Archive of: Agriculture

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Spring Fair drew crowds despite the rain

The annual Spring Fair in Puyallup greeted 102,090 guests during the April 18-21, 2013 run, in spite of typical spring weather in the Pacific Northwest. Crowds ignored the intermittent rain at the state’s seventh largest fair.

April 2013

New conservation area in San Juans today

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joined local, tribal, and federal leaders today to dedicate San Juan Islands National Monument in the northern reaches of Washington’s Puget Sound.

April 2013

Olympia Farmer's Market opens

The Olympia Farmer's Market opens for the season on Thursday.

March 2013

Time for "pot rules"

The Liquor Control Board has announced that it's time to start setting the rules for setting up and conducting pot business in Washington state.

March 2013

Partnerhship continues collaboration in land development

The Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of Counties have officially renewed a longstanding partnership that allows them to collaborate on solving public lands issues.

March 2013

New fertilizer could be on its way

Researchers at Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center are helping develop a new, sustainable fertilizer.

February 2013

Land Trust exec honored by Inslee

Capitol Land Trust Executive Director Eric Erler, executive director of Capitol Land Trust, received an environmental excellence award this morning from Gov. Jay Inslee.

February 2013

Land trusts receive major donations

Both Capitol Land Trust and Nisqually Land Trust announced today that each organization received a bequest of $270,000 from the estate of the late Jane Willits, sister of Olympia-based conservation leader and estate trustee Ward Willits.

February 2013

"Christmas tree" bill set to save WA forestry

February 2013

Ostrom’s celebrates 85 years with gifts

Ostrom’s Mushroom Farms in Lacey thanks the public for helping it become one of the most successful family farms in the Pacific Northwest.

January 2013
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