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About half a dozen companies already are trying to capitalize on the anticipated insect-eating trend.

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Washington asparagus industry eyes a comeback
Washington asparagus industry eyes a comeback
Washington asparagus may be at a turning point after 24 years of decline. Yields should improve with high-density planting but finding enough pickers is a problem.
Rancher markets ag sustainability
Rancher markets ag sustainability
Lazy R Ranch marketing opportunities organizer Beth Robinette, of Cheney, Wash., supports her family's holistic approach.
Analyst: Cow/calf producers in for another good year
Analyst: Cow/calf producers in for another good year
Cattle prices are expected to moderate in the second half of the year but remain high, putting average annual prices in 2015 higher than 2014.
East Idaho grower tries new canola production method
East Idaho grower tries new canola production method
Koompin Farms in American Falls, Idaho, is taking a different approach to raising canola.
Study: Oregon farmland value increased despite development restrictions
Study: Oregon farmland value increased despite development restrictions
Oregon's land use system has its critics, but a new study says farmland value has increased despite laws that limit development.
’Entopreneurs’ feed growing appetite for edible insects
The UN has been promoting edible insects as a way to improve nutrition, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and create jobs in insect production. Entrepreneurs now see bugs as a niche food.
Spud market sluggish as Idaho starts planting
Spud market sluggish as Idaho starts planting
The potato market remains in a slump as Idaho growers plant their 2015 crops.
Wash. wheat industry asks decision makers to consider billion-dollar impact
Wash. wheat industry asks decision makers to consider billion-dollar impact
Washington State University grains economist Randy Fortenbery reports on the economic impact of the state's wheat industry, and potential effects of changes in tax policy.
U.S. wheat breeders to meet with Asian customers
U.S. wheat breeders to meet with Asian customers
U.S. Wheat Associates is sending four wheat breeders, including Oregon State University Extension cereal specialist Mike Flowers and Washington State University winter wheat breeder Arron Carter, to Asia to meet with wheat customers about their...
Paper towels, toilet tissue latest uses for wheat straw
Paper towels, toilet tissue are the latest uses for wheat straw.