A recent disaster designation due to drought in Benton and Franklin counties has prompted federal disaster relief for farmers and ranchers.
Sunnyside’s Betty Brown (above) examines the apples and asparagus on sale at the opening of the Sunnyside farmers market this past Saturday.
After a year of hosting the Sunnyside Farmers Market, Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley, the local sponsor, and its farmers market board of directors decided to call in help to evaluate the past season’s successes and failures.
YAKIMA –The Bureau of Reclamation’s May 2014 “Total Water Supply Available” forecast for the Yakima Basin indicates there will be a full water supply for both senior and junior water rights this coming irrigation season.
Community residents, youngsters urged to get their hands dirty
For the second year Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley has started its community garden and youth ranch outreach program.
GRANGER – Some drinking water in the Lower Valley may contain a higher concentration of nitrates than is allowed by the EPA. The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee learned at its Thursday night meeting about the consequences of such contamination.
Samuel Olmedo and Chelsea Durfey of Lighthouse Farms (photo above) speak with potential employees at Wednesday’s Ag Connection event in Granger.
The Sunnyside Farmers Market makes its return on Saturday, May 17.
Now is the time to start placing orders for the geraniums and petunias that the Lower Valley Soroptimist International Club sells each spring.
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.
- Tue, Sept. 2, 1 PM
- Tue, Sept. 2, 7:15 PM
- Wed, Sept. 3, 5:30 PM
- Wed, Sept. 3, 6 PM
- Wed, Sept. 3, 7:15 PM