Economic conditions and problems of agriculture in the Yakima Valley, Washington.

by Harold F. Hollands

Publisher: State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Harold F. Hollands, Edgar B. Hurd, and Ben H. Pubols.
SeriesBulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 414., Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 414.
ContributionsHurd, Edgar B. 1899-, Pubols, Ben H. 1899-
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17519375M

1 negative: nitrate ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches or smaller. Title Yakima Valley farm. Washington Contributor Names Rothstein, Arthur, , photographer. HOP GROWING IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON. There are only four states that grow hops; Washington, California, Oregon and Idaho. Washington produces approximately 75% of the nation's total production. All of these hops are produced in the Yakima Valley (Yakima and Benton Counties). Hops are a specialty crop used in the production of beer. The WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center (IAREC) began test-planting hundreds of grape varieties in the Yakima Valley back in During the s, the center developed strategies to support vine hardiness during colder conditions, which some years can make the difference between a successful crop and no crop at all.   “A United States Department of Agriculture study ranked the economic status of the rural population of Yakima County among the lowest two-fifths of rural populations of all counties in the United States, taking into account a composite of factors, including dependency rates, amount of income, length of schooling and condition of housing.

The Environmental and Natural Resources Section assists property owners and applicants who wish to improve or develop their properties, analyzes natural resources for community planning, reviews development applications, and participates in efforts to promote environmental sustainability for county residents, businesses and visitors. Agriculture A product of the National Cooperative Soil Survey, a joint effort of the United States Department of Agriculture and other Federal agencies, State agencies including the Agricultural Experiment Stations, and local participants Custom Soil Resource Report for Yakama Nation Closed Area, Washington, Parts of Klickitat and Yakima File Size: 2MB. History of the Yakima Valley, Washington: Comprising Yakima, Kittitas, and Benton Counties (2 volumes; Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., ), by William Denison Lyman Volume 1: JavaScript-dependent page images at Legacy Washington. WashingtonAtlas Yakima, Washington, Demographic Economic Housing Social NumberPercentEMPLOYMENT STATUSPopulation 16 years and over53,In labor force30,Civilian labor force30,Employed27,Unemployed3,Percent of civilian labor force(X)Armed Forces

Over a four month period, AngelouEconomics embarked on a three-phase planning process to assist Yakima County Development Authority (YCDA) and its partners in identifying viable opportunities to strengthen the local economy by focusing on key targeted industries and providing strategies to spur their growth in the Yakima Valley. Race and Ethnicity by Place in Washington There are places in Washington. This section compares Yakima to the 50 most populous places in Washington and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with Yakima. The least populous of the compared places has a . Formed in s, Yakima Cooperative provides the energy inputs and materials to farmers, ranchers, processors and communities of the Yakima Valley Read More

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Pick an indicator of economic strength, and most likely Yakima County lags behind the rest of the state. This is no secret; Central Washington’s reliance on the agricultural economy has.

The present report, based on a case study analysis of Yakima Valley, Washington, contains specific findings per the proposed process, namely: a) defining the problem in its physical, legal, economic, and social parameters; b) ident- ifying potential solutions in relation to key parameters of the problem; c) assessing the range of potential.

Agriculture The mission of the Agriculture Program is to serve as a partner with the diverse agriculture industry to provide students with the attitudes, abilities, and problem-solving capabilities to meet career responsibilities and lead agriculture into the future.

Jobs related to agriculture in Washington state are as diverse as the crops produced. Yakima Agriculture As the state's leading agricultural county, "The Fruit Bowl of the Nation" has a large and highly varied farm base, complemented by diverse non-agricultural interests.

Apples, cherries, pears, grapes and many other fruits plus a wide variety of vegetables, seeds, field crops, and cereal grains make the Yakima Valley one of the top agricultural producers in the nation. The plan defines 12 priority economic development initiatives in the City of Yakima through The plan’s goal is: We aim to spur and sustain the growth of Yakima’s economy over the long-term by collectively working to grow jobs –jobs that pay well, enabling resident workers to buy homes and afford a quality lifestyle.

