Agriculture



Honey bees saved by fungus?

A mushroom extract fed to honey bees greatly reduces virus levels, according to a new paper from Washington State University scientists,

October 10, 2018 12:49 p.m. read more..
  

One tough hombre

Hard-working Oscar Hernandez, 83, of Sunnyside was out with his tractor Saturday doing weed control in the area between the Arco gas station and the Grand Cinema.

August 13, 2018 noon read more..
   

Ostrom securing $45 million finance package

The city is a closer to 200 new year-around jobs with the announcement that Ostrom Mushroom Farms, LLC, has acquired the funding for its new state-of-the-art composting and operating platform at the Port of Sunnyside.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..


Adequate water available this growing season

The federal Bureau of Reclamation’s June water supply available forecast for the Yakima basin indicates there is adequate water to satisfy senior and junior water rights this irrigation season.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..
  

WSU offers dryland Field Day

Farmers can learn about the newest crop varieties and practices for drylands, and meet the new dean of Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, at WSU’s Lind Field Day on June 14.

May 24, 2018 9:26 a.m. read more..
  

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