May 27, 2022

May27

DROUGHT DESIGNATION EXTENDED FOR PARTS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON

DROUGHT DESIGNATION EXTENDED FOR PARTS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON

A cool and wet spring brought relief to much of Washington following the drought of 2021, but in a few parts of eastern Washington, the drought’s effects have lingered. 

Jun10

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FOR POTATO GROWERS AND FIELD SCOUTS

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FOR POTATO GROWERS AND FIELD SCOUTS

Washington State University Extension, the Washington State Potato Commission and the Potato Foundation will team up to provide workshops for potato growers and field scoutson June 15th, 1:00-4:00 PM, at the WSU’s Othello Research Unit at1471 West Cox Road, Othello WA.

May27

JOIN VIRTUAL BRIEFING JUNE 1st ON APPLYING FOR COMMODITY CONTAINER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDS

JOIN VIRTUAL BRIEFING JUNE 1st ON APPLYING FOR COMMODITY CONTAINER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDS

USDA has released its “Notice of Funding Availability” for the Commodity Container Assistance Program.  USDA has partnered with the Port of Oakland in California and The Northwest Seaport Alliance in Washington for this program.

Jun03

MALEIC HYDRAZIDE POTATO MRL IN KOREA IN PLACE!

MALEIC HYDRAZIDE POTATO MRL IN KOREA IN PLACE!

It has been confirmed the MRL Maleic Hydrazide has been established in Korea. 

May27

NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION TRADESHOW IS BACK IN CHICAGO

NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION TRADESHOW IS BACK IN CHICAGO

After a 2 year hiatus, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Trade Show was back in full swing in Chicago May 21-24, 2022. 

Jul01

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2023 POTATOES USA BOARD MEMEBERS

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2023 POTATOES USA BOARD MEMEBERS

Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2023-2026 term.

Jun10

OVERTIME FOR WASHINGTON WORKERS

OVERTIME FOR WASHINGTON WORKERS

Most employees working in Washington State are entitled to overtime pay.

Jun10

USDA ANNOUNCES SIGNUP FOR COMMODITY CONTAINER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

USDA ANNOUNCES SIGNUP FOR COMMODITY CONTAINER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA will begin accepting applications for the Commodity Container Assistance Program which currently includes a partnership with the Port of Oakland in California and the Northwest Seaport Alliance, which is a marine cargo operating partnership between the Port of Seattle and the Port of Tacoma in Washington State.

May27

WASHINGTON GROWN PROGRAM PARTNERS WITH QFC

WASHINGTON GROWN PROGRAM PARTNERS WITH QFC

Recently, the popular TV show, Washington Grown, received a large grant from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) to expand its education efforts.

   

 

May27

WSDL&I PROVIDES FREE CONSULTATION SERVICES

WSDL&I PROVIDES FREE CONSULTATION SERVICES

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries Division of Occupational Safety and Health offers no-fee consultation to establish or strengthen workplace safety and health programs for the asking.