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Western Innovator: Telling ag’s story on social media
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Western Innovator: Telling ag’s story on social media
Farm girl and “food translator” Michele Payn encourages farmers to engage people on social media and share their farming stories on a personal level rather than “bash them over the head” with science.

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Oregonian national Make it With Wool winner
Oregonian national Make it With Wool winner
Two other Oregon contestants competing at the national level were Oregon Senior first-place winner Kyra Forester of Corvallis and Oregon Junior first-place winner Hannah Palmer of Heppner.
Legacy award winner to younger farmers: Volunteer your time
Greater Spokane Inc. honored its latest Excellence in Agriculture Award winners during the 2017 Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.
Ada County 4-H Club Idaho state champions
The winning senior team will move on to represent Idaho at the National Skill-a-thon Competition in Louisville, Kentucky, this fall.
Mid-Valley Winter Ag Fest second edition set for Feb. 25-26
Mid-Valley Winter Ag Fest second edition set for Feb. 25-26
The event is spread over five buildings on the fairgrounds campus that host educational events, a Farmer’s Bounty Market, a petting zoo, artisan vendors and displays of ag technology.
Idaho farmers inducted into onion industry hall of fame
Idaho farmers inducted into onion industry hall of fame
Ken Nelson and Clinton Wissel have been inducted into the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion Hall of Fame.
Idaho cattle grant helps Mackay school start ranch
Idaho cattle grant helps Mackay school start ranch
Students at Mackay Junior-Senior High School in Idaho have started their own ranch to learn about animal husbandry.
Electrical safety on the farm demands thinking ahead
Electrical safety on the farm demands thinking ahead
Safe habits around electricity take the same mindset as buckling a seatbelt before every excursion.

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