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U.S. cattle futures rose Friday as traders squared positions ahead of a key U.S. Department of Agriculture cattle-on-feed report. Cattle for August delivery rose 0.2 cent, or 0.2%, to $1.143 a pound in trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. CME October cattle rose 0.1 cent, or 0.1%, to $1.155 a pound. Feeder cattle for August […]
If the trend established in the first six months of the year holds up, U.S. beef and pork exports are likely to set several new records in 2011 and each could eclipse the $5 billion mark for the first time ever. According to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation […]
Wisconsin-based Organic Valley, a farmer-owned cooperative with 1,636 organic farmers nationwide, is proud to support and participate in the 26th annual Farm Aid 2011 concert held in Kansas City, Kansas, on Saturday, Aug. 13. For years Organic Valley has supported and shared in Farm Aid’s mission to keep farm families on their land.
THE BEE LINE by The Beekeeper Salem, OR., March 11,2011:” US Attorney for District of Oregon Seizes approx. 192 -55 gallons drums of counterfeit honey” This seizure was “part of an ongoing joint investigation conducted by U.S. Attorneys Offices in Oregon, Chicago, IL, and Homeland Security Investigations”
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 — The Risk Management Agency’s (RMA) Spokane Regional Office would like to remind Pacific Northwest livestock producers that the Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) program is available in all counties in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. LRP insurance plans include Fed Cattle, Feeder Cattle, Lamb and Swine. LRP coverage protects the policyholder […]