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Read about recent events and issues concerning agriculture in Washington.

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EPA's new Northwest boss butted heads with agency

Posted by Washivore on October 20, 2017 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Farm groups say they’re optimistic the EPA’s new Northwest administrator will give agriculture a fair shake. Read more.

It's a Farm, Not a Factory

Posted by Washivore on October 20, 2017 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Get a closer look at a modern approach to raising beef through learning what life is like for the people and cattle of C and G Cattle Co in Othello, WA. Read more.


First Generation Farmer Encourages New Farmers To Pursue Dream

Posted by Washivore on October 19, 2017 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Hear about the fun and the challenges of being a first-generation farmer! Read more.


USDA Releases Top 10 Commodities in Washington for 2016

Posted by Washivore on October 18, 2017 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Apples, milk, and potatoes were the top commodities of 2016. Potatoes moved up a spot ahead of cattle and calves. Read more.



Any way you cut it, Richland a french fry powerhouse

Posted by Washivore on October 18, 2017 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Most of the potatoes processed into french fries in Richland are purchased from farmers within 60 miles of the Tri-Cities. Read more.


Farmers go into the blue

Posted by Washivore on October 17, 2017 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington is tops in the country in blueberry production. Read more.


Why Mann Packing is removing non-GMO labels as major brands are adding them

Posted by Washivore on October 17, 2017 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Why label lettuce non-GMO when there is no such thing as GMO lettuce? Read more.


Local hay industry an economic engine

Posted by Washivore on October 16, 2017 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

It has been a great year for hay growers and suppliers in Ellensburg. Read more.


Long Beach cranberry farmers fight late bloom, oversupply

Posted by Washivore on October 16, 2017 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

In addition to a late bloom this summer, a cranberry tipworm infestation in 2016 could have impacted the cranberry harvest this year. Read more.


America's largest pumpkin? It's from South Sound. So are No. 2 and 3.

Posted by Washivore on October 12, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Led by seven-time winner Joel Holland of Sumner, three growers within an hour's drive in the South Sound dominate the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California. Read more.



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