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Elimination of Agricultural Research Funds: Bad Public Policy, Bad Economics

At a time when the state most needs to support its primary and reliable economic engines, a movement is afoot in Olympia which would cripple…

Administrators, Faculty, Staff: We Are All Advocates

Today, budget decisions are being made at all levels of government — federal, state and local – that will have lasting impact on our future…

Celebrating Our “Amber Legacy”

We recently lost one of the world’s great heroes. Plant scientist and green revolutionary Norman Borlaug died last week at the age of 95. Borlaug,…

The Future of Farming in Washington

Standing at the juncture of agriculture and higher education, I noted with interest the release of the Washington Department of Agriculture’s report on The Future…

Is the Northwest Grape Foundation Service “Pork”?

Recently, the organization Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) issued an analysis of the 2009 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, also known as the Farm Bill. The organization…