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Wolves stick to northeast Washington

- Wolves are more concentrated than ever in northeast Washington

Washington Ecology starts inquiry into best farm practices

- Washington Ecology starts meetings on farm BMPs

Washington’s wolf population grows to 122

- Washington wolf count

Washington mushroom farm gets state aid to exit suburbia

- Ports gets money to help Ostrom Mushrooms move

Federal spring outlook favors S. Oregon drought deepening

- NOAA sees drought intensifying

Washington hemp industry gets lifeline

- Hemp money, not as much as WSDA wanted, in Washington budget

Boycott organizers restate unsupported claim against berry grower

- Anti-capitalist activists call for berry boycott

Washington to study moving wolves from east to west

- Washington budget includes money to study moving wolves

U.S. senators tout compromise on manure reports

- Rancher warns U.S. senators: manure about to hit the fan

Washington social justice groups carry on fight for carbon fee

- Washington lawmakers shelve carbon tax; activists pick up banner

Washington lands commissioner: We need Dreamers

- Washington lands commissioner lobbies for Dreamers

Idaho, 10 other states back Washington in culvert appeal

- Idaho and 10 other states warn about 'environmental servitude'

Pesticide bill, diluted to a study, passes Washington Legislature

- Washington House passes pesticide work group

U.S. Supreme Court sets date to hear Washington appeal on treaty rights

- U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on fishing rights case April 18

Washington vows to safeguard purity of brassica seeds

- WSDA issues warning on brassica seed cross-pollination

Washington berry farm to get hearing on fine

- Sakuma berry farm appeals fines

Carbon tax calls for refashioning rural Washington

- Washington Senate budget committee advances carbon tax

Washington budget-writers smile on hemp

- Washington lawmakers support hemp, but how much?

Washington capital gains tax plan includes costly flaw, critics say

- Washington House bill doesn't quite exempt farmers from proposed capital gains tax

Washington cattlemen’s group howls over missing wolf grant

- WSDA awards grants to ward off wolves

Washington rancher shot wolf thinking it may be dog

- Washington ranchers give account of wolf shooting

Washington mushroom grower seeks tax relief for new farm

- Olympia mushroom farm seeks tax break to move to Sunnyside

Washington House OKs bill to move wolves

- Bill to study moving wolves passes Washington House

Western Innovator: Veterinarian has dairy roots

- Washington’s assistant state veterinarian spearheads the state’s animal disease traceability program.

Kerry pushes climate bills in Washington legislature

- Washington Farm Bureau on twin carbon bills: Staring down a double-barrelled shotgun

Cranberry industry seeks to turn down volume control

- Cranberry industry far from united on volume reduction

Washington House bill calls for counseling for farmers

- Washington lawmakers move to give farmers free counseling

Inslee sees ag warming to carbon tax, but farm groups don’t

- Gov. Inslee sees support for carbon tax growing

Farm leaders urge Senate to fix law on livestock gas reports

- Farm leaders ask Congress for relief from manure reporting rule

Senate panel strips down pesticide-alert bill

- Washington pesticide alert bill becomes safety bill

Oregon, Washington, California sue to save WOTUS

- Washington, Oregon, California sue to rescue WOTUS

Washington tree fruit group backs sanctuary bill

- Washington State Tree Fruit Association supports sanctuary bill

WSU Bread Lab receives $1.5 million endowment

- WSU Bread Lab receives $1.5 million endowment for organic grains research

Washington House committee OKs bill to move wolves

- Washington House Ag Committee advances bill to move wolves

Munger farm fined, but cleared in worker’s death

- Washington fines farm for missed meals, but founds no violations that led to worker's death

D.C. court delays manure air rule until May 1

- Manure rule stayed until May 1

Washington legislator: At least study moving wolves

- Washington lawmaker: Let's move wolves around

Senate panel passes softened pesticide bill

- Senate Labor advances water-down pesticide alert bill

WSDA drawing up fines for hemp violations

- Washington Department of Agriculture circluates rought draft of policy to fine unlicensed hemp

Farm groups back EPA motion to delay manure air rule

- Two farm groups join EPA in asking court to delay manure emissions rule

Washington man fined for killing wolves

- Washington man fined for wolf poacher

Munger Bros. pledges to battle Washington lawsuit

- Lawsuit alleges abuse of Mexican farmworkers

Washington farmers turn out to protest pesticide bill

- Washington farmers push back against pesticide notification bill

Washington Ecology adopts rules for recycling water

- Washington Ecology adopts rule for recycling water

WDFW director resigns post

- WDFW director Jim Unsworth resigns

Washington shuts down hemp seed supply

- Washington man plunging ahead on hemp, state or no state program

Southeast Washington ranchers warn of increasing wolf conflicts

- Southeast Washington ranchers tell state lawakers that they're dealing with wolves, too

La Nina still augurs snow and rain, but drought returns to parts of NW

- La Nina expected to influence rest of winter, but drought creeping back into Northwest

Washington Farm Bureau lauds ‘Hirst’ fix

- Washington Farm Bureau happy with Hirst bill