2019 Youth Leadership Conference

October 26 • Tri-Cities, Washington Ag: It’s more than sows, cows and plows. From exploring careers and opportunities in agriculture, to networking with youth and industry leaders, the day will be fun-filled and packed with opportunity and excitement. The Pacific Northwest is loaded with opportunity in agriculture and it’s waiting for you to put your […]
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Meeting may decide grizzly plan fate

Whether federal agencies proceed with plans to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades may depend on how many opponents attend an Oct. 7 public meeting, the president of the Okanogan County Farm Bureau says. “The upper management in the U.S. Department of Interior is looking for a good reason not to do this (not […]
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FRANKLIN COUNTY CATTLEMEN’S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Click on the link for the PDF: 2019 Franklin Count Cattlemens Scholarship Due Date: April 30, 2019 Each initial scholarship recipient. Applications are now available in the high school counselor’s office or with your FFA instructor, 4H leader or can be requested by mail from Cindy Hayes at the address listed below for the Franklin […]
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Information Needed

The Conservation Commission is requesting livestock owners across Washington contact their local conservation district by 10 AM, MONDAY, March 25th. They would like to gather a baseline of best estimates for the monetary impact of the winter on livestock operations. Specifically they need to know: Feed/hay Bedding/straw Fuel/electricity Veterinary services (including additional medicine use) Extra […]
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2019 Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP)

LIP provides benefits to eligible livestock producers for injury to livestock and deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by eligible adverse weather events. Many counties in Washington have been experiencing extreme weather conditions. Livestock producers must provide a Notice of Loss (NOL) for each eligible adverse weather event within 30 days of when the […]
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