Wine Minute: May Is Oregon Wine Month

Morgen McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Willamette Valley Wineries Association, tells us why May is so special for the wine industry statewide. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

AFBF Highlights Environmental Successes On Earth Day

The newest Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report from the EPA offers a sector by sector look at emissions. And as Earth Day is marked, American Farm Bureau Federation Economist Shelby Myers says the report includes good news for agriculture. “They just finalized their newest report. And for agriculture, we stayed relatively neutral compared to last […]

Griff Highlights The Importance Of Advocacy Efforts During The Pandemic

The pandemic has made many aspects of life more challenging for the farming community, but advocacy does not have to be one of those. Brad Griff Executive Director of the Idaho Sugarbeet Growers Association, said they were scheduled to meet up with fellow growers from across the country a few weeks ago to talk with […]

OCA Encouraging Producers To Renew Membership, Consider Joining

The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association is encouraging producers across the state to renew membership in their important organization. Tammy Dennee, Executive Director of the OCA said for producers who are not yet members, she encourages them to get involved at the next level. “We are on the front lines here in Oregon, dealing with issues of […]

Masters of Beef Advocacy Program Launches Updated Training

On Wednesday, the Masters of Beef Advocacy program updated several of their training modules, better known as MBA NextGen. The updates to the popular training modules make it easier for a new generation of farmers and ranchers to share their story and advocate knowledgeably for the beef industry. Updated information and resources to help answer […]

U.S. Wheat Associates Out With “Wholesome” Film

On Tuesday, U.S. Wheat Associates rolled out a movie they created, titled “Wholesome: The Journey of U.S. Wheat”. The USW’s Steve Mercer said the 25-minute film will shows how everyone in the export supply system works to maintain the character of American wheat. “Through this film, the people at every step of the journey to […]