Agriculture

Backyard burn season opens Friday

For residents in the Banks Fire District and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue district, backyard burning opens Friday, March 1. The season will last through June 15, barring any emergency burn bans and daily closures due to low air quality.

Gov. Kotek makes Roy visit

As part of a county-by-county tour of the state, Oregon Governor Tina Kotek made a visit to Roy on Monday during her Washington County leg, the 33rd portion of the One Oregon Listening Tour.

Public Coast Farm opens for summer season

Public Coast Farm opened for the season earlier this month, the third year the brewery-adjacent farm in Buxton has welcomed visitors to their farmstand.
Open until August 20 every Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., live music will play on those days from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Washington County Farm Bureau seeks high school, college applicants for 2022 scholarships

Local students in high school and college who are pursuing an education in the fields of agriculture, education, nursing or vocational training are once again eligible for scholarships offered by the Washington County Farm Bureau this year.  The deadline to apply is April 11. The scholarships, a long-time offering by[Read More…]

Bee school offered by county group

Bees are becoming more active as temperatures begin warming to 50 degrees and above, and the Tualatin Valley Beekeepers Association is inviting the public to attend its annual Bee School short course. Late February is the beginning of active bee season in western Washington County and the Tualatin Valley, and[Read More…]

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