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Patagonia gives GOP tax windfall to environmental groups
Patagonia to give $10 million from GOP tax cut windfall to environmental organizations

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Ag employers seek relief from large H-2A wage increases
Ag employers seek relief from large H-2A wage increases
The proposed hourly wages would increase 6.3 percent nationwide and 15-23 percent in three regions of the Mountain West.
US officials: It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels
Romaine harvesting recently began shifting from California’s Central Coast to winter growing areas.
FBI: Farm getting extortion letters, suffers property damage
The FBI says 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
US farmers store record soybean crop as China dispute weighs on
China all but stopped buying U.S. soybeans in response to President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs.
Regulators recommend for California winery to lose licenses
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
Washington workers help to restore power after wildfire
Snohomish County PUD crews are committed to be in California for two months.
Farm bankruptcies on the rise in Upper Midwest
The number of farms filing for bankruptcy is increasing across the Upper Midwest
Montana counties renew push for animal cruelty care bill
Montana counties plan to try again to pass a law to shift the burden of paying for the care of animals seized in animal cruelty cases to their owners
Selected Western livestock auctions
Livestock auction results from around the West.
National wool and sheep review
Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was at a standstill this week.