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Mid-January cash dairy prices remain mixed. The CME Cheddar blocks closed the third Friday of 2020 at $1.9625 per pound, up 9.25 cents on the week, highest since Dec. 9 and 56.25 cents above a…

Jaime Evers was chosen the 2020 Oregon Dairy Princess Ambassador at the program’s 61st annual coronation and banquet Saturday at the Salem Convention Center.

Most cash dairy prices fell in the first full week of trading in two weeks. Cheddar block cheese dropped to $1.8250 per pound last Thursday, lowest since Dec. 26 but closed Friday at $1.87, 2 …

New Oregon dairies would need to pass muster with regulators before starting operations under a bill the state Legislature will  reconsider this session.

The USDA announced the December Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $19.37 per hundredweight, down $1.08 from November, $5.59 above December 2018, and the highest December price si…

They’ve spent several months honing the skills necessary to be crowned Oregon’s dairy princess, and on Jan. 18, one of three young women will earn the honor.

Block Cheddar cheese fell to $1.80 per pound the day after Christmas but closed Friday at $1.83, down 3 cents on the shortened week and 40 cents above a year ago.

McMINNVILLE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has levied a fine of $26,574 against Organic Valley, a dairy cooperative, for spilling milk into a creek, polluting water and…

The Agriculture Department reported preliminary November output at 17.4 billion pounds, up a bullish 0.5% from November 2018.

CME cheese prices continued their descent the second week of December. The barrels closed Friday the 13th at $1.6950 per pound, down a record single week decline of 53.25 cents, but still 38.5…

A change in agricultural property tax law proposed by the Washington Association of County Officials would jeopardize farming, a Klickitat County farmer says.

Dairy farmers will have an extra week to sign up for the Dairy Margin Coverage program, a federal program that insures the margins between milk prices and feed costs.

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The U.S. House passed a farm labor bill, Dec. 11, that many hailed as a bipartisan compromise to ensure a reliable, legal workforce while opponents say it will be abused for amnesty. The bill …

The Agriculture Department announced the November Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $20.45 per hundredweight, up $1.73 from October, $6.01 above November 2018, and the highest Cl…

The U.S. House will vote on a farm labor bill Wednesday, according to the Idaho Dairymen’s Association. Proponents look for it to ensure a stable and legal agricultural workforce. Opponents sa…

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., a sponsor of a farm labor bill says he “wholeheartedly disagrees” with those who say the bill doesn’t do enough to control rising farm labor costs.

CME butter fell below $2 per pound in the Thanksgiving holiday shortened week while the other products strengthened.

A Georgia law firm specializing in providing H-2A-visa workers for agricultural construction says a farm labor bill would devastate that aspect of agriculture and the livestock industry.

Smith Brothers Farms, which finalized a deal to purchase Alpenrose on Oct. 14, has hired Josh Reynolds as vice president and general manager of the historic dairy, tasked with overseeing both …

Declines in CME cheese prices appeared to pause last week as traders awaited Friday afternoon’s October Cold Storage report.

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USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released prevailing wage survey results likely to increase the minimum wage for H-2A workers by 5.3% in Washington and Oregon next year and by a…

A bill seeking to ensure a legal and sufficient agricultural workforce passed the House Judiciary Committee, 18-12, with Republicans citing shortcomings.

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A proposal to reopen Oregon's second-largest dairy is once again courting controversy over concerns of pollution, animal welfare and impact on family farms.

A bill seeking to legalize domestic farm laborers and improve the H-2A-visa foreign agricultural guestworker program received renewed support and opposition before its U.S. House Judiciary Com…

The Agriculture Department reports preliminary October output at a bearish 18.1 billion pounds, up 1.3% from October 2018. Output in the top 24 states totaled 17.3 billion, up 1.7%.

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Belching livestock, decomposing manure and cultivated cropland emitted about 6.6% of Washington’s greenhouse gases in 2017, the Washington Department of Ecology reported Tuesday.

The International Dairy Foods Association is seeking applicants for its 2020 summer internship in Washington, D.C.