Pacific Northwest

Irrigation tech field day set planned by WSU

Washington State University (WSU) and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission are scheduling an irrigation field day to show growers the latest in irrigation technological advances. The Irrigation Technology Field Day is scheduled for July... more »

Piece rate recordkeeping webinar scheduled by Washington growers groups 

Two Washington growers organizations are teaming to help the state's growers deal with piece rate recordkeeping. The webinar covering piece rate recordkeeping is scheduled for July 11 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PT. The... more »

Georgia, FieldWatch work together on pesticide safety

Georgia is partnering with a nonprofit mapping operation to promote safe pesticide handling. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is working with FieldWatch to introduce new technology aimed at promoting safe pesticide usage among beekeepers,... more »

Researcher study conditions triggering weed emergence

University of Idaho researchers are using newly acquired equipment to study when temperatures are ideal to kick off the growing cycle of different weeds. The goal is to determine the best time to apply herbicides,... more »

Conservation district grants focus on community

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) announced the 2024 recipients of the Friends of NACD District Grants Program during NACD’s Annual Meeting in San Diego. The Friends of NACD District Grants Program supports locally... more »

Washington State water project expands grower options

A unique five-year study in Washington’s Columbia River Basin, which has some of the most intensively irrigated land in the U.S., is looking at how to make the most of the available water. “Technology for... more »

Online, in-person events focus on soil health

Washington State University will co-host a series of events across the state in February to advance soil health practices and knowledge. SoilCon, now in its fourth year, is a free resource for agricultural professionals to... more »

National Onion Association taps new president

Onion industry veteran Jared Gutierrez, who likes to say he has “dirt in his veins,” has taken the helm of the National Onion Association (NOA). The promotion to industry association president follows two years serving... more »

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