Featured Stories



Cooperative Extension adapts to a less agricultural America
Going where the people are: Century-old Cooperative Extension adapts to a less agricultural America
Fires prompt sage grouse hunting ban in large part of Nevada
Drought conditions begin to creep into Idaho
Glacier park wildfire expands to 17 square miles


Hard to see, hard to breathe: US West struggles with smoke
Experts warn that it could become more common as the American West faces larger and more...
Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon
USDA: Small farms bear greater food safety costs
USDA announces new strategy to improve forest conditions

Ag Sectors

Mielke: Dairy market roller coaster continues
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week’s dairy industry news.
Idaho Power irrigation incentive program participation increases
Forest Service announces new Pacific Northwest regional forester
Judge blocks killing of Togo pack wolf


Editorial: New forest plan a work in progress
While years of work have gone into the new document, federal judges likely will decide the fate of...
Column: Make the most of August recess
Editorial: FDA head travels to farm country
Column: Of wolves, wildfires and grizzly bears

Special Sections

Nursery industry meets at Farwest Show
Show provides perfect venue for nursery buyers and sellers to make connections and do business.
Nursery blossoms and farm diversifies
Nursery grows 400 varieties of native plants
Native ornamentals flourish with little water