Deishl in Olympia for ag advocacy

Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) Wheat Ambassador Lexi Deishl traveled to Olympia on a lobbying trip, Jan. 16-18, with a delegation from the association and from the Washington Grain Commission.
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South Douglas CD looking for a supervisor

WATERVILLE — Are you interested in becoming more involved with your conservation district? South Douglas Conservation District will have an appointed supervisor position open this spring. The five-member board of supervisors meets on the first Monday of each month, except August. The supervisors set policy and direction for the conservation district. Members serve three-year terms without...
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Markets

Provided by USDA Market News   Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Feb. 8) — Demand moderate. Market Golden Delicious 72-80s slightly lower, others about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s $13-15; 100-113s $12-15, mostly $13-15; 125s $13-15. Golden Delicious 72s $24-28, mostly $24-26; 80s $22-26, mostly $24-26; 88s...
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Pybus Market to begin remodel of events room

WENATCHEE — Pybus Market will soon begin a $1.2 million remodel of its existing events room with scheduled completion in late April. The remodel will add new HVAC to the room, improve acoustics and insulation in the room, add large window and glass door openings looking out to the Apple Capital Loop Trail and Columbia River and add a second, smaller meeting space suitable for groups of up...
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Sign up now for working lands conservation program

The 2018 sign-up deadline for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is quickly approaching.
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Home Depot grant helps with food bank construction

After losing our longtime home in the old Rock Island Fire Station in June of 2015, the Rock Island Community Food Bank worked out of Rock Island Elementary School that summer and then in the fall we were able to move into a small donated building in Rock Island City Park. We immediately began brainstorming on how to get our volunteers and the people we serve out of the weather.
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Markets

Provided by USDA Market News   Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Feb. 1) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s $13-15; 100-113s $12-15, mostly $13-15; 125s $13-15. Golden Delicious 72-80s $24-28, mostly $26-28; 88s $22-25, mostly $23-25; 100s $17-20, mostly $18-20; 113s $15-19, mostly...
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On Main Street | After three years, sisters have settled into running Knemeyers

This occasional column highlights business news in Waterville and in other Douglas County communities.
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Ag Expo is almost here

SPOKANE — The Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum are getting ready to open their doors for this year’s show scheduled for Feb. 6-8 at the Spokane Convention Center Complex. The largest farm machinery show in the Inland Northwest will host nearly 300 exhibitors and conduct 35 educational seminars and forums. Topics will relate to cattle, marketing crops and livestock, small...
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Markets

  Provided by USDA Market News   Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Jan. 25) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-80s $13-16, mostly $14-16; 88s $13-16; 100s $12-16, mostly $13-16; 113s $12-15, mostly $13-15; 125s $13-17, mostly $14-16. Golden Delicious 72-80s $24-28, mostly $26-28; 88s $22-26,...
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