Pacific Northwest

Crookham onion variety fares well in challenging northwest season

An onion variety from the Crookham Co. performed well in this year’s challenging Pacific Northwest growing season.   In this Crookham Co. test plot in Idaho, the stand is near perfect... more »

Crookham plans Onion Reveal 2023

The Crookham Co. is scheduling an event to highlight its onion varieties. Onion Reveal 2023 is planned for Aug. 29. The event, in Wilder, Idaho, is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Crookham breeder... more »

Idaho potatoes added to diabetes meal program

The Idaho Potato Commission and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have announced a multi-year partnership making fresh Idaho potatoes the first vegetable to participate in the ADA’s Better Choices for Life program. The purpose of the... more »

Queen banking could aid beekeepers

Keeping queen bees chilled in indoor refrigeration units can make the practice of “queen banking” — storing excess queens in the spring to supplement hives in the fall — more stable and less labor-intensive. [caption... more »

Sym-Agro expands sales team with three managers

Sym-Agro Inc., Visalia, California, has hired three sales professionals for the Pacific Northwest and California. Shaun Lough, Jeremy R. Kenkel and Jon Martin have recently joined the company in sales management positions. “As our company... more »

Walla Walla sweets: Locati Farms counters higher costs, supply shortages

Locati Farms, a Walla Walla, Washington, sweet onion grower, adapts to challenges by changing growing practices and using technology to improve the quality of the region’s namesake onion. For more than a century, Locati Farms... more »

Locati Farms counters higher costs, supply shortages

Locati Farms, a Walla Walla, Washington, sweet onion grower, adapts to challenges by changing growing practices and using technology to improve the quality of the region’s namesake onion. For more than a century, Locati Farms... more »

Bryant Christie changes leadership

Bryant Christie Inc., a provider of global market solutions to the food, beverage and agribusiness industries, is changing its leadership team. Bill Bryant, chairman of Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) since the company’s founding, has moved... more »

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