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Aug. 21 total solar eclipse already causing havoc
Aug. 21 total solar eclipse already causing havoc
Hotel and motel rooms in the path of the eclipse have been full for a couple years, but you and 30 to 40 others can rent a farm and stay in an RV for $35,000.

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Hershey profit soars on higher demand for Easter candy
The company also warned that people are making fewer shopping trips, expects less revenue for the year.
34 percent containment reached on east Montana fires
Firefighters in eastern Montana are increasing containment of wildfires that have destroyed 16 homes and scorched about 421 square miles (1,090 kilometers) of farmland and public land
US government rejects aid for Montana firefighting costs
The fire management assistance grant would allow the state to recover 75 percent of its costs.
Crop scouts survey North Dakota’s wheat fields
Crop scouts are touring North Dakota this week to get a better idea of just how the drought will affect wheat supplies
Odessa biodiesel plant seeks new owners, again
The Odessa Public Development Authority has issued a request for proposals to sell or lease its biodiesel plant, which has been vacant since June 2014.
Toxic tansy ragwort makes a comeback in W. Oregon
Toxic tansy ragwort makes a comeback in W. Oregon
Controlling the weed is more complicated that simply spraying it, experts say.
Good cherry season for consumers, not so much for growers
Good cherry season for consumers, not so much for growers
The Northwest cherry industry has set a new record of 536,000 boxes per day of cherries shipped in the first 20 days of July and may pass 25 million boxes for the season. Prices and grower returns are low.
New tractor company targets small farm market
New tractor company targets small farm market
An Alabama company is making small, affordable tractors for small farms with nonproprietary parts that it sees as a help to regional farming on a global scale to meet future food needs.
Nevada wildfire expands, prompts voluntary evacuations
A lightning-caused wildfire in northern Nevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in place for areas near Gardnerville
Reinforcements arrive to help with destructive Montana fires
Many of the Montana fires were ignited by lightning strikes and spread rapidly thanks to a heatwave and drought conditions.

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Coca-Cola’s 2Q profit hurt by charge, but still tops Street
The world’s biggest beverage maker is trying to diversify under new CEO.
Hershey profit soars on higher demand for Easter candy
The company also warned that people are making fewer shopping trips, expects less revenue for the year.
Weed killer turns neighbor against neighbor in farm country
Wholesale prices post modest increase in June
‘Everyone goes hungry’ as farm economy suffers in Kansas

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Man charged in igniting massive Utah wildfire
Fire torched more than 100 square miles, burned for nearly a month and cost nearly $34 million to fight.
Coca-Cola’s 2Q profit hurt by charge, but still tops Street
The world’s biggest beverage maker is trying to diversify under new CEO.
Hershey profit soars on higher demand for Easter candy
34 percent containment reached on east Montana fires
US government rejects aid for Montana firefighting costs

Business

Selected Western livestock auctions
Market was softer due to bearish cattle on feed report.
Coca-Cola’s 2Q profit hurt by charge, but still tops Street
The world’s biggest beverage maker is trying to diversify under new CEO.
Hershey profit soars on higher demand for Easter candy
Crop scouts survey North Dakota’s wheat fields
Odessa biodiesel plant seeks new owners, again

Markets

Selected Western livestock auctions
Market was softer due to bearish cattle on feed report.
Coca-Cola’s 2Q profit hurt by charge, but still tops Street
The world’s biggest beverage maker is trying to diversify under new CEO.
Hershey profit soars on higher demand for Easter candy
National wool and sheep review
West Coast grain price report

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Man charged in igniting massive Utah wildfire
Fire torched more than 100 square miles, burned for nearly a month and cost nearly $34 million to fight.
Coca-Cola’s 2Q profit hurt by charge, but still tops Street
The world’s biggest beverage maker is trying to diversify under new CEO.
Hershey profit soars on higher demand for Easter candy
34 percent containment reached on east Montana fires
US government rejects aid for Montana firefighting costs

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Aug. 21 total solar eclipse already causing havoc
Hotel and motel rooms in the path of the eclipse have been full for a couple years, but you and 30 to 40 others can rent a farm and stay in an RV for...
Coca-Cola’s 2Q profit hurt by charge, but still tops Street
The world’s biggest beverage maker is trying to diversify under new CEO.
Hershey profit soars on higher demand for Easter candy
Crop scouts survey North Dakota’s wheat fields
Toxic tansy ragwort makes a comeback in W. Oregon