• Visker’s Family Honored 2017 Grant County Hay King

    When you’ve been farming as long as the Visker’s have you pick up a few valuable tidbits along the way. And their expertise has paid off well as Haywire Farms Inc. was named 2017 Grant County Hay King.  “It’s a pretty... Read More

  • Quincy Farm Family of the Year – Jim Buys’ Family

    QUINCY – Making something out of nothing is the typical plight for most farmers. It was no different for Jim and Minnie Buys who bought a modest parcel of land 50 years ago off of what is now Adams and... Read More

  • Dan Reynolds – Born and Raised

    Although years have passed since Dan Reynolds was first exposed to the dairy business as a child, one thing has always remained constant: his dedication to what he does. Reynolds, owner and caretaker of Monument Farms in Quincy, Washington, is... Read More

  • New Season Northwest Fresh Pear Crop Estimate

    Category: Crops

    PORTLAND, Ore. (June 8, 2017) – At the June 1st annual Pear Bureau Northwest meeting, Northwest pear growers compiled the first official 2017-18 fresh pear crop estimate for Washington and Oregon. Pear growers and producers from Washington’s Wenatchee and Yakima... Read More

  • 4th Annual Ag World Golf Classic Raises Over $73,000

    Hosted by Simplot, Lamb Weston, McCain Foods, Potato Growers of Washington, and Ag World Support Systems Area agriculture producers, processors and industry businesses rose to the challenge and set a new event record by raising over $73,000 to benefit the... Read More

  • 2017 Lind Combine Derby Results

    Best Decorated Combine 1st: Tyran Doyle - Lind, WA 2nd: Eric Labes - Lind, WA 3rd: Palmer Phillips - Lind, WA 4th: Jim Oswald - Spokane, WA Heat #1 Combines Tie: Caleb Hannas Palmer Phillips Ryan Kulm - Pasco Heat... Read More

  • Othello FFA Students Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

    FFA Officers from left are Vice President Mykiah Hollenbeck, Alyson Shade (interim vice president), Kobie Snyder (interim secretary), Sarah Wilson (interim treasurer), and Cody Carlson (interim reporter).[/caption]Future Farmers of America (FFA) was founded by a young group of FArmers in... Read More

  • Leo Garcia Named Apple Citizen of the Year

    Leo Garcia has been named 2017 Apple Citizen of the Year. The Apple Blossom Festival’s Queen Amy Sand and Festival Administrator Darci Christoferson surprised Leo with the award at The Certificate of Completion Graduation for Hispanic Orchard Employee Education Programs... Read More

  • I Hear the Train A Comin’

    It’s been nearly 15 years in the making and 20 years since rail service has operated on the tracks, but the Royal Slope Railroad is finally able to offer a weekly rail service to Othello. “We began work on the... Read More

  • Rubio Family Makes College Possible

    This spring a Brewster High School graduate will receive a special new WAEF scholarship. The Rubio Family scholarship is offered for the first time this year to graduates of Brewster High School. What makes this award so special is that... Read More

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