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Washivore 10h
In an ideal world, humans could grow enough food to feed the world without synthetic pesticides, but that is not the world we live in.
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Washivore 17h
WILBUR, Wash. — The food that lands on your table – that all happens thanks to an army of people. This includes many farmers, and some of them are struggling right now.
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Washivore Jan 27
When you think of educating the next generation of farmers and consumers, where does the local fair fall?
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Washivore Jan 24
Othello is reportedly set to become king of potato production on an international scale.
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Washivore Jan 24
Renowned Washington wine grape grower helps to keep boutique vineyards in business.
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Washivore Jan 23
Reaching for a pesticide – even an organic one – should be a thoughtful act. Nothing used to kill pests is risk-free.
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Washivore Jan 22
While the Cosmic is an apple with international ambitions competing on a global stage, Washington is currently the center of the apple’s universe.
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Washivore Jan 21
On Jan. 25, the 2020 Women in Agriculture Conference will offer women in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii a unique opportunity to gather in 34 different locations for a one-day event.
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Washivore Jan 17
They’re little known so far with commercial sales just beginning, but the breeder of the red-flesh Lucy Rose and Lucy Glo branded apples hopes consumers will love them.
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Washivore Jan 14
With most of its acres planted in Bartletts, Smith Orchards in Wapato, Washington, stands as an uncommon reminder of what was once common.
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Washivore Jan 9
Autonomous vehicles are allowed in Washington orchards. Karen Lewis, a Washington State University tree fruit extension specialist, wants to spread the word. But she wants growers to hear it from the source: the state Department of Labor and Industries.
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Washivore Jan 8
In 1999 we were lulled into supporting a doubling and tripling of our streamside buffers on the promise of being made at least 50% whole — we are still waiting!
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Washivore Jan 7
It’s no secret that Monsanto and glyphosate have taken a beating in court over the last couple years. After IARC unfairly classified the herbicide as a probable carcinogen, people have lined up to sue the company.
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Washivore Jan 6
In 2017, this was a really productive Skeena block. But at the end of 2019, Harris Farms planned to push down the whole thing due to X disease — one of the causes of what Washington growers call little cherry disease.
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Washivore Jan 3
In 2018, the Washington legislature passed Senate Bill 6529, which would have required a four-day notice before pesticides could be applied on Washington farmland.
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Washivore Dec 20
This fall, Washington State University Extension Foresters are partnering with state and federal agencies to help owners safeguard their forests.
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Washivore Dec 18
As his commodity crops turned out to be not such a hot commodity, Fenn began researching and studied alternatives to peas and corn, which he had been selling to National Frozen Foods, that would thrive in the southwest Washington climate.
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Washivore Dec 17
The Moses Lake Republican said she has seen several solar farms crop up on active farm land across Kittitas County.
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Washivore Dec 16
The goal of farmers network is to provide research and extension programs to answer farmers’ questions, provide scientific insights to advance farming practices for better crop yield and quality, better soil health, and improved sustainability.
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Washivore Dec 13
For the past few years, demand for grapes has been flat and wineries have become more selective about which contracts they renew, as consumer preferences changed more quickly than producers could pivot.
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