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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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Wash. farmer, daughter on ‘Survivor’ - AgMinute for September 23, 2014


He survived decades as a Washington farmer. Now Dale Wentworth and his daughter, Kelley, find out if they can survive on the CBS reality show "Survivor." Click here for the full story

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Monday, September 22, 2014

WSU greenhouse space gets $5 million boost - AgMinute for September 19, 2014


The Washington Grain Commission donated $5 million to help Washington State University increase greenhouse space. Click here for the full story

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WSDA asks to enforce federal food law - AgMinute for September 18, 2014


The Washington Department of Agriculture is willing to take on enforcing new federal food safety law if Congress funds it. A Washington state lawmaker says he doesn't want to go to the trouble of setting up a state enforcement program unless federal regulators really relinquish control. Click here for the full story

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New wolf pack moves into Washington state - AgMinute for September 17, 2014


A Washington rancher says wolves in the new Profanity Peak pack have been preying on their livestock. Click here for the full story

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Washington cranberry growers like crop, if not market - AgMinute for September 16, 2014


Western Washington's warm summer has cranberry growers on the coast looking forward to a robust fall harvest, but demand for the fruit looks less certain. Click here for the full story

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