Too early to worry about falling number problems, researchers say
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Too early to worry about falling number problems, researchers say
It is difficult to pinpoint the window of LMA-sensitivity for this year’s crop because it depends on when the wheat reached pollen-shedding, an event that depends on temperature and variety.

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Idaho Wheat Commission wants royalties put back into breeding
Idaho Wheat Commission wants royalties put back into breeding
Idaho Wheat Commission members have made it clear to University of Idaho officials that they expect a significant amount of the royalties generated from publicly released wheat varieties to back into the university’s wheat breeding program.
National wool and sheep review
All classes were steady to sharply lower.
Arkansas town sees more jobs with sawmill revival
A sawmill has reopened in Glenwood nearly seven years after being shuttered, providing an economic boost to a town of 2,500 hard on the banks of the Caddo River and nestled in a valley of the Ouachita Mountains
California shell egg price report
Demand ranges light to fairly good, mostly moderate and better into aggressive ads.
Drought Monitor: Parched conditions expand across Dakotas
The U.S. Drought Monitor shows that most of the Dakotas are experiencing drought conditions that are harming farmers and cattle producers
Fluid milk and cream review – West
The monsoon season is starting next week in Arizona, bringing torrential rain and dust storms that will more likely affect the milk output.
Energy project in Hawaii could surpass 2030 renewable goal
An energy project on Hawaii's Kauai could set the island on a track to surpass the new goal of 70 percent energy generation from renewable resources by 2030
Safety course in Nebraska teaches teens about farm dangers
Ten central Nebraska teenagers spent Tuesday and Wednesday on the Buffalo County Fairgrounds listening to classroom presentations, doing hands-on activities, and taking written and tractor driving tests as parts of an agriculture safety course
Western hay price report
Alfalfa is steady to $5 higher. Trade moderate with good demand as new crop trading is gaining momentum in the Columbia Basin.
Sugar growers won’t support Mexico trade amendment
Sugar growers won’t support Mexico trade amendment
Organizations representing U.S. sugar growers say they can’t support a recent proposal to improve an agreement regarding sugar dumping by Mexico.

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Western Innovator: Reviving the National Farmers Union in NW
Kent Wright, president of the Northwest division of the National Farmers Union
ODFW Commission wrestles with wolf management questions
Oregon wolf discussion includes livestock kills, poaching, local management and more.
Idaho Wheat Commission wants royalties put back into breeding
Sugar growers won’t support Mexico trade amendment
Longtime Walla Walla sweet onion marketing committee executive director retiring

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Too early to worry about falling number problems, researchers say
It is difficult to pinpoint the window of LMA-sensitivity for this year’s crop because it depends on when the wheat reached pollen-shedding,...
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Oklahoma City and Joplin Stockyards saw feeders 5.00-12.00 higher compared to two weeks ago.
National wool and sheep review
Arkansas town sees more jobs with sawmill revival
California shell egg price report

Ag Sectors

Too early to worry about falling number problems, researchers say
It is difficult to pinpoint the window of LMA-sensitivity for this year’s crop because it depends on when the wheat reached pollen-shedding,...
Western Innovator: Reviving the National Farmers Union in NW
Kent Wright, president of the Northwest division of the National Farmers Union
ODFW Commission wrestles with wolf management questions
Idaho Wheat Commission wants royalties put back into breeding
Arkansas town sees more jobs with sawmill revival

Opinion

Saving the West’s farmland
Conservation easements, a tool used in many states, are our preferred way to prevent agricultural land from being taken out of production.
New dairy effort undeniably interesting
Called Undeniably Dairy, the website and campaign combine facts and features about all things dairy.
Cooperation key to prosperity at all levels
Biofuels work for Oregon
Elliott Forest shows leaders’ shortcomings

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Butter’s comeback boosts creamery
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Platt’s Oak Hill Dairies grow, diversify
Dairy Council of California connects public, agriculture
Dairy family adds innovation to operation