Now that’s some major league grass.

Artificial turf has been used in ballparks and fields across the land for decades. While they are ever green and resistant to pitting from cleats, they are also more likely to cause injuries. Plus, they aren’t exactly eco-friendly on either end of their lifecycle....

Clean and green!

What started as a crazy idea is becoming a reality, thanks to Atlas Agro and Stemlit Growers. Fertilizer isn’t a sexy topic for the news media when it comes to stories about climate change, but fertilizer production accounts for two percent of the world’s greenhouse...

And the eyes have it!

Baked, boiled, fried, browned or totted, the world loves its potatoes. So much so that a Central Washington hamlet, Othello, can rightly claim its place as the center of the potato world, processing 1.5 billion pounds of spuds every year. That’s 15% of total North...

A Cosmic experience.

Move over Honey Crisp and Red Delicious. There’s a new apple in town. Known as the Cosmic Crisp, the Washington-bred apple has been in development for more than two decades and is just reaching supermarket shelves throughout the state this week. According to Bruce...

All eyes are on Othello.

The world’s largest manufacturer of potato specialties is about to double its footprint in Othello, Washington. McCain Foods USA Inc. has announced plans to invest $300 million in the facility, which will add 170,000 square feet of production space and create about...

A recipe for success.

In the world of business, Ellenos Yogurt is about as close one can get to being an actual overnight. The night before it opened for business, the company didn’t even have a name. Finally, the founders settled on a made-up word, combining Hellinic (which means Greek)...

A new winery asks, wine not?

The Red Mountain American Viticultural Area is one of the premier growing regions in Washington State. Grapes often fetch three times the price of other grapes on the market. So imagine the eyebrows that raised when Aquilini Red Mountain Vineyards announced that they...