Washington leads blueberry production.

Washington State is having another bumper crop of blueberries. Ranking No. 1 in the country for overall blueberry production, this year’s harvest is projected to top 132 million pounds. In 2016 total harvest was about 120 million pounds, six times what it was...

Either way that’s a lot of bread.

The community of Rosalia in Whitman County may be small – population about 565 – but it’s a major player in the international grain markets. According to the Washington State University Extension Office, Whatcom County is the highest wheat-producing...

Listening to fish.

Monitoring fish migration and managing the impact of dams on rivers has been an ongoing challenge to maintain sustainable fish populations. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington has developed the ability to record three-dimensional data...

Would you like fries with that?

With a predicted world demand for 2.6 billion pounds of french fries, ConAgra is doubling down on Washington State with a $200 million expansion of its Richland manufacturing facility. The expansion will add a second processing line that when completed in 2017, will...