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Western Innovator: Building a better canal system
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Western Innovator: Building a better canal system
A hydrologist is developing a predictive model for the Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Co.’s system to improve its efficiency.

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Economist: Wheat prices could drop further if exports lag
Economist: Wheat prices could drop further if exports lag
Washington State University grains economist Randy Fortenbery says wheat prices could pick up with more export traffic, but could go lower if exports continue to lag.
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Local farmers help deliver fresh foods home
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SE Washington wheat farmers face pink snow mold
SE Washington wheat farmers face pink snow mold
Wheat farmers in the Prescott, Wash., area are weighing whether to reseed fields after experiencing pink snow mold damage after two months of snow cover.
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Growers struggling to make use of ‘overwhelming’ data, experts say
Advances in drone and sensor technology have created a wealth of data for growers, but putting it all together and making it easy to use has been a challenge.
Potato chip brand capitalizes on rap music’s popularity
Potato chip brand capitalizes on rap music’s popularity
An Atlanta businessman’s Rap Snacks line of potato chips has tapped into the soulful side of spuds.

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