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Wheat-Ends-Friday-Stronger-on-the-Day Wheat Ends Friday Stronger on the Day

Soybeans and corn closed lower, while wheat found support after Thursday’s sell-off. USDA Grain and Livestock Reporter Greg Sanders gives an update on the region’s cattle market.

Clearing-Out-Exports Clearing Out Exports

Now that the port deal is about to be signed, what about all those backlogs?

Closing-a-Loophole---Extended-Deadlines Closing a Loophole & Extended Deadlines

Washington State Executive Director for the USDA Farm Service Agency explains why the USDA is proposing changes to the “Actively Engaged” rule, and producers now have an additional week to choose between ARC and PLC.

Move-To-Save-Salmon---Avian-Influenza-Update Move To Save Salmon & Avian Influenza Update

Officials are still working to deal with the on-going avian influenza outbreak...official in Astoria are trying to protect small salmon from birds.

Sheep-Shearers Sheep Shearers

it’s our first big set of sheep to shear.

Extension-Deadline-for-ARC-or-PLC-Elections Extension Deadline for ARC or PLC Elections

Of course on Friday after my Farm and Ranch reported the deadline of Tuesday for farmers to make elections of either ARC or PLC coverage — the USDA announced that they have extended the deadline by a week to April 7th. I wanted to be sure farmers were aware of deadline extension.

U-S--House-Subcommittee-Examines-Implications-of-Trade-Retaliations-Over-COOL U.S. House Subcommittee Examines Implications of Trade Retaliations Over COOL

Last week the U.S. House Ag Committee’s Livestock and Foreign Ag Subcommittee held a public hearing to examine the implications of potential retaliatory measures against the United States in response to its country-of-orgin labeling or COOL requirements for beef and pork.

Deadline-for-ARC-or-PLC-Elections-- Deadline for ARC or PLC Elections

Well, the deadline of making election of either ARC or PLC coverage for farmers is now looming quickly on Tuesday. Have you made your elections?


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Upcoming Ag Events

4/10 - 4/12, Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival, Benton Cty Fairgrounds
4/15, NAMA National Ag Marketing Assn, Kansas City MO
4/16 - 4/17, Low Stress Cattle Hanling Seminar , Moses Lake WA
4/18 - 4/19, Paulouse Empire Plowing Bee, Colfax WA
4/18, High Plains Texas Longhorn Sale , Ft. Collins CO
4/27 - 4/28, Ag Chat Pacific NW Conference , Spokane WA
5/3, NW Breedsers Female Sale, Madras OR
5/8 - 5/10, Pendleton Cattle Barons Weekend, Pendleton OR
5/16, Oregon JR Livestock Show, Albany OR Linn Cty Fairgrounds
5/18 - 5/20, 2nd Annual Ranch Sustainability Forum, Sheridon WY
5/25, Oregon Cattlemens Mid-Year Meeting , John Day 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
6/29 - 6/30, Grazing Management for Riparian-Wetland Areas Training Course, Crook County 4H Building Prineville OR
7/11, Umatilla Cattlmen's Jackpot and Steer and Heifer Show, Hermiston OR
7/11, Colorado Cattlemens Summer BBQ, Elk Ranch Colorado Sp[rings
11/9 - 11/14, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Long Beach CA
12/5 - 12/9, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV