Coastal Ag News Roundup for June 14th

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, Washington State University researchers find way to save honey bees, ecosystems may be destabilizing, ranchers given permission to kill wolves, large Oregon dairy ordered to allow auction of its livestock, and coastal martens face extinction.  WSU Researchers Working to Save Honey Bees Washington State University researchers have developed a […]

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Microgreens

Microgreens Gain Huge Popularity

Coastal’s Urban Farmer’s Almanac

  Remember the last time you ordered a salad at a fancy restaurant? Do you recall the tiny vegetable leaves that sat atop your salad? Those are called microgreens, which are grown and harvested in a process called micro-gardening or cut-and-come-again gardening. Those greens include the immature leaves and stems from broccoli, celery, kale, spinach, […]

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Fencing Basics

Fencing 101: Start with the basics

  Fencing is a vital part of country life. A good fence keeps livestock safe from the outside world, and the outside world from getting into your personal space. From installation and planning, to maintenance and moving, there are plenty of fence topics out there. Today, we’ll be covering some of the basics, including links […]

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Onion Marmalade

Onion Marmalade

Summer barbecues are right around the corner, and nothing is better on a burger than a heaping helping of onion marmalade. The latest Coastal recipe shows you how to make and store your very own preserve that can last for months. It just might be the perfect condiment for lots of compliments. You’ll find your […]

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Alternative Gardening

Alternative Gardening

Coastal’s Urban Farmer’s Almanac

  Alternative gardens can be a great choice for a lot of families, whether you live in the city, suburbs, or out in the country. Linda Woolsey, Certified Professional Horticulturalist and lifelong gardener has some tips to help you add an alternative garden to your yard, patio, deck, or acreage. When Linda started at the […]

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ACL Surgery for Dogs

Canine Corner: Auggie’s ACL Surgery

The Trials & Tribulations of Raising August West

August West (Auggie) was still very young when the Berning family noticed his limping. At first, it was just one of his hind legs. Then the pain and immobility doubled, affecting both legs. After a visit with Dr. Sherri Morris with Plateau Veterinary Hospital & Orthopedic Center in Bend, Oregon, it became clear that Auggie […]

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Coastal Ag News Roundup for June 14th

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, uncertainty for Oregon wheat growers, rural areas to get better broadband internet, how the new South Korean trade deal will affect northwest farmers, ODA director visits all 36 Oregon counties, and Washington asparagus growers need people for possible early harvest. NE Oregon Wheat Trade Deals with Uncertainty Wheat farmers […]

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Horse Worming

Horse Worming

  Spring and summer bring plenty of grass and grazing opportunities. But that warm weather and growth can also mean parasites making their way into your horse’s digestive tract, causing inflammation, a nutrient decrease, and more. We met up with Coastal horse expert Miranda Dickson to review some worming basics and how to minimize your […]

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Gardening Basics

The Basics of Good Gardening

Coastal’s Urban Farmer’s Almanac

  At every Coastal location, you’ll find a handful of experts who know how to help you plant and maintain a great garden. But if you’re near the Marysville, Washington store, you’re going to meet Linda Woolsey, Certified Professional Horticulturalist and lifelong gardener. She loves gardening and sharing her expertise with others. Today, she’s covering […]

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Digging & Dividing Perennials

How to: Dig Up, Divide, and Transplant Perennials

  Where you live in the Pacific Northwest says a lot about the types of perennials that do well in your area. While it might be impossible to control climate, elevation, and geography, the way you dig up, divide and transplant those perennials can have a big impact on the look and productivity of your […]

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