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Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
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Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Two years after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon, some vineyards in the state's hyper-fertile region along the California border are trying their hand at pot farming

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Trump’s food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress
Republicans are still eying cuts to the program, but none as large as what Trump has proposed.
Purdue defends budget’s food stamp cuts to angry Democrats
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending the Trump administration's proposal to cut $191 billion from food stamps over the next 10 years
Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs
Both Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt portray the environmental agency as a job-killing federal bureaucracy.
Quincy to Seattle ag rail shipments discussed
Quincy to Seattle ag rail shipments discussed
The Northwest Seaport Alliance and inland ports are talking about shipping agricultural commodities by rail from Eastern Washington to the ports of Seattle and Tacoma. The Port of Quincy is ready as a test pilot.
Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak
Tests have confirmed the botulism toxin was present in nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station in the Sacramento area.
Trump’s $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill
The proposal is laced with cuts to domestic agencies, food stamps, Medicaid, highway funding and medical research.
Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump’s budget
Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes reductions to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.
National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were steady to $20 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to $6 higher.
Western hay price report
Export and domestic alfalfa steady in a light test in the Columbia Basin.
West Coast grain price report
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during May for ordinary protein trended mixed, from 3.75 cent lower to 0.75 of a cent per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at...

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