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Washington dairies, environmentalists appeal Ecology’s manure rules
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Washington dairies, environmentalists appeal Ecology’s manure rules
Washington dairy industry and environmental groups file separate legal challenges to Department of Ecology's new rules for storing and spreading manure

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Breadmaker relies on ancient grains
Breadmaker relies on ancient grains
Baker Shaun Thompson Duffy uses ancient and heritage grains to bake bread. He currently sells at several locations in Spokane and has a bread subscription business.
WDFW cites threats as reason to tighten release of wolf records
WDFW cites threats as reason to tighten release of wolf records
House committee endorses legislation stemming from death threats against Washington wildlife manages and ranchers
Mexico taking more of plentiful Red Delicious crop
Mexico taking more of plentiful Red Delicious crop
Washington apple exports to Mexico, China and India are up compared to last year but could be better if the dollar was weaker and fruit was smaller.
Stemilt builds advanced fruit shipping, storage center
Stemilt builds advanced fruit shipping, storage center
A large Washington tree fruit company is building what is probably the largest and most advanced automated packed fruit storage and shipping facility in the state.
Watchdog: What’s Upstream apparently spent too little
Watchdog: What’s Upstream apparently spent too little
Updated story on PDC staff clearing of What's Upstream
Washington lawmaker’s wolf bill gets heard, but not passed
Washington lawmaker’s wolf bill gets heard, but not passed
A Washington legislator's proposal to de-list wolves in his district falls flat, but not before the issue gets raised
Watchdog agency staff rejects farm group’s complaint against What’s Upstream
PDC-What's Upstream breaking news
Conservation district growing urban ag network
Conservation district growing urban ag network
The Spokane Conservation District wants to develop an urban agriculture network.
Study to focus on wolves’ effect on other predators, prey
Study to focus on wolves’ effect on other predators, prey
Researchers will monitor deer, elk and cougars to study the effects wolves have on them in a new study by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and University of Washington.
WSDA estimates ‘15 drought damage topped $700 million
WSDA estimates ‘15 drought damage topped $700 million
Washington Department of Agriculture estimates the 2015 drought caused between $633 million and $773 million in economic damages

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