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Monday-s-Grain-Markets-Ends-Mostly-Lower Monday’s Grain Markets Ends Mostly Lower

Monday ended mostly lower in most of the contracts in the grain markets.

Drone-Coming-Out-Party Drone Coming Out Party

Farmer and business owner, and huge proponent for the use of drone technology in agricultural applications, Robert Blair showed up to demonstrate his technology.

Grain-Quality-Issues-Need-Proactive-Solutions Grain Quality Issues Need Proactive Solutions

Fluctuating wheat prices can lead to longer periods of grain storage, increasing the likelihood of quality depreciation.

Water-On-the-Ground-Now Water On the Ground Now

Odessa Subarea Irrigators and the Columbia Snake River Irrigators Association file suit against U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in the Eastern District of Washington.

Protein-Producer-Summit Protein Producer Summit

If you are a livestock producers in Colorado you need to make plans to attend this upcoming event.

Collecting-A-Lot-of-Pesticide Collecting A Lot of Pesticide

A recent pesticide collection helped net a major milestone.

Sound-Thinking-on-Beef Sound Thinking on Beef

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) and 70 House colleagues recently called for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) to be based on sound nutritional science.

National-GMO-Labeling-Needed-Not-State-By-State National GMO Labeling Needed Not State-By-State

Agvocate, blogger and Oregon grass seed and hazelnut farmer Brenda Frketich recently had an Op-Ed piece published in the Oregonian. She and I both attended last week’s AgChat Pacific Northwest Regional Conference where we visited more about her thoughts on nationally labeling of GMOs.


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Upcoming Ag Events

5/6, Spring Grazing Conference, Washington Family Ranch Antelope OR
5/8 - 5/10, Pendleton Cattle Barons Weekend, Pendleton 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, NW Meat Processors Summer Meeting and Symposium, Moscow ID University of Idaho
5/18 - 5/20, 2nd Annual Ranch Sustainability Forum, Sheridon WY
5/20, Tri-State Wheat Growers WSU variety testing tour, Columbia Cty WA
5/21, Western Video Market Satellite Sale , Visalia CA
5/25, Oregon Cattlemens Mid-Year Meeting , John Day OR
5/27 - 5/28, Pear Bureau Annual Meeting, Portland OR
5/30, Pine River Horse Sale , Ignacio Colo
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
6/9, 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
6/15 - 6/17, Protein Producers Summit 2015, Steamboat Springs CO
6/15 - 6/17, Protien Producers Annual Summit and Convention, Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Ct, Steamboat Springs, CO
6/16 - 6/20, High Desert Youth Range Camp, Redmond OR
6/19, 101 Angus Ranch complete Dispersion Sale , Jerome ID
6/29 - 7/1, Grazing Management for Riparian-Wetlands Training Course, Prinville OR
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 - 7/18, NCBA Summer Conference, Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th St, Denver, CO
7/15, Western Land Sympoisum, Boise ID
7/16 - 7/18, Northwest Junior Sheep Expo, Moses Lake WA
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