Western Innovator: Helping dairy workers stay safe
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Western Innovator: Helping dairy workers stay safe
Idaho’s safety training for dairy workers is a collaborative approach by dairy producers and processors to heighten worker safety and will soon be on the national stage.

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West Coast grain price report
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during May for ordinary protein trended steady to 9.50 cents per bushel lower compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 5.75-5.9050.
California shell egg price report
Offerings and supplies are moderate to heavy.
Fluid Milk and Cream — Western U.S.
Pacific Northwest dairy contacts suggest the spring flush is at hand within the region.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
The front four months of Live Cattle futures were 4.10 to 6.10 lower on the week.
Western hay price report
Rain storms in the Columbia Basin late this week delayed harvest of new crop.
Agriculture weighs in on farm bill failure
Agriculture weighs in on farm bill failure
Some farm groups registered deep disappointment in the defeat of the House farm bill on Friday while others said it was deeply flawed.
Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill
Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill
The Freedom Caucus tactics rubbed many rank-and-file Republicans the wrong way.
Economist: Blockchain has a future in agriculture
Economist: Blockchain has a future in agriculture
In addition to saving time and money, blockchain technology offers better transparency and greater security than conventional transactions.
Boil water notice issued for northern Nevada communities
A northwestern Nevada county has issued a boil water notice for the Cave Rock area and other nearby communities
China ends US sorghum anti-dumping probe, OKs Toshiba deal
China ends anti-dumping probe into U.S. sorghum, OKs Toshiba memory chip sale

Marketplace

State

Boil water notice issued for northern Nevada communities
A northwestern Nevada county has issued a boil water notice for the Cave Rock area and other nearby communities
Conservation groups sue to block logging near Yellowstone
Two conservation groups are suing to block a Montana logging project next to Yellowstone National Park
Oregon pursuing legal options to stop dairy violations
Oregon Shows Limited Progress In Reducing Food Insecurity
Judge refuses to block Idaho salvage logging

Nation/World

Western livestock auction prices
Stocker and feeder cattle were lower at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction due in part to lower prices throughout the cattle complex.
National wool and sheep review
Slaughter lambs steady to as much as 20.00 higher.
West Coast grain price report
California shell egg price report
Fluid Milk and Cream — Western U.S.

Ag Sectors

Western Innovator: Helping dairy workers stay safe
Idaho’s safety training for dairy workers is a collaborative approach by dairy producers and processors to heighten worker safety and will...
Western livestock auction prices
Stocker and feeder cattle were lower at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction due in part to lower prices throughout the cattle complex.
National wool and sheep review
Fluid Milk and Cream — Western U.S.
National feeder and stocker cattle report

Opinion

Letter: Farm bill amendment takes aim at states’ rights
The amendment could potentially overturn hundreds of established state and local laws regarding food quality and safety.
Editorial: Farmers’ share of food dollar shrinks
Unless food is purchased directly from the farmer, the people who process, package, transport and market food add more than 80 percent to the cost.
Editorial: Washington tries to hijack interstate trade
Column: Farmers facing serious challenges — We can help
Editorial: Time has come for solving wild horse problem

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