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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 posted mixed closes Tuesday afternoon

Good harvest conditions continued depressing corn prices Tuesday. The weekly Crop Progress report didn’t seem to affect corn futures Monday night.

World Farmers’ Organisation attends UN Climate Summit

Peter Kendall, President of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO), joined more than 120 Heads of State and Government at today’s Climate Summit hosted by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to generate political will towards farmers and agriculture within a meaningful universal climate agreement in 2015, and advance action on the ground that will reduce emissions and build resilience to the impacts of climate change for agriculture communities.

White House to take on antibiotic resistance

The White House is joining the fight against antimicrobial resistance. Late last week, President Obama issued an executive order to stop the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which he calls a “serious threat to public health and the economy.”

Researchers: Cattle welfare more important than cost to consumers

Research from Kansas State University and Michigan State University has found that the treatment of cattle is more important to consumers than the cost of beef, Laurann Robinson reported for ABC’s Nebraska affiliate Nebraska TV.

NCBA representative addresses Beef Checkoff changes

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association representative and former president Scott George says the beef checkoff is underfunded.

Monday Market Sentiment: 5-area cash trade slips

After seeing slight increases in previous weeks the 5-area cash trade tipped last week, dropping from $161.05 to $156.90.

Red Angus producers assure quality product

Delivering a quality beef product to the consumer requires more than just superior genetics – trustworthy handling practices are the link that assures consumer satisfaction.

Ag markets firmed Tuesday morning

Good harvest conditions continued depressing corn prices. The weekly Crop Progress report didn’t seem to affect corn futures overnight.

In the Cattle Markets: Tight beef and cattle supplies

Last Friday the USDA released their monthly Cattle on Feed report providing estimates that overall were in line with pre-release expectations.

Beef checkoff shows physicians lean beef's role in healthy diets

Thanks to a national checkoff partnership with the New York Beef Industry Council (NYBIC), as part of its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), the checkoff exhibited at the Pri-Med East Conference in Boston, Mass., Sept. 12- 14.

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