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State falls short in its responsibilities
State falls short in its responsibilities
Washington officials have halted state grain inspections at a terminal in Vancouver in the wake of a long-standing labor dispute. It looks to us that Gov. Jay Inslee is trying to force a resolution to the conflict.

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Farmers to feds: ‘Trust, but verify’
Farmers should trust the federal government — as long as they can also verify that the government is sticking to its word.
Here’s the real reason for high meat prices
Go no farther than ethanol if you're looking for the reason for high meat prices.
Citizens can’t win against federal government
Don't bother making deals with the government.
Government out of control
Government has gotten too big and powerful, writer says.
Harming the environment in order to ‘help’ it
Harming the environment in order to ‘help’ it
Legal myopia allows federal officials to short-change one endangered species while trying to help another.
Ignorance isn’t bliss in agriculture
Ignorance isn’t bliss in agriculture
Scientific research is the only way agriculture will continue to progress, despite the opinion of some that they already know it all.
Immigration reform gains added urgency
As many as 50,000 children and teens, traveling without their parents, have crossed the border into the U.S. in recent months. This proves that immigration reform must begin with tighter border security.
U.S. food aid program germinated in Kansas
Kansas farmers came up with program to help relieve overseas hunger.

Columns

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U.S. food aid program germinated in Kansas

Editorials

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Farmers to feds: ‘Trust, but verify’
Ignorance isn’t bliss in agriculture

Letters

Here’s the real reason for high meat prices
Citizens can’t win against federal government
Government out of control