Genetically engineered wheat plants discovered in fallow Washington field
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Genetically engineered wheat plants discovered in fallow Washington field
USDA is investigating the discovery of genetically engineered wheat in a fallow Eastern Washington field.

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Genetically engineered wheat plants discovered in fallow Washington field
USDA is investigating the discovery of genetically engineered wheat in a fallow Eastern Washington field.
East Idaho grower finds niche with spelt
A Rexburg, Idaho, grower raises spelt in his unique rotation.
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Genetically engineered wheat plants discovered in fallow Washington field
USDA is investigating the discovery of genetically engineered wheat in a fallow Eastern Washington field.
Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods
The Agriculture Department has two years to write the rules.
East Idaho grower finds niche with spelt
June cattle placements lower than expected
Lawsuit accused environmental group of discrimination

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Study says cougars, wolves save human lives
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Changing industry complicates hazelnut forecast
Lake Tahoe warming faster than long-term average
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