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Gary Nabhan holds white tepary beans grown at his home in Patagonia, Ariz. Nabhan believes that drought-tolerant teparies could become a solution for growing food in a hotter and drier Arizona. Mariana Dale/KJZZ hide caption

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The container yard at the Port of Lewiston, Idaho is virtually empty. Last year at this time there were 250 containers here, ready to carry farmer's crops down the Snake and Columbia Rivers to the Port of Portland and onto Asia and South America. Conrad Wilson /OPB hide caption

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Northwest Legume Farmers Feel The Squeeze From Oregon's Port Feud

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These beans, grown on test plots at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Colombia, can thrive in temperatures that cripple most conventional beans. Courtesy of CIAT/Neil Palmer hide caption

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Courtesy of CIAT/Neil Palmer