Waters Is Hopeful Cold Temperatures Will Help Farmers This Growing Season

The cold temperatures the Pacific Northwest saw to ring in the New Year may help farmers later this growing season. Washington State University’s Dr. Tim Waters says while those frigid temperatures will do little to the insect and disease population, the temps will disrupt where many of those pest like to live; volunteer potatoes. “When […]

McDonald’s Testing a Plant-Based Burger in November

McDonald’s says it will test the “McPlant” burger in restaurants next month. The chain developed the burger in partnership with Beyond Meats. CNBC says it’s the latest step in McDonald’s cautious approach to adding plant-based meat to its menu. The company took its time learning about meat substitutes and consumer demand, even as other fast-food […]