TOKYO (AP) — Officials in Japan appeared wary over the prospects for a trade deal with the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he was prepared to sign a pact soon.
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American farmers have not only endured retaliatory tariffs from China and other nations, they've watched as most of their top foreign competitors used free trade agreements t…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's trade war with China, until now mainly an abstraction for American consumers, is about to hit home.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending grew 0.6% in July, a healthy gain that suggests American shoppers are largely ignoring concerns about trade tensions and driving the economy forward.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Wednesday that President Donald Trump plans to soften the blow to farmers after his administration allowed some small oil refi…
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana says he's traveling to China next week to continue agricultural trade discussions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Commerce says it's reached a tentative deal with Mexican tomato producers to prevent unfairly cheap produce from reaching American consumers, heading o…
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday to "meet China halfway" and end a tariff war after President Donald Trump said Americans might need to endure economic pain to achiev…
Kevin Vivian comes to Agri-Service after 25 years in the equipment business in California
Oregon results mixed
A shareholder lawsuit claims corporate leaders at the Conagra Brands food company acted negligently and unjustly enriched themselves with the $11 billion purchase of a rival manufacturer.
Second acquisition in Australia in six months
Hay, hops among active segments
Seeking grant to bolster Farm to School program
Project to add production capacity, jobs
Krage based in Champaign, Ill.
If farmers are delayed or prevented in their spring planting, they have options when it comes to crop insurance, a USDA official says.
About 30 people attended a lunch and panel discussion about growing hemp on April 12 in Albany, Ore.
Net farm income is projected higher in 2019, but there are a lot of unknowns.
Small-scale processing on Oregon farmland would be subject to fewer county restrictions under legislation favored by both agriculture and property rights advocates.
If nothing changes, the truck driver shortage could surpass 174,000 by 2026, according to the American Trucking Association.
Oregon transportation officials are being urged to proceed cautiously with funding for intermodal facilities in the Willamette and Treasure valleys due to economic obstacles facing both projects.
SPOKANE — The new wheat straw pulp plant in Eastern Washington is slated to open by April 1, a company official says.
Changes boost parts inventory, ability to work on bigger equipment
Cooperation, stepped-up marketing, exports among opportunities
The Southern Oregon Hemp Co-op held its first meeting on Feb. 1 at the Roxy Ann Grange in Medford, Ore.
A small pulp mill extensively damaged by fire last week could be running again at a new site by April, a company executive says.
Efficiency opportunities, slightly higher hay prices among positives
BUHL, Idaho — Just like a puzzle, all the pieces in Mickey Young’s life fit with him becoming an equine and canine herbalist. But also just like a puzzle, it was hard to see the big picture un…
Courage, resilience, joy and networking are necessary components in rising to the top, according to women executives in the dairy industry.
A partnership in Pasco, Wash., is seeking large industrial agricultural businesses in need of room to operate.
Acquisition adds international capacity, service opportunities
Yielding advocated for rice industry previously
ARMA, Idaho — Bill and John Hartman and their families have for years run a large farm outside Parma, Idaho, on their own.
Amalgamated better positioned to expand, broaden market
Higher yields per acre among recent highlights
The world could be hungry for potato products in the coming year given a significant drop in Europe’s potato production.
The wheat industry is urging the U.S. Trade Representative to use negotiations to protect wheat export sales to Japan.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plan and budget for fiscal year 2019, which includes $28 million for Columbia River jetties rehabilitation and $64 million for dredging and o…
Second kitchen in region aims to increase convenience for customers
Crop prices, trade, interest rates among the issues facing farmers and ranchers.
Mark Duffin plans to retire from the Idaho Sugar Beet Growers Association helm next year.
The U.S. continues to export more potatoes than it imports. Exports account for about 20 percent of U.S. potato production.
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Patagonia, the outdoor gear company, is passing along the $10 million it saved from tax cuts to non-profit environmental groups.
The Northwest is already seeing the effects of climate change, according to a new national climate assessment. The 1,600-page report outlines dire consequences across the country as global tem…
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky,…
PORTLAND — Federal food regulators outlined their proposed “guidance” to help the farm industry understand how new regulations will be implemented during a Nov. 27 meeting.
The National Council of Agricultural Employers is asking the federal government for “short-term relief” from imposition of new minimum wage rates for H-2A-visa foreign guestworkers in 2019.
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label.
HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire farm has been receiving multiple extortion letters in an attempt to collect $250,000 and has suffered thousands of dollars of damage to vehicles and a barn,…
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — American farmers still working to get out their remaining soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are struggling to figure out what to do with a record crop now…
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has recommended for a California winery to lose its licenses to distribute wine or do retail business within the state.
SEATTLE (AP) — A team of Washington utility workers is helping to restore power to families affected by the recent wildfire in Northern California.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The number of farms filing for bankruptcy is increasing across the Upper Midwest.