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Market to Market January 18, 2008 (#3320)

In the News

  • Oregon Mulls More Water for Farmers
    (Jan 18, 2008) By BRAD CAIN – 1/17/07 SALEM, Ore (AP) — It was touted by backers as the "Oasis Project," a plan to draw an additional 500,000 acre-feet of water from the Columbia River to help farmers in eastern Oregon increase crop production and revitalize the...
  • North Dakota Agricultural Machinery President Sells Equipment in Former Soviet Union
    (Jan 18, 2008) FARGO, N.D - Howard Dahl is making another trip to the former Soviet Union this month to pitch his North Dakota-made farm machinery - his 50th such sojourn since the country's collapse in 1991.
  • Texas Grows Wind-Energy Capacity, Maintains U.S. Lead
    (Jan 18, 2008) Texas grows wind-energy capacity, maintains U.S lead By JOHN PORRETTO AP Business Writer HOUSTON — Texas expanded its wind-energy capacity by 57 percent in 2007, solidifying the state's position as the nation's leader in wind-generated power, a...
  • Montana High School Cancels Climate Speech
    (Jan 18, 2008) Posted on Thu, Jan 17, 2008 MATTHEW BROWN The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont - A climate scientist's speech to high school students was canceled because members of the rural community were concerned the Nobel Peace Prize laureate's message on...
  • Feds: Kill Sea Lions to Protect Salmon
    (Jan 18, 2008) By JOSEPH B FRAZIER, Associated Press Writer Fri Jan 18, 12:56 AM ET PORTLAND, Ore - A federal agency recommended killing about 30 sea lions a year at a Columbia River dam where the marine animals feast on salmon migrating upriver to spawn.