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NWFCS Midyear Hay Market Snapshot Summary

Posted on: July 15, 2018

Northwest Farm Credit Service (NWFCS) has released their midyear market snapshot on the hay market. The specifics on supply and demand as well as hay prices are summarized by region.   California: The number of acres in alfalfa is the lowest since 1919. Total production has been reduced by 44 percent, which equates to 3.5 million tons.   ... Read More

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NWFCS Midyear Hay Market Snapshot Summary

Posted on: July 15, 2018

Northwest Farm Credit Service has released their midyear market snapshot on the hay market. The specifics on supply and demand as well as hay prices are summarized by region.   California: The number of acres in alfalfa is the lowest since 1919. Total production has been reduced by 44 percent, which equates to 3.5 million tons.   ... Read More

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Upper Colorado River Pilot Program Ending

Posted on: July 9, 2018

The Upper Colorado River Commission System Conservation Pilot Program (SCPP) will be put on hold after this year. In an effort to boost water levels in Lake Powell, the four-year pilot program paid ranchers and farmers in Colorado,... Read More

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Upper Colorado River Pilot Program Ending

Posted on: July 9, 2018

The Upper Colorado River Commission System Conservation Pilot Program (SCPP) will be put on hold after this year. In an effort to boost water levels in Lake Powell, the four-year pilot program paid ranchers and farmers in Colorado,... Read More

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Vitality of the Wyoming Economy

Posted on: February 27, 2018

The vitality of the local economies of towns and regions in Wyoming impacts the every-day lives of landowners. For folks that live on the land and work on their ranches year-round, the growth of regions affects the viability of local school districts, accessibility to health care, and availability of off-farm jobs. For absentee landowners who may visit their ranches a few times a year, rural communities and regional population centers provide them the amenities... Read More

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Vitality of the Wyoming Economy

Posted on: February 27, 2018

The vitality of the local economies of towns and regions in Wyoming impacts the every-day lives of landowners. For folks that live on the land and work on their ranches year-round, the growth of regions affects the viability of local school districts, accessibility to health care, and availability of off-farm jobs. For absentee landowners who may visit their ranches a few times a year, rural communities and regional population centers provide them the amenities... Read More

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Conservation Stewardship Program Deadline: March 2

Posted on: February 11, 2018

The deadline for farmers and ranchers to apply for Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) funds through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is March 2nd, 2018. This is not the deadline for participants whose contracts expire at the end of 2018 to renew their contracts for an additional five-year period.   The minimum payment... Read More

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Conservation Stewardship Program Deadline: March 2

Posted on: February 11, 2018

The deadline for farmers and ranchers to apply for Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) funds through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is March 2nd, 2018. This is not the deadline for participants whose contracts expire at the end of 2018 to renew their contracts for an additional five-year period.   The minimum... Read More

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Succession Planning & Governance

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Western Landowners Alliance recently held a seminar called Legacy on the Land. The speakers covered a wide range of topics within the focus of succession planning.  Howard Weiss from the US Trust spoke to the components of succession planning and governance. Succession planning has many elements. Put as a formula, succession... Read More

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Succession Planning and Governance

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Western Landowners Alliance recently held a seminar called Legacy on the Land. The speakers covered a wide range of topics within the focus of succession planning.  Howard Weiss from the US Trust spoke to the components of succession planning and governance. Succession planning has many elements. Put as a formula, succession planning = farm and... Read More

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