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NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul t…

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NEW ORLEANS — Shortly after taking the podium at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention, President Donald Trump asked the assembled farmers and ranchers to sit down. If they r…

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NEW ORLEANS —The state delegates who set the American Farm Bureau Federation’s federal policies voted in favor of resolving trade disputes through negotiations, not tariffs, and ending the gov…

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Government and commercial loans in limbo, a tethered safety net and a lapse in crucial data are putting farmers and ranchers at risk.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers are gathering in New Orleans to hear from President Donald Trump as their businesses feel the effects of his trade policies and the partial government shutdown.

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NEW ORLEANS — Though economic fundamentals don’t support a sharp surge in commodity crop prices, that doesn’t mean the outlook for U.S. farmers is entirely pessimistic, according to a market analyst.

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NEW ORLEANS — The showdown over immigration and border security may have an upside if U.S. lawmakers reconsider improving the agricultural guestworker system, according to an attorney tracking…

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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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This year marks the first time in more than 45 years that the show is being held in Salem, and a first for Capital Press and the EO Media Group.

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While overall sentiment of the economic health of the agricultural economy is about where it was a year ago, producers’ perspective on current conditions has fallen significantly compared with…

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers already reeling from low prices and uncertainty amid the nation's trade dispute with China are welcoming a decision to extend a deadline for federal aid because…

Soil and water conservation districts in south-central Idaho will hold their 5th annual Soil Health Workshop on Feb. 6 in Burley.

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HOPE, N.D. (AP) — A company with roots in Silicon Valley is trying to shake up the farm economy — and hundreds of farmers in Minnesota and the Dakotas are dipping their toes in the waters.

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CAMERON, Mont. (AP) — If there's anything better than seeing a bighorn ram, horns fully curled, it's seeing 12. The number seemed to keep growing on a recent morning here, the tan bodies of wi…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The end of 2018 seemed to signal good things to come for America's farmers. Fresh off the passage of the farm bill, which reauthorized agriculture, conservation and safety ne…

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cul…

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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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The question of whether “critical habitat” must actually be inhabitable by a threatened or endangered species has been partially answered by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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During its meetings in Portland and other cities, the FDA hopes to solicit advice from the produce industry on how to make the guidance more clear and useful for growers.