On the evening of Aug. 5, 2012, a bolt of lightning shot from the clouds, striking the northeastern edge of the South Hills
Slaughter lambs under 70 lbs were mostly steady, heavier weights were firm to 15.00 higher.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during August for ordinary protein trended mixed, from eight cents lower to three cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 6.15-6.20.
Asking prices for next week are unchanged for Jumbo, 10 cents higher for Extra Large, 9 cents higher for Large and 11 cents higher for Medium and Small.
Pacific Northwest milk production has passed the peak but remains strong.
Missouri is the epicenter of drought in the Midwest as parts of the state have had very hot and dry weather in recent weeks and months, and some parts have been dry for the last year or longer.
Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay in Oregon.
The lagoon at Ross Island has created severe blooms four out of the last five years.
The preferred site for the plant is a 95 acre parcel of land roughly halfway between Gresham and the Bull Run Watershed.
New strategy would also make use of technological advances, like remote sensing, fire simulation tools and mapping technologies.
Agriculture bears the brunt of trade disputes and disruptions as part of retaliatory tariffs, says Derek Sandison, director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture.
More farm loan applications are being rejected in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states in reaction to weak farm commodity prices and income
Wildfire risk is increasing as more people move into places where cul-de-sac meets forest or sagebrush.
Washington’s policy allows killing wolves if they prey on livestock three times in a 30-day period.