Pacific Northwest

17th annual Agriculture Safety Day scheduled in Washington state

Agriculture Safety Day is one of the finest safety conferences in the Pacific Northwest and is focused on the agriculture industry. Registration for the 17th annual Agriculture Safety Day is now open. Sign up today... more »

Orcal grows with addition of crop protection industry specialists

Junction City, Oregon-based Orcal Inc. is welcoming industry specialists and restructuring its management team to meet customer demand. Agriculture always has been and remains essential, and that is apparent at Orcal, an agricultural, consumer and... more »

COVID-19 emergency rules spur response from Washington ag groups

As farmers across Washington state prepare for the first wave of nearly 15,000 guest workers to arrive in the first quarter of 2021, leading agricultural groups are appealing recently renewed state COVID-19 emergency rules to... more »

New COVID-19 travel rules could hurt Canada’s greenhouse industry

New COVID-19 testing requirements for travelers entering Canada could hinder more than would-be pandemic tourists. They could also leave tomato, pepper, and other greenhouse vegetable farmers in British Columbia scrambling for workers. According to YahooNews,... more »

Farmers Network’s Soil Health webinar series on for Jan. 11-14

Learn about soil health testing, carbon cycling, cover cropping in arid climates, soil health for pathogen and pest suppression, stress and mental health for farm workers, and much more during the Washington State University (WSU)... more »

COVID-19 pandemic impact on Washington state farms survey topic

Washington State University is collaborating with the University of Washington and the Washington State Department of Agriculture to survey the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on farms and ranches in Washington state. The Washington State... more »

California, Oregon issue stop use orders for Agro Gold WS

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP) issued a statewide quarantine and stop use notice for the product Agro Gold WS effective Dec. 4, 2020. Agro Gold WS is... more »

WSU sets Dec. 14-17 for Soil Fertility and Cropping System webinars

Soil fertility practices can enhance or limit crop growth. The WSU Farmers Network hosts a series of webinars Dec. 14-17 to share relevant, science-based information to improve soil fertility. Webinar topics will include: Avoiding root... more »

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