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Very light test of feeder cattle this week at the Woodburn, Ore., Livestock Exchange.

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US Supreme Court: Wyoming must pay Montana in water dispute
Montana has spent more than $5 million on the case since it sued Wyoming in 2007 over allegations it had been shorted on water.
Cold snap brings freeze, frost warnings to California
The warnings expired at midmorning but were set to go back into effect Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning.
Oregon’s ‘rocking’ wine industry advised to avoid complacency
Oregon’s ‘rocking’ wine industry advised to avoid complacency
With their wine sales growth outperforming other regions, Oregon producers should avoid resting on their laurels, experts say.
Report: EU would squeeze US juice, whiskey in trade spat
EU may target U.S. agricultural products, but also whiskey and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push
Grocer starts to strengthen same-day deliveries, a meal-kit business and other products that cater to customers who want fast service.
Report: California pot growers lagging in getting licenses
A University of California study estimated the newly created state market for recreational marijuana should produce $5 billion in taxable revenue this year.
California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters
U.S. drought monitors last week declared that nearly half the state, all of it in Southern California, is now back in drought.
Legislation would bolster Idaho’s Seed Indemnity Fund law
Legislation would bolster Idaho’s Seed Indemnity Fund law
An Idaho State Department of Agriculture industry advisory committee has recommended amending the state’s Seed Indemnity Fund to require licensed warehouses to submit an audited financial statement annually.
Restaurants, groceries try harder to identify food sources
The move towards more transparency comes after decades of criticism of other consumer industries.
Hemp, wolf and carbon bills clear House Ag Committee
Hemp, wolf and carbon bills clear House Ag Committee
The House Agriculture Committee has approved three bills dealing with hemp, wolves and carbon, but they must clear the Joint Ways and Means Committee before coming up for a floor vote.

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