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  • How Whatcom dairies made it through the winter storm

    How Whatcom dairies made it through the winter storm

    • January 20, 2020

    Farmers are among the hardest hit by the recent storm that hit Whatcom County.  Dillon Honcoop spoke to two local dairy farmers, sisters Leea Rainey Heeringa and Lynne Rainey Wheeler, about the challenges they faced last week.  Heeringa, who lives in Sumas, said one of the biggest problems they had was the wind and cold. 

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

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

    • January 3, 2020

    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 continental air that moves down

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  • Major farming events in Lynden this week

    • December 2, 2019

    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 to be, who the speakers

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  • Whatcom Farm Circle teaches over 800 third graders about farming

    Whatcom Farm Circle teaches over 800 third graders about farming

    • November 18, 2019

    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 the area to help put

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