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The estimated loss of Pacific Northwest cherry exports to China in 2018, due to Chinese tariffs, has been revised upward to $106 million. An industry leader fears more loss this year.

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has built its first corral for wild horses, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter.

The second Global Dairy Trade auction of 2019 got another boost in its weighted average of products offered, jumping 4.2 percent Tuesday, following the Jan. 2 gain of 2.8 percent.

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The weather has yet to be influenced this winter by a warmer Pacific Ocean and likely won't be impacted in a major way, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The announcement by the nation's largest utility that it is filing for bankruptcy puts Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s problems squarely in the hands of Gov. Gavin N…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced legislation to help state officials cap what are thought to be hundreds of artesian wells across southern Idaho in a plan that could help irrigators…

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A U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., has set Jan. 28 to hear arguments on a preliminary injunction to halt increases in the minimum wage for agricultural foreign guestworkers.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways acro…

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A wolfpack in northeast Washington has killed two calves and a cow in Ferry County this month, bringing the number of attacks on cattle by the pack since early September to 19.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard said Thursday she won't allow coyote killing contests on millions of acres of land managed by her agency.

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While the cattle industry is improving beef quality with more marbling, it needs to put more focus on consistency and keep carcass sizes in check.

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Washington apple crops sales and prices remain steady and good but would be better, one economist says, if exports were not hampered by tariffs.

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., is starting over with his Kennewick irrigation transfer bill in the new Congress since it passed the House last month but was not voted on in the Senate.

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Four environmental groups are pulling out of a stakeholders group with hunters and cattlemen to review a proposed five-year update of the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan.

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A judge denied a temporary restraining order to stop huge increases in the minimum wage for agricultural foreign guestworkers but will consider a preliminary injunction to do the same.

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MEDFORD, Ore. — The federal government has been defending its management of six national wildlife refuges against legal challenges from both farmers and environmentalists.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington said Tuesday it opposes a federal proposal to reclassify as less dangerous some radioactive waste on a site in the state that contains the nation'…

The block Cheddar cheese price closed the first Friday of 2019 at $1.4175 per pound, down 1 1/4-cents on the New Year’s holiday-shortened week and 7 3/4-cents below that week a year ago.

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Costs and competition continue to squeeze the Washington tree fruit industry. Companies are being sold or dissolved. One former company president predicts the state will have fewer than 10 pac…

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Washington ports may have to spend hundreds of millions of dollars if the Port of Tacoma and a cargo-handling company lose a lawsuit alleging that letting rain that falls on a dock drain into …

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A Washington rancher who wounded a Togo pack wolf last summer told investigators the growling male was charging downhill toward him when he fired, according to Fish and Wildlife reports releas…

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Environmental groups in Oregon announced Monday they have withdrawn from talks on how to manage the state's rebounding wolf population because of what they called a "brok…

Feedlot discipline, strong beef demand, a good economy and stalled expansion all bode well for cattle markets in 2019.

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Wolves from the Rogue pack continue to prey on cattle at Mill-Mar Ranch in southwest Oregon, frustrating rancher Ted Birdseye and prompting him to get creative with ways to fend off the predators.