Confusion over drought maps prompts UC workshop
A drought workshop offered by the University of California-Davis on Nov. 7 will include information about how climatologists can put together the U.S. Drought Monitor, which can affect ranchers' disaster relief payments.

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California egg prices
Asking prices for next week are 1 cent higher for Jumbo, 3 cents higher for Extra Large and unchanged on the remainder of sizes.
National slaughter, feeder and stocker report
On Thursday afternoon fat cattle trade busted loose in a big way as live prices again hit record highs in the Southern Plains and Nebraska with live prices $5-6 higher at $170.
Selected regional livestock auctions
Stocker and feeder cattle were $1-2 lower at the Toppenish Livestock Auction in Moses Lake, Wash.
National wool and sheep summary
Slaughter lambs were steady to $10 higher, except at New Holland, Pa., $10-20 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to $5 higher.
NFL player extols dairy’s benefits at Idaho middle school
NFL player extols dairy’s benefits at Idaho middle school
Former NFL cornerback Marcus Trufant made a surprise visit to an Idaho middle school Oct. 24 and spoke to students there about the important role dairy products can play in physical performance.
Idaho Milk Products opens tech center
Idaho Milk Products opens tech center
Idaho Milk Products of Jerome, Idaho, has added a technical center to its growing milk protein business and held a grand opening Oct. 24 to celbrate its five year mark.
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature
An Idaho State University associate lecturer recently completed a dissertation analyzing contemporary literature pertaining to agriculture. He hopes the research will prepare him to return to his grandfather's old Idaho farm, now under lease, and take...
New tree fruit group nominates board
New tree fruit group nominates board
The temporary board of the new Washington State Tree Fruit Association has nominated a slate of candidates for a new board some of whom are the same. Others can run.
Idaho students get ‘big picture’ look at world ag
Idaho students get ‘big picture’ look at world ag
Three students from Rocky Mountain High School in Meridian, Idaho, attended the World Food Prize this year and the school's ag education teacher said the event has been a great way to show students the big picture of agriculture.
Apple growth boosts demand for skilled technicians
Flush from record apple crops and strong markets, packing firms have invested in new lines that feature robotics and computer imaging, allowing them to pack more fruit with the same number of people.

State

Confusion over drought maps prompts UC workshop
A drought workshop offered by the University of California-Davis on Nov. 7 will include information about how climatologists can put together the...
Commercial market for western juniper studied
A USDA rural development grant may expand the market for juniper lumber, which might be good for threatened sage grouse.
NFL player extols dairy’s benefits at Idaho middle school
Idaho Milk Products opens tech center
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature

Nation/World

Western hay market report
Demand light to moderate in the Columbia Basin as some exporters are looking for GMO-free supplies.
West Coast grain markets
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during October were $9.75 to 16.75 cents per bushel higher, from...
California egg prices
National slaughter, feeder and stocker report
Selected regional livestock auctions

Ag Sectors

Confusion over drought maps prompts UC workshop
A drought workshop offered by the University of California-Davis on Nov. 7 will include information about how climatologists can put together the...
Commercial market for western juniper studied
A USDA rural development grant may expand the market for juniper lumber, which might be good for threatened sage grouse.
NFL player extols dairy’s benefits at Idaho middle school
Idaho Milk Products opens tech center
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature

Opinion

Driver’s card puts cart before horse
Oregon's Measure 88 ballot initiative would grant legal driving privileges to people who can't prove legal residence in the United States.
NAFTA trucking: A deal’s a deal
The U.S. must live up to all terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement, including allowing Mexican trucks to enter the U.S.
Proposition 1: Christmas in November
Idaho voters should reaffirm regulation reviews
Government agencies out of control

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