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As dispute lingers, Washington to again survey farm pay
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As dispute lingers, Washington to again survey farm pay
Farm labor contractor rails against Washington wage survey

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County WSU Extension director recognized for work on soil acidity
County WSU Extension director recognized for work on soil acidity
Paul Carter has received a national award for his work in supporting soil health.
Congress approves massive water-projects bill
Congress approves massive water-projects bill
Congress has approved a sprawling bill to improve the nation's ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects
Fees proposed for Washington farmers who hire foreign workers
Fees proposed for Washington farmers who hire foreign workers
Washington Employment Security Department proposes fee, enforcing H-2A rules
Apple crop estimate takes big drop
Apple crop estimate takes big drop
Washington’s apple crop looks like it’s 10.8 percent smaller than estimated two months ago. Fruit set was lighter than first thought due to cool weather during bloom and pollination. The smaller crop should give growers, packers and...
Registration for popular Wheat Academy opens
Registration for popular Wheat Academy opens
Registration for Washington State University’s Wheat Academy opened Oct. 10. Participants get hands-on experiences and go deeper into the science behind management decisions, weed science professor Drew Lyon says.
Washington ranchers struggle with fire recovery
Washington ranchers struggle with fire recovery
Twenty ranchers in northcentral Washington are worried about recovery from the state’s largest wildfire they say didn’t receive much public attention because it happened so fast.
Competing sites vie for Willamette intermodal facility
Competing sites vie for Willamette intermodal facility
Proponents of locating an Oregon intermodal yard in Brooks and Millersburg both claim their preferred site has major advantages.
Washington Strawberry Commission exits on sour audit
Washington Strawberry Commission exits on sour audit
Not enough records to tell whether Washington Strawberry Commission spent funds appropriately
Funding available for growers to try commodity buffers
Funding available for growers to try commodity buffers
Spokane Conservation District officials say plenty of funding is available to farmers in the local watershed to put in grass or forest buffers along streams.
Washington wolfpack attacks again in Kettle River Range
Washington wolfpack attacks again in Kettle River Range
OPT wolves kill calf, probably injure another

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