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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has killed four more members of the Profanity Peak wolf pack, bring to six the total killed.
Washington wildlife managers have killed this week four more wolves in the Profanity Peak pack, bringing the total to six as the Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks to eliminate the entire pack from Ferry County.The department shot an adult male Sunday and the next day killed a female pup and two
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Cloning beef to achieve better meat quality sparks controversy.
Ty Lawrence still talks about it as his “lightbulb” moment. He was in a Texas slaughterhouse in 2010 when two absolutely beautiful beef carcasses rolled by. Each was the pinnacle of USDA grading: “Prime” and “Yield Grade One.” Only 2 to 5 percent of U.S. bee
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Farmers want supporters who unsuccessfully defended a challenge to local GMO ban to pay their legal fees.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A judge here is considering whether parties that unsuccessfully defended a legal challenge to Josephine County’s GMO ban should pay the plaintiff farmers’ attorney fees.In May, farmers Robert and Shelley Ann White convinced a judge the county’s GMO ban
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APHIS is continuing its investigation into the origins of 22 GMO wheat plants found in a fallow field in Eastern Washington.
USDA researchers continue to investigate 22 genetically engineered wheat plants found two months ago in a fallow Washington state field.No conclusions have been reached, said an Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service spokesman, who asked not to be identified.Laboratories at two USDA agencies con
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Katy Coba, long-time director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, has been named Oregon chief operating officer.
Katy Coba, long-time director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Wednesday was named director of the Department of Administrative Services and the chief operating officer of the state, by Gov. Kate Brown.She will assume her duties Oct. 1.“Katy brings to this critical role on my team a p
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A Dutch corporation that exports grain from the Port of Seattle has agreed to pay $699,000 to settle allegations by an environmental group that the company violated the Clean Water Act by spilling grain into Elliott Bay.
A Dutch corporation that exports grain from the Port of Seattle has agreed to pay $699,000 to settle allegations by an environmental group that the company violated the Clean Water Act by spilling grain into Elliott Bay.The Louis Dreyfus Co. also will modify its pier and conveyance system to prevent
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Portland congressman asks Obama to establish national monument in Malheur County, despite overwhelming local opposition.
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Christmas tree growers say they've worked through the oversupply that has hampered industry.
Oregon’s 2015 Christmas tree sales were down 26 percent from 2010, but an industry representative said supply and demand appear to be balancing out and he expects 2016 to be a good year.Oregon growers cut and sold 4.7 million trees in 2015, compared to 6.4 million in 2010, according to a repo
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Nearly 83,000 acre-feet of “water reservations” in Oregon’s Hood River basin have been renewed by state regulators, opening the way for new water rights development.
Nearly 83,000 acre-feet of “water reservations” in Oregon’s Hood River basin have been renewed by state regulators, opening the way for new water rights development.The Oregon Water Resources Commission voted in favor of extending water reservations in the region for another 20
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Oregon's hazelnut crop is expected to be substantially better this year than in 2015, but maybe not as good as expected.
Oregon farmers are projected to reap 38,000 tons of hazelnuts this year, which would be a substantial improvement over 2015 but less than some had expected.The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has forecast the crop will be 22.5 percent larger in 2016, based on statistical surve
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Improper cleanup of burned Washington chemical wholesaler costs contractor $39,330 in fines.
WENATCHEE, Wash. — An environmental response company has agreed to pay a $39,330 settlement for hazardous waste violations that occurred in handling cleanup from a June 2015 wildfire that severely damaged several businesses in Wenatchee. NRC Environmental Services Inc., Great River, N.Y., mad
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