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Wheat farmers this year won't have a clear-cut choice between which federal crop insurance program will work best for them in the 2021-2022 marketing year, a small grains economist at Washingt…

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A case spawned by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's opposition to removing river gravel to protect farmland went to an appeals court Tuesday, one of two lawsuits alleging Inslee uses his veto pen t…

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The Senate Ways and Means Committee on Monday killed a proposal that would have penalized Washington farmers who hired foreign workers, passing instead a bill to encourage better housing for a…

OLYMPIA — The Senate budget committee Friday narrowly approved a bill to create an unelected council to advise seven state agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, on incorporating e…

An ongoing La Nina enhances chances that late winter and early spring in Washington will be cool and wet, the federal Climate Prediction Center forecasted Thursday.

Washington wheat growers will be monitoring their crops closely following a mid-February cold snap that brought low temperatures, wind and snow to the eastern portion of the state.

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Plans to reopen Oregon's second-largest dairy remain unchanged, despite the new owners — a prominent farm family based in southeast Washington — facing allegations of fraud by Tyson Foods.

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Legislation to give all Washington farmworkers overtime pay and compensate them for back wages, while giving producers a defense from multi-million-dollar lawsuits emerged Friday afternoon.

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Washington Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz said Thursday that she expects lawmakers will tap more than one source of money to fund a two-year, $125 million plan to reduce the risk of wildfires.

Experts say better soil health will in the future drive increases in crop yields as much as advances like new seed hybrids and fertilizers. And making sure soil stays healthy bodes well for a …

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Under House Bill 1076, private parties could pursue in court allegations that the Washington Department of Labor and Industries declined to investigate.

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Washington House Democrats are advancing a bill requiring public works projects to benefit salmon and have a "net ecological gain," a vague standard the Farm Bureau warns could spread to private land.

The U.S. potato domestic market is "weakened" but recovering. Demand took a hit due to competition from the European Union and the pandemic, but is expected to recover in the 2022 marketing ye…

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Pacific Northwest farmers are forming an association to promote the little-known vegetable.

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Legislation to help honey bees and other pollinators stresses habitat and education, while steering clear of neonicotinoids and parasitic varroa mites.

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Easterday Farms has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid allegations the Eastern Washington ranch and beef supplier bilked Tyson Foods out of $225 million by submitting fake invoice…

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Tyson Foods is suing an Eastern Washington beef supplier for allegedly defrauding the company out of more than $225 million by falsifying records and submitting fake invoices for more than 200…

A Washington fruit company said Thursday it will challenge a $156,000 fine levied by the state Department of Labor and Industries for allegedly not enforcing mask and social distancing rules f…

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OLYMPIA — Several Washington farmers testified on Jan. 28 they could be bankrupted by lawsuits seeking back wages for workers after the state Supreme Court granted farmworkers overtime pay.

A Washington State University expert calls a new pesticide control for wireworms a 'game-changer.' Farmers haven't had an effective treatment for the pest since 2007, leaders say.