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Women in Ag conference to target marketing
The 4th annual Women in Agriculture conference is set for Twin Falls, Idaho, on Feb. 21 with a focus on marketing and will broadcast to 28 other locations in the Pacific Northwest.

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Farmed Smart certification offers regulatory ‘safe harbor,’ leader says
Farmed Smart certification offers regulatory ‘safe harbor,’ leader says
The Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association is seeking farmers to serve as pilots for its new certification program, Farmed Smart. The certification would provide a "safe harbor" from regulatory agencies that support the program, says executive...
Pasteurization expected to shield hazelnut farmers
Pasteurization expected to shield hazelnut farmers
Pasteurization equipment recently installed at the Hazelnut Growers of Oregon processing facility is expected to shield suppliers from on-farm food safety regulations.
GM sugar beets save Idaho, Oregon growers millions
Genetically modified sugar beets have resulted in a positive impact of about $22 million to Idaho growers since they began planting them in 2008, according to Snake River Sugar Co.
Agri-Action set for Feb. 5-7 in Twin Falls
The trade show with accompanying seminars for farmers will be at the Expo Center of the College of Southern Idaho.
Hutterian Brethren farm featured for winter tour
Eastern Washington haygrowers will tour the Spokane Hutterian Brethren's farm Feb. 7.
Pumpkin seeds could be future cash crop for Oregon, Idaho
Most pumpkin seeds in snack foods come from China.
Water, virus issues top potato conference agenda
Water, virus issues top potato conference agenda
Nearly 1,800 people are expected to attend the Washington Oregon Potato Conference Jan. 27-29 in Kennewick, Wash.
Growers tell Washington legislators about port woes
Growers tell Washington legislators about port woes
Two Washington state Senate committees hear about business losses caused by a backlog of goods waiting to be shipped from ports.
Port slowdown impacts Lewsiton shipping
Officials say the main problem is that the farthest inland seaport on the West Coast can't get enough empty containers to meet demand.
Idaho drone company first to receive ag exemption
Idaho drone company first to receive ag exemption
A new Pacific Northwest consortium is the first to receive an FAA exemption to use unmanned aerial vehicles in agricultural production.