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Hay Growers Encouraged To Reduce Irrigation When Water Is Tight
Hay Growers Encouraged To Reduce Irrigation When Water Is Tight
According to a University of Idaho researcher, hay farmers looking to stretch a limited water supply should consider irrigating their second two cuttings at a significant deficit. Xi Liang, an associate professor of cropping systems agronomy at the U of I Aberdeen Research and Extension Center, has completed two years of a multi-state study evaluating the effects of planting configuration and irri
Central Oregon Tours To Focus On Irrigation Equipment
Central Oregon Tours To Focus On Irrigation Equipment
Producers in Central Oregon has an opportunity to participate in a weekend  camp focused on equipment and irrigation. Producers are encouraged to join Rogue Farm Corp (presented by Rogue Farm Corps) June 11th & 12th for this intensive weekend, with three stops at area farms vegetable focused farms of varying scales: Mahonia Gardens in Sisters, Sungrounded Farm in Terrebonne, and Boundless Far
Despite Challenging Start Things Looking Up For Northwest Hay Growers
Despite Challenging Start Things Looking Up For Northwest Hay Growers
After a slow start in many pockets across the Northwest, the 2020 hay season has picked up considerable steam. Andrew Eddie, Vice President of the Washington state Hay Growers Association, said cooler temperatures and rainy conditions this spring made for a challenging first cut for several operations, whether grass, Timothy or alfalfa ...
NWFCS: Hay Growers Expected To Enjoy Profits, While Wheat Growers Expected To Break Even
NWFCS: Hay Growers Expected To Enjoy Profits, While Wheat Growers Expected To Break Even
During today’s Northwest Farm Credit Services Quarterly Commodity Snapshot, we look at hay and wheat.  Bill Perry, EVP of Lending and Insurance at NWFCS, said they expect wheat producers to break even over the next 12 months.   “Strong global stocks continue to weigh on grain prices.  Returns for man rot...

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