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Weather Helping Grape Crop

Cherry growers in the Yakima Valley may not have reason to celebrate this year, but winemakers are raising their glasses high.

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Harvesting, Processing And Bottling At A Treasury Wine Estates Facility
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Washington’s Wine Industry Helps Fund WSU Grape Research

Over the past 10 years the Washington Wine Industry Foundation has attained one of the highest levels of giving to WSU, achieving the designation of “Benefactor”. 

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“Oh-la-la” Hummingbird and Butterfly Madness Event Coming to Yakima

The Wisconsin-native gardener, Ciscoe Morris, is coming to the Yakima Area Arboretum for a hummingbird and butterfly event on Tuesday, July 9 as posted on the arboretum's website.

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Cherry Crops Damaged by Rain

Recent showers have been bad news for some cherry growers in Central Washington.

Growers try to prevent wet cherries from splitting due to wet weather by drying them with wind turbines, air sprayers and hiring helicopters to fly over their orchards

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Yakima Farmer’s Market Survives Rain

With the unusual weather starting the summer, vendors at the Yakima Farmer's Market were caught off guard on Sunday. But the unseasonal rain has not stopped people from making their way to Yakima Avenue and Third Street to buy some of the freshest food around

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Washington Cherry Harvest Getting Ready to Deliver Great Quality Crop

Officials with the Washington State Fruit Commission say the cherry harvest is shaping up plump this year.

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Yakima Valley Weather Delaying Crops

The rain this year is affecting many of the crops in the valley and that means some of the produce will be late, reports KIMA-tv.

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Washginton State University Studies Beer Bitterness

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University researchers who focus on production of hops in Washington state are turning more of their attention to the final product: beer.

Two WSU scientists spent three days in March learning brewing techniques from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co

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Yakima Farmers Market Enjoys Big First Day

The familiar sights, smells and people returned to Downtown Yakima. "Come to get the good food, the vegetables and take home for breakfast and lunch and listen to the music, this is a wonderful place," said Caroline Arnold of Yakima. "We've been here since the beginning, and every year it's great," said Nathalyn Dagdagan with Dagdagan Fruit and Produce.

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The Frostwatch Report for Wednesday, April 17 [AUDIO]

Tonight's fruit frost forecast from meteorologist Tim Creek and Pacific Weather Consulting.

Tim tells us that it will be a safe night tonight with lows in the mid to upper 30s, 32 or 33 degrees in the cold spots

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