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Big-Gains-in-the-Wheat-Markets-on-Friday Big Gains in the Wheat Markets on Friday

More wet weather forecast for across the Mid-West helped boost the grain markets on Friday.

Origin of Livestock

Having recently eavesdropped at the incredibly successful farmers market in Boise that takes place on Saturdays, it was intriguing to listen to how many times the word “organic" was used.

Vilsack-on-Biofuel Vilsack on Biofuel

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack who was kind enough to take a call from me.

Looking-for-Benefits-in-Weed-Species Looking for Benefits in Weed Species

The poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” Well, based on the resent research of Washington State University Weed Science Associate Professor Dr. Ian Burke, the virtues of the lowly weed prickly lettuce is looking far more promising.

Fence-Flags-Help-Livestock-and-Wildlife-See-Wire-Fences Fence-Flags Help Livestock and Wildlife See Wire Fences

One of the challenges of using wire or barb wire fence is ensuring that wildlife and livestock see the fence line well before running into it.

Water-Woes Water Woes

Irrigation just keep getting tighter in Washington State.

Craft-Beer-Drives-Local-Producers Craft Beer Drives Local Producers

Making a truly local beer is going to take some time.

American-National-CattleWomen-Look-to-the-Future American National CattleWomen Look to the Future

The American National CattleWomen is an amazing organization that was created in 1952 as the national voice of the nation’s states’ CattleWomen’s groups and is one of the strongest advocates for the beef industry with consumers and influencers for more than 60 years.

 

Video Content

Takin' Care of Livestock (Takin' Care of Business Parody)

Another Hit from the Peterson Farm Brothers

Ag Foresty Endowment Fund for International Travel

Aginfo's news broadcaster KayDee Gilkey featured in documentary about Ag Forestry's impact on Agriculture
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Upcoming Ag Events

7/8 - 7/9, Reinventing America: The Ag Tech Summit, Salinas CA
7/9, University of Idaho/Limagrain Joint Field Day, Moscow, Idaho
7/9, EOARC Range Field Day, EOARC Union Station 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
7/11, Umatilla Cattlemens Classic Jackpot Steer and Heifer Show , Hermiston OR
7/14, Spillman Farms Field Day, Pullman WA
7/15, Western Land Sympoisum, Boise ID
7/15 - 7/18, NCBA Summer Conference, Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th St, Denver, CO
7/16 - 7/18, Northwest Junior Sheep Expo, Moses Lake WA
7/21, UCCA Desert Classic jackpot Steer & Heifer Show, Hermiston OR
7/27, Western Water Symposium, Morgan Library Colorado State University
7/29, Deschutes County Fair , Redmond OR
7/29, Deschutes County Fair , Redmond OR
8/1 - 8/8, Wallow County Fair, Enterprise OR
8/8, Northwest Cider Assoc Summer Cider Day, Port Townsend WA
8/20 - 8/21, 2015 Grass Tour , Greely,CO
9/1 - 9/3, Farm Progres Show, Decatur Il
9/11 - 9/14, Hells Canyon Mule Days, Enterprise OR
9/16 - 9/19, Pendleton RoundUp, Pendleton OR
9/17 - 9/18, Oregon Cattlemens Assoc Fall Quarterly Meeting, Klamath Falls OR
9/26, Pendleton JR Livestock Show, Pendleton OR
11/9 - 11/14, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Long Beach CA
11/11 - 11/14, Tri State Wheat Convention,
11/17 - 11/19, Range Cow Beef Symposium, Loveland CO
12/3 - 12/5, Oregon Cattlemens Convention, Bend OR
1/18 - 1/20, Colorado Cattlemens Assoc Mid-Winter Conference, Renaissance Denver Hotel, 3801 Quebec Street, Denver, CO
12/5 - 12/9, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV