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Wheat-Markets-Down-Slightly-on-Monday Wheat Markets Down Slightly on Monday

It was — for the most part — a lower day for the wheat markets.

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.

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.

Pacific-Northwest-Hay-Update Pacific Northwest Hay Update

We are winding down the hay season, this week is one of the two reports left of the season.

Slowing-Agriculture-Productivity-Trend Slowing Agriculture Productivity Trend

Global agricultural productivity not accelerating fast enough to meet expected demand for sustainable production by the year 2050.

Long-Range-Planning Long Range Planning

Potato producers in the San Luis Valley have their chance to be heard.

Re-Imagine-Agriculture Re-Imagine Agriculture

Tilth Producers conference will honor the progress and growth of the organic movement in the Pacific Northwest and nationally.

Dairy-Margin-Protection-Program-Differs-from-MILC Dairy Margin Protection Program Differs from MILC

Dairy producers can now sign up for the new Margin Protection Program.  National Milk Producers Federation CEO Jim Mulhern says this is the safety net crafted in the new farm bill and it’s a dramatic difference from the MILC program because it looks at income over feed costs.

 

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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