Invitations have been sent to a broad array of agricultural interests to participate on the Washington Department of Ecology’s (Ecology) new agriculture and water quality advisory committee.
With California’s winter drought currently in the headlines, federal and state lawmakers are mulling ways to help increase water storage.
Despite working on average a little less than half the year, the number of ag workers in Washington state is up, as is their average salary.
The FFA chapter at Grandview High School will open its annual tree and wreath sale this Friday, Dec. 6, at 3:30 p.m. at the Country Park fairgrounds on Wallace Way, Grandview.
GRANDVIEW - Catherine Jones keeps busy as an adjunct instructor and grant director for the Yakima Valley Community College viticulture and enology program in Grandview.
Woody’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is closed for the season, but the farm will this coming Saturday host a punkin’ chunkin’ for local Boy Scouts.
GRANDVIEW – The annual Washington State Grape Society meeting will take place Thursday and Friday, Nov. 14-15, at the Grandview Church of Nazarene, located at 500 N. Elm St. in Grandview.
A 10-year old mare from north Pasco is the second case of equine West Nile virus reported in Washington this year. The horse was euthanized.
In action taken this past Monday, Port of Sunnyside commissioners approved renewing a five-year contract with Jim’s Hay to harvest the port’s alfalfa fields.
Harvesting is well underway in many rural communities Pacific Power serves. The busy fall harvest season is one of the most productive, but also one of the most dangerous times of the year for farmers, ranchers and their work crews.
A group of dairymen from the Netherlands was in the Sunnyside area yesterday, learning about the local dairy industry and how one dairy farm has been adjusting to meet the needs of the market.
A case of West Nile virus, a potentially fatal disease in horses, has been confirmed in a Yakima County horse.
GRANDVIEW – A new 37,600 sq. ft. building will soon be constructed next to the Bleyhl Country Store in Grandview.