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First sockeye salmon of year returns to Redfish Lake Creek
To help the fish, biologists have trapped and trucked 37 sockeye this month from Lower Granite Dam in Washington to the Eagle Hatchery.

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Former rancher creates rock with names of 105 old cattle brands
Former rancher creates rock with names of 105 old cattle brands
A sandstone rock in Fairfield, Idaho, that has the logos of 105 cattle brands is catching the attention of the state's ranching industry.
Arrests made in mink farm attacks
Arrests made in mink farm attacks
U.S. mink production and prices are both up, and suspects have been charged in connection with 2013 attacks on mink farms, including one Idaho facility.
Scientists and the public far apart on safety of GMO food
Scientists and the public far apart on safety of GMO food
Scientists and the public are far apart in their beliefs when it comes to assessing the safety of genetically modified crops.
Committee mulling PCN program alternatives
Committee mulling PCN program alternatives
An Idaho State Department of Agriculture pale cyst nematode advisory committee is mulling eight options to change its current program to erradicate the regulated pest.
Late blight continues to spread in S. Idaho
Late blight continues to spread in S. Idaho
Late blight has been discovered in three potato fields in Idaho's Minidoka County and may be widespread in that area, according to crop expert Jeff Miller.
Idaho irrigation companies approves for Water Board loans
Two southeast Idaho canal companies have received low-interest loans through the Idaho Department of Water Resources to complete major improvements to their systems.
Scavenger hunt teaches kids the source of their food
Scavenger hunt teaches kids the source of their food
At the Canyon County fair in Idaho, children learn about agriculture by collecting the ingredients for their breakfast.
Soda Springs rancher appointed to Idaho Senate
Soda Springs rancher appointed to Idaho Senate
Soda Springs rancher and farmer Mark Harris has been appointed to the Idaho Senate by Gov. Butch Otter.
Tour highlights conservation on ag lands
The Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission led a July 21 tour of southeast Idaho water-quality projects, most of which helped agricultural producers better their operations whille protecting watersheds.
Researcher weighs dryland cereal cropping systems
Researcher weighs dryland cereal cropping systems
In the seventh year of a direct seeding trial on an Eastern Idaho dry-land farm, a University of Idaho researcher sees evidence supporting the use of alternative crops and cover crops.