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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will hold a massive auction later this year to bolster 5G service , the next generation of mobile networks. President Donald Trump showcased the announcem…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to lead the department on a permanent basis, despite complaints by Democrats that the former oil and gas lo…

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Major changes to Wyoming's rules for protecting sage grouse aren't in the works even as U.S. officials give states more flexibility to enact their own strategies for prot…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Six states and the District of Columbia sued the Department of Agriculture on Wednesday, saying it weakened nutritional standards in school breakfasts and lunches when it relax…

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the southern border raised fears Monday of dire economic consequences in the U.S. and an upheaval of daily life in a stretch …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Interior Department is promising to cut regulation for businesses without sacrificing environmental interests if he wins confirmation.

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A new agreement between the U.S. and Brazil means U.S. wheat farmers will compete on a level playing field to sell their crop to that South American nation.

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The Trump administration plans to remove India and Turkey from preferential trade status. It’s concerns the apple industry but dairy associations support the action.

SPOKANE — U.S. and Washington wheat industry representatives hope trade deals with Japan, Mexico and Canada can be worked out before they get caught up in politics between President Donald Tru…

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — Farmers at the 117th anniversary convention of the National Farmers Union this week had the same worry as the ones who attended the organization’s first gathering more than a…

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The new farm bill protects and expands crop insurance, improves risk management for dairy farmers, updates crop commodity programs and invests in preventing an animal disease crisis.

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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 federal judge in Washington on Monday reinstated the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule nationwide, a ruling that conflicts with other federal court orders that bar enforcing the rule i…

A federal judge in Washington on Monday reinstated the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule nationwide, a ruling that conflicts with other federal court orders that bar enforcing the rule i…

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog has cleared Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of wrongdoing following a complaint that he redrew the boundaries of a national monument in Utah to benefit a s…

Phillip Gross and the Warden Hutterian Brethren topped the National Wheat Foundation’s annual wheat yield contest for the third time since the contest began three years ago, topping 200 bushel…

A federal judge in Washington state today reinstated the Obama administration’s definition of Waters of the United States, a move opposed by the American Farm Bureau Federation as an unwarrant…

Shell egg marketer’s benchmark price for negotiated egg sales of USDA Grade A and Grade AA in cartons, cents per dozen. This price does not reflect discounts or other contract terms.

BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. government report ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping accuses China of stepping up hacking aimed at stealing American technology as a tariff…

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson spearheads an 11-state coalition joining the fight to overturn President Donald Trump’s downsizing of two national monuments in Utah, a court battle th…

PORTLAND — Ambassador Gregg Doud arrived in Portland around midnight Nov. 17 after an exhausting 25-hour flight from Morocco in North Africa, where U.S. trade officials spent last week working…

USDA and the Food and Drug Administration have come to terms on oversight of cell-cultured meat and poultry products. The agencies on Friday announced they will both play a part, with FDA taki…

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…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid scrutiny stemming from fresh revelations of rampant discrimination, bullying, retaliation and sexual misconduct at the U.S. Forest Service, the agency’s new chief pledge…

BEIJING (AP) — Washington and Beijing have resumed talks over their spiraling trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, China’s Commerce Ministry said Thursday.

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give people a…