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Author seeks harvest tradition stories
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Author seeks harvest tradition stories
Scheuerman recently published a second edition of his book, “Hardship to Homeland,” about the Volga Germans settling in the Pacific Northwest in the 1880s.

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Judge blocks Cosmic Crisp information release
Judge blocks Cosmic Crisp information release
A freelance journalist seeking financial and marketing information about Washington’s new Cosmic Crisp apple has been temporarily blocked by a judge at the request of a company promoting the apple.
WSU surveys farmers on soil health before January workshop
WSU surveys farmers on soil health before January workshop
Low soil pH is an emerging issue, says Haiying Tao, an assistant professor of crop and soil sciences.
Nominations open for Spokane Ag Expo’s excellence award
Nominations open for Spokane Ag Expo’s excellence award
The annual Excellence in Agriculture Award will be presented during the Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum in February.
Washington shoots wolf; ends search for others
Washington shoots wolf; ends search for others
Smackout wolf shot
Wolves test toughness of northeast Washington’s largest cattle ranch
Wolves test toughness of northeast Washington’s largest cattle ranch
Washington's largest cattle rancher faces big trouble with wolves
Trump right and wrong on ‘French’ wine tariffs
U.S. President Donald Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France's "big tariffs" make it hard for American vintners to sell their wines to the French
WSDA puts 10 plants up for banishment
WSDA puts 10 plants up for banishment
Washington adding to banned weeds list
Tilth keynote speaker emphasizes diversity for farming future
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.
Idaho, Washington farmers see above-average year on wheat
Portland Daily Grain Report last week listed soft white wheat prices between $6.20 and $6.35 a bushel.
Panel: Consider water access, soil health before signing lease
Panel: Consider water access, soil health before signing lease
A panel of farmers spoke about ways to connect farmers and landowners during the Tilth Alliance conference Nov. 10 in Spokane. Farmers should consider their non-negotiable needs, said Puyallup, Wash., farmer Amy Moreno-Sills.

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