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Sherman County Noxious Weed Information

Azure – Ecclesia Letter 3-27-17 Sherman County Letter 5-1-17.2 Sherman County letter 5-1-17.1 OWGL Sherman County letter OWGL Sherman County_PressRelease final Sherman County, Azure Farms agree to try a new weed control plan – Capital Press (5-18-17) Organic Farm, Sherman County reach agreement… OregonLive (5-18-17) Azure Farms ‘On the right track’ but faces challenges…Capital Press […]


We need growers to attend an Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) hearing next Wednesday, September 12th, at the DEQ headquarters in Portland.  The details are attached. NWEA EQC Call to Action This hearing is in response to a petition made by NW Environmental Advocates (NWEA) that requests the EQC to implement the provisions of recent Biological […]

Farm Bill Now Coalition Unites Nation’s Farm Groups

We urge you to send your comments to your congressman. Find Congressional contact info here. Farm Bill Now Coalition Unites Nation’s Farm Groups The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and 38 other national agricultural organizations issued a statement Wednesday regarding the need for Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm programs […]

Peterson: House farm bill ‘settled’

The final details of the House farm bill were “settled” in the House Agriculture Committee last Thursday and the details should be released by the end of the week before a markup next Wednesday, House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said on Saturday, according to a report in the Fargo, N.D., Forum. Peterson […]

Wheat Growers Celebrate USDA’s 150th Anniversary

ARLINGTON, Virginia — The U.S. wheat industry congratulates the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as it celebrates its 150th anniversary on Tuesday. On May 15, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed an act establishing the Department of Agriculture. Five days later, he signed the Homestead Act, which opened up western lands to settlement, including much of […]