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...

Celebrate July 4th with a cherry on top.

The Independence Day holiday is when Americans consume the greatest amount of fresh fruit and produce. Washington State is the nation’s largest sweet cherry producer and this June’s harvest tops the record setting harvest from June 2014. Agriculture and...