Washington adopts pesticide safety rules

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CAPITAL PRESS – DON JENKINS New rules for using pesticides, modeled after federal worker-protection standards, will take affect in Washington on Jan. 13. Agriculture Director Derek Sandison signed the rules Wednesday. They will bring state regulations in line with rules … Read More

Forging a family bond and love for farming

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COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD – CHANET STEVENSON – ROYAL CITY — It was kind of always a given that the Mianecki brothers would grow up to become farmers as Rick and Frank Jr. (Skeeter) already had a lifetime of experience in … Read More

Washington apple crop estimate nears record

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The estimated size of Washington’s 2017 apple crop grew for the second month in a row. Smaller crops in Europe and elsewhere could boost Washington exports and help grower returns. CAPITAL PRESS – DAN WHEAT – WENATCHEE, Wash. — The … Read More

Cosmic Crisp Pruning Demonstrations in December

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WSU will be hosting a set of pruning demonstrations for current and future cosmic crisp apple growers on Dec. 13 at the Sunrise orchard near East Wenatchee and 14 at the Roza orchard in Prosser. Click here for the full story.

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