Found 8 blog entries tagged as agriculture.

farm to free market imageFarm to Free Market: WPC's Agriculture Policy Dinner will be held on March 6, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Red Lion Hotel, at 2525 N. 20th Ave., Pasco, WA. For more details, please visit the Farm to Free Market Dinner in Tri-Cities page at Washingon Policy Center's website.

About the 'Farm to Free Market: WPC's Agriculture Policy Dinner'
Farm to Free Market will be made possible through the efforts of the Washington Policy Center, Washington State Farm Bureau, Washington Association of Wheat Growers, Washington Tree Fruit Association, and many other ag-related organizations. The purpose of the Farm to Free Market event is to gather the agriculture community across the Washington state. WPC will present its latest…

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Eastern Washington Ag Expo Featuring More Than 100 Exhibitors Highlighting Every Aspect of the Industry | Pasco WA The Eastern Washington Ag Expo will be held from January 3 to 4, 2017. This will be held at the TRAC CENTER, at 6600 Burden Boulevard, Pasco, WA. For more details, please visit the Eastern Washington Ag Expo's website.

About the Eastern Washington Ag Expo
The Pasco Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the Eastern Washington Ag Expo, which will be attended by more than 100 exhibitors. This event will highlight all aspects of the Ag Industry, including the 5th Installment of Baker Boyer series 'Family Legacies Grown Locally ' and the 7th Annual Lyle Holt Scholarship Competition. There will also be some demonstrations on hands-on livestock handling to be held at the Arena Hall, as well as the Rascal Rodeo. Don't miss it!

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Women in Agriculture Conference: The Columbia Basin College will host the Women in Agriculture Conference on March 19, 2016. Women in Agriculture Conference will start at 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The Columbia Basin College is located at 2600 N 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA. Kindly visit Columbia Basin College's website for more details.

2016 Women in Agriculture Conference with theme "Power Up Your Farm"
The theme for this year's Women in Agriculture is "Power Up Your Farm". The conference is an engaging, interactive affair that will inspire and give lessons to women farmers. Women in Agriculture Conference is an event that will simultaneously take place in 31 locations all over Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho and Oregon. The Women in Agriculture Conference aims to teach the audience how…

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2016 Mid-Columbia Ag Hall of Fame | Port of Pasco & Pasco Chamber of CommerceOn January 21, 2016, the Pasco Chamber of Commerce and Port of Pasco will host the 2016 Mid-Columbia Ag Hall of Fame. The recognition will be held at Pasco Red Lion located at 2525 N. 20th Ave., Pasco, WA and will start at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit Pasco Chamber of Commerce's website.

Honor and Recognition for Significant Contributions in Agriculture
In 2000, the Mid-Columbia Agriculture Hall of Fame was formed. The purpose of the event is to give recognition and honor to individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of agriculture. The Mid-Columbia Agriculture Hall of Fame is intended for the members of Greater Franklin County region's agricultural community, as well as those in the surrounding areas in the same industry.…

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 Precision Farming Expo 2016 at Three Rivers Convention Center | Kennewick, WAPrecision Farming Expo 2016 will be held at Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 West Grandridge Boulevard, Kennewick, WA beginning January 8, 2016 at 12:00 a.m.until January 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. For more information, visit Precision Farming Expo's website.

Experience Ag-Tech Companies' Products and Services
Precision Farming Expo 2016 is a great setting to get to know Ag-Tech companies and experience the kind of products and services these organizations provide. Exhibitors will be given opportunities to have great deals with northwest's farmers and agricultural leaders. Attendees will be taught about precision farming and sustainable agriculture.

Admission Details
Tickets for Precision Farming Expo 2016 are inclusive of presentation admission, trade…

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Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook Conference Pasco, WashingtonThis coming Wednesday, February 4 come and join the Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook Conference happening at TRAC Center, 6600 Burden Boulevard in Pasco, Washington from 7:30 in the morning until 1:30 in the afternoon.

Details of the 16th Annual Economic Outlook
The event will be featuring local and national leaders presenting on key economic issues facing the Tri-Cities region. Topics include agriculture, healthcare, real estate, PNSO/PNNL, US DOE (Hanford Site). and the U.S. economy. Keynote Luncheon address will be provided by Rick Golod, Director of Global Investment Strategies for Inverscom

For more information and registration go to http://www.tridec.org/index.cfm

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Sigh of Relief from Mid-Columbia Farmers with Passing of the Farm BillFinally, after years of setbacks, the House has passed an almost $100-billion a year compromise farm bill. The passing of the bill is not without challenges, as it met strong opposition from conservatives who were seeking a bigger cut on food stamps.

What Is the Five-Year Farm Bill?
The five-year bill, which preserves generous crop subsidies, is on its way to the Senate where it is sure to be approved. The White House has already given word that President Obama would sign it. With the backing of a strong Republican leadership team, the House approved the bill, 251-166.

Possible Repercussions
If the bill weren’t passed, it would have affected the agricultural industry, as bared by Pat Sullivan of Pasco, an orchardist and member of the Northwest Fruit…

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On December 17 come out to watch the Tri City Americans Hockey team and support a great cause. The Tri City Americans and the Washington State Potato Foundation are joining together for this game to recognize agriculture. The Tri City Americans will be playing the Vancouver Giants at 7:05 pm at the Toyota Center in Kennewick Washington. For AG Nights, ticket prices have been discounted, each ticket will cost $10; $3 of the proceeds will go to the Washington State Potato Foundation.

The purpose of the Washington State Potato Foundation is to provide scholarship money for students who desire to pursue a career in agriculture related areas. The scholarship is open to students in both Washington and Oregon who are in the process of obtaining a two or four…

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