DeVaney: Tree Fruit Industry Must Continue To Tell Their Story

The theme for this month’s Northwest Horticultural Trade Expo was “Weather the Storm and Prepare for Progress in Smoother Sailing.” Jon DeVaney President of the Washington state Tree Fruit Assocation said for the industry to enjoy smoother sailing into the future, producers, packers, workers need to share their story. “The mistake, I would say, that […]

Mosby: I’m Excited To Encourage Washington Farmers To Use Their Voice

Washington’s Farm Bureau is under new management. During last month’s annual meeting in Yakima, members selected Rosella Mosby as the new President. The King County farmer said one of her immediate priorities as President, is to reinvigorate the organization at the grassroots level. “The beautiful thing about Farm Bureau is it’s a membership organization, and […]

2022 National Ag Day Activities Announced

Last week, the Agriculture Council of America announced that March 22nd will serve as National Agriculture Day. This will mark the 49th anniversary of National Ag Day, which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day 2022 is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow.” On March 2nd, ACA will […]

Sharing the Story of Agriculture with Food and Farm Facts

Fascinating facts about food in America, how and where it is grown and who produces it, are at your fingertips in a new resource produced by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Food and Farm Facts helps answer questions that learners of all ages may have, including “Where does our food come from and […]

Message To-Non Ag Community: Washington Farms Are Family Owned, Deserve Respect

Ask many in the Washington farm community, and they’ll tell you those not connected with the agriculture community not only don’t know what is taking place on today’s farm, they also don’t care. Statistic show fewer and fewer Americans are connected with farming on a personal level, which supporters of farm country say is evident […]

International Conference Geared For Women In Ag Set For November

The Advancing Women Conference, a virtual event slated for this November. It will offer women across all portions of agriculture a chance to network and learn new ideas. Iris Meck, Glacier FarmMedia director of conferences, said the event is a leadership conference created for every woman who is passionate about farming and food. “The Advancing […]