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  • Washington and Colorado food banks win big with Super Bowl bet

    The Washington State Potato Commission and the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC) made sure that food banks in their respective states are the true winners of this year's Super Bowl. Last week, both organizations agreed to a friendly wager on... Read More

  • Grape growers’ convention breaks records

    The 2014 convention of the state's wine grape growers and wineries set a record this year with over 2,500 industry stakeholders in attending. The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Annual Meeting, Convention, and Tradeshow was held last month in... Read More

  • Wine grape industry announces honors

    The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers announced awards for Grower of the Year, Industry Service, Lifetime Achievement, Restaurant Appreciation and Posters at their annual meeting held in Kennewick last month. Awards were: GROWER OF THE YEAR Rick Hamman, Viticulture... Read More

  • Wine Award

    Francisco Sarmiento (right), of Wenatchee Valley College receives the 2013 Industry Service Award from Kent Waliser. Read More

  • Ag markets proved rather volatile Wednesday morning

    Corn futures followed wheat higher Wednesday morning. The corn market has bounced from technical support this week with a big assist from surging wheat prices. Wheat gains and talk of potential spring dryness in the U.S. and Black Sea appear... Read More

  • Contractor hired to help with Wanapum Dam spillway pier evaluation

    BEVERLY, Wash. – Grant PUD plans to work with contractor Kuney-Goebel JV and subcontractors to begin investigative drilling into Wanapum Dam spillway pier monolith No. 4 on Thursday. A fracture was discovered in the monolith on Feb. 27. The precise-drilling... Read More