Pacific Northwest

TS Biotechnology Holdings acquires Okanagan Specialty Fruits

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) announced Feb. 3 the acquisition of OSF by TS Biotechnology Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Third Security, LLC. OSF is the pioneering agricultural company behind the development and commercialization of... more »

WSU professor Michelle Moyer wins award for distinction in Extension

On learning that she had won the 2020 Extension Distinction Award from ASEV –the American Society for Enology & Viticulture – Washington State University (WSU) associate  professor and Extension specialist, Michelle Moyer was shocked. [caption... more »

Washington winemakers asked for input into proposed research

Washington state wineries and winegrape growers are invited to be part of the Washington State Wine Commission’s annual Research Review on Feb. 25-26, 2020, at the Clore Center in Prosser. Industry members will be asked... more »

$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 Tree Fruit Endowment. The $32 million endowment is now fully funded, according to a press release from... 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 »


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