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Rain hits California cherries

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. Read more

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Eastern Oregon development bills make headway

Two bills easing homebuilding and industrial development outside urban growth boundaries in parts of Eastern Oregon recently won approval i… Read more

Drought declared in 24 more Washington watersheds

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a drought emergency Monday in 24 watersheds, making public agencies in about half the state eligible fo… Read more

Agriculture applauds removal of tariffs

Producer groups hope resolution of the trade dispute with Mexico and Canada will spur additional export opportunities in those countries and beyond. Read more

Apple industry lauds Mexican tariff end

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. Read more

Cranberries face more tariffs, but so far exports holding up

China may slap more tariffs on U.S. cranberries, an often-targeted industry that has increased exports this year despite previous rounds of… Read more

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