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NRCS funding for sage grouse projects available in Idaho
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NRCS funding for sage grouse projects available in Idaho
Typical habitat improvement practices include seeding rangeland to make food plants more available; removing juniper trees in key breeding, brood-rearing and wintering sites to restore habitat; and including a rest period in grazing systems.

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Producer targets big-ranch market by using genetics
Producer targets big-ranch market by using genetics
Widely available genetics data can benefit cattle producers large and small.
Threatened ground squirrel may impact dam project
Threatened ground squirrel may impact dam project
Idaho Water Resource Board approves $30,000 study of mitigation options for dam reservoir expansion.
Republicans criticize spill of dam water to help salmon
Critics also blame the giant dams for killing wild salmon, an iconic species in the Northwest.
Idaho water outlook looks good for irrigation season
Idaho water outlook looks good for irrigation season
Even the Owyhee River Basin, containing just below one-third its average snowpack, should generate adequate supply for water users, thanks to ample amounts carried over in storage in Owyhee Reservoir from past years.
Idaho to hold public meetings on possible grizzly bear hunt
Idaho officials have scheduled two public meetings as part of a process to potentially open a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly
Livestock Hall of Fame celebrates newest inductees
Livestock Hall of Fame celebrates newest inductees
This year’s event honored six couples for their wide range of contributions to the Southern Idaho livestock industry.
Idaho wheat acreage increase reflects farmers’ optimism on prices
Idaho wheat acreage increase reflects farmers’ optimism on prices
Percentage increase in Idaho wheat plantings to exceed that of U.S. overall
S. Idaho water supply gets a boost
S. Idaho water supply gets a boost
March precipitation has bumped southwest Idaho’s water outlook into the comfort zone.
Simplot CEO announces his retirement
Simplot CEO announces his retirement
Bill Whitacre has been with the company for 18 years, serving as CEO for the past nine years.
Unbearable damage: Foresters look to protect trees from black bears
Unbearable damage: Foresters look to protect trees from black bears
Forest stewards hoping to establish beneficial tree species in the Priest Lake region of northern Idaho are finding their efforts thwarted by black bears.

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