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WSDA warns pot growers about unapproved pesticides in products
WSDA warns pot growers about unapproved pesticides in products
The Washington State Department of Agriculture has identified 15 products that marijuana growers should stopping using.

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New chair: Washington potato industry reaches out to lawmakers
New chair: Washington potato industry reaches out to lawmakers
Quincy, Wash., potato farmer Rex Calloway begins his term as chair of the Washington Potato Commission July 1.
EPA says it will take months to hand over What’s Upstream files
EPA says it will take months to hand over What’s Upstream files
The Environmental Protection Agency will waive a $2,000 fee for providing What's Upstream records, but the Washington farm group seeking the documents may have to wait until December.
Appeals court: Washington must fix salmon-blocking culverts
The ruling was the second major court decision in as many months concerning salmon habitat in the Northwest.
Washington leads again in blueberries
Washington leads again in blueberries
For the second year in a row, Washington leads the nation in blueberry production. About 70 percent of the state’s crop is processed and 30 percent sold fresh.
New Washington State Dairy Ambassadors selected
New Washington State Dairy Ambassadors selected
The ambassador and two alternates travel the state telling the story of of the Washington dairy industry.
Washington Beef Commission hopes to impress consumers, ranchers
Washington Beef Commission hopes to impress consumers, ranchers
The Washington Beef Commission hopes to win over consumers, but also hopes to win over the ranchers who support it.
Big apple states expecting larger crops
Big apple states expecting larger crops
Washington and Michigan eye larger fall apple crops and New York’s early forecast comes soon. Industry leaders expect strong prices to continue.
Washington Ecology to write guide to ‘best’ ag practices
Washington Ecology to write guide to ‘best’ ag practices
Washington Department of Ecology will develop 'best-management practices' for agriculture, a response to complaints from the Environmental Protection Agency, environmentalists and tribes.
Difficult year for Washington apple exports
Difficult year for Washington apple exports
A strong dollar, small crop and high prices all contributed to a decline in Washington apple exports over the 2015 sales season that ends this fall.
After spraying, Washington, Oregon search for gypsy moths
After spraying, Washington, Oregon search for gypsy moths
Washington and Oregon will set out more traps this summer to catch gypsy moths, following up on extensive spring spraying campaigns.

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