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China-and-Mexico-Boosting-Sales China and Mexico Boosting Sales

China and Mexico putting in some large orders in the grains over the last couple days, which has really given the commodities a nice boost

Canola-in-Rotation Canola in Rotation

A non-transgenic SU canola.

Harvest Update With Christopher Mertz

If you are noticing a lot of pumpkins heading down the highway, it’s harvest time in Washington State, and I was able to catch up with Christopher Mertz the Regional Director of the USDA and the NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE known as NASS to ask him to be kind enough to give us a harvest update,

Teff--A-Solution-For--Overweight-Equines Teff, A Solution For Overweight Equines

I’m Susan Allen . Like people, some horses and ponies have the propensity to gain weight and like their human counterparts, this brings with it a host of health issues. Teff is becoming more and more popular especially on the West side with the horse show crowd as a forage alternative. Here is Natalie Shaw, a teff specialists with WSU. Shaw is currently looking for growers fro the 2017 season for more information on Teff contact Natalie.shaw @wsu.edu

Beef-Cattle-Disposition-Can-Make-a-Difference Beef Cattle Disposition Can Make a Difference

Most ranchers have experienced that more than usually alert cow — you know the one whose head always seems to be higher than the rest of the herd and is more owlie to be around?

Eradicating-salmonella Eradicating salmonella

New research finds way to reduce salmonella by 90 percent in meat products.

Lyme-s-disease-in-cows Lyme's disease in cows

Can cattle contract Lyme's disease?

China-Lifts-Import-Ban-on-U-S--Beef--But-More-Steps-are-Necessary China Lifts Import Ban on U.S. Beef, But More Steps are Necessary

Last week China announced that it had lifted the ban against the import of U.S. beef. That is an important first step.


Video Content

Grey Wolf Recovery

The gray wolf is clearly recovered, but remains listed as endangered in the majority of Washington State and across the U.S. This latest Congressional Western Caucus video highlights the recovery of the gray wolf in Washington’s 4th congressional district,
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Upcoming Ag Events

10/8, Idaho Beef Council Race For Steaks , Boise ID
10/11, Orchard Floor Managment Organic Intensive Workshop,
11/4 - 11/5, Columbia Basin Circuit Finals , Yakima WA
11/9 - 11/12, Tri-State Grain Convention, Cour d'Alene ID
11/9 - 9/12, Washington Cattlemen's Convention , Suncadia Cle Elum WA
11/11 - 11/13, Seattle Tilth Conference, Wenatchee Convention Center
11/16 - 11/17, Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Meeting, Three Rivers Convention Center Tri-Cities WA
12/5 - 12/9, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV
12/13 - 12/14, Far West Winter Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center Kennewick WA
1/3 - 1/4, Eastern Washington Ag Expo, TRAC Pasco
1/3 - 1/4, Cattlemen's Connection and Ranch Roping , TRAC Pasco
1/7 - 1/17, Western National Stock Show, Denver CO
1/17 - 1/19, Washington Hay Growers Convention, Kennewick, WA
1/18 - 1/19, 2017 WSHGA Annual Expo and Trade Show, THREE RIVERS CONVENTION CENTER
1/25 - 1/28, American Sheep Industry Convention, Denver CO
2/14, World Ag Expo , Tulare CA