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The Washington State Board of Health is taking comments on a proposal that could lead to fines against ranchers, farmers and other animal owners for stockpiling manure too close to a well, dit…

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Washington dairies are asking a federal appeals court to strike down a 7-year-old order that has required Lower Yakima Valley dairies to take extra measures to keep manure from polluting groundwater.

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Washington wolf advocates scored a court victory Thursday, as a judge in Seattle said he will take another look at whether Fish and Wildlife's wolf-removal protocol violates the State Environm…

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture's pesticide-safety training program was honored recently at the Pesticide Stewardship Alliance's national conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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OLYMPIA — Washington Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz said Feb. 20 that 100,000 acres of fire-prone forests should be thinned annually in Central and Eastern Washington, a project she said will…

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A bill asking meat suppliers to package beef as either "USA" or "imported" passed the Washington House by a wide margin Tuesday.

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A partial ban on chlorpyrifos would be paired with more money to train pesticide applicators and help growers find alternatives to the widely used but besieged chemical, under a bill passed Mo…

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The Washington Senate unanimously approved and sent to the House a bill Monday to create a new program to help farmers improve the health of their soil. 

The TV show "Washington Grown" has been renewed for an eighth season. There are still plenty of stories to tell, says Washington Potato Commission executive director Chris Voigt.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Advocates for cleaning up a former nuclear weapons production site in Washington state are outraged that the Trump administration is proposing a $700 million budget cut n…

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A bill urging Washington Fish and Wildlife to put radio collars on more wolves has been loosened, making electronically tracking livestock-attacking packs a priority for the department rather …

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A Washington state Senate committee Thursday recommended partially banning chlorpyrifos, acting on the same day as California's prohibition on selling the pesticide took effect.

Fairfield wheat grower Marci Green, a past president for the Washington Association of Wheat Growers and current QQQQ for the National Association of Wheat Growers, received the Excellence in …

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This session, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is going all-out in urging lawmakers to get more ambitious about climate change. Cap and trade, low-carbon fuels and vastly expanding the Department of…

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Fish and Wildlife wants more collars in some packs to steer cattle from danger, but wolves are too hard to capture for the department to meet a quota.

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The beef industry's civil war over country-of-origin labels has come to the Washington Legislature, where an unusually long and politically varied list of lawmakers are sponsoring a bill to re…

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Art Douglas, a fixture at the Spokane Ag Show, predicts a La Nina is on the way. That means normal to above normal precipitation for the Pacific Northwest.

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A Northeast Washington legislator has introduced a bill directing the department to collar more wolves with radio transmitters, especially in packs that have attacked livestock.

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Washington State University has filed a lawsuit accusing a fruit packer and associated orchard company of violating its patent for an apple cultivar.

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Tribal-treaty rights make salmon akin to a fourth branch of government in Washington, and fish recovery should guide farming near water, and rural and economic development, according to a bill…

Demand solid after holiday season. Shipments lag totals from previous year's strong crop.

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Legislation in Washington state would require makers of veggie burgers and other meat substitutes to label packages with a disclaimer that they have no meat.