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Weekly Blog

FWAA Partnerships

While Far West has a number of partners in our five-state area, perhaps some of the more meaningful are located in and near our office in Spokane.  Over the years our membership and participation in the Agribusiness Council, a part of Greater Spokane Incorporated, has raised us to a…

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In Memorium – Allan Romander

The ICCA Program and the NW Region lost a dear friend—Allan Romander, CCA-WR, has passed away. Allan was Chair of the ICCA board in 2014. Prior to that he was Chair of the CCA-CA board and was a CCA of the Year. Allan was in charge of promoting the…

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Accident Sparks Reissuance of Ammonium Nitrate Safety Guidelines

An accident earlier this month involving a tanker truck carrying ammonium nitrate exploded on a rural Arkansas highway, killing the driver.  A report suggests that the brakes on the truck may have overheated, ignited, caused a fire and subsequent explosion.  The Fertilizer Institute has reissued an ammonium nitrate storage…

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Where there is disaster, there is opportunity

We’ve seen the pictures of the floods in Nebraska and Iowa, and we have even experienced some much lesser flooding here in the North and Western states along with wet conditions that have delayed spring work by near 30 days but…we have moisture! As the days begin to warm,…

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