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Domestic and export 3rd, 4th and 5th cutting Alfalfa steady in a light test in the Columbia Basin.

USDA’s Risk Management Agency announced on Friday it is authorizing additional flexibility in crop insurance requirements and working through approved insurance providers to deliver services, …

National Farmers Union has analyzed the $2.2 trillion response, relief and stimulus package passed by the Senate and House.

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USDA’s Farm Service Agency is making changes to farm loan, disaster, conservation and other programs to make it easier for customers to conduct business during the coronavirus pandemic.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew by a moderate 2.1% in the fourth quarter of last year, but many economists believe that will be the last positive growth seen for some time as the country en…

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Partial highlights of a roughly $2.2 trillion package to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The package, written by Trump administrat…

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DUFUR, Ore. (AP) — The social distancing rules repeated like a mantra in America's urban centers, where the coronavirus is spreading exponentially, might seem silly in wide-open places where n…

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The open borders that have characterized the European Union are being closed to prevent the virus from spreading, meaning that tens of thousands of seasonal workers can't reach the farms that …

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said Monday it will plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2018 fire in Northern California that killed 84…

Domestic and export 3rd, 4th and 5th cutting Alfalfa steady in a light test in the Columbia Basin.

The U.S. State Department and USDA were quick to respond to the critical need for foreign agricultural guestworkers after the U.S. Embassy in Mexico announced on Monday it would suspend proces…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered the state's 40 million residents to stay at home, restricting non-essential movements to control the spread of the co…

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Opioids are found even in the smallest towns and the most rural settings, contributing to the climbing overdose death rates in rural areas, which first overtook urban areas in 2004.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Grocers big and small are hiring more workers, paying overtime and limiting purchases on certain high demand items as they scramble to restock shelves that have been wiped out …

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday will order all bars, restaurants, entertainment and recreation facilities to temporarily close to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday called for all bars, wineries, nightclubs and brewpubs to close and urged seniors and people with chronic health conditions to isolate…

Domestic and export 3rd, 4th and 5th cutting Alfalfa steady in a light test in the Columbia Basin.

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The severity and length of trade disruptions caused by the coronavirus won't be clear for several weeks, but there are signs that logistical problems caused by the disease may have already pea…

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A supercomputer is boosting efforts in East Africa to control a locust outbreak that raises what the U.N. food agency calls "an unprecedented threat" to the region's foo…

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — People in Washington state remain sharply divided on whether four federal hydroelectric dams along the Snake River should be removed to help endangered salmon and orca re…

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state judge has again rejected a decades-long bid to tap groundwater beneath vast rangelands in northeast Nevada and pipe it to fast-growing suburbs and glittering gambling …