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Wheat-Markets-Higher-on-Tuesday Wheat Markets Higher on Tuesday

Grains closed higher on Tuesday — corn had solid gains and wheat had slight gains.

Haboob Haboob

Haboob: a funny word, but its meaning is far from laughable.

COOL-Rule-Still-Deemed-Discriminatory COOL Rule Still Deemed Discriminatory

According to WTO COOL statute still violates U.S. international trade obligations.

Promoting-Potatoes-In-Southeast-Asia Promoting Potatoes In Southeast Asia

Trade mission to Southeast Asia will promote the Northwest’s growing potato market.

Fighting-Obesity Fighting Obesity

New research shows Granny Smith apples help fight obesity.

Oregon-Agribusiness-Council-s-Adopt-a-Farmer-Program Oregon Agribusiness Council’s Adopt a Farmer Program

As all of us in agriculture realize — the general public is getting further and further away from knowing and understanding how their food is grown. The Agribusiness Council of Oregon’s Adopt a Farmer Program is designed to bring the farmer or rancher into middle school class rooms to help students learn more about agriculture.

PNW-Crop-Progress-and-Condition-Update PNW Crop Progress and Condition Update

I spoke with National Agricultural Statistics Service Northwest Regional Director Chris Mertz and asked for an update of how our region is fairing this time of year.

Arctic-Apple Arctic Apple

There is only one thing standing in the way of the GMO Arctic Apple. And it’s the tax-subsidized, multibillion dollar organic industry.


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Upcoming Ag Events

10/24 - 10/26, Bonina Fall Fun Show and Horse Sale , Bonina Ranch Eltopia, WA
10/25 - 10/26, Billings Fall Special Catalog Sale" featuring PERFORMANCE HORSES and Production offerings!, Billings MT
10/29 - 11/1, National FFA Convention, Louisville KY
10/30 - 11/2, Western States Ranch Rodeo Finals, Winnemucca NEV
11/1, Booker Auction Consignment Sale, Eltopia WA
11/4 - 11/6, Angus Means Business National Convention, Kansas City MO
11/7 - 11/22, AQHA World Championship Show, Oklahoma City
11/12 - 11/14, 2014 Washington Cattlemen's and Washington CattleWomen's Association Annual Tradeshow and Convention, Red Lion Inn at The Park located in Spokane, WA.
11/12 - 11/15, Tri-State Grain Growers Convention,
11/17 - 11/20, Washington Farm Bureau Annual Convention and Meeting, Yakima WA
11/17 - 11/19, ICA Annual Convention and Trade Show , Sun Valley
11/18, 2014 Sustainable Agriculture Symposium Featuring Joel Salatin, Nampa Idaho
11/29, Billings "Holiday Special Catalog Sale" Featuring PERFORMANCE horses and Production offerings! , Billings MT
12/1 - 12/3, Washington State Hort Assoc. 110th Annual Meeting and Trade Show , Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, Washington
12/2 - 12/4, Idaho Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, Boise ID
12/2 - 12/4, Idaho Farm Bureau Annual State Meeting , Boise Id
12/2 - 12/5, Ag Retailers Conference, New Orleans
12/8 - 12/10, Far West AGri Business Annual Meeting , Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, Washington
12/9 - 12/11, Oregon Farm Bureau Annual Convention , Salishan Resort in Gleneden Beach, near Lincoln City.
12/9 - 12/11, Oregon Farm Bureau Annual Convention , Salishan Resort in Gleneden Beach, near Lincoln City.
1/5 - 1/7, Far West Agri Business Winter Conference, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID)
1/10 - 1/25, National Western Stock Show, Denver CO
1/11 - 1/14, American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, San Diego CA
1/21, Anhydrous Ammonia Training , Clarkston WA
1/22, Anhydrous Ammonia Training , Pasco WA
1/27 - 1/31, RedBluff Bull Horse and Working Cowdog Sale, Red Bluff CA
2/3 - 2/5, Spokane Ag Expo, Spokane WA
2/4 - 2/6, NCBA National Convention , San Antonio TX
2/9 - 2/14, AgChem Spill Response Training , Acequia, ID
2/23 - 2/27, AgChem Spill Response Training , Pasco WA
2/26 - 2/28, Commodity Classic , Phoenix AZ
3/6, Snake River Bull Test Sale, Twin Falls Id
4/15, NAMA National Assoc of Farm Broadcasters, Kansas City MO