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Farm Bureau disputes WSU’s upbeat take on carbon tax
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Farm Bureau disputes WSU’s upbeat take on carbon tax
A Washington State University study concludes carbon tax will have a slight benefit for farmers; the Washington Farm Bureau doubts it

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Washington leads again in blueberries
Washington leads again in blueberries
For the second year in a row, Washington leads the nation in blueberry production. About 70 percent of the state’s crop is processed and 30 percent sold fresh.
New Washington State Dairy Ambassadors selected
New Washington State Dairy Ambassadors selected
The ambassador and two alternates travel the state telling the story of of the Washington dairy industry.
Washington Beef Commission hopes to impress consumers, ranchers
Washington Beef Commission hopes to impress consumers, ranchers
The Washington Beef Commission hopes to win over consumers, but also hopes to win over the ranchers who support it.
Big apple states expecting larger crops
Big apple states expecting larger crops
Washington and Michigan eye larger fall apple crops and New York’s early forecast comes soon. Industry leaders expect strong prices to continue.
Washington Ecology to write guide to ‘best’ ag practices
Washington Ecology to write guide to ‘best’ ag practices
Washington Department of Ecology will develop 'best-management practices' for agriculture, a response to complaints from the Environmental Protection Agency, environmentalists and tribes.
Difficult year for Washington apple exports
Difficult year for Washington apple exports
A strong dollar, small crop and high prices all contributed to a decline in Washington apple exports over the 2015 sales season that ends this fall.
After spraying, Washington, Oregon search for gypsy moths
After spraying, Washington, Oregon search for gypsy moths
Washington and Oregon will set out more traps this summer to catch gypsy moths, following up on extensive spring spraying campaigns.
Rain takes a bite out of Washington cherry crop
Rain takes a bite out of Washington cherry crop
A heavy rain damaged Washington’s cherry crop June 18, but there’s still plenty of fruit and later fruit that wasn't damaged.
Sakuma objects to fees claimed by workers’ lawyers
Sakuma objects to fees claimed by workers’ lawyers
Washington berry farm Sakuma Brothers argues workers' attorneys should receive far less in fees than they've asked for.
Twins head for high school rodeo nationals
Twins head for high school rodeo nationals
Prosser, Wash., twin sisters Kayden and Kylie Beaver will compete in National High School Rodeo finals in Gilette, Wyo., in July.

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