U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week that greater protection is now available from the Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program for crops that traditionally have been ineligible for federal crop insurance.
YAKIMA - Yakima Ag-Expo, which will take place Thursday, Jan. 8, will feature several opportunities for agricultural producers throughout the region.
A proposal by the U.S. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife for restoring Bull Trout populations should have little or no impact on Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District operations.
YAKIMA – Women working in the agricultural industry are urged to take part in the Women in Agriculture Conference to be held on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Yakima.
A Stage 2 burn ban has been declared by the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency for both upper and lower Yakima County.
The Washington Grape Society presented several awards at its annual meeting recently.
Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center
The grades are in and, by and large, they are positive for Yakima Valley’s dairies.
A stage one burn ban was declared by the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority this past Saturday for all of Yakima County.
It was a full house at Blessed Sacrament Church’s McDonnell Hall last Thursday night, during the seventh annual Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo Foundation banquet.
Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley cultivated more than 7,400 pounds of hot wax peppers this past summer, which were harvested by hand and will be sold under the “Mama Lil’s” label to restaurants on the East Coast and in the Southern states.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture recently learned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the state’s application for $4.2 million in grant funding for projects that will support the state’s fruit, vegetable and horticulture growers.
Levy rates to increase
Temperatures may be hovering near the 90s, but reminders of the fall season are all around – and that includes the approaching end of the irrigation season.
The South Yakima Conservation District has limited cost-share funding available to assist local farmers implement best management practices that address soil and water conservation problems.
Fall harvest is well underway in the many rural communities Pacific Power serves.