Klamath Basin Water Decision and American Beef Export Records
After three years of drought and little to no water allocated to Klamath Basin farmers and ranchers, new temporary operating procedures for the Klamath Water Project are prioritizing protected fish over needs of agriculture.
Ag News: Potatoes To Mexico and Milk Tariffs on Canada
**Great news from the National Potato Council that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes have crossed into Mexico. The May 11th crossings signal the start of Mexico restoring full market access for U.S. potatoes. The shipments come after more than 25 years of regulatory and legal obstructions by Mexico, and a year after the Mexican Supreme Court cleared U...
Ag News: SCOTUS on Vax Mandate & Dairy Checkoff Helps Food Services
**On December 17, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a stay on the Biden administration’s OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard which requires employers to enforce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. According to www.thepacker.com, 27 states filed emergency motions with the Supreme Court to block enforcement efforts, and the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on January 7, three days before the e
Finding A Way To Say Thanks To Our First Responders
These dedicated professionals answer the call when a crisis arises, often putting their own lives on the line
Gift From a Stranger? Not When it’s a Fellow Marine!
“Those Marines back then were tough sons-of-a-bitches -- he must have some war stories to tell,” the gentleman said.
Ag News: E15 Rule Overturned
Ruling in favor of American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit overturned part of a 2019 rule permitting the year-round sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol.
Wild Cougar Caught Prowling in West Valley Neighborhood [VIDEO]
Cougar caught on video on an early New Year's Eve morning walk through West Valley (Yakima) neighborhood.
Ag News: Young Apple Leaders Class of 2021
**The U.S. Apple Association has launched its application process for the 2021 Young Apple Leader class. The YAL program mission is to equip the next generation of American apple growers and emerging leaders with an understanding of how federal, regulatory and legislative issues directly affect their apple business...
Who’s In Charge? Unmasking The Truth In Preventing Covid-19?
The Directive, effective June 3, 2020, declares that all individuals at indoor or confined outdoor public settings are instructed to use face coverings over their nose and mouth.
Chick-fil-a, Lt. Dan and the Weird Thunderstorm in Yakima
One wouldn't think that Chick-fil-a and Lt.Dan would be a part of a very interesting, and funny Saturday afternoon when a thunderstorm rolled through in Yakima.