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Beef Northwest is a diversified agribusiness with cattle feeding operations in Nyssa and Boardman, Oregon, and Quincy, Washington.

With a one-time capacity of 95,000 head, Beef Northwest is the Northwest’s largest supplier of quality cattle to Tyson in Wallula, Washington, and naturally raised cattle to AB Foods, in Toppenish.

Committed to the economic and environmental sustainability of the communities it serves, Beef Northwest traces its roots to the 1800s, when the Wilson family first raised cattle on Oregon’s productive rangelands.


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Natural gas, Henry Hub prices fall

Natural gas prices generally fell at most market locations this report week (Wednesday, July 16—Wednesday, July 23). The Henry Hub spot price declined from $4.10 per million British thermal unit (MMBtu) last Wednesday to $3.79 yesterday.

White House Rural Council to invest $10 billion for job-creation

The White House Rural Council today announced the creation of the new U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund through which private entities can invest in job-creating rural infrastructure projects across the country.

California pays the price for Corn Belt’s cold snap

The unseasonable return of the jet stream brought cool temperatures to the Corn Belt and more heat to California.

Bears made presence felt in the ag markets Thursday afternoon

Corn futures dipped on China talk Thursday. Corn futures followed soybeans higher Wednesday night and seemed likely to keep rising after the weekly Export Sales report stated the new-crop result far above expectations.

Drones draw interest to crop scouting and other new farm uses

Remote sensors can play a big part of farming in the future. Those sensors can be on a 10-foot pole or a satellite 250 miles out in space.

How is antibiotic use going to change under proposals by the FDA

I think we can all agree it’s in everyone’s best interest to have access to effective antibiotics for people and for animals. It’s critical for public health — and vital for livestock production and well-being.

Commentary: Bashing beef

An activist researcher claims that pork, poultry and eggs are five times as eco-friendly as beef. Why? For the very reason that animal rights attack producers: Confinement production.

2014 Farm Bill conservation compliance changes

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack reminded producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification.

Ag markets proved surprisingly changeable Thursday morning

Corn futures dipped on China talk Thursday morning. Corn futures followed soybeans higher Wednesday night and seemed likely to keep rising after the weekly Export Sales report stated the new-crop result far above expectations.

Cotton root rot inhibits alfalfa stand longevity

Alfalfa is considered one of the world's most important forage crops because of its high nutritive value and ease of incorporation into year-round grazing systems.

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