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First endowed potato chair seeks to grow $7 billion state industry

PULLMAN — Launching Washington State University’s first distinguished program serving potato agriculture, Steve ...

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PNAA names new Ops director

REDMOND — The Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance has named Lisa Childs as the organization’s new director of operations.

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USDA seeks pollinator experts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced that it is looking for people to serve on a new committee intended to direct future pollinator research.

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‘Insanely large’: Future power demand expected to be high for Grant County

MOSES LAKE — As Grant County grows and more businesses and industries locate production in the area, the Grant County Public Utility District said it is seei...

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Keep your bovine feeling fine: Tips for managing pain in cattle

Unlike many animals that vocalize their discomfort, cattle tend to suffer in silence—making it all the more important for an owner to recognize the subtle si...

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Drought to return for another year

It’s likely going to be another dry year across the western United States, according to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s climate o...

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On track: CBRR eyes Warden for expansion opportunities

WARDEN — The Columbia Basin Railroad is in talks with the Port of Warden and the city of Warden to buy about 20 acres of city-owned and port-owned land and s...

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‘Control the controllables’: Planning to succeed in even the most difficult times

BLACKSBURG, Va. — There’s a lot that farmers cannot control: costs, prices, market conditions, the weather.

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Building leaders: Program aims to train the next generation of farm managers and supervisors

WENATCHEE — Ofelio Borges will tell you that a lot of farm work supervisors are promoted because they are good, reliable workers – not because they know very...

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Tough year: NW grain stocks face challenging season

OLYMPIA — Grain stocks in the Pacific Northwest are half of what they were last year, while a lack of soil moisture in portions of Adams County does not bode...