Tuesday, October 14, 2014

First Cosmic Crisp growers picked - AgMinute for October 14, 2014


Washington State University has chosen the first growers to grow Washington's new Cosmic Crisp apple but they won't be planted until 2017. Click here for the full story

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Apple crop looks even larger than expected - AgMinute for October 8, 2014


Washington's huge apple crop is getting even larger. The key to a good year-long season is keeping shipments moving even at somewhat lower prices, sources say. Click here for the full story

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Otto has popular debut in wheat variety survey - AgMinute for October 7, 2014


A new Washington State University soft white winter wheat variety leaped to the top four varieties planted by the state's wheat farmers in 2014, according to a survey. Click here for the full story

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Friday, October 3, 2014

‘Washington Grown’ TV show begins its second season - AgMinute for October 3, 2014


A television show produced by Washington's agriculture industry begins its second season Oct. 5. "Washington Grown" combines information about farmers with the food scene to highlight the importance of the industry. Click here for the full story

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Weather cuts into Washington wheat crop - AgMinute for October 2, 2014


A cold winter and severely dry conditions shrank wheat production in Washington State, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service says. Overall winter wheat production was down 19 percent in the Pacific Northwest. Click here for the full story

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Shellfish producers say Willapa Bay spraying effective - AgMinute for September 25, 2014


Willapa Bay clam growers say the initial spraying of the herbicide imazamox was effective against Japanese eelgrass. Environmentalists will seek to stop a second spraying.Click here for the full story

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Washington blueberries look to extend record streak - AgMinute for September 24, 2014


Washington blueberry growers expect a record-setting crop for an eighth straight year. Prices have fallen since 2011's lucrative crop, but farmers say that means blueberries going into more products. Click Here for the full story

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