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Oregon wheat growers deal with additional stripe rust pressure
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Oregon wheat growers deal with additional stripe rust pressure
Heavy snow and rain since last fall was great for thirsty wheat crops, but pathogens also flourish in such conditions.

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Beekeepers build high-tech storage to improve hive survival
Beekeepers build high-tech storage to improve hive survival
Idaho beekeepers are building modern storage facilities to protect their bees during the winter to so they can take full advantage of strong demand for their pollination services.
Nevada marijuana businesses prepping for recreation sales
The early rollout will make Nevada the fifth state with an operational recreational market.
Why Trump’s combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Field trial tours tout canola in crop rotations
Field trial tours tout canola in crop rotations
Washington State University winter canola field tours will demonstrate to growers the benefits of including the oilseed crop in their rotations.
Western Innovator: Making farmers’ markets successful
Western Innovator: Making farmers’ markets successful
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Western Innovator: Building a market for triticale
Western Innovator: Building a market for triticale
Ritzville, Wash., family starts raising triticale and rye to build own markets.
As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is creating a top post at the department to handle trade and foreign agricultural matters
Senate Democrats advance pot tax competing with governor’s
Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed in January that the state impose a 10 percent sales tax on recreational pot.
ISDA sets chemigation licensing, training seminars
The seminars will be followed by special exam sessions for obtaining a chemigation category license.
Oregon brewery plans to build wastewater treatment facility
The new plant at the brewery’s headquarters will be able to process more than 150,000 gallons of wastewater per day.

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