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USDA Providing Snapshot of States, President Acts on Climate Change

  • USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service last week released new 2012 Census of Agriculture profiles for the 50 states, Puerto Rico and more than 3,000 counties in the nation.

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Vending Machine Limits Part of Ag Budget, Education on Farm Bill

  • The House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2015 agricultural appropriations bill by a vote of 31 to 18 last week.

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Northwest Farmers Eligible for Help with Drought, Pressure on Japan Negotiations

  • Several counties in both Idaho and Washington have been declared as primary natural disaster areas due to a recent drought.

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Yakima County
Yakima County
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Naches-Tieton Road to Open Thursday

Local officials will celebrate the reopening of the Naches-Tieton Road with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.

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Downtown Walla Walla
Downtown Walla Walla
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Yakima Officials Begin Tours of Other Downtowns

Yakima officials are traveling around the state looking at how cities are seeing success in downtowns as Yakima works to redevelop its downtown area, and on Wednesday the city of Walla Walla hosted people from around here.

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ChooseMyPlate.gov
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USDA Helping People Eat Healthy, Funding for Clean Water Startups

  • The USDA has unveiled a new addition to its My Plate website called Healthy Eating on a Budget.

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KNDO
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Downtown Plaza Plans Waiting on Parking Study

Four different design plans for a proposed downtown Yakima plaza are expected to be ready for community scrutiny by July.

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Cherry Crop Hits 20 Million, Cosmic Crisp Hits Market in 2019

  • The Northwest cherry crop is being estimated at 20 million boxes according to the latest count determined during the 2014 Five-State Cherry Growers meeting.

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Mississippi River Locks to Be Modernized, Meat Labeling in Court

  • The House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act on Tuesday which will authorize modernization of the locks and dams on the Mississippi River and harbor projects important to agriculture.

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New Group Running Cinco De Mayo Celebration

The Yakima Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has closed its doors but a new organization has been announced.

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