Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA
  • Burress enjoys big day at Buffalo Bill Rodeo

    NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — Steer wrestler Tee Burress loves to rodeo and the PRCA’s circuit system is a perfect fit for him. The Piedmont, S.D., cowboy’s main source of income is working with his father, Marty, in the construction business... Read More

  • Sears Hometown under new ownership

    MOSES LAKE — The Sears Hometown Store in downtown Moses Lake is under new management and is ready to do business. “I took over at the beginning of April,” said Brad Evers, the store’s new franchise owner. To celebrate the... Read More

  • Carter captures X Bulls glory in Reno

    RENO, Nev. — This was definitely the right time for bull rider Riker Carter to have a great time. In a field of star-studded competitors, the Stone, Idaho, cowboy won his inaugural Xtreme Bulls Division 1 event when he captured... Read More

  • Half-Sun Travel Plaza humming along

    Category: Uncategorized

    MOSES LAKE — It’s been a little over 15 months since the Confederated Tribes of the Colville opened Colville Fuels Half-Sun Travel Plaza of the southwest corner of South Wanapum Drive and West Lakeshore Drive. While specific fuel or merchandise... Read More

  • Irons in the Fire: Family is the most important crop to Ephrata Farmer

    EPHRATA — Farming is much more than just a passion to Jeff Cobb. It is his life’s work. “Every day is different,” Jeff said. Which, is ultimately why he continues to love farming he explained.  Having grown up on a... Read More

  • 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

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  • Season to treat invasive Spartina starts in June May 16, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will begin this year`s treatment season for Spartina on June 1 with the treatments continuing through November. Survey and eradication efforts of the aggressive, noxious weed will take place in multiple areas, including Grays Harbor, Hood Canal, Willapa Bay, Puget Sound, the north and west sides of the […]
  • Gypsy moth treatments begin in Kitsap and Pierce counties May 3, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will conduct the first of three treatments to eradicate European gypsy moths next week. In total, WSDA will treat about 1,300 acres with Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki), which is approved for use on organic food crops and has been safely used in previous gypsy moth eradication projects […]
  • Businesses will need new license endorsement to produce marijuana-infused edibles March 20, 2018
    OLYMPIA -- As of April 1, statutory authority to regulate the makers of marijuana edibles will be added to the administrative responsibilities of the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), a move that will require these businesses to apply for a special endorsement on their business licenses.
  • Public invited to review gypsy moth environmental documents March 7, 2018
    OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is now accepting public comments on a proposed plan to eradicate gypsy moths at two sites in Western Washington totaling 1,300 acres.
  • WSDA prepared to enforce Brassica seed regulations February 26, 2018
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is prepared to pursue legal action against Brassica seed growers who do not coordinate their growing locations with other growers. This has become an ongoing problem, especially in northwestern Washington counties, and is placing commercial seed growers at risk of cross-pollination, potentially reducing the value of their crops.