Friday, April 24, 2015

WSU livestock specialist fights false food fears with education - AgMinute for April 24, 2015


Washington State University Extension northeast regional livestock specialist Paul Kuber took over a key position in February. Kuber wants to provide processors and ranchers with the information they need to make important decisions. Click here for the full story

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Water managers respond to deepening Yakima Basin drought - AgMinute for April 23, 2015


The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has started drawing down Yakima Basin reservoirs and an irrigation district is rationing water — two signs the drought has taken hold. Click here for the full stories

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Washington Senate and House agree on rail fertilier hauling - AgMinute for April 17, 2015


The Washington Senate and House have agreed that trains hauling nitrogen fertilizer won’t have to add crew members, a proposal that farm lobbyists warned would have raised freight costs for growers. For more information visit www.capitalpress.com

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

Apple issues continue in Mexico, China - AgMinute for April 6, 2015


Washington apple shippers are trying to maintain access into Mexico and are waiting on process for the final green light for all varieties into China. Click here for the full story

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Apple commission not eager to promote clubs - AgMinute for April 1, 2015


An idea of promoting club apple varieties wasn't embraced by the Washington Apple Commission at a recent meeting. Click here for the full story

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