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By Beka Compton
The Times 

A weekend with agriculture, and those who fuel it

I spent this past weekend at Coeur d’Alene Resort, and attended the McGregor Co. annual dinner. The dinner recognized some of the hardworking individuals who are responsible for making the wheat, peas and other crops around our area grow.

 

November 14, 2019



When we moved to Waitsburg in 2017, my husband, Ray, hired on to the Blue Mountain Team of the McGregor Co. Once a year, the company invites their employees and their spouses to a weekend at the Coeur d’Alene Resort for their annual Company Dinner, and this past weekend, I got a brief look at the ins and outs of a company that keeps the agriculture world growing; quite literally.

Founded in 1882, the McGregor Co. has its roots deep in the little town of Hooper, Wash. What was once a sheep raising business, the company is now known for its seed care and research, as well as its trusted ad...



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