Tilth keynote speaker emphasizes diversity for farming future
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Tilth keynote speaker emphasizes diversity for farming future
Six percent of farmers are under the age of 35, says California heirloom grains grower Mai Nguyen. She said farmers of different backgrounds must work together to ensure future generations continue to farm.

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Tilth keynote speaker emphasizes diversity for farming future
Six percent of farmers are under the age of 35, says California heirloom grains grower Mai Nguyen. She said farmers of different backgrounds must...
Zinke ‘100 percent confident’ he’ll be cleared in probes
Democrats plan to launch their own investigations into Zinke in January, when they take the majority in the House.
Idaho, Washington farmers see above-average year on wheat
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Panel: Consider water access, soil health before signing lease

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