wildfires

Conaway Talks Farm Bill; Hay Aid for Wildfire Victims
** Whenever he talks about the 2018 farm bill, House Ag Committee Chairman Michael Conaway says his goal is “a good farm bill passed on time.”
But while the elements of a successful farm bill may be debatable, enacting a farm bill ahead of the September 2018 expiration of …
Ag Secretary Visiting Cuba; Forest Restoration to Expand
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Cuba leading a delegation of U.S. government officials there through Saturday. Vilsack said the trip would "be an opportunity to support the administration’s commitment to normalizing relations and empowering the Cuban people through b…
Washington State Wildfire Info Center
The folks at NBC-TV affiliate KING 5 in Seattle have compiled a helpful list of links to help those concerned and interested keep up with the latest on the Washington wildfires spreading across the state:
Wildfires Can Cause Travel Problems
Sunday on our way home from our family reunion in Prospect, Oregon we encountered road closures on Highway 97 just outside of Madras, Oregon due to the wildfires. Luckily ... for us it was only 20 minutes of a delay.
I have never been that close to a wildfire before and it was a little unnerving...