New cider institute aims to guide fast-growing industry
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New cider institute aims to guide fast-growing industry
The new organization is a byproduct of the hard cider industry's rapid growth, especially in the Pacific Northwest.

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Season’s first potato psyllids captured in Malheur County
The first potato pysllids of the season have been captured on sticky traps in Malheur County, Ore.
OSHA fines Eastern Idaho potato processor $273,000
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited an Eastern Idaho frozen food manufacturer for safety violations.
Supreme Court unanimously backs landowners in Clean Water Act case
Supreme Court unanimously backs landowners in Clean Water Act case
A Supreme Court ruling opens the way for landowners to sue the federal government when it determines their property is subject to the Clean Water Act.
Cash dairy prices mixed as global auction approaches
Cash dairy prices mixed as global auction approaches
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the holiday week's dairy industry news.
Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
The Pendleton FFA Chapter hosted Farm Day on Friday for incoming eighth-graders from Sundridge Middle School.
National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were steady to $10 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to $7.50 higher. Feeder lambs were mostly steady to $10 higher.
Selected Western hay prices
All grades of export and domestic Alfalfa steady to firm in the Columbia Basin. Trade active this week for new crop non-rained-on export Alfalfa.
Selected Western grain price report
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during May for ordinary protein were not available as most exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.
California shell egg price report
Offerings are heavy. Supplies are moderate to instances heavy.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were mostly $3 to $10 lower, with steer and heifer calves ranging $5 to $15 lower.

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New cider institute aims to guide fast-growing industry
The new organization is a byproduct of the hard cider industry's rapid growth, especially in the Pacific Northwest.
Idaho dry bean industry debating nightshade field standard
Idaho's dry bean industry is mulling whether to adopt a field standard for the troublesome nightshade weed. Other states have recently adopted one...
Idaho FFA youths rewarded for outreach
Season’s first potato psyllids captured in Malheur County
OSHA fines Eastern Idaho potato processor $273,000

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New cider institute aims to guide fast-growing industry
The new organization is a byproduct of the hard cider industry's rapid growth, especially in the Pacific Northwest.
PVMI pursues relicensing, new business plan
The Potato Variety Management Institute is seeking to hire a third party to help draft a vision for the organization's future as it seeks to secure a...
Supreme Court unanimously backs landowners in Clean Water Act case
National wool and sheep report
Selected Western hay prices

Ag Sectors

New cider institute aims to guide fast-growing industry
The new organization is a byproduct of the hard cider industry's rapid growth, especially in the Pacific Northwest.
Idaho FFA youths rewarded for outreach
Four FFA chapters in south-central Idaho have won a grant to support their ongoing ag literacy outreach with youngsters.
Cash dairy prices mixed as global auction approaches
Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
One probable, one confirmed wolf kill in Northeast Oregon

Opinion

EPA-speak: ‘We have the power’
When words don't mean what the EPA wants them to, the agency redefines them.
Report says GMOs are safe for people, environment
Good news for farmers and consumers, bad news for opponents who have full faith in science only when science supports their bias.
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Feds’ permafrost land grab in Alaska has national implications
Research offers hope against citrus greening

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