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Hogs-Rally Hogs Rally

After yesterday’s livestock market came to a close, the big story on the day came from the hog market, as prices rallied to numbers they haven’t seen since August

SU-Canola SU Canola

SU Canola which is non-transgenic was developed using the Rapid Trait Development System.

100 Congressional Members Send Support Letter for Hop Research

Did you know that the U.S. now leads the world in hop acres? Taking that title away from Germany, 42 percent of the world’s hops are now produced in the U.S. — most of it centered in the pacific Northwest — however, in Colorado total planted hop acres have increased 166 percent from 2014 to 2016.

Eliminating--Junipers Eliminating Junipers

Federal officials are proposing one of the largest ever projects to remove juniper trees.

Snow-on-its-way Snow on its way

Increasing snowfall in the Pacific Northwest should pick up even more this week.

FSA-Expands-Working-Lands-Conservation-Opportunities- FSA Expands Working-Lands Conservation Opportunities

The USDA Farm Service Agency has a CRP Grasslands program specifically tailored for small-scale livestock grazing operations.

Beef-Counts-Celebrates-One-Millionth-Serving Beef Counts Celebrates One Millionth Serving

This week Washington’s Beef community is celebrating Beef Counts Week by serving at three mobile food banks in Central Washington and will give out the millionth serving beef since the beginning of the program in 2010.

Ameliorating-Anti-biotic-Resistance Ameliorating Anti-biotic Resistance

Starting in January, a new federal rule will significantly restrict the use of antibiotics in U.S. animal agriculture.

 

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