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More invasive green crabs found near Sequim
Staff with Washington Sea Grant’s Crab Team say some scientists regard the green crab as one of the worst invasive species on the planet.

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Deschutes County at center of marijuana battle
Deschutes County finds itself in the middle of a marijuana tug of war just two and half years since Measure 91 legalized recreational marijuana in Oregon
Concrete egg winemaking hits Washington
The eggs help create different layers of flavor complexity and mouth feel.
Ag Secretary Perdue touts veterans’ programs in South Dakota
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will visit South Dakota to discuss his department's initiatives for bringing veterans into agriculture
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
In a pen surrounded by 8-foot-high fences, at a research station by the side of a winding canyon road in southeast Wyoming, stand seven elk that are going to die
Grant funds research in potato storage sensors, filtration system
Grant funds research in potato storage sensors, filtration system
Idaho State University and Boise State University have obtained grant funding through the Idaho Department of Commerce to study inventions used to remove pathogens in potato storage from air without a filter, and to detect pathogens with paper-thin...
WSU dryland research station reports record snow cover
Washington State University’s dryland research station in Lind, Wash., had 76 days of continuous snow cover this winter. That’s pushed the station’s 97-year average up and puts it near the top in terms of crop year precipitation,...
Snow mold damage minimal, researchers say
Snow mold damage minimal, researchers say
When Eastern Washington wheat farmers were hit with snow mold after an extended period of snow cover, they had to wait to see whether their crop would recover.
New Butte County Extension educator popular with local forage growers
New Butte County Extension educator popular with local forage growers
University of Idaho’s new Butte County Extension educator opened a new market and minimized weed problems for local hay and straw growers in his past position.
Dryland farm raises, grazes cover crops
Dryland farm raises, grazes cover crops
A farm near Pocatello is testing cover crops on dry land, and incorporating livestock to graze them.
Field trials in Costa Rica successful despite hurricane
The Idaho Bean Commission’s field trials in Costa Rica were significantly impacted by Hurricane Otto but commission members say their goal of showing Costa Rican farmers the increased yields they could achieve by using Idaho seed was accomplished.

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