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Idaho water experts optimistic about outlook
Idaho water experts optimistic about outlook
Ron Abramovich, Idaho water specialist with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, is optimistic about the water outlook for Idaho heading into winter.

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Idaho hay glut weighs down prices
Idaho hay glut weighs down prices
Alfalfa hay prices are bound to dip below breakeven,which is running about $80 a ton in southern Idaho, before they turn around.
Fuel breaks to limit rangeland fires proposed in 3 states
The Tri-State Fuel Break Project would create gaps in combustible vegetation along existing roads on public lands.
Neighbors oppose Idaho plan to log cedar grove
About 50 people who live near the grove have signed a petition asking Fish and Game to reconsider cutting down the cedars.
Fuel breaks to limit rangeland fires proposed in 3 states
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Tuesday the 5,600-square-mile Tri-State Fuel Break Project proposed to create gaps in combustible vegetation along existing roads on public lands in the three states.
Farm lobbyists to track several issues during 2017 Idaho Legislature
Farm lobbyists to track several issues during 2017 Idaho Legislature
The possibility of increased dyed diesel enforcement and changes to the state's field burning program are among the issues that Idaho Farm Bureau Federation officials will keep an eye on during the 2017 legislative session.
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Valley Agronomics plans to start filling a new plant near Pocatello, Idaho, with dry fertilizer this month.
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
Milk Producers of Idaho Executive Director Brent Olmstead has been named the assistant dean for government and external relations at University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
Nikola Dalton, the new University of Idaho Extension 4H educator serving Bannock County, aims to build up her county's 4H program.
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’
As a rancher and Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission employee, southeast Idaho rancher Chris Banks has seen both sides of the fence when it comes to water and soil conversation efforts.
Idaho officials sell commercial properties for $17.3 million
The Idaho Department of Lands sold the properties on Thursday in an auction that officials say brought in $4.5 million more than the appraised value of the properties.

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