immigration reform

Rural Broadband Gets White House Attention; Chinese Chicken Safety
**The need for high-speed internet in rural America is getting increased attention from the White House and Congress as they look at passing a sweeping infrastructure initiative next year.
But rural communications carriers are trying to draw attention to a huge hurdle toward expanding rural broadband…
Immigration Reform and Ag Leaders
Farmers who depend on a stable supply of foreign-born and often undocumented laborers plan to continue the long-fought battle for immigration reform.
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Kristi Boswell, there was a lot of heated rhetoric over illegal immigrants during the presidential c…
Tractor Sales Beat 5-Year Average
Retail sales of tractors in the US continued to beat the 5-year average as 2016 hit the midyear mark, with smaller tractors still the sales leader, according to data from the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers.  June U.S. retail sales of farm tractors under 40 horsepower were up 3% ...
Thousands March in May Day Rally for Immigration Reform
Thousands of people from throughout Central Washington participated in the annual May Day march in Yakima on Wednesday. Yakima Police say the crowd was much larger than last year estimated at between 15 hundred and 5 thousand people. The march started at Miller park...
Marchers Push for Immigrant Reform in Yakima
The National push for immigration reform takes center stage in Yakima this week.
The annual May Day March is set for Wednesday as the US Senate considers an immigration reform bill. The Yakima march starts at 6:00 p.m. at Miller Park...
March Expects Thousands In Yakima
Hundreds, possibly thousands of people are expected to march on May 1, at 5:00 p.m. at Yakima's Miller Park. The May Day marchers will be joined by those from Occupy Wall Street, and will follow a route through downtown. After the march, a number of speakers will talk a…