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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid.

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The bill maintains crop insurance, a top priority for farmers, and won quick passage in the Senate.

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A major hop supplier has filed a lawsuit against one of its clients for allegedly refusing to honor contracts to buy hops amid dropping prices for the crop.

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TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergree…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to withdraw federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country, making good on President Donald Trump's campaign p…

Pulse growers will have to consider low prices and trade barriers as they decide how many acres to plant this spring,  the leader of the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council says.

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Sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.

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

Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer as indicated. Grade guidelines used in this r…

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the Amer…

Debt financing has long played a critical role in the capital-intensive U.S. farm sector, but the level of debt is growing and gaining more attention as farm income continues to decline.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner-table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to kee…

Sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.

USMCA provides welcome opportunities, but farm groups warn retaliatory tariffs will offset the gains.

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

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The U.S. continues to export more potatoes than it imports. Exports account for about 20 percent of U.S. potato production.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pattern d…

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EAST MEON, England (AP) — Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, farmer Jamie Butler is trying out a new worker on his 450-ac…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent more than a year browbeating the leaders of Canada and Mexico into agreeing to a rewrite of North American trade rules. And on Friday, leaders of…

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An attorney for a Montana tribe says it's not accepting a small group of wild bison from Yellowstone National Park because of burdensome conditions proposed by federal o…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers boosted their spending in October at the fastest pace in seven months, while their incomes rose by the largest amount in nine months — both good signs for future ec…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A storm moving into California on Thursday brought rain that threatened to unleash debris flows in wildfire burn areas and snow that could cause travel problems in the Sie…

While farm bill negotiators have reached agreement, things could change once the farm bill is scored by the Congressional Budget Office.

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Robotic milkers in the U.S. have mostly been on small to medium-size dairies in the upper Midwest and the Northeast. But in the last couple of years, experimentation with robotics has become m…