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Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago

Ephrata rancher named Grant County Cattleman of the Year

EPHRATA — Brett Tonne likes his job, mostly.

Updated 19 hours, 2 minutes ago
Federal COVID-19 farm aid extended to specialty crops

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Specialty crop producers are now eligible to apply for assistance under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on J...

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
New apple maggot soil rules in effect

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has instituted new regulations concerning the soil being transported from apple maggot-quarantined areas to non-quarantined areas. The new rules too...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Upcoming events — Are they happening?

MOSES LAKE — As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the lives of Americans, event planners are taking a hard look at upcoming events and making tough decisions about whether to hold their event or not.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Cold chain makes China cherry exports possible

MOSES LAKE — It may very well be the coldest room in all of Grant County. At least in July.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Lessons from pandemic could apply to soil health regeneration

SEATTLE — As the coronavirus pandemic affects lives across the country, people and communities have learned to adapt their behaviors to meet the situation.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Bureau of Land Management names new state director

WASHINGTON — Barry Bushue was appointed the state director for the Bureau of Land Management in Washington and Oregon on June 8, according to a press release from the agency. Bushue’s resume includes owning a ret...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
New COVID-19 regulations hurt farmers

OLYMPIA — The new rules handed down by the governor’s office with regard to worker safety has put farmers and orchardists in a very difficult place.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Washington Wine Foundation announces scholarship recipients

CASHMERE — The Washington Wine Foundation has awarded $48,000 in scholarships to students studying viticulture and enology. The scholarship money came from the Walter J. Clore Scholarship, Foundation Fund Scholar...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
What you should know about dairy

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