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Developer says petition against his project will hurt all landowners
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Developer says petition against his project will hurt all landowners
A developer says if a proposed petition that seeks to ask voters to overturn a land-use decision made by Ada County commissioners is successful, it would threaten the property rights of Idaho farmers and other landowners.

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BYU students take home $10,000 in new dairy product competition
BYU students take home $10,000 in new dairy product competition
The new product competition is in its 10th year and is meant to introduce food scientist students to the opportunities in Idaho’s dairy industry.
Researchers hunt for cause of onion disease
Researchers hunt for cause of onion disease
A relatively new onion disease known as onion bulb rot, which was a major problem in the Treasure Valley region of Idaho and Oregon in 2014 and 2015, has not made an appearance so far this year and some people hope it was only a rare outbreak.
Hay export facility opens in Pocatello
Hay export facility opens in Pocatello
A new facility in Eastern Idaho will press hay and pack containers bound for overseas.
Rental rates for Idaho farmland down in 2017
Rental rates for Idaho farmland down in 2017
The average cash rent for cropland in Idaho is estimated to be $160 an acre this year, down $8 an acre from last year.
Western Innovator: Ag director sets the pace
Western Innovator: Ag director sets the pace
Celia Gould is in her 10th year as director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
RMA pushes back East Idaho fall grain planting dates
RMA pushes back East Idaho fall grain planting dates
USDA’s Risk Management Agency has changed its final fall grain planting dates to enable farmers to reduce exposure to certain diseases that can occur when they plant early.
Dry bean industry excited about new yellow variety: Patron
Dry bean industry excited about new yellow variety: Patron
Idaho’s dry bean industry has high hopes for Patron, a new yellow bean variety developed by an Oregon State University researcher. Only about 2 percent of the dry beans grown in Idaho are yellows but industry leaders believe that could change with...
Fire Protection Association organizes in eastern Idaho
A new Rural Fire Protection Association has formed in the wake of one of the most devastating wildfires to hit eastern Idaho
Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale
Trump administration urged to convene ‘God squad’ on salmon protection
Trump administration urged to convene ‘God squad’ on salmon protection
The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee with the power to allow exemptions to the Endangered Species Act.

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