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If China sticks to the terms it's laying out in its new agreement with the U.S., it could automatically become the third largest import market for wheat farmers worldwide.


Tri-Cities residents in Washington share their thoughts on the four dams in the Lower Snake River for a study by Gov. Jay Inslee's office.

2020 will be a "severe epidemic" year for stripe rust, based on current crop and weather conditions, says USDA Agricultural Research Service plant pathologist Xianming Chen. Farmers planting s…

The National Association of Wheat Growers has sold its building in Washington, D.C., and will move to new offices Jan. 4.


In an effort to establish a new market for grain grown in their region, six farmers formed a cooperative Friday, intending to distribute it by rail from the Port of Chehalis in Lewis County, Wash.

A change in agricultural property tax law proposed by the Washington Association of County Officials would jeopardize farming, a Klickitat County farmer says.


Amanda Hoey will begin work as CEO of the Oregon Wheat Commission and Oregon Wheat Growers League beginning Jan. 2.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement Tuesday that negotiations on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement have been completed was welcomed by farmers.

Daniela Carrijo, a postdoctoral student and agronomist with Barley World — the barley breeding program at OSU — provided an update of research projects Dec. 5 at the 46th annual Hermiston Farm…


The winners of the National Wheat Foundation’s annual yield contest credit good weather and nutrients remaining from the previous crops for their successes.

SPOKANE — Farmers should consider whether they have more risk on prices or yields when deciding to enroll in a national crop insurance program, a small grains economist says.

Washington farmers are expected to plant more acres of spring club wheat next year to take advantage of a nearly $2 a bushel premium for the subclass.

SPOKANE — If farmers continue their usual patterns of herbicide use, they'll increase the number of resistant weeds in their fields and burn through the remaining effective chemistries, Northw…

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SPOKANE — Passage of the USMCA trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico may be getting closer, says the head of the U.S. wheat industry's overseas marketing arm.

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service will re-survey farmers who had unharvested small grains in time for the agency’s crop report in November.

China’s first major purchase of U.S. wheat since the trade war broke out has farmers hopeful the door to more exports to that Asian nation is opening.

A Seattle distillery is funding a new fellowship at Washington State University's Bread Lab in Mount Vernon to study barley varieties most suitable for making whiskey.

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U.S. farmers are cheering a new trade deal with Japan that they say will put them on equal footing with overseas competitors.

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday announced major progress on a new trade agreement between the two countries.

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President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday announced major progress on a new trade agreement between the two countries.

Blake Rowe, 63, announced earlier this year he plans to retire from the Oregon Wheat Commission and Oregon Wheat Growers League. The organizations announced Sept. 19 they are searching for a r…