Author Archives: horseshoeangusranch

Feeding Livestock in Time of Drought.

 Cows, horses, sheep and goats. Equipment, methods and strategies for handling/feeding large square andround bales. Utilizing low quality hay, alternative feeds and minerals to fulfill livestock’snutritional needs. Utilizing temporary fencing to access unused grazing lands. When: Saturday August 21, 8 AM to 1PM.Where: Emtman Brothers Facility, 13516 S, Weger Road, Valleyford, WA 99036Fee: $7.50 […]
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WCA’s next convention and annual meeting Thursday, November 11

Save The Date for The Annual WCA Convention!!! Save the date for WCA’s next convention and annual meeting Thursday, November 11 through Saturday, November 13, 2021! Reunite with your friends, industry partners, colleagues, and fellow WCA members. As our EVP, Ashley House said in our April Ketch Pen, “This convention will be more about just filling […]
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Editorial: Excluding ranchers from wolf case unjust

(Sub Req’d) A California judge last week issued one of the most disconcerting decisions involving wolves that we’ve seen. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White of Oakland, Calif., is hearing a case related to efforts by environmentalists to put gray wolves back on the federal endangered species list. But here’s the clinker: White decided to exclude from […]
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A Conversation with L&I’s Employment Standards Program (Part 1)

A helpful conversation with Farm Bureau’s Rick Gastelum along with Cristina Rodriguez and Ellen Saline of L&I’s Employment Standards Program. The group discusses how L&I works to develop new administrative policies and how this process is working in regards to SB 5172 (the “Ag Overtime” legislation). It’s a helpful conversation where numerous questions are answered […]
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FSA Livestock Forage Disaster Program Eligibility Tool & Other Resources

For producers experiencing hot and dry conditions and/or drought, here is a helpful resource to learn which counties are eligible for FSA’s emergency assistance and livestock forage programs in Washington state. Visit this website to see if your county meets the eligibility requirements.Contact your local FSA office as soon as possible and report your losses for crops […]
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