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Choppy-Day-in-the-Grain-Markets--Corn-and-Wheat-Markets-End-Higher Choppy Day in the Grain Markets, Corn and Wheat Markets End Higher

Wheat and corn closed higher, as the wheat market reacted well to possible quality issues at the time of harvest due to excessive rainfall.

BMR-Silage BMR Silage

Dairy producers have increased their use of corn silage as a forage source over the past 10 years.

Experience-International Experience International

Official sponsor of the U.S. Department of State’s J-1 program, Experience International is always on the lookout for high-quality hosts who can provide a “cutting edge and educational experience for interns and trainees”.

How-s-the-Wheat-Look-Around-the-Pacific-Northwest-- How’s the Wheat Look Around the Pacific Northwest?

I visited with Syngenta’s Ric Wesselman at the Washington Grain Commission meeting earlier this week and he shared a look at the wheat crop conditions around the Pacific Northwest.

Sheep-Will-Not-Graze-U-S--Sheep-Experiment-Station-This-Summer- Sheep Will Not Graze U.S. Sheep Experiment Station This Summer

The University of Idaho (U of I) will forgo sheep grazing at the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station (USSES) this summer due to an ongoing lawsuit. This is the second consecutive year that sheep have not grazed in the Centennial Mountains.

Code-of-Conduct-for-Ag-Businesses Code of Conduct for Ag Businesses

Universities have been having graduations around the West in the last several weeks. Many young people are returning home to the farm — either for the summer or perhaps as the start to their new career in the family business. Does your family business have a Code of Conduct in place?

CattleFax-Webinar-for-Cow-Calf-Producers CattleFax Webinar for Cow-Calf Producers

Seasoned cow-calf producers realize the calf market’s record-high prices are likely to decline as cowherd expansion brings additional supplies. Producers can maintain higher profitability by recognizing this shift and quickly adjusting management and marketing strategies.

Tisha-s-Eggs Tisha's Eggs

What came first? The chicken or the egg?

 

Video Content

Mothers Day Tribute Americasfarmers.com “A Mother’s Love” by Monsanto

Kansas cattle woman Debbie Lyons-Blythe is featured in this commercial that aired in 20 major cities. The commercial shows the similarities between an urban mom and a farm or ranch mom.

Farmland...The Movie is Now on Netflx

A new documentary film on farming is set to be released nationally on May 1st. Check out the trailer

Upcoming Ag Events

5/25, Oregon Cattlemens Mid-Year Meeting , John Day OR
5/27 - 5/28, Pear Bureau Annual Meeting, Portland OR
5/30, Pine River Valley Horse Sale, Ignacio Colo
5/30, Pine River Horse Sale , Ignacio Colo
6/9, Hermiston Ag Experiment Station Wheat Day, Hermiston OR
6/9, Hermiston Ag Experiment Station Wheat Day, Hermiston OR
6/9, Pendleton Station Field Day, 7:30 a.m. at Pendleton Station on Tubbs Ranch Road outside Pendleton
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
6/15 - 6/17, Protien Producers Annual Summit and Convention, Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Ct, Steamboat Springs, CO
6/15 - 6/17, Protein Producers Summit 2015, Steamboat Springs CO
6/16 - 6/20, High Desert Youth Range Camp, Redmond OR
6/19, 101 Angus Ranch complete Dispersion Sale , Jerome ID
6/20 - 6/21, Colorado Stock Horse Ranch Roping Competition, Fairgrounds Brush CO
6/21, Colorado Stock Horse ASsn. Open Show, Arvada Col
6/24 - 6/25, 40th Colorado Water Workshop, Western State Colorado University. Gunnison CO
6/29 - 6/30, Grazing Management for Riparian-Wetland Areas Training Course, Crook County 4H Building Prineville OR
7/9, EOARC Range Field Day, EOARC Union Station OR
7/9, University of Idaho/Limagrain Joint Field Day, Moscow, Idaho
7/11, Umatilla Cattlmen's Jackpot and Steer and Heifer Show, Hermiston OR
7/11, Colorado Cattlemens Summer BBQ, Elk Ranch Colorado Sp[rings
7/15, 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
8/20 - 8/21, 2015 Grass Tour , Greely,CO
9/17 - 9/18, Oregon Cattlemens Assoc Fall Quarterly Meeting, Klamath Falls OR
11/9 - 11/14, Irrigation Assoc Annual Meeting, Long Beach CA
11/17 - 11/19, Range Cow Beef Symposium, Loveland CO
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