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Bird Flu Detected In Washington’s Kitsap, County Suspension Of Poultry Shows Continue
Bird Flu Detected In Washington’s Kitsap, County Suspension Of Poultry Shows Continue
The Washington state Department of Agriculture announced another bird flu case Thursday.  A backyard flock in Kitsap County tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza on June 29th.  Kitsap is the 11th county with bird flu detected in domestic flocks, with 27 infected flocks statewide.  All inf...
WCIT: Tensions With China Impacting Washington Trade
WCIT: Tensions With China Impacting Washington Trade
A variety of political and economic factors, including the increased reliance on tariffs and ongoing tensions with China, have negatively impacted the growth of international trade in Washington over the past couple of years.  A new report released Tuesday by the Washington Council on International Trade, details the affect these factors have had on the state’s economy.  The repo...
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed In Washington’s Yakima, Oregon’s Polk counties
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed In Washington’s Yakima, Oregon’s Polk counties
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza continues to spread across the Pacific Northwest. Last week, the Oregon Department of Agriculture confirmed a case of bird flu in a backyard flock of ducks and geese in Polk County. The flock's owner notified a private veterinarian after the sudden death of at least one bird; meanwhile, other birds in the flock were displaying clinical signs consistent with HPAI
Avian Influenza Confirmed In Snohomish County
Avian Influenza Confirmed In Snohomish County
Highly pathogenic avian influenza continues to make its way through Washington. The latest detection was confirmed Friday, in a backyard flock in Snohomish County. The Washington State Department of Agriculture is responding to the outbreak and urging flock owners to devote all efforts to protecting uninfected flocks, especially keeping domestic flocks isolated from wild waterfowl ... Read Mor
WSDA Preparing For Another Year Fighting Spartina
WSDA Preparing For Another Year Fighting Spartina
The Washington State Department of Agriculture is preparing for another year of fighting Sprtina. This year’s treatment for Spartina starts Wednesday June 1st, and runs through November. Survey and eradication efforts of this aggressive, invasive weed, will take place in multiple areas, including Grays Harbor, Hood Canal, Willapa Bay, Puget Sound, the north and west sides of the Olympic Peninsul

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