WSU Onion Field Day Takes Place Thursday

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WASHINGTON AG NETWORK – GLENN VAAGEN – The 2017 Washington State University Onion Field Day will take place Thursday at Weyns (wines) Farm outside of Othello.  WSU’s Tim Waters told the Washington Ag Network this annual event is a great … Read More

WFB awards Ray DeVries scholarships

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Washington Farm Bureau would like to congratulate the five students who were selected to receive the 2017 Ray DeVries scholarship. Each year WFB offers up to five (5) $2,000 scholarships as part of the Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship program. These scholarships … Read More

Just for the Hemp of It

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INLANDER – SAMANTHA WOHLFEIL The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation are leading the way, growing some of the first industrial hemp in Washington. Below the shrub-steppe hills that hug the southern border of the Colville Reservation, situated between golden … Read More

Cherries Shipped More than 25 Million Boxes

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WASHINGTON AG NETWORK – KEVIN ROUNCE Cherry growers have shipped more than 25.5 million 20-pound boxes thus far this year. Many shippers are closing up shop on the cherry season, but the latest from Northwest Cherries says they expect harvest … Read More

Viva Farms expanding CSA program to low-income earners

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SKAGIT VALLEY HERALD – AARON WEINBERG – BURLINGTON — Viva Farms will expand its Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program to low-income earners thanks to a $488,758 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The subscription-based CSA program, launched in June, … Read More

Applications open for farm internship program

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COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD – CHERYL SCHWEIZER   OLYMPIA — Applications are being accepted for an internship program that introduces potential farmers to the hands-on work of running a farm. The Farm Internship Project is administered by the Washington Department of … Read More

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