Big Check Goes to Promote Agricultural Tourism in the Yakima Valley - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Big Check Goes to Promote Agricultural Tourism in the Yakima Valley

YAKIMA, Wa -  The Yakima Valley Visitors and Convention Bureau receives a $15,000 check to promote agricultural tourism.

The money will be used to educate local farmers on how they can enhance the tourism experience at the their farms or orchards.

The visitors and convention bureau will also use the money to provide necessary resources to farmers.  It's all in an effort to help them to create a new revenue stream.

The money comes from the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development.

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