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First Marijuana Gardening Superstore Opens In Bay Area
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Fertilizer Industry $162 Billion Economic Impact; Wal-Mart’s Egg Suppliers to Adopt United Egg Producers Rules

A new study finds the fertilizer sector contributed more than $162 billion and more 500,000 jobs to the U.S. economy in 2014. The Fertilizer Institute announced the economic impact study this week that the organization says quantifies the fertilizer industry's contribution to the U...

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More Women Working in Ag; Job Losses With Dow/Dupont Merger

National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson has thanked the growing number of women in agriculture – now roughly 1 million strong and responsible for a $12...

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Southern California Hit by Largest Storm Since El Nino
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El Nino’s Economic Impact; Animal Rights Group Claims Inhumane Treatment

Outside of the ag industry, El Nino is expected to cost billions of dollars. CNBC reports the impacts of the weather event are likely to reach the energy sector as well...

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Yakima Economy Get A Boost From Conventions and Sporting Events

2012 was a big year for the Yakima Valley Visitors & Convention Bureau. A new report says in 2012 the Yakima Convention center hosted 125,127 visitors during 494 event days and brought in nearly $9 million to the local economy. Ea...

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Yakima County Give its Split Share of Airport with the City

Yakima County is willing to give its split share of the airport to the city. Officials on both sides admit the airport would not succeed without a sole owner...

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Local Sports Impact Discussed on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

The Pirates Plunder Race, and the State 1-A, 1-B, 2-B Volleyball tournaments were some the events that were talked about with the head of the Yakima Valley Sports Commission Rich Austin on Monday's Bastinelli Show...

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