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Road closures delay Columbia Basin potato planting
Potato planting in the Columbia Basin has been pushed back by a week to 10 days due to road closures caused by the spring flooding.

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Washington farmers seek shield against agritourist lawsuits
Washington farmers seek shield against agritourist lawsuits
Washington farmers with agritourism activities are asking legislators for immunity from being sued for injuries and deaths
Forecast models expand to honeybees, tree fruit size
Forecast models expand to honeybees, tree fruit size
New prediction models of a Decision Aid System for Washington tree fruit growers will be tested this year for fruit size, honeybee foraging and blossom timing.
Breadmaker relies on ancient grains
Breadmaker relies on ancient grains
Baker Shaun Thompson Duffy uses ancient and heritage grains to bake bread. He currently sells at several locations in Spokane and has a bread subscription business.
WDFW cites threats as reason to tighten release of wolf records
WDFW cites threats as reason to tighten release of wolf records
House committee endorses legislation stemming from death threats against Washington wildlife manages and ranchers
Mexico taking more of plentiful Red Delicious crop
Mexico taking more of plentiful Red Delicious crop
Washington apple exports to Mexico, China and India are up compared to last year but could be better if the dollar was weaker and fruit was smaller.
Stemilt builds advanced fruit shipping, storage center
Stemilt builds advanced fruit shipping, storage center
A large Washington tree fruit company is building what is probably the largest and most advanced automated packed fruit storage and shipping facility in the state.
Watchdog: What’s Upstream apparently spent too little
Watchdog: What’s Upstream apparently spent too little
Updated story on PDC staff clearing of What's Upstream
Washington lawmaker’s wolf bill gets heard, but not passed
Washington lawmaker’s wolf bill gets heard, but not passed
A Washington legislator's proposal to de-list wolves in his district falls flat, but not before the issue gets raised
Watchdog agency staff rejects farm group’s complaint against What’s Upstream
PDC-What's Upstream breaking news
Conservation district growing urban ag network
Conservation district growing urban ag network
The Spokane Conservation District wants to develop an urban agriculture network.

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