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Monday, October 19, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Search underway for murder hornets nest in Washington state

Agricultural officials in Washington state said Friday they are trying to find and destroy a nest of Asian giant hornets — also known as murder hornets — amid concerns they could kill honey bees crucial for pollinating raspberry and blueberry crops.

Montana farmers storing crops, hoping for better market

KALISPELL – When the height of the coronavirus pandemic first took hold last spring, forcing a nationwide shutdown, Flathead Valley seed potato farmer Steve Streich gave away 70,000 pounds of potatoes.

Bay Area brothers hope to feed the world with their robotic indoor farming technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. – You’ll forgive the Bertram brothers if their Silicon Valley elevator pitch is as fast-paced as a doubles match. After all, they moved from Melbourne, Australia, to the United States to play collegiate tennis, then developed a love for engineering and robotics – and a lofty goal to meet the world’s nutritional needs.

Spokane area farmers offering fresh produce without crowds

The South Spokane Farm Corridor was spawned in 2018 as a way to connect area farmers with customers seeking locally grown produce. But concerns over proper social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic have added value to the idea because shoppers can obtain the fresh produce without facing crowds, said Doug Phelps, the agriculture liaison for the Spokane Conservation District.

Then and Now: The R.A. Hanson Co.

Raymond A. Hanson made a fortune as the inventor of a system used to harvest wheat on the undulating hills of the Palouse. In 1976, the company that bore his name purchased a former Kaiser Aluminum magnesium plant.