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An Oregon hemp food company has made vegetable oil and protein powder from seeds grown by a Washington state tribe, a milestone for Washington's minuscule hemp industry.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to scrap paper tests and adopt online testing for pesticide applicators. The computer tests will be more convenient and prevent cheating, b…

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the Amer…

Phillip Gross and the Warden Hutterian Brethren topped the National Wheat Foundation’s annual wheat yield contest for the third time since the contest began three years ago, topping 200 bushel…

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PROSSER, Wash. — Per McCord was a bit of an innovator in expanding use of DNA markers to breed new sugarcane varieties in Florida. Now he plans to do the same sort of thing in sweet cherries i…

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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson spearheads an 11-state coalition joining the fight to overturn President Donald Trump’s downsizing of two national monuments in Utah, a court battle th…

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PORTLAND — Limagrain Cereal Seeds, an international agricultural cooperative and fourth-largest seed company in the world, will launch a new line of wheat varieties developed in partnership wi…

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Adding 10 orcas to Puget Sound over the next decade will require more fish habitat and possibly removing four Lower Snake River dams, according to a report released Nov. 16 by a governor’s tas…

Western Oregon has a new authorized dealer for International Trucks and IC Bus after Peterson Trucks, based in San Leandro, Calif., acquired Brattain International earlier this month.

COLFAX, Wash. — Proprietary Variety Management, a Yakima company helping Washington State University with commercialization of the Cosmic Crisp apple, has been granted a temporary restraining …

PARIS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France’s “big tariffs” make it hard for American vintners to sell their wines to the French.

Ten more invasive plants may be banished from Washington as threats to agriculture, forests and wetlands by the state Department of Agriculture

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fatal cougar attack has reignited debates over hound hunting and cougar management in Oregon. Groups of Oregonians, particularly hound hunters, say that Oregon’s cougar…

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has distributed nearly $36,000 for eight manure-related projects. The money came from fines the department has levied against dairies since 2015.

(Editor’s note: The original version of this story incorrectly quoted Rob Valicoff, president of Valicoff Fruit Co., and principal partner in the Inn, as saying Zirkle Fruit Co., of Selah, use…

WENATCHEE, Wash. — August through October pear harvest is over and now the Pacific Northwest pear industry is about three months into packing and shipping a near record crop of 20.4 million, 4…

OLYMPIA — Washington Fish and Wildlife reaffirmed Wednesday afternoon that it planned to try to shoot at least one wolf today in Stevens County, rebuffing two environmental groups that sought …

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Wolves from two packs that have been preying on cattle in the northeastern corner of the state will be killed, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday morning.