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WSU ag college acting dean: ‘We’re going to stay the course’
WSU ag college acting dean: ‘We’re going to stay the course’
Kim Kidwell, acting dean of Washington State University's College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, says the college will keep moving forward in light of the leadership shuffle that has followed WSU President Elson Floyd's death.

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Washington pea trials suffer from heat
Washington pea trials suffer from heat
Washington State University's pea trials suffered because of heat and drought this seaon. But WSU regional specialist Stephen Guy says farmers should still consider the crop for the benefits it brings to the soil.
Growers League looks to keep tent program
Washington Grower League is considering how to keep its tent rental program for migrant farmworker housing going next year without state funding.
Port of Longview exports down 19 percent
While soy meal and corn exports improved, wheat and soybean shipments nosedived and barley exports disappeared.
In Washington, West Nile virus makes a comeback
In Washington, West Nile virus makes a comeback
Washington state is seeing its worst summer for West Nile virus since 2009. The state veterinarian urges horse owners to vaccinate their animals.
Former USDA inspector loses whistleblower lawsuit
Former USDA inspector loses whistleblower lawsuit
A former USDA inspector has lost a whistleblower lawsuit that accused the agency of ignoring food safety problems.
Stemilt Basin drought grant approved
A state grant will help with this year's drought and expansion of Kyle Mathison cherry orchards in Stemilt Basin.
Commission sticks with linking cougar hunts to wolf recovery
Commission sticks with linking cougar hunts to wolf recovery
Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission reaffirms decision to increase hunting of cougars in areas occupied by wolves.
Okanogan wildfire largest in Washington state history
Okanogan wildfire largest in Washington state history
At just over 400 square miles, the Okanogan Complex of fires is slightly larger than last year’s Carlton Complex blazes, which also burned in Okanogan County.
Washington grower must pay $16,000 to DOL before he can sell his apples
Washington grower must pay $16,000 to DOL before he can sell his apples
"Basically, they had me over a barrel,” a Mesa, Wash., grower said after DOL stopped his apples from being packed.
WDFW draws a line against Huckleberry wolf pack
WDFW draws a line against Huckleberry wolf pack
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says the Huckleberry wolfpack will be thinned if there's one more depredation.