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UI to test new water filtration system on dairies
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UI to test new water filtration system on dairies
A University of Idaho professor who developed technology that removes pollutants from water and saves the nutrients for fertilizer will soon start testing on dairy lagoons.

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USDA deregulates second-generation Simplot Innate potato
USDA has deregulated a Russet Burbank potato from J.R. Simplot's second-generation Innate line, which utilizes biotechnology.
Weather helps E. Idaho avoid wildfire outbreak
During a busy fire season throughout Idaho and the Northwest, Eastern Idaho has been nearly fire free, enabling its wildfire personnel to assist in other areas.
Grant aims to improve Madison County soil
Grant aims to improve Madison County soil
The Madison Soil & Water Conservation District is in the first year of a grant to quantify the economics of how various soil-health practices affect fields on five Eastern Idaho farms.
Zebra chip found in Idaho commercial field
Idaho has confirmed its first tuber from a commercial field infected with zebra chip disease in three years, crop researchers say.
New water group comes out swinging over flood control releases
Treasure Valley water users will conduct a full-court press in their fight against the state's decision to count flood control releases in the Boise River system against reservoir storage rights.
Amalgamated works to increase sugar in each beet
Amalgamated works to increase sugar in each beet
Amalgamated Sugargrowers in Eastern Idaho are experimenting witih high-sugar varieties from out of the area that don't have resistance to curly top virus, a major problem within the state.
Residents told to be ready to flee wildfire near Riggins, Idaho
The fire has grown to 29 square miles — a 5-square-mile increase from Tuesday.
Eastern Idaho reports strong quinoa yields
Eastern Idaho reports strong quinoa yields
A businessman experimenting with quinoa in 14 Eastern Idaho fields says yields and quality have exceeded expectations this season.
Fall rangeland forum set for Oct. 22
University of Idaho's Rangeland Fall Forum will focus on wildfires, beginning with panel discussions on Oct. 22 in Jerome, followed by a field tour of the Three Creek area on Oct. 23.
Inversion helps northern Idaho crews strengthen fire lines
Seventeen large fires are burning in Idaho, the most in the nation.