Workgroup meeting for stewardship program on Dec. 17

WATERVILLE — A workgroup meeting for the Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program will be held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Dec. 17 in the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service/Farm Service Agency conference room, 203 E. Locust St. in Waterville. For more information, call Aaron Rosenblum at 423-5990.
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Markets

Provided by USDA Market News Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Dec. 6) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 64-72s $16-19, mostly $17-18; 80-125s $16-18. Golden Delicious 72-80s $22-26, mostly $24-26; 88s $18-24, mostly $21-23; 100s $18-22, mostly $20-22; 113s $18-20. Fuji 64-88s $18-24, mostly $20-24; 100s...
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WSU to pilot USDA international agricultural exchange program

PULLMAN — Washington State University has been selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service to pilot a new international exchange program — the WSU CGIAR Borlaug Fellowship Program. Modeled on the Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program, WSU will provide four fellowships to early? and mid?career researchers from five...
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Markets

Provided by USDA Market News   Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Nov. 29) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 64-72s $16-19, mostly $17-18; 80-125s $16-18. Golden Delicious 72-80s $22-26, mostly $24-26; 88s $18-24, mostly $21-23; 100s $18-22, mostly $20-22; 113s $18-20. Fuji 64-88s $18-24,...
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Weed Management Area Steering Committee hosts membership meeting

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Cooperative Weed Management Area Steering Committee will hold a membership meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at the WSU Extension Conference Room, located on the second floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 203 S. Rainier St., Waterville. For more information, contact Aaron Rosenblum, Foster Creek Conservation District natural resource specialist, at...
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Foster Creek Conservation District to meet Dec. 12

WATERVILLE — Foster Creek Conservation District will hold a board meeting Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Mansfield Community Hall on Main Street in Mansfield. For more information, contact District Manager Amanda Ward at 888-6372.  
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Gift tags at Waterville banks

Umpqua Bank and North Cascades Bank have gift tags available for children in need in the Waterville community. Everyone is welcome to stop in and pick up a tag for a child, purchase the gift, wrap it and return it before Dec. 20.
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Let’s work together to prioritize rural economic revitalization

The mission of the Association of Washington Business is to bring people together throughout the state to promote economic prosperity — from the urban centers to the most rural corners.
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SkiLink service now in operation

WENATCHEE — SkiLink service to the Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort is now in operation. There are seven round trips each day, with the first trip departing from Olds Station at 6:45 a.m. Remaining trips will depart from Columbia Station at 7:05 a.m., 8:25 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:05 p.m., 2:25 p.m, and 3:45 p.m. SkiLink will also serve Lincoln Park, about 5 minutes after the...
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Markets

Provided by USDA Market News   Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Nov. 21) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 64-72s $16-19, mostly $17-18; 80-125s $16-18. Golden Delicious 72s $22-26, mostly $24-26; 80s $22-26 ; 88s $20-24; 100s $18-22, mostly $20-22; 113s $16-20, mostly $18-20. Fuji 64-72s $18-24,...
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