Ugandan farmers adopt new techniques to weather climate change
by Global Press News Service
As climate change affects the traditional seasons, Ugandan farmers are adopting new measures to stay afloat — and increase the bottom line.
Sep 14, 2017
Sumas farmworker dies; colleagues fired after protesting working conditions
by Yemas Ly
Sarbanand Farms fired farmworkers and evicted them from their housing, citing a strike that followed the collapse of a blueberry picker who later died.
Aug 10, 2017
‘Incubator’ trains migrants to breathe life into dying family farms
by Sarah Stuteville
There's a lot of rhetoric about immigrants threatening “American jobs.” But in the Skagit Valley, they may be the only ones who can save dying family farms.
Jan 26, 2017
State must protect Yakima Valley drinking water from cow manure
by Ellicott Dandy
Lax Washington state dairy regulations are allowing cow manure to taint Yakima Valley drinking water.
Aug 23, 2016
Why today’s immigrants are shunning rural living
by Irina Vodonos
My friends are shocked to hear I’m considering doing something almost no immigrants do: moving to a rural area.
Jul 2, 2015
International sales of Washington apples spoiled in ports dispute
by Venice Buhain
Washington's apple growers, others who rely on ports of Seattle and Tacoma say Pacific Maritime Association's and ILWU's contract dispute has hurt business.
Jan 15, 2015
Farm workers get a big payout, but state labor protections still failing
by Ashley Stewart
A local berry farm is paying out close to a million dollars to workers it abused last year. But is Washington's complaint-based system for regulating farm labor really helping?
Jun 25, 2014