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Canadian co-op buys Davisco Foods
Canadian milk processor Agropur acquires Davisco Foods International, including Davisco's Jerome Cheese plant in Idaho.

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Safflower researchers boost yields with dormant seeding
Safflower researchers boost yields with dormant seeding
Utah State University researchers have found yields increase by more than 20 percent when farmers plant dryland safflower in late November or December.
JUMP facility will house 52 antique tractors
A $70 million facility being constructed in downtown Boise will house 52 antique tractors that will help serve as a reminder of Idaho's farming roots. The building is being funded by the J.R. Simplot family.
Sheep industry relieved by experiment station’s rescue
Sheep industry relieved by experiment station’s rescue
The sheep industry is relieved by congressional action to keep the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station at Dubois, Idaho, open. USDA had requested reprogramming of funds for the station, which would have shuttered its doors.
Growers slow to warm to frozen hops
Growers slow to warm to frozen hops
Hop growers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho ,the nation's top hop producing states, have been slow to warm to the idea of freezing instead of drying hops. A South Dakota man who is pushing the idea may shift the focus of his project away from this area...
Hail hammers Idaho’s Rexburg Bench
Hail hammers Idaho’s Rexburg Bench
Hail damage has set crops back on the Rexburg Bench of Eastern Idaho.
Whiskey Complex Fire almost 50 percent contained
With the help of more than 1,000 firefighters sent to suppress the flames, the fire is now 40 percent contained. Firefighters expect to have the fire fully contained by July 30.
UI president addresses ag funding, partnerships
UI president addresses ag funding, partnerships
New University of Idaho President Chuck Staben says the school will continue to be a strong supporter of farmers and agriculture. The president recently met with the Capital Press to talk about the future of funding, research and industry partnerships.
Elk ranch dream continues to evolve
Elk ranch dream continues to evolve
After buying a farm in 2002, Calvin and Gail Ansley got into the elk business. The have since moved and now have set their sights on agritourism.
Madison County, Idaho, in drought emergency
Madison County, Idaho, has been added to a drought emergency list.
Idaho Wine Commission lands $88,000 grant
Idaho Wine Commission lands $88,000 grant
The Idaho Wine Commission will use an $88,000 specialty crop grant from the Idaho State Department of Agriculture to try to increase quality, awareness and sales of Idaho wine.