BEIJING (AP) — Beijing and Washington have agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's goods as talks on ending their trade war progress, a Chinese spokesman said Thursday, removing a possible stumbling block to a settlement.
TORONTO (AP) — China will resume imports of pork and beef from Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday, following a major rift between Ottawa and Beijing and amid a serious por…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in September to the lowest level in five months as imports dropped more sharply than exports and America ran a rare surplus in petroleum.
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — A 130-year-old paper mill in West Linn is back open, two years after its abrupt closure.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods are vowing to invest half a billion dollars in manure-to-energy projects in several states.
A new report says farm bankruptcies have risen in Nebraska and Iowa.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. and China are working to secure a new site to sign a tentative trade truce and the location will be announced soon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers modestly stepped up their spending in September, but their incomes grew fast enough to let them save more, too.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for the third time this year to try to sustain the economic expansion in the face of global threats. But it hint…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy slowed to a modest growth rate of 1.9% in the summer as consumer spending downshifted and businesses continued to trim their investments in response to trade…
DENVER (AP) — The Simply Good Foods Co. (SMPL) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $6.1 million.
Burger King reported its best comparable stores sales increase in the U.S. in four years thanks to brisk sales of Impossible Whopper.
SAN JUAN PARANGARICUTIRO, Mexico (AP) — Small-scale avocado growers armed with AR-15 rifles take turns manning a vigilante checkpoint to guard against thieves and drug cartel extortionists in …
Citing regulatory and environmental problems, farm entrepreneur Frank Tiegs has pulled out of his planned $155.5 million takeover of the bankrupt NORPAC Foods processing company.
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in the latest quarter as a trade war with the U.S. deepened a slump that is weighing on the global economy.
MILAN (AP) — Italy's main farm lobby is forecasting a 20% drop in sales of Italian agricultural products targeted by new U.S. tariffs.
MILAN (AP) — European producers of specialty agricultural products like French wine, Italian Parmesan and Spanish olives are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with a mix of trepidation and …
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture commodity groups and some farmers expressed frustration and anger Wednesday with a rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency that they said fails…
NEW YORK (AP) — The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heralded a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, and markets rallied in relief over a de-escalation in tensions between the world's two biggest economies.
ROME (AP) — The United Nations' food agency says around 14% of the food produced globally is lost and is urging action to address the causes of food loss as part of efforts to protect the envi…
Chris Simons comes from Cargill
The company primarily serves the needs of McCain Foods but hopes to expand.
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.
PORTLAND — Several objections to the sale procedures for the bankrupt NORPAC cooperative’s food processing assets were dropped at a court hearing Sept. 24, while others await further deliberation.
ROSEBURG, Ore. — A part-time job at the Douglas County Farmers Co-op turned into a career for Rex Heard.
The Wilco farmers’ cooperative has replaced its CEO, Tim Ramsey, less than two years after he was hired for the top job.
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