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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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Surging soy, U.S. dollar quotes highlight Friday futures trading

Resurgent soybeans pulled corn higher Friday. Prospects for good early-November harvest weather and today’s big U.S. dollar jump pushed corn futures lower around midsession Friday.

Surging U.S. dollar values weighed on ag markets Friday morning

The surging dollar may be undercutting commodities. The soy complex remained generally strong Friday morning, but that support couldn’t keep the grain markets from sliding.

300 Days of Grazing field day set for Nov. 18 at SWREC

Livestock producers can learn to shave dollars off expensive winter feeding during the 300 Days of Grazing field day Nov. 18 at the Southwest Research and Extension Center’s cow and calf area near Perrytown.

Ag conservation publication available from Purdue Extension

Agricultural educators, community organizers and others promoting environmental awareness can learn about the myths and realities of agricultural conservation from the perspective of a researcher, practitioner and student.

Ohio State offers commercial pesticide applicator recertification

Pesticide applicators can earn recertification credits to renew their pesticide licenses during any of a series of conferences offered by Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the Ohio Department of Agriculture beginning in January 2015.

Emergency preparedness workshops planned for livestock operations

It’s hard, thinking about the unthinkable. But disasters happen on livestock operations just like they do in homes and communities across the country.

Red Angus selection indices estimate profitability

Guided by Red Angus philosophies that separate science from politics, the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is pleased to announce the development and release of the HerdBuilder and GridMaster indices.

Trick or truth on Clean Water Act rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation today released a legal analysis, “Trick or Truth? What EPA and the Corps of Engineers Are Not Saying About Their Waters of the U.S. Proposal.”

Commentary: The Big Fat Surprise: Part V

The final installment excerpting insights from ‘The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet’ features two key takeaways from the best-selling book.

Team Beef beat the bridge at 2014 Marine Corps Marathon

Twenty-seven runners, sponsored by the beef checkoff’s Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative, took to the streets of Washington, DC, on Oct. 26 fueled by beef along with 30,000 others who participated in the 39th running of the Marine Corps Marathon.

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