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Record Farm Production In 2012 In Washington

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington farmers and ranchers set a production record last year.
    
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service says the total market value of crops and livestock totaled $9.89 billion. That's up 6 percent from 2011.
    
Washington State Department of Agriculture Director Bud Hover notes that apples climbed 16 percent to $2.25 billion - the first commodity in the state to go over the $2 billion mark.

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11/1/2013 5:51:13 AM (GMT -7:00)