Jaime Skelton is a Regional Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media serving Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Wenatchee, Washington. She has worked in online publishing for 14 years as a writer and editor, initially covering the video game industry but now covering local news in Central and Eastern Washington. She has a particular passion for environmental issues.
USDA Trials Innovative Remote Beef Grading Program
The USDA is beginning a pilot of its remote grading process for beef, allowing producers to get their beef graded officially without the expense or wait for an in-person visit from a grader.
New WSU Guides Offer Insights on Buckwheat, Pears, and More
Washington State University (WSU), through its College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS), has released several new free guides for producers. Topics include buckwheat production, pear irrigation, and more.
Free Data-Intensive Farming Symposium Offers OFPE Insights
The PNW Farmers' Network and The University of Connecticut are hosting a free symposium this February on data-driven On-Farm Precision Experimentation (OFPE).
Ag Voices Matter: WA Seeks Your Insight On Climate Issues
Attention farmers in Washington State: Have your say in the future of agriculture. Take the WSDA survey now.
Register Now For Acidic Soils Solutions Event This January 18
Registration is still open for the Acidic Soils Solution workshop held on January 18, 2024, in Clarkston Washington. The event will feature several informative sessions on managing acidic soils in the Pacific Northwest.
Nooksack Chum Salmon Hatchery Sees Remarkable Success
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is boasting about the success of its chum salmon hatchery program this year at the Nooksack River.
Act Now: USDA Discrimination Financial Assistance Deadline Looms
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is warning agricultural producers - including forest landowners, farmers, and ranchers - that the deadline to apply for the Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP) is on January 13, 2024.
Darigold Reveals Belle, The Ultimate Real Cream Coffee Creamer
Northwest dairy cooperative Darigold has launched a new brand of dairy-based coffee creamer, named Belle, featuring five simple ingredients in a premium blend.
Input Wanted About Year-Round Fishing at Stevens County’s Deer Lake
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comment on the possibility of opening Deer Lake in Stevens County to year-round fishing.
North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days Offer Learning Opportunities
Washington State University (WSU) is hosting Tree Fruit Extension programs for North Central Washington this January 16 through 18 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. These events offer multiple lectures and panels from experts and are available free or at low cost.