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UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:38 a.m.

Washington asparagus faces dual threat from labor costs and cheap imports

You might have to strain a bit, maybe stand on the back of a flatbed truck to see them, but from the Wal-Mart parking lot, you can see some of …

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:19 p.m.

Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdown

President Donald Trump’s hard line against immigrants in the U.S. illegally has sent a chill through the nation’s agricultural industry, which fears a crackdown will deprive it of the labor …