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  • Oregon Potato Company to purchase Quincy Foods

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer QUINCY — Oregon Potato Company is purchasing Quincy Foods, in Quincy, Wash., for $21.5 million, according to court documents filed on Nov. 15, 2019. Oregon Potato will also be purchasing the inventory at an estimated... Read More

  • WSDA helps fund potato soil health research

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer MOSES LAKE – There is a consensus that research in the area of potato soil health is a definite need. Members of the Washington State Department of Agriculture agree. During the 2019 legislative session, the... Read More

  • Othello on verge of becoming frozen potato capital of the world

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer OTHELLO — Othello is about to become the largest producer of frozen potatoes in the world. McCain Foods broke ground in October of 2019 in Othello for a new line that will double the size... Read More

  • Commission leader reflects on potatoes in Oregon

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer PORTLAND, Ore. — In the spring of 2019, Gary Roth stepped into the role of executive director for the Oregon Potato Commission. His predecessor, Bill Brewer, stepped down after 13 years at the commission. “I... Read More

  • Small Business Development Center hosts hemp conference

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer QUINCY — The Small Business Development Center, a part of the Grant County Economic Development Council, based in Moses Lake, hosted its first hemp conference on Jan. 8 at the Quincy Valley Business & Conference... Read More

  • California modifies cherry import rules

    By RACHAL PINKERTON Staff Writer OLYMPIA — The California Department of Food and Agriculture issued new rules in December that will allow cherry processors in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah to continue shipping cherries even if fruit fly larvae... Read More

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