Moses Lake, WA 98837, USA
  • Breana Daniels: Good luck, bad luck, and a lot of hard work

    By EMRY DINMAN, Basin Business Journal MOSES LAKE, WA — Almost all of this country's great success stories seem to begin at the crossroads of serendipity and hard work, and Breana Daniels' long path to rodeo queen is a sterling... Read More

  • Farm Family of the Year: A shallow crop and deep roots at Thaemert Farms

    Category: Crops

    By EMRY DINMAN, For the Basin Business Journal Sixty-two years ago, the Thaemerts couldn’t have imagined that their family farm would be in the position it is today. Their potatoes loom large over the Northwest market, their product is shipped... Read More

  • For the Stredwicks, perfect hay takes timing and patience

    By EMRY DINMAN, For the Basin Business Journal Though Matt Stredwick was crowned the 2018 Hay King at this year’s Grant County Fair, he admits that the most important part of crafting the perfect bale of hay is entirely out... Read More

  • Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to hold monthly luncheon

    Category: Events

    The Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is holding its monthly General Membership Networking Luncheon Sept. 19, where attendees can hear from local business leaders and see the contributions the Latino community makes for the region’s small businesses. The event will... Read More

  • Ag World fundraiser nets $91,000 for Ronald McDonald House

    KENNEWICK — Farmers and golfers raised more the $91,000 this year for the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) at the fifth annual Ag World Golf Classic at the Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick. “The Ag World Golf Classic has... Read More

  • REC posts loss, but CEO still optimistic

    MOSES LAKE — Norway-based REC Silicon posted a loss of $9.6 million on revenue of $58.9 million for the second quarter of 2018 (April-June). And if the international market for polysilicon doesn't improve in the next year, REC Silicon will... Read More

  • LocalTel expands into Grant County market

    MOSES LAKE — Residential and business internet provider LocalTel is big enough to offer 24-hour customer service, yet small enough to make it personal. With that, the Wenatchee-based business decided to enter the Moses Lake market, providing a great deal... Read More

  • In Assaasafofum, charity leads to self-sufficiency

    Businesses, faith leaders and city government in Othello came together last year to bring a tractor, a tiller and other equipment to an impoverished village in Ghana so small that it does not appear on most maps. Not far from... Read More

  • Apple Commission hires new communications coordinator

    The Washington Apple Commission has hired Toni Lynn Adams as the new communications outreach coordinator. Adams' responsibilities include communicating trade information to apple growers, developing website improvements, corresponding with market country representatives and publicizing the WAC's mission. The grower-governed public... Read More

  • An uncertain market for Washington wheat

    Between the beginning of tariffs and the withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Washington wheat farmers may be facing a difficult year ahead. While growers are somewhat optimistic about the upcoming year, tumultuous trade relations threaten to sideline what farmers hope... Read More

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  • 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.
  • WSDA trappers start annual hunt for pests May 31, 2018
    WSDA has begun its annual hunt for pests that threaten the state`s agriculture industry. Trappers are hitting the road to set traps throughout the state to monitor for the introduction or spread of a variety of invasive pests, including gypsy moths, apple maggot and Japanese beetle.
  • 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 […]