Columbia Basin irrigators are concerned that damage from a fire in a Grand Coulee Dam may limit the amount of water available in the spring. Rationing or water shortages would have a "devastating" impact, says Mike LaPlant, a director of the Quincy...
The annual winterschool in Stanwood, Wash., has added several activities and classes for the Jan. 24-26 event.
One Washington grower already has been growing GMO apple trees since May 2012.
Researcher looks ahead to the need for more in-the-field research.
Farmers' market managers and vendors will meet for the state association's annual conference in Vancouver, Wash.
Prices and exports are down some but overall sales of Washington's second largest apple crop are doing well despite heavier competition.
A plant pathologist describes non-chemical practices for producing clean nursery plants and protecting them from Phytophthera ramorum and other diseases and pests.
A pickle company's temporary rescue of Skagit County's cabbage crop may develop into a permanent facility.
Researchers and ranchers are split on the effectiveness of new Washington regulations for cougars following a study recommending fewer kills.
Second-term legislator Vincent Buys, who grew up working on a dairy and picking raspberries, has been named Republican lead in the house agriculture committee.
The burden of Obamacare may cause more mid-size orchards in Washington to go under, the chief of an industry organization says.
Dairy company helps food distribution nonprofit provide for food banks and shelters.
The Wheat Foods Council is defending the health characteristics of enriched grains. The council says enriched grains are responsible for lowering neural tube birth defects and a primary source of folic acid. Council president Judi Adams says enriched...
Washington state considers rolling the existing medical marijuana program into the new recreational marijuana program.