The head nematologist for Scotland told Idaho growers why they should jump at the opportunity to eradicate pale cyst nematode in a quarantine area of Eastern Idaho.
The workshop will feature a direct seeding and cover crop project by the Minidoka Soil and Water Conservation District.
A Washington Association of Wheat Growers forum Jan. 31 in Colfax, Wash., will discuss falling number with farmers.
The American Malting Barley Association has updated its list of approved varieties for farmers. Vice president Scott Heisel advises farmers to speak with buyers before they grow, and ensure they have a market for the crop.
University of Idaho ag economists estimate that federal government payments to Idaho agriculture decreased 25 percent in fiscal year 2016. Most of those payments went to farmers enrolled in conservation programs.
A free workshop in Spokane Jan. 20 helps small farmers assess the natural risks on their operations.
A University of California workshop preceding the EcoFarm Conference later this month will teach small farmers how to make the most of value-added products.
An ag accountant reminds farmers and ranchers the IRS has imposed earlier filing deadlines for common tax forms.