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China-s-Positive-News-For-U-S--Beef-Imports China’s Positive News For U.S. Beef Imports

It was a down day for wheat and corn. Export sales for wheat, corn, and soybeans were all above the numbers needed to keep on pace with yearly projections.

New-Senate-Bills-to-Address-Continued-Abuse-of-the-Antiquities-Act New Senate Bills to Address Continued Abuse of the Antiquities Act

Yesterday two bills were introduced in the U.S. Senate that would address the deficiencies in the Antiquities Act of 1906 that has been used by President Obama to lock away millions of acres across the country.

EPA-Hears-More-about-What-s-Upstream EPA Hears More about What's Upstream

ON Tuesday Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA), led a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting an update on the agency’s review of the anti-farmer “What’s Upstream” campaign in Washington State.. The letter requests an update on the agency’s progress assembling facts and enacting reforms to ensure appropriated funds are not being used in contravention of the law.

Preventing-Soil-Erosion Preventing Soil Erosion

Leaving behind stubble is not ideal when shaving, but it’s a good practice to leave behind crop “stubble” after harvest.

New-Canadaian-Program--Hurts-US-Milk--Exports New Canadaian Program Hurts US Milk Exports

The Canadian government now wants to change the pricing structure of some of the Canadian milk that could be used in cheese manufacturing and make it more price competitive with American products

Cowboy-turned-sculptor Cowboy turned sculptor

Near Orofino, Idaho, on the banks of the Clearwater River lives "Wh 76-year-old John Gillam, an old time, humble cowboy, turned sculptor.

It-s-Farm-Safety-and-Health-Week It's Farm Safety and Health Week

Farm Safety is a very important topic and this week marks the 72nd year of National Farm Safety and Health week.

Weaning-Marketing-Options Weaning Marketing Options

Often when examining a ranch’s bottomline, producers focus on the expense side of things and look for ways to reduce costs.

 

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