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Oct 4, 2012 at 8:01 AM
Interest in locally grown food and grass-fed beef has caught on in Hawaii — offering ranchers plenty of reason to sell locally. But the opportunity comes as crushing drought has made it difficult to keep enough cattle here to capitalize on the demand.
Jul 27, 2012 at 7:00 AM
In remote southeastern Oregon, ranchers Rich and Jeanette Yturriondobeitia lost a third of their 300-head cow-calf operation. Rich Yturriondobeitia had to shoot six cows at one watering trough.
May 18, 2011 at 7:36 AM
The national beef industry has enlisted college students across the country in its public relations fight for America's hearts, minds and stomachs.
Nov 23, 2010 at 12:08 PM
Dalton Straus, 79, received the 2010 Agriculturalist of the Year award from the Agri-Business Council of Oregon at the 13th Annual Denim & Diamonds Dinner and Auction in Portland.
May 20, 2010 at 11:00 PM
It has been the subject of novels, a reference in movies and the topic of speculation ever since it became an animal disease lab in the infancy of the Cold War. Now, the public is being asked for its input on what should become of the mysterious...
Apr 29, 2010 at 12:00 PM
Feeding grounds where food is left for elk as well as herds of bison inside the park have long been considered the main sources of brucellosis.
Oct 6, 2009 at 8:45 AM
The struggling U.S. dairy industry must be restructured to avoid cycles of boom and bust, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday, less than a week after Congress announced a $350 million dairy bailout.
Mar 3, 2009 at 8:21 AM
A Depression doesn't have to be Great - bread lines, rampant unemployment, a wipeout in the stock market. The economy can sink into a milder depression, the kind spelled with a lowercase "d." And it may be happening now.
Mar 3, 2009 at 7:20 AM
A Depression doesn't have to be Great - bread lines, rampant unemployment, a wipeout in the stock market. The economy can sink into a milder depression, the kind spelled with a lowercase "d." And it may be happening now.
Jun 22, 2008 at 4:01 PM
Raging Midwest floodwaters that swallowed crops and sent corn and soybean prices soaring are about to give consumers more grief at the grocery store. In the latest bout of food inflation, beef, pork, poultry and even eggs, cheese and milk are...
Feb 23, 2008 at 4:20 PM
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer said Friday he wants to wait to see the results of an investigation into the nation's largest beef recall before making any policy changes, but he acknowledged that the debacle has delayed negotiations to ship...
Feb 19, 2008 at 7:57 AM
The cattle industry and animal rights groups bickered over the treatment of beef destined for U.S. dinner plates a day after secret video triggered the nation's largest meat recall.