Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Washington Parks proposes farmers pay to use trails - AgMinute for December 10, 2014


The Washington Parks and Recreation Commission iis working on a policy setting fees and terms for when farmers can use long-distance trails otherwise off-limits to motorized vehicles. Click here for the full story

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PNW cherry growers sell record crop - AgMinute for December 9, 2014


Cherry growers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah are invited to the 72nd annual Cherry Institute in Yakima, Wash., Jan. 16. They will discuss the record 2014 crop and ways to sell more cherries. Click here for the full story

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Irrigators seek support in Olympia for stalled project - AgMinute for December 8, 2014


The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association doesn't want state money, but it is asking for political support for a project to irrigate 14,000 acres in the Odessa Subarea. Click here for the full story

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

WSDA sets hearings on rules to trace livestock movements - AgMinute for December 2, 2014


The Washington Department of Agriculture will hold public hearings in Olympia and Ellensburg on two rules related to investigating livestock diseases. Click here for the full story

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Growers thankful USDA gobbling up surplus cranberries - AgMinute for November 28, 2014


The USDA will buy more cranberries than New Jersey grows in a year. For that, a Washington farmer is grateful. Click here for the full story

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Washington agriculture exports rise again - AgMinute for November 21, 2014


Washington agricultural exports rose for a fourth-straight quarter over the previous year, the state's Economic and Revenue Forecast Council reports. Click here for the full story

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WSU Extension fills key livestock position - AgMinute for November 20, 2014


Washington State University Extension has filled a key livestock position in Eastern Washington. Paul Kuber will return to the Northwest in February from Ohio State University. Click here for the full story

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