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Corn-and-Wheat-Lower-on-Monday Corn and Wheat Lower on Monday

Corn closed lower on favorable crop conditions in South America while wheat had losses on weak export demand with plentiful world supplies.

New-Insurance-Product-Available-For-Potato-Growers New Insurance Product Available For Potato Growers

HarvestMAX is an innovative product designed to help potato producers protect against shallow yield losses while protecting revenue and profits. HarvestMAX is designed to either compliment a grower’s current federal crop risk management strategy or it can be brought as stand alone product.

Cow-Stayability-Brings-Productivity-and-Profits-to-Ranchers Cow Stayability Brings Productivity and Profits to Ranchers

If ranchers could predict which of their heifers will go on to be a productive cow when they are heifers, that would increase the overall herd fertility which then increases ranch profitability.

New-GMO-Wheat New GMO Wheat

Oh boy here we go again. A recent article in the St. Louis Post Dispatch had the headline GMO wheat in the works again.

Potato-Grower-Involvement-Needed- Potato Grower Involvement Needed

The Immediate Past President of the National Potato Council Randy Hardy understands the value that the NPC brings to the industry. He would like more active involvement from U.S. potato growers.

Bio-Security Bio-Security

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) has initiated a multi-agency investigation following the confirmation of a highly pathogenic strain of the avian influenza virus.

Oregon-Cherries-Expanding Oregon Cherries Expanding

A pair of new hires for Oregon Cherries will help expand markets.

Opposition To Undercover Video Bill & Annual Charity Auction

State HB 1104 called "ag gag" bill by its opponents, and upcoming Gallop Stallion Service Auction supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane.


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Upcoming Ag Events

1/28 - 1/30, Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention, Denver CO
1/28 - 1/29, Apple Crop Protection Research Review, Pasco WA
1/28 - 1/29, Apple Horticulture and Postharvest Research Review, Red Lion Pasco WA
1/28 - 1/30, Apple Crop Protection Research Review, Pasco Red Lion
2/3 - 2/5, Spokane Ag Expo, Spokane WA
2/4 - 2/6, NCBA National Convention , San Antonio TX
2/6, Elkington Polled Herefords and South Devons Sale, 5080 E. Sunnyside Rd Idaho Falls ID
2/9 - 2/14, AgChem Spill Response Training , Acequia, ID
2/10 - 2/12, World Ag Expo, Tulare, CA
2/12, Technology Research Review WSU-CPAAS, Prosser
2/14, Thomas Angus Ranch Bull Sale at LWG, Hamely Steakhouse Pendleton
2/15 - 1/15, Trowbridge Family Angus Sale , Denver Co
2/18 - 2/19, NW Pear Research Review, Hood River OR
2/18 - 1/18, Marketing in the Top Third Ammo workshop, Red Lion Pasco
2/18 - 2/19, Washington Grain Commission Research Review, Residence Inn Pullman WA
2/21, Women in Ag Conference, multiple locations across Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska
2/23, Colyer Herefords and Angus 220 Bulls 50 Female Sale, 31058 Colyer Road Bruneau ID
2/23 - 2/27, AgChem Spill Response Training , Pasco WA
2/24, Crop Insurance, Price Risk and Commodity Programs under the New Farm Bill , Davenport Community Center Davenport WA
2/25, Crop Insurance, Price Risk and Commodity Programs under the New Farm Bill , Big Bend Community College Moses Lake WA
2/25 - 3/1, Winnemucca Ranch Hand Rodeo and Invitational Bull Sale, Winnemucca NV
2/25, Oregon Cattlemens Spring Quarterly , Salem OR
2/26 - 2/28, Commodity Classic , Phoenix AZ
3/2 - 3/3, Western Genetic Bull Event 375 Bulls, Baker City OR
3/3, Thomas Angus Ranch Spring Bull Sale, Baker City
3/6, Snake River Bull Test Featuring 23 different Ranches , Jerome Idaho
3/6, Snake River Bull Test Sale, Twin Falls Id
3/7, Trinity Farms 150 Bull Sale 50 Female , Ranch in Ellensburg WA
3/16, Malson Bull Sale, Parma, Idaho
3/18 - 3/20, Advancing The Ag Economy Through Innovation CSU Ag Innovation Summit , Colorado State University Fort Collins CO
4/15, NAMA National Ag Marketing Assn, Kansas City MO
4/18, High Plains Texas Longhorn Sale , Ft. Collins CO
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