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Stronger-Dollar--Lower-Grain-Prices-on-Friday Stronger Dollar, Lower Grain Prices on Friday

Stronger dollar on Friday sent grain markets lower.

Mexican-Potato-Consumption- Mexican Potato Consumption

When I think about Mexican consumption of potatoes, I don’t know why, but I speculated that there might not be a huge appetite for Idaho Russetts.

Cider---Making-Waves Cider - Making Waves

It dates back to the earliest history of the U.S. and it's just been rediscovered.

Securing-Your-Data Securing Your Data

Do you know if your data is being shared with other companies? Better check.

Memorial-Day-Message Memorial Day Message

Happy Memorial Day -- we take this day to honor and remember those who died defending our country and our freedom.

Stayability-Means-Profitability Stayability Means Profitability

One of the biggest expenses for cattle producers is having to replace females that don’t conceive or have problems. Did you know that some breeds provide a Excepted Progeny Difference or EPD to improve overall cowherd efficiency through reducing replacement rate?

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.

 

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

5/27 - 5/28, Pear Bureau Annual Meeting, Portland OR
5/30, Pine River Horse Sale , Ignacio Colo
5/30, Pine River Valley 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