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Wheat-Markets-End-Thursday-on-Either-Side-of-Unchanged Wheat Markets End Thursday on Either Side of Unchanged

Thursday’s wheat markets ended either side of unchanged.

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Equissage.

Increasing-Water-Efficiency Increasing Water Efficiency

Grant monies will help the western slope make some major improvements in water efficiency.

Snake-River-Lock-Closures-Announced-for-End-of-2016 Snake River Lock Closures Announced for End of 2016

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a 14-week extended lock closure on the Snake River System. The planned outage will take place from mid-December 2016 through March of 2017.

Washington-s-Wolf-Advisory-Group-Update Washington’s Wolf Advisory Group Update

The Washington Wolf Advisory Group met last week and were introduced to the recently hired wildlife-conflict specialist to hopefully reduce the tensions resulting from Washington’s ever growing wolf population.

EPA-Releases-Final-WOTUS-Rule EPA Releases Final WOTUS Rule

Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers released their final Waters of the U.S. Rule.

Proposed-Changes-to-H-2A-Program-Would-Be-Devastating Proposed Changes to H-2A Program Would Be Devastating

The Department of Labor has extended the deadline to comment on their proposed rules to the H-2A program until June 1st. If these changes went into place it would be very detrimental to the West’s sheep operations who utilize sheep herders through the H-2A program.

Hands-On-Learning Hands On Learning

Farm Walks give attendees an opportunity to learn from experienced farmers and WSU researchers about a wide variety of topics.

 

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Takin' Care of Livestock (Takin' Care of Business Parody)

Another Hit from the Peterson Farm Brothers

Upcoming Ag Events

5/30, Pine River Horse Sale , Ignacio Colo
5/30, Pine River Valley Horse Sale, Ignacio Colo
6/9, Pendleton Station Field Day, 7:30 a.m. at Pendleton Station on Tubbs Ranch Road outside Pendleton
6/9, Hermiston Ag Experiment Station Wheat Day, Hermiston OR
6/9, Hermiston Ag Experiment Station Wheat Day, Hermiston OR
6/10 - 6/12, Oregon Cattlemens Mid Year Conference, John Day OR
6/14 - 6/17, Colorado Cattlemen's Protein Producer Summit (Annual Meeting), , Colorado Springs
6/15 - 6/17, Protien Producers Annual Summit and Convention, Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Ct, Steamboat Springs, CO
6/15 - 6/17, Protein Producers Summit 2015, Steamboat Springs CO
6/16 - 6/20, High Desert Youth Range Camp, Redmond OR
6/19, 101 Angus Ranch complete Dispersion Sale , Jerome ID
6/20 - 6/21, Colorado Stock Horse Ranch Roping Competition, Fairgrounds Brush CO
6/21, Colorado Stock Horse ASsn. Open Show, Arvada Col
6/24 - 6/25, 40th Colorado Water Workshop, Western State Colorado University. Gunnison CO
6/29 - 6/30, Grazing Management for Riparian-Wetland Areas Training Course, Crook County 4H Building Prineville OR
7/9, EOARC Range Field Day, EOARC Union Station OR
7/9, University of Idaho/Limagrain Joint Field Day, Moscow, Idaho
7/11, Umatilla Cattlmen's Jackpot and Steer and Heifer Show, Hermiston OR
7/11, Colorado Cattlemens Summer BBQ, Elk Ranch Colorado Sp[rings
7/15, Western Land Sympoisum, Boise ID
7/15 - 7/18, NCBA Summer Conference, Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th St, Denver, CO
7/16 - 7/18, Northwest Junior Sheep Expo, Moses Lake WA
8/20 - 8/21, 2015 Grass Tour , Greely,CO
9/17 - 9/18, Oregon Cattlemens Assoc Fall Quarterly Meeting, Klamath Falls OR
11/9 - 11/14, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Long Beach CA
11/17 - 11/19, Range Cow Beef Symposium, Loveland CO
1/18 - 1/20, Colorado Cattlemens Assoc Mid-Winter Conference, Renaissance Denver Hotel, 3801 Quebec Street, Denver, CO
12/5 - 12/9, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV