Don Jenkins

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Farm Bureau highlights Washington farm’s labor shortage

- Washington vegetable farm featured in video on labor shortage

WSDA seeks study on dairy manure use

- WSDA seeks study on whether to regulate all manure applications, not just ones on dairies

Washington hemp pioneer has crop, but needs market

- After one summer, Washington's industry already at a crossroad

WSDA finds more salmonella in dairy’s raw milk

- Follow-up tests find more salmonella at Washington raw milk dairy

Washington Farm Bureau: Nixing coal dock bad omen

- Washngton Farm Bureau CEO criticizes Ecology's stance on exporting coal

Washington suspends license of raw milk dairy linked to salmonella

- Washington Health Department links raw milk dairy to two sicknesses

Washington dairies embrace live video chats

- Dairy Farmers of Washington takes farmers into social media

Farm groups: Washington culvert case not just about culverts

- Washington, Oregon and Idaho farm bureaus urge Supreme County to take up culvert case

Raw milk dairy’s defiance prompts WSDA’s health alert

- Washington State Department of Agriculture takes more raw milk samples from defiant dairy

Washington eyes 6 more weeds for control

- Washington plans to add to weed-control list

Tests verify Western Washington has a wolf

- USFWS confirms gray wolf spotted in Western Washington is a wolf

Smackout wolfpack nears peaceful milestone

- Report on lethal removal of Smackout wolfpack

Northwest drought retreats; seasonal outlook turns colder, wetter

- Drought recedes in Washington and Oregon; La Nina form

Washington farmer’s appeal of Ecology order arrives too late

- Moses Lake farmer Ron Fode's appeal arrives three days late

Cranberry harvest begins with volume controls on table

- Cranberry harvest starts with growers unsure of how many of their berries will enter the marketplace

Orchard gains chance to question Ecology drought decision

- Appeals panel rules Washington orchard can challenge Ecology's decision on drought relief

Wolves possibly pair up, kill cow in Washington

- Two wolves meet up in northeast Washington and kill a cow

Washington court ponders scope of piece-rate work

- Washington Supreme Court considers piece-rate pay fairness

Drought spreads across three-quarters of Washington, half of Oregon

- Drought grows in Washington and Oregon

GOP invites Inslee to get into well issue

- Republicans seize on builders study to soak Inslee with criticism over Hirst

Western Washington county looks to farmers for advice

- Pierce County to restart agriculture commission to advise county leaders

Washington Farm Bureau urges cap on elk in two valleys

- Washington Farm Bureau proposes cap on elk in Skagit County valley

Majority of Washington falls into drought

- More than half of Washington now officially in drought

EPA scrambled to contain What’s Upstream fallout

- What's Upstream records reveal scramble to respond to federal lawmakers

Western Innovator: New use for old irrigation tubing

- Western Innovator Ken Carhart

WDFW shoots Sherman wolfpack member

- No depredations by Smackout pack; silence on Sherman pack

Washington dairies not reporting cow sales online

- Washington dairy farmers aren't reporting sales

‘Incredibly dry’ Washington to heat up

- Washington hot, dry summer expected to get even hotter in September

Washington Ecology proposes reclaimed water rule

- Washington Farm Bureau grades Ecology's new water-related rule as much improved

Washington to shoot wolves from a second wolfpack

- Breaking news on Washington wolves

Washington agency pictures more elk; farmers see more damage

- Washington wildlife managers propose plan to expand elk herd that's already trampling farm fields

Washington Farm Bureau’s D.C. trip cited in pesticide furor

- Washington Farm Bureau delegation wrapped up in latest tiff between Trump administratoin and New York Times

Environmentalists sue Cargill’s Ferndale Grain

- Two environmental groups allege Cargill Inc. violating Clean Water Act in Washington

WSDA fines irrigation district’s ex-manager for herbicide mishap

- Former irrigation district manager fined for pesticide misuse

Washington culvert case seen as Western water issue

- Washington attorney general appeals culvert case to U.S. Supreme Court