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Odessa biodiesel plant seeks new owners, again
The Odessa Public Development Authority has issued a request for proposals to sell or lease its biodiesel plant, which has been vacant since June 2014.

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Committee updates wine research priorities
Committee updates wine research priorities
Research shows no difference in wine grape quality in vineyards pruned and thinned mechanically versus those partially pruned by hand. Still under study is any difference in wine.
Washington falling number funding request progressing
Washington falling number funding request progressing
Washington wheat farmers’ request for $1 million for funding falling number research is progressing, says Washington Association of Wheat Growers Executive Director Michelle Hennings.
Interior pick on track for Senate approval despite lobbying
The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday night on the nomination of Bernhardt, a lawyer and Interior official under President George W. Bush.
Evacuations ordered near wildfire in northeast Washington
People living near a wildfire in northeast Washington state have been ordered to evacuate
2 join Washington dairy commission
2 join Washington dairy commission
Washington Dairy Products Commission has two new members
Lawmakers exit Olympia with neither Hirst fix nor capital budget
Lawmakers exit Olympia with neither Hirst fix nor capital budget
Washington Legislature adjourns without Hirst fix or capital budget
DNR: Budget failure leaves Washington forests in jeopardy
The Legislature's failure to pass a capital budget means the state Department of Natural Resources is short of money to deal with unhealthy forests
Interior: No changes needed to Colorado national monument
Zinke removed two other monuments, in Idaho and Washington state, from his review of 27 monuments created since 1996.
Group forms to defend Yakima dairies
Group forms to defend Yakima dairies
Save Family Farming starts Yakima affiliate to defend dairies
House looks at ESA, wolf measures
House looks at ESA, wolf measures
A number of measures favorable to agriculture and sponsored by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., have seen recent House action.

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