economic impact

More Women Working in Ag; Job Losses With Dow/Dupont Merger
National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson has thanked the growing number of women in agriculture – now roughly 1 million strong and responsible for a $12.9 billion dollar economic impact – for their invaluable contributions to family farming and ranching and noted that their growing…
Yakima Economy Get A Boost From Conventions and Sporting Events
2012 was a big year for the Yakima Valley Visitors & Convention Bureau. A new report says in 2012 the Yakima Convention center hosted 125,127 visitors during 494 event days and brought in nearly $9 million to the local economy. Earned revenue hit an all-time high of just under $800,000. Sp..…