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Yakima City landowners refused to cooperate, so the railroad located its depot four miles to the north. Inthis new location was reincorporated as Yakima, and Yakima City was renamed Union Gap.

Both attracted their share of businessmen and ideas. Frederick Mercy arrived and installed theaters in Yakima and the rest of the state/5(3). The Yakima Valley AVA was the first American Viticultural Area established within Washington State, gaining the recognition in Part of the larger Columbia Valley AVA, Yakima Valley AVA is home to more t acres (45 km 2) of vineyards, giving the area the largest concentration of wineries and vineyards in the most widely planted varietals in the Part of: Columbia Valley AVA, Washington.

Yakima County contains one of Washington State’s most diverse agricultural cropping systems. In fact, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Census, Yakima County is the #1 County in Washington based on market value of crop and livestock products.

Agriculture contributes a whopping $ billion to our local on: S. 18th St. SuiteUnion Gap, WA Yakima County is #1 for agricultural production in the Northwest and home to a network of thriving communities supported by industry clusters as diverse and productive as its towns and peoples.

Our top business clusters include agribusiness and food processing, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, aerospace, and healthcare. Washington State is one of the top-ten crop producers in the United States.

Many labor-intensive crops, such as vegetables and tree fruits, are grown in the Yakima Valley, located in south central Washington. Consequently, there is a large population of Cited by: YAKIMA, Wash. -- Toward the end of his tour at Moxee’s Loftus Ranches, U.S.

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Agriculture has been the staple of the economy over the last years. According to the Yakima County Economic Profile published by the Yakima County Development Association’s New Vision office, Yakima is the second largest county in Washington state at million acres.

Three entities own percent of this total. Key industry clusters and leading companies in the Yakima Valley, Yakima County Washington. Top employers Yakima County, Washington. Top industries Yakima. Economic Development A City uniquely positioned to serve the Pacific Northwest, Yakima takes pride in its’ on-going commitment to assist start-up businesses, grow local companies, and attract new development to locate in our city.

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Depression-Era Civil Rights on Trial: The Battle of Congdon Orchards in the Yakima Valley by Mike DiBernardo. Hop Field Workers, ca. (Courtesy Library of Congress) During times of crisis, civil rights are defined and realized; the future of civil rights is set in motion.

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History of the Yakima Valley, Washington; comprising Yakima, Kittitas, and Benton Counties. by Lyman, William Denison, Publication date Topics.

Here you will find a collection of links to information about Yakima County in the areas of criminal justice, demographics, the economy, local government finance, and human services. Data extracted on: Source: U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page. Geographically based survey data available from BLS: Employment & Unemployment. Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the CES survey (State and Area).

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The Filipino Community of Yakima County, Inc., after protracted battles, eventually secured leasing rights on the Yakima Indian reservation, a privilege already granted to whites. InPio DeCano, a recent immigrant, successfully fought the Washington state alien land law all the way to the state Supreme Court.

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Yakima Project The Story of the WASHINGTON The Yakima Project has been a driving force in the economic status of the valley for almost a century.

The project irrigates crops, generates power, reduces lood damage, and supports area recreation. Irrigated crops: $ billion Livestock industry: $ million Power generated: $ million. The Washington State Department of Agriculture has been serving the state for more than years.

Our diverse roles include providing fee-based services to the agriculture community, promoting Washington agricultural products, and ensuring regulations are observed.The Yakima Herald-Republic collaborated with the Yakima Valley Museum on a beautiful, hard-cover, coffee-table book.

This heirloom-quality book features stunning images of the Yakima Valley from the s through the s as well as a number of our memorable front pages through the years.The Labor Market and Economic Analysis (LMEA) branch of the Washington State Employment Security Department invites you to attend: July 8, a.m.

to p.m. (Registration begins at ) Hopf Union Building (the HUB), Yakima Valley Community College Yakima, Washington Yakima and Central Washington Economic Symposium.