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Wheat-Higher-on-Weather-Concerns Wheat Higher on Weather Concerns

Weather concerns helped boost wheat prices higher on Wednesday.

Cost-Efficiency-of-Drones Cost Efficiency of Drones

Until recently, professionally flown drones flying over agricultural land in the United States were not allowed by the FAA. That has recently changed.

Pesticide-Drift Pesticide Drift

An early spring will mean earlier and more spraying.

Tuesday-s-USDA-Report-Results Tuesday’s USDA Report Results

The much anticipated March USDA reports were released on Tuesday of this week. For the first time in about three years total acreage dedicated to primary crops are down across the United States.

Commitment-to-Managing-Purebred-Consignment-Sales- Commitment to Managing Purebred Consignment Sales

As with any industry, the purebred cattle business has changed over the years and many breeders have turned from participating in consignment sales to having their own production sale.

Soil-Health-Summit Soil Health Summit

Obviously farmers are aware of the complexity that surrounds soil health.

Helping-Western-Landowners Helping Western Landowners

Help is available for landowners to enhance or restore habitat for at-risk species.

Hands-Off-My-Hot-Dog Hands Off My Hot Dog

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has raised the ire of several different ag commodity groups for their lack of sound nutrition science in their recommendations.

 

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Upcoming Ag Events

4/10 - 4/12, Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival, Benton Cty Fairgrounds
4/15, NAMA National Ag Marketing Assn, Kansas City MO
4/16 - 4/17, Low Stress Cattle Hanling Seminar , Moses Lake WA
4/18 - 4/19, Paulouse Empire Plowing Bee, Colfax WA
4/18, High Plains Texas Longhorn Sale , Ft. Collins CO
4/27 - 4/28, Ag Chat Pacific NW Conference , Spokane WA
5/3, NW Breedsers Female Sale, Madras OR
5/8 - 5/10, Pendleton Cattle Barons Weekend, Pendleton OR
5/14 - 5/15, National Cattlemens Transporation Symposium, Fort Collins CO
5/16, Oregon JR Livestock Show, Albany OR Linn Cty Fairgrounds
5/18 - 5/20, 2nd Annual Ranch Sustainability Forum, Sheridon WY
5/25, Oregon Cattlemens Mid-Year Meeting , John Day OR
6/9, Hermiston Ag Experiment Station Wheat Day, Hermiston OR
6/10 - 6/12, Oregon Cattlemens Mid Year Conference, John Day OR
6/14 - 6/17, Colorado Cattlemen's Protein Producer Summit (Annual Meeting), , Colorado Springs
6/29 - 6/30, Grazing Management for Riparian-Wetland Areas Training Course, Crook County 4H Building Prineville 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
11/9 - 11/14, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Long Beach CA
12/5 - 12/9, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV