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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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Ag markets suffered a general divergence Wednesday

Corn futures fluctuated around unchanged levels Wednesday. The corn market followed soybeans lower Tuesday night as improved weather forecasts weighed on prices.

Senators to FDA: We want more antibiotic information

Amid the on-going controversy over the use of antibiotics in food animal production, three Democratic Senators are pushing FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg for more information

Sustainable beef starts with grass

Much of the recent discussion on sustainability was spurred by the March report from the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (see link below), the details of which Carroll covered well in her article.

Commentary: When bigger is better

Despite the trash talk about how government programs are wasteful and inefficient and should be replaced by private initiatives, some simple arithmetic can put that tired argument to rest.

Cargill to close Milwaukee beef harvest facility

Cargill today announced that it will close its Milwaukee, Wis., beef harvest facility, which employs approximately 600 people, effective at the close of business, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The closure of the facility results primarily from the tight cattle supply brought about by producers retaining cattle for herd expansion.

Ag markets diverged Wednesday morning

Corn futures are fluctuating around unchanged levels. The corn market followed soybeans lower Tuesday night as improved weather forecasts weighed on prices.

Jolley: Are the chickens coming home to roost?

Circumstances are certainly opening the door...and it is a very wide barn door. To continue with the metaphor - straining it just a bit - half a century ago, beef ruled the roost.

Wendy's will not be returning to Russia

With lawsuits flying all over Russia against McDonalds, it may come as a surprise that another burger joint, famous for the frosty, is not taking advantage of this but rather pulling out of Russia altogether.

Brazil cattle herd to grow 2 percent this year

Brazil, home of the world's largest commercial cattle herd, will likely grow its stock by 2 percent this year from 2013, reaching a record 198.7 million head, according to a report sponsored by analysts Informa Economics FNP.

U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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