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Studying the dirt beneath your feet

PROSSER — To get the most out of your irrigation equipment, the chemicals you put on your crops, and the water y...

Updated 5 days, 20 hours ago
It’s all about the stress: Finding ways to make irrigation more efficient

PROSSER — Geraldine Diverres-Naranjo minces no words when she describes her home in the Canary Islands.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Invasive Japanese beetles threaten Yakima Valley growers

GRANDVIEW (AP) — Thousands of invasive Japanese beetles have been caught in the Lower Yakima Valley this summer and pose a threat to the agricultural industry.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
‘Live in the hay’: Three-time Hay King shares the secrets to a good product

MOSES LAKE — Bob Wieldraayer is no stranger to wearing the crown of Hay King.

Updated 1 month ago
Keeping up a family tradition: Raceways Technology still going strong in third generation

QUINCY — The words on Josh Paul’s shirt — “Get Bent” — say it all.

Updated 1 month ago
Study shows pest attack order changes plant defenses

PULLMAN — The dining time of different insects impacts a plant’s defenses and nutritional quality—a complexity uncovered in new research with implications fo...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
2021 Washington apple harvest estimated to be 124.85 million boxes

YAKIMA — In its latest forecast, the Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) is estimating the state’s 2021 fresh apple crop at roughly 125 million 4...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Researchers smoke grapes to see how it affects wine

PROSSER — Smoke is one of those things you don’t want to taste in a wine.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Washington State Wine Commission launches wine app

SEATTLE—The Washington State Wine Commission kicked off August as Washington Wine Month today by launching a brand-new website for the state’s wine industry,...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
WSU to lead national AI research institute for agriculture

PULLMAN – With a new $20 million federal grant, Washington State University will lead a major research institute to develop artificial intelligence (AI) solu...