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USDA: Winter Wheat Gets Much Needed Precipitation
USDA: Winter Wheat Gets Much Needed Precipitation
USDA: Winter Wheat Gets Much Needed Precipitation
The overall condition of the nation's winter wheat crop is still near 30-year lows.   “But the good news is a few production areas have received much needed moisture in recent weeks and that has started to turn the condition around a little bit," noted USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.  He said the i...
Idahoans Looking For Snow, Rain
Idahoans Looking For Snow, Rain
Idahoans Looking For Snow, Rain
With many farmers already thinking about the New Year, and what 2023 holds in store for their crop, their livestock and their operation, why should water be any different?  Producers across southern Idaho are very hopeful this coming winter will be a cool one with a lot of rain and snow to replenish aquifers.  Te...
NASS: Sweet Cherry Crop Expected To Be Smaller
NASS: Sweet Cherry Crop Expected To Be Smaller
NASS: Sweet Cherry Crop Expected To Be Smaller
If you're a fan of sweet cherries, NASS doesn't have the best news to share. "Not as great a season for the sweet cherries this year," said NASS' Lance Honig.  "In fact, down about 27% from what was produced last year.   Last year was a really good crop, but still that's a pretty sharp drop off from last year.  In fact, tha...
Focus On Fruit for 06/30/22
Focus On Fruit for 06/30/22
Focus On Fruit for 06/30/22
What impact did mid-April's snow have on the Northwest pear crop.  We put that question before PBNW's Jeff Correa.   If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail glenn.vaagen@townsquaremedia.com...
Warmer Weather Expected For The Start of Summer
Warmer Weather Expected For The Start of Summer
Warmer Weather Expected For The Start of Summer
Spring has been very unique across the Pacific Northwest, it started very mild and dry back March 20th. However, by the time mid-April rolled around, the region saw snow showers, with some areas seeing up to 18” of the white stuff and cold temperatures. And ...
Focus On Fruit for 06/16/22
Focus On Fruit for 06/16/22
Focus On Fruit for 06/16/22
What impact did April's snowstorm have on the local tree fruit industry? We put that question before Mark Powers, President of the Northwest Horticultural Council. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia... Read More ...
Thurlby: Northwest Cherry Crop Hit Hard By April Snow
Thurlby: Northwest Cherry Crop Hit Hard By April Snow
Thurlby: Northwest Cherry Crop Hit Hard By April Snow
We have a better idea how damaging mid-April’s snow storm was to the Northwest cherry crop. During their recent five-state meeting, Northwest Cherry Growers forecasted the 2022 crop at 13-14 million 20-pound boxes. “There’s just not as many cherries out there, these growers have sustained some real hits, and the hope is that we have enough to harvest and we have enough to at least get out to the

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