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OLYMPIA UPDATE

OLYMPIA–Agriculture isn't only a way of life and a key job provider in Garfield County, the 9th District and other rural parts of our state, it also is a huge part of Washington's economy.

According to the state Department of Agriculture, Washington is the top producer in the U.S. for apples, hops, blueberries, pears, sweet cherries and spearmint oil. Our state ranks second nationally in productio...