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Moses Lake Industries: A commitment to hard work and community

MOSES LAKE — There’s a good chance you have never heard of Moses Lake Industries. But there’s a nearly certain c...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
New home for collaborative agricultural research to open

Washington State University will celebrate the opening of the new Plant Sciences Building, a state-of-the-art home on the Pullman campus for collaborative re...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
It's national pear month, so have a pear

PORTLAND, Ore. — December is National Pear Month. So, have a pear. Preferably with cheese and walnuts.

Updated 2 months ago
Woodinville Whiskey going strong in Quincy

While they brew and distill in Woodinville, Woodinville Whiskey Co.'s connection to Quincy dates from the company's beginning.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
News from the world of potatoes

Washington State University will offer five three-hour webinars in 2020 and 2021 for urban IPM and pesticide education recertification credits. Each seminar will provide three Washington State Department of Agric...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Study: Grazing cattle can reduce wildfire risk

A study by the University of California suggests that grazing cattle can help keep brush down and limit the spread and intensity of wildfires.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
State Supreme Court strikes down overtime exemption for dairy workers

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Supreme Court ruled last week that the state law exempting dairy workers from overtime pay violates the state’s constitution.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Victory in latest battle against Asian giant hornet

BLAINE — It had all the careful planning and coordination of a commando raid. Because, in essence, it was.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Making ag data meaningful for farmers

WALLA WALLA — There’s a 20-acre apple orchard west of Eltopia that may be the most monitored patch of fruit trees in the entire world.

Updated 3 months ago
Grocery Guru to give keynote at horticulture conference

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — There’s no reason 95 percent of the country's lettuce should be grown in California and shipped hither and yon across the United States.

Updated 3 months ago
News from the world of potatoes

2021 WA-OR POTATO CONFERENCE TO GO VIRTUAL Due to the restrictions on gatherings to limit the spread of the Corona Virus, we will not be able to have our normal show at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kenn...