National wool and sheep review
Slaughter lambs were 5.00-20.00 lower, except at San Angelo, Texas, where they were 5.00-10.00 higher.

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Work begins on 204-acre solar farm in Washington
Work begins on 204-acre solar farm in Washington
Local officials celebrated the groundbreaking for a 204-acre solar farm in Lind, Wash.
Montana wolf population estimated at 900, gain of about 50
Wildlife officials say Montana had about 900 wolves in 2017, the 13th consecutive year the state exceeded its recovery goal
Officers kill bear near Oregon apartment complex
Police said they had no choice because the bear was in a residential area.
Klamath Tribes sue regulators over management of Oregon lake
The Klamath Tribes are suing federal regulators claiming they failed to keep a southern Oregon lake full enough to ensure the survival of sucker fish
Wolf-like animal shot in central Montana, DNA tests underway
A central Montana rancher shot a wolf-like animal after it was spotted in a pasture with livestock, but a closer look prompted state wildlife officials to take DNA samples to determine what type of animal it was
Coachella Valley traffic stop yields crop theft arrest
Southern California authorities have taken a step toward squashing agricultural thefts plaguing the Coachella Valley farming communities of Thermal, Mecca and Oasis
Researcher perfects wine colors
Researcher perfects wine colors
A Washington State University enologist has found sulfur dioxide management is important in developing colors of rosé wine and made a guide to help winemakers.
Trump administration vows to revamp H-2A rules
Trump administration vows to revamp H-2A rules
The process will take two years, but the Trump administration has announced pursuit of rule changes to simplify and improve the H-2A-visa foreign guestworker program.
Dairy lenders look to the long game
Dairy lenders look to the long game
Northwest Farm Credit Services and Rabo AgriFinance maintain dairy lending through tough times and intend to continue that long-term strategy.
Sea lions continue to eat endangered fish
Sea lions continue to eat endangered fish
Members of ODFW, the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association and Rep. Kurt Schrader’s office met Tuesday at Willamette Falls to discuss the problem of sea lions gathering to eat endangered salmon and steelhead.

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Work begins on 204-acre solar farm in Washington
Local officials celebrated the groundbreaking for a 204-acre solar farm in Lind, Wash.
Montana wolf population estimated at 900, gain of about 50
Wildlife officials say Montana had about 900 wolves in 2017, the 13th consecutive year the state exceeded its recovery goal
Officers kill bear near Oregon apartment complex
Klamath Tribes sue regulators over management of Oregon lake
Wolf-like animal shot in central Montana, DNA tests underway

Nation/World

National wool and sheep review
Slaughter lambs were 5.00-20.00 lower, except at San Angelo, Texas, where they were 5.00-10.00 higher.
California shell egg price report
Asking prices for next week are 3 cents lower for Jumbo and unchanged on all other sizes.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Judge dismisses lawsuit over synthetic organic inputs
Work begins on 204-acre solar farm in Washington

Ag Sectors

National wool and sheep review
Slaughter lambs were 5.00-20.00 lower, except at San Angelo, Texas, where they were 5.00-10.00 higher.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Monday, Wednesday and Friday posted triple-digit gains on the Feeder Cattle Contracts.
Judge dismisses lawsuit over synthetic organic inputs
Work begins on 204-acre solar farm in Washington
Montana wolf population estimated at 900, gain of about 50

Opinion

Editorial: It’s time to free the Hammonds
Ordering the Hammonds to serve the five-year mandatory sentence was an injustice.
Editorial: Organic’s great divide scuttles checkoff plan
The less public benefit of checkoffs is funding for research. Between 50 and 75 percent of the $30 million the organic checkoff would have raised...
Letter: Carbon taxes no solution to global warming
Letter: Farm bill amendment takes aim at states’ rights
Editorial: Farmers’ share of food dollar shrinks

Special Sections

Flax: What’s old is new again
Fibrevolution aims to bring fiber flax back to Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
Glanbia dairy innovations transparent by design
Company builds added value into new products for its customers.
Sensors allow farmers to make precise decisions
Foundation helps get research underway
Machines take over for people at Napa vineyard