Ricks: 2021 A Good Year For Hay Growers That Had Water

When looking back on the 2021 growing season, the heat and drought conditions made the year challenging for most commodities, and Idaho hay was no exception. Will Ricks, President of the Idaho Hay and Forage Association says the one-two punch of drought conditions and record heat was difficult on dryland hay growers. “Now, for those […]

DeVaney: Extreme Heat Has Had An Impact On Cherry Crop, Workers

While the exact numbers have yet to be determined, experts say the extreme heat the Northwest experienced to wrap up June will have an impact on this year’s fruit crop. Jon DeVaney Executive Director of the Washington state Tree Fruit Commission said dealing with triple digit temperatures this early in the summer is unusual. And […]