Pacific Northwest

$32M WSU tree fruit research endowment fully funded

Crop assessments stopped Jan. 21 for growers who have paid millions of dollars into a Washington State University (WSU) Tree Fruit Endowment. The $32 million endowment is now fully funded, according to a press release... more »

Women in Agriculture event Jan. 25 in Washington state

Washington State University (WSU) Extension is holding the 2020 Women in Agriculture conference on Saturday, Jan.  25. This is an opportunity for women farmers or anyone who works with women farmers to network, hear some... more »

2020 Women in Ag Conference helps women cultivate healthy farms, careers

Women across the Northwest can learn how to run resilient farms and businesses while enhancing their own health at the 2020 Women in Agriculture Conference, organized by Washington State University Extension. The event is Saturday,... more »

New rule nixes penalties for Northwest cherry processors

A new rule that went into effect this year removes penalties for cherry processors in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Utah, who previously faced lost market access to or through California for an entire season... more »

Certis USA adds sales representative in Mountain West region

Certis USA has added Jason Downs as the newest member of the biopesticide leader’s team of experienced sales representatives. Downs will service customers as the sales manager, Mountain West region that includes the states of... more »

Extreme snacking video links Pear Bureau Northwest with consumers

With the fourth annual ongoing efforts to present pears in new and exciting ways and reach new audiences, Pear Bureau Northwest has embraced the current popularity of hot and spicy snack foods by creating a short,... more »

Honeybee-eating Asian giant hornets reported in Northwest

In December, Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) entomologists identified a large hornet found near the Canadian border as an Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), an invasive species not previously found in Washington state. Although... more »

Juici, Koru apples going backstage with Lady Gaga

Juici and Kuru, new apples from Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers, are headed to Vegas and will be served backstage to the performers at Enigma, a concert residency held at the Park Theater, Park MGM,... more »


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