Scientists pursue new test as part of falling number research
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Scientists pursue new test as part of falling number research
The Washington Grain Commission approves a $150,000 research project at Washington State University to get closer to a genetic solution to falling number.

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Selected Western livestock auctions
Cows and bulls were off $2-3, and feeder cattle were $3-5 stronger at the Eugene Livestock Auction.
Dairy prices remain unsettled
Dairy prices remain unsettled
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week’s dairy industry news.
Inspection finds maintenance flaws at Cooke salmon net pens
Cooke’s salmon farms accidentally released tens of thousands of non-native Atlantic salmon into Puget Sound.
Eight-year-old chooses Idaho potato harvest as dream vacation
Eight-year-old chooses Idaho potato harvest as dream vacation
Eight-year-old Dagny Jerles could have gone anywhere in the world, but she chose Idaho’s potato harvest as her dream vacation.
A look at the president’s immigration demands
Trump’s priorities for immigration reform legislation.
At least 10 dead as fires rage in California wine country
Some of the largest of the 14 blazes burning over a 200-mile region were in Napa and Sonoma counties.
Agri Aide fined 105K for alleged ag worker hiring violations
State officials have fined an agriculture company in Othello $105,000 for allegedly violating required conditions in hiring farm workers
Dairy cow delivers pizzas to shocked customers
Dairy cow delivers pizzas to shocked customers
The annual event is a way for the state’s dairy industry to help bring the farm to consumers in a fun and unforgettable way, according to Dairy West officials.
What’s in a name? EU trade threat at critical juncture
What’s in a name? EU trade threat at critical juncture
The groups are calling on the administration to send a firm message to Japan and Mexico to abide by their trade agreements with the U.S. and reject the EU’s attempts to confiscate the rights to common food names in their pending trade agreements...
Labor contractor fined $105,000 for no license
The Washington Department of Labor & Industries has levied its largest fine against a labor contractor for allegedly operating without a license. The $105,000 fine is based on a history of prior violations.

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Scientists pursue new test as part of falling number research
The Washington Grain Commission approves a $150,000 research project at Washington State University to get closer to a genetic solution to falling...
Washington Farm Bureau: Nixing coal dock bad omen
Washngton Farm Bureau CEO criticizes Ecology's stance on exporting coal
Inspection finds maintenance flaws at Cooke salmon net pens
Eight-year-old chooses Idaho potato harvest as dream vacation
At least 10 dead as fires rage in California wine country

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Tests identify weed seeds in pollinator mixes
The seed industry has responded to contamination problems with Palmer amaranth in seed mixes, developing rapid DNA tests to confirm purity.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Cows and bulls were off $2-3, and feeder cattle were $3-5 stronger at the Eugene Livestock Auction.
Inspection finds maintenance flaws at Cooke salmon net pens
A look at the president’s immigration demands
At least 10 dead as fires rage in California wine country

Ag Sectors

Scientists pursue new test as part of falling number research
The Washington Grain Commission approves a $150,000 research project at Washington State University to get closer to a genetic solution to falling...
Washington Farm Bureau: Nixing coal dock bad omen
Washngton Farm Bureau CEO criticizes Ecology's stance on exporting coal
Dairy prices remain unsettled
Inspection finds maintenance flaws at Cooke salmon net pens
A look at the president’s immigration demands

Opinion

Thanks to all you environmentalists...
No one will tell you what the total cost is for this disaster.
Pruitt a climate science denier
The only significant group of people who don’t acknowledge that burning fossil fuels has contributed to the catastrophic warming of the planet...
Agriculture means opportunity for young people
Agriculture’s tax reform tool box
‘No’ crowd opposes strong U.S. farm policy

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Ag tires also need care and maintenance
Ag tires and tracks require specialized equipment for repairs.
Fix or replace? It’s often a taxing question
A lot of small farmers can’t justify $30,000 for a new tractor, and they don’t need a huge tax write-off, Tractor Store owner Will...
Tune-ups, maintenance keep ATVs in tip-top shape
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