Profits Expected For NW Fisheries, Forest Products

As we continues our Northwest Farm Credit Services quarterly commodity snapshot series, today we look at the forestry and fisheries industries. Bill Perry, Vice President at Northwest Farm Credit Services said Northwest fisheries can expect a profitable quarter. “Pollock prices remain elevated especially for higher quality products like fillets. The salmon season in Alaska was […]

ODFW Called To Three Depredations In Wallowa County Over The Weekend

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildfire crews were call to a trio of depredations in the Deer Creek area of Wallowa County over the weekend. It started Saturday morning, when a hunter came across a dead 700 pound calf (calf A) in a 15,000 acre forested private land allotment. Later that afternoon, another nine-month old […]

FARM Act Seeks oversite on Foreign Ag Farmland Investments

On Tuesday, lawmakers introduced the Foreign Adversary Risk Management or FARM Act. The legislation seeks to combat foreign interference in America’s agriculture supply chain through reforms to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. The bill would add the Agriculture Secretary to the Committee on Foreign Investment, an interagency committee authorized to review […]

Grassley Unimpressed After Tai’s Speech

Senior trade Senator Chuck Grassley said he fears the Administration is “throwing in the towel” on a China Phase Two deal, after a recent speech by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai. Grassley cited Tai’s comments that China has not lived up to its Phase One commitments on Ag buys and import standards and is an […]

Exports Projected to Reach New High in Fiscal Year 2022

The total value of agriculture exports may reach an all-time high in fiscal year 2022. ERS said higher shipments of major categories of commodities, including grains and feeds, oilseeds, and livestock, poultry, and dairy products, are primarily driving the increase. Total U.S. agricultural export values are projected to reach $177.5 billion in fiscal year 2022, […]