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An Okanogan County rancher who shot and killed a wolf as it approached three newborn calves was promptly cleared by Washington Fish and Wildlife investigators, according to records released Tuesday.

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California may have lost 30 to 40% of its cherry crop from rain in the last week, tightening supply for Memorial Day sales but still with nice cherries to come before an approximate June 18 finish.

While U.S. milk production last March fell below that of a year ago for the first time in six years, the USDA’s preliminary 50-state data put April output up 0.1%.

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a drought emergency Monday in 24 watersheds, making public agencies in about half the state eligible for drought-relief grants.

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FRESNO, Calif. — On the 15-mile drive between his two Central Valley medical clinics, Dr. J. Luis Bautista often passes armies of farmworkers stooped over in the fields, picking onions, melons…

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A 20% tariff on U.S. apples into Mexico has ended probably boosting sales for the last three months of this season and help new crop sales starting this fall.

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BOKOSHE, Okla. (AP) — Susan Holmes' home, corner store and roadside beef jerky stand are right off Oklahoma Highway 31, putting them in the path of trucks hauling ash and waste from a power pl…

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants public comment to develop a plan to manage pronghorn antelope reintroduced to Eastern Washington by Indian tribes in recent years.

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BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent sho…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal administrative law judge has rejected a plan for public land grazing allotments in south-central Idaho that would have destroyed re-emerging sagebrush in favor of…

Regarding the May 3, 2019, print edition story: GMO Arctic Fuji gains final U.S. approval. Packaging now includes information on the biotechnology.

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Hay stocks are down 29% in the Pacific Northwest from a year ago mainly because livestock needed more hay than usual in February and March due to colder than normal weather. Now rain is hamper…

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The gray wolf is on track for a remarkable comeback after being almost exterminated in the contiguous United States, but a Trump administration proposal to take the iconic s…

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Robert Dent, a seed producer and seed company owner in Tasmania, Australia, said the International Herbage Seed Group Conference, held in Oregon, May 14-16, was an opportunity to pick up the l…

SPOKANE — Breeders from Syngenta, WestBred Bayer, Limagrain and Washington State University recently met to discuss ways to further assure the high quality of new wheat varieties before they’r…

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A drive through Oregon’s Willamette Valley will quickly convince any Midwesterner that agriculture in the Pacific Northwest is far different from the Corn Belt.

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native American groups are pressing lawmakers in Congress to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed…

Speculation of higher beef exports might have caused the run-up in futures prices on feeder cattle.

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U.S. apples, pears and cherries are not hit by China’s latest round of tariffs. Economist says President Trump needs allies to fight China.

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Wholesale apple prices in Washington are heading up slightly after months of being flat. Shipping pace is on schedule but exports are down.

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The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed with the Washington Farm Bureau and other industry groups that the Obama EPA was wrong to reject water-quality standards developed by the state D…

Three workshops in Washington state next week will help farmers adhere to produce safety guidelines under the federal Food Safety Modernization Act.

A record almond crop is forecast in California for the second year in a row. Most of it will not be affected by China’s latest tariffs.

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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife supports removing endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states.

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Agriculture issued four dozen fines, citations and warnings to dairies and other confined animal feeding operations last year, many for unauthorized…