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Farmers train to help prevent Lake Erie algae
Farmers have three years to be certified for commercial fertilizer use on more than 50 acres of farmland.

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The full text of President Trump’s inaugural address
“For too long, a small group in our nation’s Capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost....”
Former Payson hotshot supervisor sues feds over fatal wildfire
Fred Schoeffler is seeking aircraft radio transmissions that may help explain the deaths of 19 elite firefighters.
Group: Settlement will cut oil pollution at Washington dam
Group: Settlement will cut oil pollution at Washington dam
The settlement resolves a 2016 lawsuit by the nonprofit Columbia Riverkeeper, which alleged the federal agency released oil and other pollutants from the dam into the river without a required permit.
Trump picks former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as USDA chief
Trump picks former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as USDA chief
Perdue will be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades.
Ag industry welcomes USDA nomination
Ag industry welcomes USDA nomination
Sonny Perdue, Trump’s long-delayed pick to head the USDA, is greeted with favor and no small amount of relief.
Election provides fund-raising windfall for environmental organizations
Election provides fund-raising windfall for environmental organizations
Environmental organizations say money has been rolling in since the election of Donald Trump.
Trump can scale back monument designations, experts say
Trump can scale back monument designations, experts say
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Experts: Farm machinery sales to level off after steep drop
Experts: Farm machinery sales to level off after steep drop
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States argue in court for more say over endangered species
States argue in court for more say over endangered species
It’s the latest skirmish in the federal government’s troubled effort to restore the rare wolves to part of their original range under the Endangered Species Act.
Events raise hopes for cherry exports to China
Events raise hopes for cherry exports to China
The head of Northwest Cherry Growers says he’s been worried about exports to China because of President-elect Donald Trump’s stance toward China. He’s more hopeful after Trump met with a top Chinese businessman.

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