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Oct. 13 – 20

Posted by | October 20, 2008

CSANR economist Kate Painter was the information source for a story in last Sunday’s Lewiston Morning Tribune on how the current economic situation may impact farmers, particularly wheat growers.

On Monday, the Yakima Herald-Republic published the second part of its series on the possible link between dairy manure and the contamination of wells in the lower Yakima Valley, which included comments by IAREC’s Bob Stevens.

Wednesday’s Yakima Herald-Republic included a guest article by Yakima County Extension’s Sheila Ryan on tips for saving money when grocery shopping.

The Extension Energy Program’s Kim Lyons is among the sources quoted in a Thursday Associated Press story about major oil companies giving a boost to meeting biodiesel goals in the state.

In this week’s Capital Press:

CDs aimed at Latino farmers” (Malaquias Flores is quoted)

WSU works to save wine industry

Extension honors literacy efforts

Specialty crop research gets $230 million

News releases: “Succession Planning Workshops for Forest Owners Scheduled in November and December,” “4-H Volunteers to Expand Skills and Be Honored at Statewide Event in Everett,” “2009 Beef Market Outlook Telephone Conference Nov. 5,” and “Dealing with Things that Go ‘Bzzz’ in the Night and Other Home and Garden Invaders.”