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Greater Spokane leaders support ag priorities
Greater Spokane leaders support ag priorities
The leaders of Greater Spokane Inc. say their priorities include building awareness and combatting regulation.

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Washington dairies slow to adopt online reporting system
A new way for Washington dairies to report cow sales has been slow to catch on, disappointing the state Department of Agriculture.
Washington watchdog asks What’s Upstream for explanation
Washington watchdog asks What’s Upstream for explanation
Washington Public Disclosure will look into whether What's Upstream organizers should have reported its lobbying efforts to the state.
National hay growers honor Eckenberg
National hay growers honor Eckenberg
The National Hay Growers Association paid tribute its president Bob Eckenberg last week by meeting in Pasco, Wash., and touring his hay press plant 60 miles to the north in Mattawa.
Ocean conditions portend uncertain winter weather across West
Weather forecasters are backing off their prediction of a La Nina, which would favor cooler storms aimed at the Pacific Northwest. Instead, neutral oceanic conditions portend uncertainty in terms of weather throughout the West in the months ahead.
Rancher dealing with 300-sheep loss to fire
Rancher dealing with 300-sheep loss to fire
Valleyford, Wash., farmer Dale Dietrich lost 400 sheep in a wildfire.
WDFW: Removing entire Profanity Peak pack challenging
WDFW: Removing entire Profanity Peak pack challenging
Removing the rest of the Profanity Peak wolf pack will be challenging, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Pack removal rekindles wolf debate in Washington
Pack removal rekindles wolf debate in Washington
Washington wildlife managers haven't finished removing a wolf pack in the Colville National Forest, but the debate about changing the state's policy on shooting wolves has started.
Group of growers start new fruit company
Group of growers start new fruit company
Five partners have started a new tree fruit packing company, Pine Canyon Growers, in Orondo, Wash., north of Wenatchee.
Inslee’s carbon cap gets heated response from senator
Inslee’s carbon cap gets heated response from senator
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's carbon cap will hurt agricultural industry, says chairwoman of Senate Agriculture Committee
Washington FFA Foundation hires full-time director
Washington FFA Foundation hires full-time director
The Washington FFA Foundation works to provide a solid financial future for the state’s FFA program, says the organization’s new leader.

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