|Posted on April 24, 2018 at 12:15 PM||comments (0)|
Based near Pasco, Larsen is one of roughly 45 to 60 farmers in Washington raising asparagus on a total of 4,000 to 4,500 acres. He is chairman of the Washington Asparagus Commission. Read more.
|Posted on April 23, 2018 at 5:05 PM||comments (0)|
Learn more about the great work the Washington Potato Commission is doing to support our potato growers! Potatoes are the #4 crop in the state. Read more.
|Posted on April 20, 2018 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
With help from a $30,000 grant from the state Department of Health, the market will increase the amount of fresh fruit and vegetables shoppers using low-income programs can buy from local farmers. Read more.
Photo: Drew Perine/The News Tribune
|Posted on April 19, 2018 at 12:30 PM||comments (0)|
The Center for Latino Farmers hosts a variety of classes and workshops across Central Washington in an attempt to ease the transition. Read more.
|Posted on April 18, 2018 at 1:20 PM||comments (0)|
Did you know the apple maggot may have tagged along with the first settlers coming to Washington State from the East Coast? The Heritage Orchard is a great place to study these pests and resurrect the fruits of the pioneers at the same time. Read more.
|Posted on April 17, 2018 at 12:20 PM||comments (0)|
Family comes first at Evans Fruit Co., a 69-year-old growing and shipping operation based in Washington’s Yakima Valley. Read more.
Photo: David Leder/Capital Press
|Posted on April 16, 2018 at 7:10 PM||comments (0)|
Now is the time to look for #WashingtonGrown #asparagus! Read more.
|Posted on April 13, 2018 at 12:20 PM||comments (0)|
The legislation gives states the opportunity to become the primary regulators of #hemp, allow hemp researchers to apply for competitive federal grants from the USDA, and make hemp farmers eligible to apply for crop insurance. Read more.
|Posted on April 12, 2018 at 1:20 PM||comments (0)|
The Chinese government has announced tariffs on 128 products including fresh fruit and wine after President Trump announced steel and aluminum tariffs against China. Read more.
Photo: Andy Perdue Great Northwest Wine
|Posted on April 10, 2018 at 12:35 PM||comments (0)|
We are so proud of Benton County farmer Nicole Berg for being such a strong advocate for wheat growers in Washington State and beyond! Read more.