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Farmers In Good Mood at Yakima Ag Expo

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A profitable 2011 has most farmers in a good mood as they look over new equipment Friday at the Ag Expo in Yakima.

Grandview fruit grower Dave Cowan told Yakima Herald-Republic he was able to replace two pickup trucks. The two-day expo that began Thursday allows dealers to showcase tractors and other equipment at a time when farmers have money to spend.

Exports have been especially valuable to Washington apple and wheat farmers.


      
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