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.
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.