Washington State Farm Bureau Report
Port slowdowns caused by the 9 month long labor dispute between the ILWU and the PMA have caused yet more damage to ag exporters, and women in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska will enjoy a day of learning, networking and inspiration during the WSU Extension Women In Ag Conference February 21.
Farm of the Future
More bad news last week on top of the increasingly difficult port labor dispute, South Korean carrier Hanjin announced it would be pulling out of the Portland port in March. They had provided 80 percent of the container movement from the Port of Portland to Asia.