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Market Line for Friday 9-19

Thursday’s grain trade was a real washout.

Consider-Insulating-With-Wool Consider Insulating With Wool

Looking for a green solution for your house’s insulation? Consider using a wool alternative instead of the traditional fiberglass based product.

Stayability-Means-Profitability Stayability Means Profitability

One of the biggest expenses for cattle producers is having to replace females that don’t conceive or have problems.

Celebrating Farmers and Ranchers

Since 2010 Taste Washington Day has helped thousands of Washington students connect with local farmers and ranchers to understand where their food comes from.

Wheat-Industry-Woes Wheat Industry Woes

The outlook for wheat producers isn’t all that bright right now and doesn’t look like it will improve anytime soon. In addition to the lower wheat prices, lower numbers for production, as well as domestic and export wheat use is down as well.

Transitioning-the-Ranch Transitioning the Ranch

One of the most difficult conversations on the farm or ranch involves what to do with the family business upon retirement – passing the operation from generation to generation. 

Supporting-Veterans-In-Sustainable-Farming Supporting Veterans In Sustainable Farming

Social action campaign champions growing network of combat veterans who are transitioning into careers as sustainable farmers, ranchers and artisan food producers.

Dairy-Danger Dairy Danger

Dairy farming is among the most hazardous occupations.


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Upcoming Ag Events

9/20, Pioneer Angus Disperion Sale, Othello WA
9/24, 11th Annual OFB Classic Golf Tournament, Stone Creek Golf Club Oregon City
9/25 - 9/26, Oreogn Cattlemens Fall Quarterly Meeting, Medford OR
9/26 - 9/28, World Beef Expo, Milwaukee WI
9/26 - 9/28, Billings "Cow Country Classic Catalog Sale" and FALL ROPE HORSE SALE!, Billings MT
9/30 - 10/4, World Dairy Expo, Madison WI
10/4, Fresh Hop Ale Festival, Yakima
10/4, Enteries for Snake River Bull Test due , Twin Falls Id
10/9 - 10/12, Trailing of the Sheep Festival , Hailey Idaho
10/14, First Choice Bull Sale, Fort Rock OR
10/18 - 10/19, Hermiston Fall Horse Sale , Hermiston OR
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 - 11/19, ICA Annual Convention and Trade Show , Sun Valley
11/17 - 11/20, Washington Farm Bureau Annual Convention and Meeting, Yakima WA
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 State Meeting , Boise Id
12/2 - 12/4, Idaho Farm Bureau Annual 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