Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Warm winter increases chances of foot rot, researcher says - AgMinute for March 23, 2015


A warm winter has increased the chances of strawbreaker foot rot impacting wheat appearing, a Washington State University Extension plant pathologist says. Click here for the full story

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Wanapum Dam repairs nearing completion - AgMinute for March 20, 2015


Repairs on a cracked Columbia River dam in the center of Washington state are wrapping up and the dam's reservoir is being refilled. Irrigators will have water. Click here for the full story

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Washington mounting case for drought declaration - AgMinute for March 12, 2015


A comprehensive review of Washington's watersheds confirms that conditions are pointing toward the state's first drought in a decade. Click here for the full story

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hard cider makers lobby for their own association - AgMinute for February 27, 2015


Washington hard cider makers are lobbying to break away from winemakers and form their own marketing association. For more information visit www.capitalpress.com

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.

Friday, February 13, 2015

$100 million or more at stake in Washington piece-rate case - AgMinute for February 13, 2015


A lawsuit over whether piece-rate pay includes compensation for rest breaks will be heard by the Washington Supreme Court. If growers lose, it could cost them $100 million or more in back pay to employees. Click here for the full story

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

‘Dryland’ makes waves across region - AgMinute for January 26, 2015


The agriculture-themed documentary, "Dryland," about two Lind, Wash., farmers coming of age, screens Feb. 6 at the Spokane International Film Festival. That's one of the latest stops for the film around the Pacific Northwest. Click here for the full story

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.

On need for manure bill, farm lobbyists say bull - AgMinute for January 21, 2015


Farm groups are lobbying against a proposal to set up a new state program to regulate manure applications. Click here for the full story

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.