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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Authority: RCW 15.09
Tipton Hudson, Extension Agent, 962-7507
Mike Klaus, Advisor, Washington State Department of Agriculture, 509-225-2609
The purpose of the Horticultural Pest & Disease Board is to more effectively control and prevent the spread of horticultural pests and diseases. Of the four members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, one of such members shall have at least a practical knowledge of horticultural pests and diseases, and the other members shall be residents of the county, shall own land within the county and shall be engaged in the primary and commercial production of a horticultural product or products. A Representative from the Washington State Department of Agriculture serves as an advisor to the Board. Meetings are scheduled as deemed necessary.
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.