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Dan Newhouse

What does Washington congressional leader have to say?

By Trista Crossley
Editor

Wheat Life reached out to Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.) to see what he thought about the climate and carbon mitigation efforts in Washington, D.C. What are some of the major red flags for you when you are considering any climate/carbon-related legislation? The U.S. is already a global leader in emissions…

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Climate, Carbon efforts in the crosshairs

By Trista Crossley
Editor

Nearly a year into the Biden Administration, efforts focusing on climate, clean energy and carbon markets continue to ramp up. The Washington Association of Wheat Growers works through the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG), the national wheat industry organization, to monitor these efforts and to provide feedback. Jacob Westlin,…

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Finding the right recipe

By Trista Crossley
Editor

In Eastern Washington, cover crops hold promise, but growers are still weeding out some issues. Ryan Poe, a grower from Grant County and president of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers, ran into one of those issues in 2019 and 2020 when he planted a cover crop at the same…

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