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Guaranteed payout boosts dairy program participation

Participation nationwide is about 80% of operations with production history, with an expected payout of more than $305 million. Read more

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Import procedure change alarms Oregon seed industry

Federal agencies want to require seed imports to first be quarantined at centralized exam stations before being delivered to Oregon warehou… Read more

Chickpea crop quality in question due to high moisture

Pacific Northwest chickpea farmers and processors will have to dry about a third of their crop this year because of late-season rains. Read more

Apples still king of Washington agriculture

Apples, milk and wheat still lead Washington agricultural production, but overall production was down 2% in 2018 from the previous year. Read more

WDFW to add to property holdings

OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Friday will consider the purchase of  900 acres in Yakima County and 560 acres in Gra… Read more

Too many apple varieties, industry leader says

An apple industry leader says producers need to listen to retailers who say too many apple varieties, volume and competitors cause consumption to drop. Read more

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