A more than half million dollar study is starting at Washington State University extension offices in Prosser to give growers more current information so they can decide when to use heaters and wind machines to protect crops during the frost season
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima County is set to study the possibility of drawing water from the
Columbia River to assure adequate water supplies for agricultural irrigation.
The county commissioners will commit $750,000 to a study next year
All those apples on the trees in the Yakima Valley are expected to add up to a record crop this year but like years past there's talk about a major labor shortage. The Washington growers clearing house in Wenatchee estimates the crop at 145 million boxes for both the fresh and processed markets
AP-Federal health officials say ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses
including at least one death.The imported Italian ricotta salata cheese distributed by Forever Cheese Inc
A fatal accident in a lower valley orchard occurred on Wednesday morning. Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies say a 44-year-old man was changing a tire on an orchard sprayer that was attached to a tractor when the s
Asparagus is a valley specialty and a national favorite. The asparagus is a member of the lily family. It grows easily in the home garden right in the flower bed - it is a perennial and can yield a harvest for decades
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