USDA estimates fewer winter wheat acres than expected
USDA estimates fewer winter wheat acres than expected
The USDA’s latest report estimated fewer wheat acres than the industry expected.

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Severe winter weather will delay delivery of some papers
Weather has delayed delivery of some copies of the Jan. 13 edition of the Capital Press.
Weather Service warns of flooding as heavy rain and warm weather approaches
Portland will shake off the snow that paralyzed the city, but a different kind of trouble is headed toward the region.
Cattlemen meet new legislators, plan bills for 2017 session
The California Cattlemen’s Association is meeting new members of the Legislature and planning potential bills to sponsor in the 2017 session.
Idaho ag college asks state for $1.85 million infusion
Idaho ag college asks state for $1.85 million infusion
University of Idaho’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences seeks additional $1.85 million in state funding for graduate student housing, new farm equipment and major lab renovations.
Northwest Ag Show offers everything today’s farmer needs
Northwest Ag Show offers everything today’s farmer needs
Highlights of this year’s Northwest Ag Show, Jan. 24-26 at the Portland Expo Center.
Parking free for all at this year’s Northwest Ag Show
Parking free for all at this year’s Northwest Ag Show
Parking is free for all three days of this year's Northwest Ag Show.
FFA an integral part of each year’s NW Ag Show
FFA an integral part of each year’s NW Ag Show
Ongoing support has enabled Oregon FFA to evolve with the industry. In return, the program provides a steady stream of enthusiastic, well-rounded, trained employees, new business owners and specialists in emerging ag fields.
Worker protection standards highlight seminars
Worker protection standards highlight seminars
This year's Northwest Ag Show offers an array of seminars and other presentations thaht will keep farmers and ranchers up to date on many topics.
Ag in the Classroom spreads the word
Ag in the Classroom spreads the word
In addition to educating kids and families on Ag in the Classroom, at the show Jansen hopes to enlist more members of the ag community to share their knowledge with school-age kids.
Oregon Valley Greenhouses provides advice on structures
Oregon Valley Greenhouses provides advice on structures
Oregon Valley Greenhouse staff have advised many people on ag structures over the company's 27 years at the Northwest Ag Show.

Marketplace

State

Grower forum will tackle falling number problems
A Washington Association of Wheat Growers forum Jan. 31 in Colfax, Wash., will discuss falling number with farmers.
Strawberry production stabilizes; China begins imports
California growers expect to plant 36,141 acres of strawberries this year, up slightly from 2016, as production set another record last year.
Severe winter weather will delay delivery of some papers
Weather Service warns of flooding as heavy rain and warm weather approaches
Cattlemen meet new legislators, plan bills for 2017 session

Nation/World

USDA estimates fewer winter wheat acres than expected
The USDA’s latest report estimated fewer wheat acres than the industry expected.
Grower forum will tackle falling number problems
A Washington Association of Wheat Growers forum Jan. 31 in Colfax, Wash., will discuss falling number with farmers.
Malting Barley Association updates list of varieties
Vilsack leaving USDA a week early; no replacement named
Portland daily grain report

Ag Sectors

Weather Service warns of flooding as heavy rain and warm weather approaches
Portland will shake off the snow that paralyzed the city, but a different kind of trouble is headed toward the region.
Cattlemen meet new legislators, plan bills for 2017 session
The California Cattlemen’s Association is meeting new members of the Legislature and planning potential bills to sponsor in the 2017 session.
Idaho ag college asks state for $1.85 million infusion
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation opposes transferring federal land to states
Veterinary feed rule changes affect pork producers

Opinion

Research helps better understand grazing near streams
Now we know that cattle probably don’t cause as much damage to streams and riparian areas as popularly thought.
Sustainability and agriculture
Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, makes a good point about sustainability.
Inslee tries again on carbon tax
It’s time to free the Hammonds
The economy: What lies ahead in 2017?

Special Sections

Northwest Ag Show offers everything today’s farmer needs
Highlights of this year’s Northwest Ag Show, Jan. 24-26 at the Portland Expo Center.
Parking free for all at this year’s Northwest Ag Show
Parking is free for all three days of this year's Northwest Ag Show.
FFA an integral part of each year’s NW Ag Show
Worker protection standards highlight seminars
Ag in the Classroom spreads the word