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Obama goes without Congress on immigration reform

By |June 30th, 2014|

President Barack Obama will announce today his plan to use executive authority to move on immigration reform.

Obama has said [...]

Warmest spring in 20 years ends with hottest May since 1997

By |June 23rd, 2014|

Washington State has been warm, the warmest spring in 20 years, says AgWeatherNet meteorologist Nic Loyd.

And also amazing: Washington saw [...]

Wenatchee’s Cascade Analytical offers cleaning & sanitation workshop March 4-5

By |February 24th, 2014|

Cascade Analytical is offering a two-day workshop March 4-5   for fresh produce packers & fresh-cut processors to provide information [...]

Rodent-eating machines

By |January 21st, 2014|

Barn owls, described by some as “nothing but a beak and stomach,” are among the most skilled rodent hunters [...]

Exports complicate pest control

By |January 21st, 2014|

Pest management has become extremely complex—not just because of new products that work differently from the old pesticides, but [...]

Rain, rain, go away

By |January 21st, 2014|

Though insecticide labels provide plenty of dos and don’ts, growers are often left in the dark when it comes [...]

Staying free of apple maggot

By |January 21st, 2014|

British Columbia, Canada’s southern interior remains the only apple-producing region in North America free of the apple [...]

Monitor your pests

By |January 21st, 2014|

A good pest-monitoring program can help growers keep the cost of pest control down while also minimizing the impact [...]

Scouting pays

By |January 21st, 2014|

Pest monitoring is an additional expense but one that pays dividends, orchard pest consultants said during a panel discussion [...]

Good Health

By |January 21st, 2014|

The cholinesterase-monitoring program was mandated by the Washington State Supreme Court in 2002 as a system to warn handlers [...]