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Grains-End-Day-Mixed-on-Thursday Grains End Day Mixed on Thursday

Wheat finally found some friends with buying support despite a stronger U.S. dollar. Corn and soybeans closed with slight losses seems to be the path of least resistance with any lack of fresh news.

Ag-Bag Ag-Bag

I’ve had several recent conversations with farmers about problems with the rail system and shipping out of various ports in terms of grain.

ARC-and-PLC-Update-for-2014-Possible-Payments ARC and PLC Update for 2014 Possible Payments

CliftonLarsonAllen Principle and Farm CPA Today Blogger Paul Neiffer gives an update on the likelihood of 2014 payments in PLC and ARC.

Heartwarming-Budweiser-Commercial-for-Super-Bowl Heartwarming Budweiser Commercial for Super Bowl

Not sure if you seen the hubbaloo over the new Budweiser Commercial featuring the adorable puppy that has starred in past commercials. This golden lab puppy finds himself lost and after traveling a long distance to return home to his owner and his clysdale friends finds a menacing wolf in his path.

Snow-and-Entertainment Snow and Entertainment

It is half way through the winter and the Idaho high country is beginning to build up snowpack.

Icy-Roads Icy Roads

I know Colorado does a good job on their roadways during winter.

BASF-Merivon-for-Apples BASF Merivon for Apples

Apple producers now have another tool in their kit to fight fungus.

New-Insurance-Product-Available-For-Potato-Growers New Insurance Product Available For Potato Growers

HarvestMAX is an innovative product designed to help potato producers protect against shallow yield losses while protecting revenue and profits. HarvestMAX is designed to either compliment a grower’s current federal crop risk management strategy or it can be brought as stand alone product.

 

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2015 Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial “Lost Dog” | Budweiser #BestBuds

Finally someone finally got it right! Wolf activists will detest Budweiser's Super Bowl commercial and America's Ranchers will love it.
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2/2, San Luis Valley Soil Health Conference, Adams State University 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
2/3 - 2/5, Spokane Ag Expo, Spokane WA
2/4 - 2/6, NCBA National Convention , San Antonio TX
2/6, Elkington Polled Herefords and South Devons Sale, 5080 E. Sunnyside Rd Idaho Falls ID
2/9 - 2/14, AgChem Spill Response Training , Acequia, ID
2/10 - 2/12, World Ag Expo, Tulare, CA
2/10, Cattlemens Day, Sterling CO
2/10 - 2/12, Southern Rocky Mt Ag Conference & Trade Fair, Monte Vista Colo
2/10 - 2/12, West Central Cattlemen's Day Series, CSU Northeast Reg Engagement Center Sterling Colo
2/11, Cattlemens Day, Burlington Colo
2/12, Camas Prairie Bull Sale, Lewiston ID
2/12 - 2/13, Farming Evoloution with Gabe Brown and Ray Archuleta, Holyoke Colo
2/12, Technology Research Review WSU-CPAAS, Prosser
2/14, Thomas Angus Ranch Bull Sale at LWG, Hamely Steakhouse Pendleton
2/15 - 1/15, Trowbridge Family Angus Sale , Denver Co
2/18 - 2/19, NW Pear Research Review, Hood River OR
2/18 - 1/18, Marketing in the Top Third Ammo workshop, Red Lion Pasco
2/18 - 2/19, Washington Grain Commission Research Review, Residence Inn Pullman WA
2/21, Women in Ag Conference, multiple locations across Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska
2/23 - 2/27, AgChem Spill Response Training , Pasco WA
2/23, Colyer Herefords and Angus 220 Bulls 50 Female Sale, 31058 Colyer Road Bruneau ID
2/24, Crop Insurance, Price Risk and Commodity Programs under the New Farm Bill , Davenport Community Center Davenport WA
2/25, Crop Insurance, Price Risk and Commodity Programs under the New Farm Bill , Big Bend Community College Moses Lake WA
2/25 - 3/1, Winnemucca Ranch Hand Rodeo and Invitational Bull Sale, Winnemucca NV
2/25, Oregon Cattlemens Spring Quarterly , Salem OR
2/26 - 2/28, Commodity Classic , Phoenix AZ
3/2 - 3/3, Western Genetic Bull Event 375 Bulls, Baker City OR
3/3, Thomas Angus Ranch Spring Bull Sale, Baker City
3/6, Snake River Bull Test Featuring 23 different Ranches , Jerome Idaho
3/6, Snake River Bull Test Sale, Twin Falls Id
3/7, Trinity Farms 150 Bull Sale 50 Female , Ranch in Ellensburg WA
3/14, 4-H Rocky Mountain Oyster Feed , CFairgrounds Eagle Colo
3/16, Malson Bull Sale, Parma, Idaho
3/18 - 3/20, Advancing The Ag Economy Through Innovation CSU Ag Innovation Summit , Colorado State University Fort Collins CO
4/15, NAMA National Ag Marketing Assn, Kansas City MO
4/18, High Plains Texas Longhorn Sale , Ft. Collins CO
6/14 - 6/17, Colorado Cattlemen's Protein Producer Summit (Annual Meeting), , Colorado Springs
6/29 - 6/30, Grazing Management for Riparian-Wetland Areas Training Course, Crook County 4H Building Prineville OR