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King County vegetable farmer Rosella Mosby was elected president of the Washington Farm Bureau at the group's annual meeting in Yakima.

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Northwest Washington dairies are facing a feed crisis as grain supplies remain disrupted a week after flooding closed a mill and rail line in Whatcom County, according to the dairy industry’s …

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife killed a wolf in southeast Washington on Friday and will leave it to ranchers to kill a second wolf if they see one on their land.

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday waived motor carrier rules to allow truckers to drive longer hours to deliver feed to dairies, which have had grain supplies disrupted by floods this week …

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to spread a granular insecticide on about 7,000 properties in Grandview, a Yakima County town, in an effort to kill Japanese beetles.

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Roughly 90% of the soil in  the Pacific Northwest does not have an  optimum pH level, longtime Washington State University researcher Paul Carter says.

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Desperate Canadian farmers were using boats to rescue animals, and officials were starting to use helicopters to drop in fresh water and feed.

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Soft white wheat ranged from $10.75 to $11.50 per bushel in Portland. Customers in Japan bought more than 1 million bushels of soft white wheat two weeks in a row, the most they've bought in a…

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Cody Easterday's bankrupt operations will pay the Commodity Futures Trading Commission $30 million, but only after other creditors are paid, according to an order approved Wednesday by a feder…

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Wolves in a southeast Washington pack have attacked another calf, leading the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to announce Thursday it will try to kill one or two wolves.

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. — As many parts of western Washington began drying out after a storm that dumped rain for days, waters in some areas continued rising, more people were urged to evacuate and …

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A Washington agriculture department entomologist said Tuesday he was hopeful that Asian giants hornets have been contained in Whatcom County and will be eradicated.

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Dany Cavadini is the new Washington FFA executive director. A former state sentinel, Cavadini tells the Capital Press the organization is bouncing back in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: "I…

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Vietnam imported more than 500,000 metric tons of U.S. hard red spring, soft white, hard red winter and soft red winter wheat valued at $129 million in the 2020-2021 marketing year.

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Flooding and landslides prompted the complete closure of the West Coast's main north-south highway overnight Monday near Bellingham, Wash., as the culmination of days of st…

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Environmental groups asked U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White to restore federal protection to wolves along the West Coast, and in the central Rockies and Great Lakes states.

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BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. government attorneys will appear before a federal judge Friday to defend a decision from the waning days of the Trump administration that lifted protections for gray wol…

Montana has the most acreage, with roughly 170,000 acres, according to the USDA Farm Service Agency. Washington has 118,000 acres, Idaho has 80,000 acres and Oregon has 6,000 acres. 

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The La Nina expected to shape the West's winter has strengthened in the past month and almost certainly will stay through at least March, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sa…

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Although Washington governors can veto individual expenditures, they can't cut all strings lawmakers attach to the spending, the majority ruled.

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The department issued permits rather than attempt to remove up to two wolves itself. The cattle are on private land and the ranchers are in a better position to watch for wolves, Fish and Wild…

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has struck down a rule issued in the final days of the Trump presidency that would have dramatically reduced critical habitat protections for the northern sp…

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The package, HR 3684, includes investments in dams, waterways, flood prevention efforts, drought resilience, groundwater storage and conveyance, aquifer recharge projects and other water works.

Potatoes USA said retail sales in the first quarter of its marketing year dropped 5.7% in volume and 1.1% in sales dollars from a year ago, when COVID-19 boosted retail purchases.