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May 01, 2015
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Free Washington program collects waste pesticides

SPOKANE, Wash.—A line of trucks gathers outside a building on the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Geiger Maintenance Facility. Barrels and tanks holding chemicals farmer don’t or can’t use any more sit in the truck beds.
April 30, 2015
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Spud planter says GPS has dulled abilities

GEORGE, Wash.—Ron DeLay says he’s gone soft. GPS has spoiled him for the last 10 years or more when it comes to planting potatoes.
April 29, 2015

Proposal aims to override Oregon’s GMO pre-emption

Local governments in Oregon could restrict pesticides and genetically modified organisms despite statewide pre-emption laws under a ballot initiative proposed for the 2016 election.
April 28, 2015

Valent U.S.A. becomes exclusive provider of MGK products

As of April 1, Valent U.S.A. Corporation became the exclusive provider of the MGK crop protection line of insect control products within the United States.
April 27, 2015
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Fears over glyphosate residues prompt private testing

U.S. consumer groups, scientists and food companies are testing substances ranging from breakfast cereal to breast milk for residues of the world's most widely used herbicide on rising concerns over its possible links to disease.
April 26, 2015
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Wilbur-Ellis given OK to fly Oregon-made ag drone

Wilbur-Ellis, one of the country’s prominent ag service and supply companies, has received FAA approval for commercial use of a drone manufactured in Oregon.
April 25, 2015
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Vermont GMO labeling rules finalized

The rules for Vermont’s mandatory GMO food labeling law have been finalized.
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