California-based company that makes “plant-based protein.”

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State

Group accuses water allocators of depriving farm-dependent species
The Pacific Legal Foundation says federal water allocators deprive nearly a dozen mperiled species of water south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River...
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Valley Agronomics plans to start filling a new plant near Pocatello, Idaho, with dry fertilizer this month.
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’

Nation/World

Selected Western hay price reports
Trade slow with light to moderate demand in the Columbia Basin.
Western grain market report
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during December for ordinary protein trended steady to 11 cents per...
California shell egg price report
Western fluid milk and cream review
National stocker and feeder cattle report

Ag Sectors

Group accuses water allocators of depriving farm-dependent species
The Pacific Legal Foundation says federal water allocators deprive nearly a dozen mperiled species of water south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River...
Members of Congress push for more hops research
Resources should be reallocated so that hop research can be expanded into two, full-time USDA-ARS positions, more than 100 members of Congress say.
Rancher embraces buffaloes’ beauty, but not horns
Battle lines drawn in Washington over new wells
Industry seeks better malting barley varieties

Opinion

Stand by for What’s Upstream 2.0
Organizers of the suspended What's Upstream campaign say it could be brought back to life.
Our dams support us; it’s time to support them
The Army Corps of Engineers is undertaking a public “scoping” period through Jan. 17 providing an opportunity for Eastern Washington...
GMO election fines out of line
Snake River dams remain vital
A letter to President-elect Trump

Special Sections

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