Monday, August 31, 2015

Climatologists forecast brief break in the heat. Ag Minute Aug 31, 2015

U.S. Climate Prediction Center issues two-week forecast that departs from region's summer long weather pattern. Click here for full story.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Washington grower must pay $16,000 to DOL before he can sell his apples. Ag Minute Aug 28, 2015

"Basically, they had me over a barrel,” a Mesa, Wash., grower said after DOL stopped his apples from being packed. Click here for full story.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Grant boosts IWC promotion, education efforts. Ag Minute For Idaho Aug 27, 2015

The Idaho Wine Commission will use an $88,000 grant to help fund a host of marketing, promotional and educational efforts. Click here for full story.

Grasshopper, aphid numbers on the rise. Ag Minute for Aug 27, 2015

Washington State University researchers recommend farmers monitor their fields for grasshopper and aphid activity. Click here for full story.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hop estimate up 5.5 million pounds. Ag Minute for Aug 26, 2015

The latest estimate of this year's U.S. hop crop is 7 percent greater than a month earlier because the crop is more mature. Demand still exceeds supply. Click here for full story.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Pea buyers look to Eastern Idaho growers. Ag Minute for Idaho Aug 25, 2015

Growers see promise in peas as a rotation crop with wheat, though finding buyers has been a challenge. Click here for full story.

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