International Conference Geared For Women In Ag Set For November

The Advancing Women Conference, a virtual event slated for this November. It will offer women across all portions of agriculture a chance to network and learn new ideas. Iris Meck, Glacier FarmMedia director of conferences, said the event is a leadership conference created for every woman who is passionate about farming and food. “The Advancing […]

Wine Minute: Preparing For WineVit

The Washington Winegrowers Convention will be virtual this year. Sara Higgins, assistant director for the Washington Winegrowers Association has a preview. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

Ag Innovation Session Showcases Latest Technology Available Now

Northwest potato growers are described as some of the most progressive around and that will be on display during this year’s Virtual Washington-Oregon Potato Conference. In its second year, the Ag Innovation Session will allow growers to see and experience the latest technology and how it will benefit them from planting to harvest to storage […]

LCD, Marketing, To Take Center Stage During Online Cherry Institute

This year’s Cherry Institute is going virtual. Northwest Cherry Growers Vice President of Marketing James Michael said this year’s event will feature the same quality of information growers have enjoyed year after year at in person events. “This is the world’s largest cherry meeting and this year it’s free and brought to you in your […]

AFBF Virtual Convention Gets Underway This Weekend

The 2021 American Farm Bureau Federation Virtual Annual Convention kicks off this weekend, and some events start as early as Friday. Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall said the theme, Stronger Together, highlights the importance of uniting during tough times. “What it means is even in a difficult year, we find ways to unite and focus […]

Registration Open for Farm Bureau Virtual Convention

The American Farm Bureau Federation officially opened up the registration period for the 2021 American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention which runs January 10th-13th. For the first time in history, the group waived all registration fees to give all Farm Bureau members, as well as anyone interested in agriculture, the opportunity to experience one of agriculture’s […]

Agricultural Irrigation Summit

The Irrigation Association will host a virtual Agricultural Irrigation Summit this week. The PNW Ag Network’s Micheal Clements has a preview. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

Newhouse Hopeful DATA Act Will Help Farming Community Use The Latest Technology

Agriculture, specifically the tools used to produce food, fiber and fuel changes at a brisk pace. And while more and more farmers are interested in applying the latest technology on their operation, without reliable broadband, that’s nothing more than a wish. In an effort to better access where broadband service exists and where it lacks, […]