Pacific Northwest

Washington State University program helps farmers grow their operations

How does a small farm in Clallam, Jefferson, or Kitsap County plan to finance and expand its business into a regional market? What can farmers do to reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions from their... more »

Honey Bee & Pollinator Research facility officially opens in Washington state

Washington State University (WSU) celebrated the opening of its new Honey Bee & Pollinator Research, Extension and Education Facility March 6 with a formal ribbon cutting and self-guided tours of the building. “This new facility... more »

Washington state gets $1.9M from USDA for pest management

USDA is allocating $1.9 million to Washington state as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, and threat mitigation, and to safeguard the U.S. nursery production system.... more »

Pesticide safety program award goes to Washington state

Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA's) Technical Services and Education Program (TSEP) earned a national innovation award and accolades as “one of the most robust pesticide safety training programs in the nation” at The Pesticide... more »

Not enough evidence to link wild birds to foodborne illness

When food makes people sick, some blame birds because they hang around farms, and their feces can contain E. coli, salmonella and campylobacter, three common pathogens that can cause foodborne illness. But a Washington State... more »

New WSU honeybee research facility plans grand opening

Washington State University will celebrate the grand opening of its new Honey Bee & Pollinator Research, Extension, and Education Facility on March 6 with a ribbon cutting and tours of the facility. What: Tours and grand... more »

Support from USTR to boost Washington state asparagus industry sought

U. S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Washington, sent a letter Jan. 14 to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, thanking him for his work negotiating the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and urging further action to support and strengthen the... more »

Washington state holding Women in Agriculture conference Jan. 25

Washington State University (WSU) Extension is holding the 2020 Women in Agriculture conference on Saturday, Jan.  25. This is an opportunity for women farmers or anyone who works with women farmers to network, hear some... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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