WSU ORGANIC FARM HOSTS FOOD SAFETY WORKSHOP

May 23, 2017News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MAY. 23, 2017)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (MAY. 23, 2017) – Washington State University (WSU) held a Food Safety Assessment On-Farm Workshop today and among the local producers there to learn and ask questions were Northwest Farmers Union (NWFU) members.   Peggy Wright a member of NWFU … Read More

NWFU HOSTS STUDENT DRIVEN MEETING FOR WWCC AND BMCC STUDENTS

May 17, 2017News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MAY. 17, 2017)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com WASHINGTON STATE (MAY. 17, 2017) – Northwest Farmers Union (NWFU) Secretary Tiffany Wright hosted a gathering of college students to discuss issues pertinent to NWFU and the students’ priorities in agriculture. The meeting was attended by students from both Walla Walla Community College … Read More

NWFU Supports Fair Trade for Northwest Farmers and Ranchers

March 23, 2017News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MAY. 1, 2017) Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (MAY. 1, 2017) – Northwest Farmers Union (NWFU),an agriculture advocacy organization that falls under the umbrella of the National Farmers Union and makes up the states of Washington Idaho and Oregon is supportive of Fair Trade agreements for farmers and ranchers. … Read More

NWFU MEMBERS TESTIFY IN OLYMPIA ON THE BEEF CHECKOFF

March 17, 2017News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MAR. 17, 2017)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (MAR. 17, 2017) – Northwest Farmers Union (NWFU) represents farmers and ranchers throughout Washington, Idaho and Oregon. When issues important to their members arise NWFU members take action. A need arose today centered around the Washington state beef checkoff and … Read More

NWFU MEMBERS ACCEPTS SECOND CONSECUTIVE AWARD AT NATIONAL CONVENTION

March 7, 2017News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MAR. 7, 2017)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (MAR. 7, 2017) – The National Farmers Union (NFU) recognized the efforts of its’ members today at the 115th Anniversary Convention for their work in membership recruitment and outreach. Along with other state and regional organizations the Northwest Farmers Union … Read More

NWFU COLLEGIATE CHAPTER ATTENDS CONFERENCE AT CHS HEADQUARTERS

February 23, 2017News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FEB. 23, 2017)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (FEB. 23, 2017) – The National Farmers Union (NFU) is quickly approaching its’ 115th year as a leader in cooperatives and education and it furthered its’ work in those endeavors by sending 100 students from 20 colleges and universities in … Read More

NWFU VOICES CONCERN OVER WA BEEF CHECK OFF; AGAIN

August 24, 2016News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (AUG. 24, 2016)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (AUG. 24, 2016) – Northwest Farmers Union (NWFU) was involved in a discussion to raise the Washington State Beef Check Off recently in Sprague, Washington. Cattle producers from around the state as well as a contingent of NWFU members were … Read More

NWFU APPLAUDS THE HALT OF THE WA BEEF CHECK OFF INCREASE BILL

February 19, 2016News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FEB. 19, 2016)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (FEB. 19, 2016) – The $1.50 Beef Checkoff – It’s The Law! That is the heading for the Washington State Beef Commission checkoff remittance form. There was a bill SB 6638 led by Senator Judy Warnick to raise the Beef … Read More

NWFU COHOSTS SUCCESFUL INDUSTRIAL HEMP EDUCATION SESSION IN OREGON CAPITOL

February 14, 2016News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FEB. 14, 2016)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   OREGON (FEB. 14, 2016) – Northwest Farmers Union (NWFU) and President Kent Wright co-hosted an educational session on Industrial Hemp in the Oregon state capitol of Salem, OR. The event was designed as an informative session for parties who were interested in … Read More

NWFU CO-HOSTS INDUSTRIAL HEMP EVENT

February 10, 2016News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FEB. 10, 2016)   Contact: Kent Wright, 509-435-3590 kent@wrightwayangus.com   WASHINGTON STATE (FEB. 10, 2016) – Northwest Farmers Union (NWFU) and President Kent Wright are co-hosting an educational seminar on the history and opportunities available with Industrial Hemp this Thursday February 11th in Salem, Oregon. The event will take place at the … Read More