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

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State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station , Pullman, Wash
Agriculture -- Washington (State) -- Yakima River V
Statementby Edgar B. Hurd and Harold F. Hollands.
SeriesBulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 377, Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 377.
ContributionsHollands, Harold F. 1899-, State College of Washington. Division of Farm Management and Agricultural Economics., United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics., State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station.
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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.

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. 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 Census of Agriculture is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Even small plots of land - whether rural or urban - growing fruit, vegetables or some food animals count if $1, or more of such products were raised and sold, or normally would have been sold, during the Census year.

The Census of Agriculture, taken only once every. “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 history of Mexican Americans, Americans of Mexican descent, largely begins after the annexation of parts of Mexico inthe nea individuals then living in the U.S.

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Haise and F. Viets, Jr., U.S. Department of Agriculture Water Quality Aspects of Sprinkler Irrigation J. Keller. The Columbia River basin consists of several different physiographic regions.

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Wineries based in the Yakima Valley, Red Mountain, the Walla Walla Valley, and elsewhere rushed to open tasting rooms in Woodinville, creating the wine tourism destination you see now. Sue and I were accompanied by our friend Hermes Navarro del Valle, who is an expert on the global tourism industry with a special interest in wine tourism.

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Real wages for most workers increased, while stock prices advanced as much during the s as they had in the previous three decades. Disdainful of both the Makah's centuries-long dependence on the sea and the sea's prominent role in aboriginal culture, policy makers nonetheless realized that, without soil or a climate conducive to agriculture, traditional maritime occupations represented, in reality, the Makah's only viable economic option.

The true cost of food is also reflected in the people who grow crops and slaughter animals. In the U.S., about half of farmworkers are undocumented, according to an analysis of Department of Labor data done by the organization Farmworkers Justice.

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Adams County measures 1, square miles, ranking it 14th in size among Washington's 39 counties. Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Yakima, WA The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is a community-based multi-services program in an agricultural community that serves children, adolescents, adults, and families with an emphasis on children and low income, underserved farm workers, the majority of whom are Size: KB.

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Yakima Valley, Washington. Ninfa Gutierrez is a life-long volunteer on behalf of farm workers. She hosts and produces a radio show that addresses farm worker issues. She also is engaged in community and rural development activities, particularly in health and education.

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While it is a relief that the State of Washington has decided to take action, on careful review of these "new" orders.

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy did a detailed study of the Yakima River Valley, a vast fruit-growing region in Washington State.We compose each county profile using data we collect and data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S.

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Census Bureau, Washington State Department of Revenue, Washington State Office of Financial Management and other resources. A link to: all county data tables, revised 01/27/1. YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

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