Updates on issues of interest to the agricultural community and the public.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
All hands on deck: Changing roles around COVID Response
Randy Treadwell WSDA Rapid Response & Emergency Management This past year brought challenges for everyone, and while it remains to be se...
Monday, March 29, 2021
Think twice before giving bunnies or chicks as gifts
Dr. Susan Kerr WSDA Animal Health Program Although it may be tempting to gift a small child with a fuzzy baby rabbit or chick on a glori...
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Mailing products temporarily allowed for Cottage Food operations
Hector Castro Communications If you are thinking of getting into the cottage food business, but are worried about selling direct to custome...
Monday, February 1, 2021
More than hornets – WSDA trapping continues legacy of protecting agriculture and the environment
Karla Salp Communications While millions of people only became aware of the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s work last year than...
Monday, December 14, 2020
Catching hope: Possible ally in fight against harmful fruit fly discovered in Asian giant hornet trap
Karla Salp Communications Leptopilina japonica Photo credit: Warren H. L. Wong, University of British Columbia, Canada The benefits of th...
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