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Why a 4th generation dairy farm decided to sell their herd

RTJ, a fourth generation dairy farm in Whatcom County, has sold their herd. They announced on Facebook less than two weeks ago that they had decided to part ways with dairy farming. Ashton Beanblossom, fourth generation farmer, spoke with Dillon Honcoop about the decision.  “Darigold made an announcement at the ...

Forecaster warns farms, public to be ready for possible major winter storm

Could it be? Could snow be on the way to Whatcom County? Meteorologist Rufus La Lone tells Dillon Honcoop the long-range weather forecasts continue to show snow is more and more likely.  La Lone says an “arctic outbreak” will occur starting next Saturday, Jan. 11.  “(An arctic outbreak) is basically ...

2020-01-03T08:00:30+00:00Latest News, What's Cooking|

Drayton Harbor ‘Shellebration’ honors local farms for land stewardship

This month marks the 3rd anniversary of the Drayton Harbor Shellfish beds reopening for commercial harvesting. Drayton Harbor suffered from pollution and it took years of effort to clean it up and get the OK for commercial harvesting. Initially 810 acres of shellfish beds reopened, but this year an additional ...

2019-12-19T19:40:19+00:00Uncategorized|

Major farming events in Lynden this week

The annual Small Fruit Conference and Northwest Ag Show are both happening this week at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds.  Stacey Beier helps organize the events and spoke with Dillon on the Farming Show.  WSU organizes the program side of the event, Beier said.  “They choose what the topics are going ...

2020-08-21T02:27:07+00:00Events, Latest News|

Whatcom Farm Circle teaches over 800 third graders about farming

Hundreds of kids from around Whatcom County will get to experience a really cool event. Dillon Honcoop spoke with Gavin Willis of Whatcom Family Farmers on the Farming Show, to get the details about Farm Circle. Whatcom Family Farmers partner with people from the dairy, berry and potato industries in ...

Battling the weather to get things done

Ashton Beanblossom, herd manager RTJ Farm. (Photo from RTJ Farm Facebook page) T’is the season for corn and potato farmers to start battling the weather to get their crops harvested.  Whatcom County dairy farmers grow over 10,000 acres of corn that they ensile to feed their cows throughout the coming ...

2019-09-26T17:56:02+00:00Uncategorized|

Leading National Dairy Publication Reports on Growing Pressure on EPA From Farmers

Hoard's Dairyman, a leading national publication serving the dairy community, published the story announcing the support of the American Dairy Coalition for Pacific Northwest dairy farmers in their fight with the EPA. The long standing battle concerns a science report from 2012 that purports to show current dairy operations are ...

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