The first workers are being paid in a court settlement in a Walla Walla County, Wash., blueberry wage case.
The Washington Apple Commission adopts a budget similar to last year's and based on estimating the fall crop at 135 million, 40-pound boxes.
State law has been amended to give the Washington Apple Commission the change it wanted in the method of voting on future changes to growers' assessment rates.
With the world apple export market expected to grow tougher, the Washington Apple Commission president says companies should use the state's generic apple logo more.
Earlier this year, some blueberry growers in Walla Walla County admitted in federal court that they violated the rights of their agricultural workers over a period of three years. That includes failing to pay the minimum wage and overtime in the 2011,...
Saying it wants to stay competitive globally, the Washington Apple Commission will look at industry production, export and sales data to update its strategic plan for export promotions.
SPOKANE — Washington state farmers export most of the western white wheat they produce.
Now, however, members of the Washington Grain Commission hope to market the blend of soft white wheat and club wheat to domestic customers,...
SPOKANE — Low wheat prices have prompted the Washington Grain Commission to reduce its annual budget by more than half a million dollars.
Commissioners on May 19 approved a $5.28 million budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.
The Environmental Protection Agency was “intimately involved” in developing the What’s Upstream campaign, according to the Swinomish Indian tribe’s chairman, Brian Cladoosby.
The tribe undertook the campaign...
The Washington Department of Agriculture plans to add six noxious weeds to the list of plants prohibited from being sold or transported in the state.
All of the plants are non-native and if not quarantined could get a foothold and harm the...