Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA

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  • McCain Foods USA Inc. announces $300 million investment at Othello facility

    Anticipated to bring 180 new jobs to the area By RICHARD BYRD Managing Editor OTHELLO — The world’s largest frozen French fry producer, McCain Foods USA Inc., a division of McCain Foods Limited, announced a $300 million investment in their... Read More

  • Tractor GPS thefts on the rise in Grant County

    Deputies urging farmers to take extra precautions GRANT COUNTY — Thefts involving farm tractor GPS equipment is on the rise around Grant County. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says deputies have taken reports of $90,000 in losses of GPS equipment... Read More

  • Genome database for Rosaceae plants

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE —When opening a seed catalog, the number of varieties within a vegetable family may be a bit overwhelming. But with the help of pictures and written descriptions, selecting the right variety can be... Read More

  • Sue Tebow celebrates 3 years of sharing agricultural stories

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — April 23 marks the three-year anniversary of a popular agriculture Facebook page dubbed “agri.CULTURE.” The page is a passion of Moses Lake resident Sue Tebow. Every day for the past three years,... Read More

  • Hanford B Reactor tours open to the public

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer HANFORD — The Manhattan Project National Historical Park has opened tours of Hanford’s B Reactor for the 2019 season. Tours run from April through November. Hanford was one of several sites around the country that... Read More

  • Sheep shearing school comes to Moses Lake

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — Dale Nyberg and his wife Brandi Jo came to Moses Lake the first week of April with the intent to learn how to shear sheep. “My wife and I intend to keep... Read More

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  • WSDA to hold "Ask the Expert" gypsy moth open houses January 17, 2019
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) invites community members to attend "Ask the Expert" open houses in areas where spring gypsy moth treatments have been proposed.
  • WSDA proposes spring treatment to protect Washington from gypsy moth December 19, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is proposing to treat several areas in Western Washington next spring to eradicate multiple introductions of gypsy moth, a non-native, invasive pest that can decimate the environment. The proposal calls for treating a total of about 1,700 acres of land at four sites, including one site where WSDA […]
  • WSDA issues 2018 dairy nutrient management grants November 2, 2018
    WSDA this week announced the recipients of eight water-quality project grants funded by fines issued to dairies for improper recordkeeping or manure management.
  • WSDA issues 2018 dairy nutrient management grants November 2, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) this week announced the recipients of eight water-quality project grants funded by fines issued to dairies for improper recordkeeping or manure management.
  • WSDA expands apple maggot quarantine into Methow Valley October 11, 2018
    WSDA is expanding the state`s apple maggot quarantine into parts of Okanogan County, in an effort to slow the spread of this invasive pest and protect commercial apple production.