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Port of Whitman County awarded $5 million

COLFAX—The Port of Whitman County has been awarded a $5 million loan from the Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board, which will be used to acquire about 100 acres of land to install an Agriculture Advancement Center.

A potential property near Pullman has been identified by the Port, and private partner and startup company AgTech OS will serve as the anchor tenant.

The Port is matching the $5 million CERB loan for the land purchase, site preparation and utility construction with $1.25 million from its general fund. The entire project is estimated to cost $111.25 million, incl...


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