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Taylor Farms buys slice of Crunch Pak
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Taylor Farms buys slice of Crunch Pak
A leading producer of fresh greens and vegetables in California is buying into the national leader of fresh sliced apples in Washington.

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Washington hay field day set
Hay growers in Northeast Washington may learn about poisonous plants and pesticides and more at a Washington State University field day in Clayton, Wash., May 13.
Washington raspberry growers eye trade practices
Washington raspberry growers eye trade practices
Washington Red Raspberry Commission hires law firm to probe practices of foreign competitors
Senator criticizes EPA watchdog after it clears What’s Upstream
Senator criticizes EPA watchdog after it clears What’s Upstream
EPA watchdog finds nothing wrong with What's Upstream
Farmers race to do spring work between rainstorms
Farmers race to do spring work between rainstorms
Wheat farmers are trying to get into their fields, but rain keeps delaying them.
Potato farming in Washington involves high-stakes investment
Potato farming in Washington involves high-stakes investment
Potatoes are worth $7.4 billion to the state’s economy each year.
Inslee stays out of rural well issue; special session at hand
Inslee stays out of rural well issue; special session at hand
With the regular session in its final days, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he has not studied a Senate proposal to reopen rural Washington to well drilling, disappointing the lawmaker who introduced the measure
Rail bill aided by Washington Farm Bureau passes
Rail bill aided by Washington Farm Bureau passes
Washington lawmakers pass bill to allow industrial development near short-line railroads in Eastern Washington and one Western Washington county
Nursery switches to white fiberglass stakes
Nursery switches to white fiberglass stakes
White fiberglass nursery tree stakes are an eye catcher near Quincy, Wash., and new to the area as other nurseries use bamboo and steel stakes.
WA lawmakers OK new way to deter wolves
WA lawmakers OK new way to deter wolves
Washington lawmakers thrust state Department of Agriculture into campaign to prevent conflicts between wolves and cattle
Proposed state rules for restricted-use herbicides up for comment
Proposed state rules for restricted-use herbicides up for comment
Washington farmers should review proposed state herbicide rules for possible effects to their operation, says a weed science professor at Washington State University.

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