STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT What I learned in Washington
I'm back home after attending the annual convention of the North American Agricultural Journalists in Washington, D.C. I'm now the group's Midwest Region vice president; it's by far our biggest region... Posted on 4/29/15 at 9:44 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES The Pataha: The Story of this Painting
The Story of the PaintingThe Pataha, by Steve Henderson atStart Your Week with Steve:
We have friends, transplants from the Northwest, who live in the Southwest. And while the desert is beautiful, th... Posted on 10/7/14 at 1:00 PM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER George Washington's Hurricane
On July 23-24, 1788 a hurricane moved through the Mid-Atlantic States. That storm is often referenced as the George Washington Hurricane as it was mentioned in his diary. As the storm approached Virgi... Posted on 8/14/13 at 9:42 PM
FARM BLEAT The excitement, anticipation builds
I had intended to write a few online blogs this week about my recent experiences in Washington, D.C., but aside from sharing a story and several photos of the cherry blossoms, I simply ran out of time... Posted on 4/14/11 at 8:36 PM
WASHINGTON – The once-popular ethanol industry is scrambling to hold on to billions of dollars in government subsidies, fighting an increasing public skepticism of the corn-based fuel and wariness from lawmakers who may divert the money to other priorities.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The state has fined AB Livestock $20,000 for improperly raising 402 head of cattle that were imported from Canada.
AB Livestock, which operates a feedlot in Moses Lake, will also reimburse the state Department of Agriculture $15,000 for costs under the deal.
SNOHOMISH, Wash. — A dike breach in a dairy waste lagoon with a 21-million-gallon capacity has sent a large amount of cow manure flowing through farm fields and into the Snohomish River, the state Agriculture Department said Tuesday.
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