Pacific Northwest Ag Network
U of I to host workshops to train beginning ranchers
A University of Idaho meat science research team has secured a large federal grant to provide training for beginning ranchers throughout the Northwest.
Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association Supports Lower Snake River Litigation Agreement
Columbia Snake River Irrigators Association backs proposed agreement to bring close to thirty years of court action to a close. Agreement will be in effect for at least five to ten years.
USDA to conduct Commercial Floriculture survey
Beginning in late December, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the 2024 Commercial Floriculture Survey with approximately 1,100 producers throughout Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
John Deere Foundation celebrates 75th anniversary
Today, the John Deere Foundation is celebrating 75 years of supporting families who live, work, and learn in John Deere home communities and around the world.
WSDA Awards Farm To School Purchasing Grants
Grants will be used to serve high quality, nutritious and culturally relevant foods grown, raised, caught or foraged by producers in Washington state.
Washington Sees First Substantial Decline in Japanese Beetle Numbers, But Wider Distribution
WSDA Pest Program Manager Sven Spichiger says the community is the solution to eradicating the beetle, and that working together is necessary. Reports suggest WSDA is making progress with approximately half of the proposed treatment areas allowing them to treat properties for the beetle.
Oregon: South Coast Closes for Razor Clam Harvesting
ODA and ODFW announce the closure of razor clam harvesting from Cape Blanco to the California border due to rising levels of the marine biotoxin domoic acid.
Idaho Farm and Ranch Conference Announced For January 4-5
The conference will address key issues affecting Idaho producers including managing finances, succession and stress on the farm.
USDA Issues Standards for Organic Livestock Production
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today previewed the Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards final rule.
New Funding for Food Assistance and Market Opportunities for Wheat
U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers are pleased that U.S. wheat growers now have the opportunity to increase global food assistance and expand export market access under new USDA funding programs announced Oct. 24, 2023.