Month: April 2017

What A Difference A Year Makes

Nic Loyd; WSU AgWeatherNet Meteorologist; www.weather.wsu.edu If you have been wondering when warmer, late spring-like weather will finally arrive, you are probably not alone.  Temperatures…

Stripe Rust Update – April 2017

Dr. Xianming Chen, USDA-ARS Research Plant Pathologist in Pullman, and Dr. Mike Flowers, Oregon State University Extension Cereal Specialist, released disease updates (Dr. Chen’s update…

Proposed Rule Changes for Restricted Use Herbicides

The Washington State Department of Agriculture is considering rule changes affecting the use of restricted use herbicides. The possible rule changes were agreed upon by…

Raising the Quality Bar

Each spring the Idaho, Oregon and Washington grain commissions publish the Preferred Wheat Varieties brochure.  The document ranks current commercial wheat varieties based on their…

Podcast Dissects Falling Number Phenomenon

Learn more about the discount that cost Eastern Washington wheat farmers at least $30 million and perhaps as much as $140 million in 2016. Episodes…

Benefit to Washington Wheat Producers Associated with Increased Farmer Program Flexibility

Wheat farmers signing up for U.S. farm program benefits in early 2015 were asked to select between a revenue-based program (Agricultural Risk Coverage – ARC)…
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