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Washington Farm Expenditures Down In 2021
Washington Farm Expenditures Down In 2021
According to NASS, 2021 Washington Total Farm Production Expenditures dropped 6% year over year.  Farm Production Expenditures in Washington are estimated at $9.07 billion for 2021, down from $9.69 billion in 2020.  The four largest expenditures at the state level accounted for 56% of total expenditures last year; that included labor at 25%, Farm Services at 13%, Feed coming in a 12% and fertilize
Newhouse: D.C. Must Do Better To Help The American Farmer
Newhouse: D.C. Must Do Better To Help The American Farmer
Last week, Republican leaders from the Agriculture and Budget Committees introduced the Reducing Farm Input Costs and Barriers to Production Act.  Dan Newhouse, chair of the Western Caucus, said the legislation would protect and promote American agriculture by reversing the Biden Administration’s regulatory barriers to domestic production, while providing immediate relief to farmers and families a
Cote: Ag Labor Reform A Priority For 2022
Cote: Ag Labor Reform A Priority For 2022
Of the six members of the U.S. Apple Association’s emerging leader program, the NextGen Apple Fellowship, two come from the Pacific Northwest. Tim Cote is a projects analyst and Director of Orchard Safety for AgriMACS in Yakima, noted while he was initially nervous about being named to the 2022 NextGen Apple Fellowship class, he’s looking forward to tackling some of the biggest issues impacting t
Focus On Fruit for 05/12/22
Focus On Fruit for 05/12/22
What impact will the removal of Ag overtime exemption in Washington have on the local tree fruit industry? Jon DeVaney with the Washington state Tree Fruit Association offers his perspective. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia... Read More ...

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