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A union representing food processing workers has dropped its objection to the bankrupt NORPAC cooperative’s sale of three Oregon facilities.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked farmers Sunday for supporting him through a trade war with China as he promoted a new North American trade agreement and a separate one with…

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Blockchain, a shared digital ledger that tracks every transaction in a supply chain, is quickly proving to be an invaluable tool for farmers, processors, distributors and retailers.

Robert Owens, a financial strategy director for Farmer Mac, said farmers whose loans are tied to LIBOR interest rates should switch interest programs before the risks get too high.

People learn through stories, said Michele Payn, a nationally recognized speaker and author on the food industry. And as the stories around food change, the way people think about food is chan…

Farmer organizations celebrated the Senate's passing of the trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The deal now goes to President Trump for his signature and is expected to go into ef…

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President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement Wednesday with China that is expected to boost exports from U.S. farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running d…

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could …

MOSES LAKE, Wash. — Chris Voigt has gone on an all-potato diet for two months, flown 1 million airline miles and ridden a bicycle from Seattle to Portland.

Passage of USMCA in the U.S. House and expected passage next month in the Senate is huge for the Northwest tree fruit industry as Mexico and Canada are its top export markets.

A farm labor bill that just passed the U.S. House makes the H-2A-visa guestworker program more expensive and rife for litigation, a farm labor association says.

Cattlemen’s group says the U.S. has to show the world it will stand by the trade agreements it has negotiated.

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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 …

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PORTLAND — Farm entrepreneur Frank Tiegs has prevailed over the J.R. Simplot Co. in an auction to buy the bankrupt NORPAC cooperative’s processing plant in Quincy, Wash., for up to $107 million.

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Upper Skagit Valley landowners in northwest Washington are harvesting elk at a faster pace than last year to reduce damage to farmland, according to a state Fish and Wildlife official.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement Tuesday that negotiations on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement have been completed was welcomed by farmers.

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The surge of enthusiasm that spurred a five-fold expansion of Oregon’s hemp acreage this year has been dampened by numerous problems that prevented many farmers from cashing in on the crop.

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A trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada is likely to pass Congress with little problem if political leaders pursue it, agricultural leaders say.

A trademark dispute has erupted between a Washington farm and a haunted house company over a popular Halloween event that may prove instructive for other agritourism operations.

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Access to USDA benefits may prove a tough trade-off for hemp farmers whose crop will face stricter testing protocols under new federal regulations.

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USDA is releasing regulations and guidelines for domestic hemp production this week, giving producers a roadmap for the 2020 growing season.

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U.S. and Japanese trade officials today signed a new agricultural trade agreement they hope will go into effect before the end of the year.

SPOKANE — Jim Fitzgerald, executive director of Far West Agribusiness Association, will retire at the end of the year, marking the end of a career that took him from the farm to Washington, D.C.

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U.S. farmers are cheering a new trade deal with Japan that they say will put them on equal footing with overseas competitors.

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday announced major progress on a new trade agreement between the two countries.

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President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday announced major progress on a new trade agreement between the two countries.

TOKYO — Negotiators are hurrying to finalize this month a new trade deal between U.S. president Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, an official with the Japanese Cabinet Secre…

One year after Congress legalized industrial hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill, lawmakers are eager for the Food and Drug Administration to finalize rules for classifying and regulating products cont…