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FDA wants a re-do on ‘added sugars’ guidance

- FDA signals reversal on 'Added Sugars' rule

Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter

- Odds increase for warm Northwet winter

Record farm fine slashed in half by judge

- Judge reduces fine against Sarbanand Farms

Washington spreads money for clean manure projects

- Washington Conservation Commission awards manure grants

Washington barn fire kills more than 25,000 chickens

- Fire in Tenino, Wash., kills 25,000 to 27,000 chickens

Ecology official, well known to ag, to be WDFW chief

- WDFW picks new director, Ecology's Kelly Susewine

Washington dairy recalls raw goat’s milk

- Monroe, Wash., dairy recalls raw goat milk

FDA’s advice to footnote ‘added sugars’ gets tart replies

- FDA's 'added sugars' plan gets bitter response

Ecology curtails water rights as Western Washington dries

- Western Washington irrigators receive curtailment notices

Washington’s second hemp year off to slow start

- Colville tribe doubling hemp acres, but it may be the state's only hemp grower this summer

Supreme Court tie goes to Washington tribes in landmark culvert case

- Supreme Court upholds order to replace fish-blocking culverts

U.S. Supreme Court ties, allowing landmark culvert order to stand in Washington

- Supreme Court lets culvert order stand

Ethics board: Lawmaker had right to howl about WSU wolf scientist

- Ethics complaint dismissed against Washington Rep. Kretz

Washington Ecology defends dairy rules as hearing ends

- Hearing wraps up on Washington Ecology's dairy rules

Washington dairies present ‘biggest issue’ at CAFO appeal

- Dairy hearing

Washington discontinues strawberry commission

- Washington Strawberry Commission to end

Wolves breed problems for Washington ranchers

- Diamond M ranch braces for another summer with wolves

Wolf attack draws new Washington group into fray

- New wolf-protection group thrown into the fire

Wineries mull challenge to Washington Ecology rules

- Washinington wine association considers appealing Ecology's new rules

WDFW confirms third attack by wolfpack

- WDFW confirms it was the Togo pack

Foodmakers to argue Washington’s $18M fine unconstitutional

- Packaged food industy said it was shielding members from 'death threats'

Wolves kill calf; rancher rethinks grazing plan

- Wolves kill calf in Ferry Country; rancher says he may quit Forest Service allotment

Washington ranchers increase reward for cow shooters

- Washington cattlemen's group offers reward to catch cattle shooters

State vows to give one-day notice of culling wolfpacks

- Judge rules Washington Fish and Wildlife must give 24-hour notice before killing wolves to give time for groups to seek restraining order

Washington Ecology sets rules for winery wastewater

- Washington Ecology sets rules for winery wastewater

Climatologists bet on El Nino, warm months ahead

- Climatologists warming to prospect of El Nino

Wolf researcher settles with WSU, exits

- WSU's controversial wolf scientist settles with school and exits

Washington dairies lose economic challenge to Ecology rules

- Washington panel refines issues for CAFO hearing

Study to track animals fouling Washington shellfish

- Washington Conservation Commission awards $200,000 to trace whose fecal pollutes shellfish

Western Innovator: For first-generation farmers

- Tierney Creech, young farmer, Western Innovator

Washington piece-rate pickers must be paid for ‘down time,’ high court rules

- Supreme Court: Separate pay for pickers down time

Washington ranching rivals agree on one thing: wolves

- Three Washington farm groups have summit: Agree they're fed up with wolves

American Farm Bureau takes on Washington over coal port

- American Farm Bureau accuses Gov. Jay Inslee and others in his administration of interfering with foreign policy by blocking coal terminal

Washington simplifies first step to grow hemp

- WSDA simplifies hemp application form

WSDA to spray Navy base, neighborhood for European gypsy moths

- WSDA to spray for gypsy moths

Washington moves to curb elk hoof disease

- Washington to shoot up to 20 limping elk to contain spread of hoof disease

WSDA warns mobile-slaughter unit about inhumane stunning

- Violations seen at Washington mobile slaughter unit

Second round of cranberry cuts proposed by USDA

- USDA proposes second-round of volume control for cranberries

Washington farm groups gain limited say in suit

- Federal judge lets Washington farm groups weigh in on lawsuit

Farm groups hail EPA’s new scientific method

- EPA moves to make pivotal science available and repeatable

Washington farm groups seek say in environmental suit

- Washington Farm Bureau and Cattlemen's Association appeals to 9th Circuit Court