Oregon ranch fighting Rogue River management plans
Oregon ranch fighting Rogue River management plans
An Oregon ranch and two industry groups have filed a lawsuit challenging management plans for the Rogue river.

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Strawberries enter peak season after avoiding major storm damage
Strawberries enter peak season after avoiding major storm damage
The winter’s fierce storms slowed California’s strawberry harvest.
China boosts apples to U.S.
Washington apple producers have benefitted from full varietal access into China, but China is also stepping up its game.
New FDA nutrition label pleases potato industry
New FDA nutrition label pleases potato industry
Officials with Potatoes USA say the addition of potassium to food nutrition facts labels should benefit their commodity.
CME dairy prices continue to slip
CME dairy prices continue to slip
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week’s dairy industry news.
Changes in proposed pesticide rule don’t mollify growers
Changes in proposed pesticide rule don’t mollify growers
California Citrus Mutual still opposes proposed blanket restrictions on pesticide use within a quarter-mile of schools despite the state’s move to ease reporting requirements for growers.
U.S. hops supply catches up to demand
U.S. hops supply catches up to demand
The U.S. hops industry has crossed the summit from too little supply to the start of too much as inventory is up for the second March in a row. Acreage and prices will start to decline next year, sources say.
Senate’s ‘use it or lose it’ water bill heads to House
Senate’s ‘use it or lose it’ water bill heads to House
Senate sends over bill to ensure a farmer who saves water doesn't lose water right
Idaho-Oregon industry changes how it promotes its bulb onion
Idaho-Oregon industry changes how it promotes its bulb onion
The region cut its onion assessment and encouraged shippers to use the savings to do more of their own direct promotions and marketing.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
General Mills 3Q sales fall, weighing on profit
General Mills reports drop in 3Q sales, weighing down profit

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Oregon ranch fighting Rogue River management plans
An Oregon ranch and two industry groups have filed a lawsuit challenging management plans for the Rogue river.
Critics urge more livestock antibiotics oversight in Oregon
Critics of federal oversight of livestock antibiotics want Oregon lawmakers to pass a bill that would limit antibiotic uses.
Delays in water allocations hinder growers’ planting decisions
Willamette Valley vineyards building facilities to make white, sparkling wines
Strawberries enter peak season after avoiding major storm damage

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New FDA nutrition label pleases potato industry
Officials with Potatoes USA say the addition of potassium to food nutrition facts labels should benefit their commodity.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Use of genetically modified mosquitoes considered in Houston
U.S. group seeks better access to China’s farm goods market
Brazil meat scandal deepens as China, EU, Chile bar imports

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Oregon ranch fighting Rogue River management plans
An Oregon ranch and two industry groups have filed a lawsuit challenging management plans for the Rogue river.
Critics urge more livestock antibiotics oversight in Oregon
Critics of federal oversight of livestock antibiotics want Oregon lawmakers to pass a bill that would limit antibiotic uses.
Delays in water allocations hinder growers’ planting decisions
Willamette Valley vineyards building facilities to make white, sparkling wines
CME dairy prices continue to slip

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Port weighs container traffic options
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Eastern Oregon copes with disaster
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Trump sends WOTUS back for review

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Cover crops improve soil health
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