Moses Lake Farm Marks 10 Years Of Sustainability

Moses Lake based Lucky Hook Farm recently surpassed the 10 year certification milestone with the leading animal welfare and sustainability label, Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World. Lucky Hook Farm co-owner, Jessi Maurer, said one of the biggest benefits of the certification is the abundance of helpful information and collaboration available to participating farmers. “There’s always new […]

Law Enforcement Reminding Everyone Of The Dangers Of Irrigation Canals Ponds

Now that we’re in the dog days of summer, it may be tempting for those on the farm, or near a farm to cool off in irrigation water. But local law enforcement is reminding you of the dangers of irrigation water. Investigators say a 44-year-old man died Sunday after he drowned in an irrigation canal […]

Warnick: Ag Overtime Hurt Workers, Needs Improvements

While some claim the legislation righted a wrong, many in Washington’s Ag community say the recently approved overtime legislation does little more than hurt farmers and farmworkers. Senate Bill 5172 stair steps over time requirements for the farming community, where overtime pay will be expected past 40 hours a week starting in 2024. Moses Lake […]

8th Annual Ag World Golf Classic Fast Approaching

With warmer weather, you may look to hit the links in the coming days or weeks. Why not play a round and help out local children and families in need? The 8th annual Ag World Golf Classic will take place June 8th at Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick, WA and then June 10th at […]

Catastrophic Wildfire Legislation Clears Washington Senate

Legislation that looks to prevent catastrophic wildfires in Washington cleared the state Senate by a unanimous vote late last week. House Bill 1168, sponsored by Republican Joel Kretz and Democrat Larry Springer, provides $125 million every two years to boost wildfire response, accelerate forest restoration and support community resilience. Representative Tom Dent said this legislation […]

Warnick’s Bill Aimed At Boosting Meat Production Clears State Senate

Legislation aimed at increasing meat processing and packing in Washington unanimously cleared the state Senate Tuesday. Senate Bill 5045, sponsored by Judy Warnick would make small and medium sized meat producers statewide eligible for support from a newly created Processing and Marketing Assistance Program. Warnick said the bill would also require the state Department of […]

Seto: Electronics Innovation Will Remain Priority Into New Year, Beyond

When it comes to the latest technology for farm equipment into 2021, Doug Seto with Central Machinery Sales in Pasco, said electronics development and expansion will remain a priority. He said for Case IH, new electronics on implements in the coming year will turn many heads. “What they call field command, which allows the tractor […]