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 By Shelby Taylor    News    August 17, 2016

Long-time friend of county ranchers receives award

Kevin Guinn makes his mother proud. Ask him why his first name is pronounced Kee-vin rather than the common Keh-vin, he'll tell you, "Because my... Full story

 

Record runoff soaks slopes

April experienced record high temperatures throughout the entire Pacific Northwest, causing much of the remaining snowpack to melt and runoff. Over 80 percent of all SNOTEL sites with at least 15...

 

Notable snowpack at 110 percent of normal strengthens spring and summer runoff

All Washington State basins reported a notable increase in snowpack in March this year. This, on the heels of a winter that tended to be warm and rainy, was just what Washington State needed to bolste...

 

Rain and snowpack melt raising chances of springtime flooding

El Niño did a number on Washington State this past month with temperatures ranging from 5-15 degrees warmer than normal. However rain was plentiful...

 

Mountain snow pack looks good

Even with slightly above normal temperatures, winter has built up on an already substantial snowpack in Washington State throughout the month of January. Water year precipitation also remains well...

 

NWS still unclear on state drought relief

Following the snow drought and record heat wave of 2015, forecasters in Washington State are a little wary of the prospect of a warm and dry El Niño...

 

Washington snowpack melting earlier than usual

Washington State snowpack is melting earlier than usual, according to data from the fourth 2015 forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service...

 

Deadline Extended for USDA Conservation Stewardship Program

USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to March 13,...

 

Help to improve the health of your forest

The Mt. Adams Chapter of the Washington Farm Forest Association (WFFA) is hosting a meeting on Dec. 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the White Salmon Library. The USDA Natural Resource Conservation...

 

Help to improve the health of your forest, meeting Dec. 9

Mt. Adams Chapter of the Washington Farm Forest Association (WFFA) is hosting a meeting on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the White Salmon Library. The USDA Natural Resource Conservation...

 

Application sign-up for EQIP due by Nov. 21

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a voluntary, technical and financial assistance program designed to help farmers improve irrigation efficiency; manage nutrient run-off and/or...

 

Near normal snowpack says NRCS

February saw two to three times normal snowfall, putting Washington State snowpack at near normal levels, according to data from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in its third 2014...

 

Application deadline for USDA Conservation Stewardship Program extended to Feb. 7

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced Thursday that the application deadline for the popular Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is now extended...

 

Ag producers can apply for assistance

Agricultural producers have until Jan. 17, 2014 to apply for financial and technical assistance through Washington’s most popular conservation program, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation...

 

Funding available for NRCS High Tunnel Initiative

Washington producers interested in extending the growing season for high value crops in an environmentally safe manner can apply for technical and financial assistance through USDA’s Environmental Q...

 

Federal organic initiative funding now available

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced that funding is available for the Organic Initiative in Washington State. This Initiative is an opportunity for organic and...

 
 By Paul Dunn    Opinion    July 11, 2012

Assessor is inconsistent

To the Editor: On Friday, June 29, the County Assessor hosted a public forum at the Centerville Grange to address questions and concerns from farmers and ranchers regarding changes in land values and...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 6, 2012

Assessor: some county farmland values to see double digit rise in valuation

“It’s killing me,” the farmer said. He stood at the front counter in The Sentinel office in early May, talking about the new property...

 

Local man named NRCS volunteer of the year

A local man has been named USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) top volunteer for 2012. Timothy Rinehart received NRCS’ National Earth Team Individual Volunteer Award from Roylene...

 

Program offered for land owners affected by Monastery Fire

Washington State University (WSU), Washington Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), Natural Resources Conservations Service (NRCS), the Washington Farm Forestry Association, and the Central...

 

Ag producers get more time for aid

Agricultural producers, including private forest landowners will have more time to apply for financial and technical assistance through Washington’s conservation program, the U.S. Department of Agri...

 

WHIP habitat incentive fund applications due Jan. 7

Washington landowners interested in developing or improving wildlife habitat have until Jan. 7, to apply for financial assistance through USDA's Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) for 2011...

 

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