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East Idaho grower finds niche with spelt
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East Idaho grower finds niche with spelt
A Rexburg, Idaho, grower raises spelt in his unique rotation.

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Idaho growers reporting strong wheat harvest
Idaho growers reporting strong wheat harvest
Idaho wheat farmers say they're harvesting a decent crop near the start of the 2016 winter wheat harvest.
North Idaho growers open flour mill
North Idaho growers open flour mill
A North Idaho grain farmer and his wife, who recently retired from teaching, have opened a grain mill to directly market some of their crops.
Researchers help nursery industry with native plant goals
Idaho's nursery industry will team up with University of Idaho researchers on a project designed to introduce new, aesthetically pleasing native plants to the market.
Water Board approves $7.2 million for aquifer recharge
Water Board approves $7.2 million for aquifer recharge
The Idaho Water Resource Board is investing in three aquifer recharge projects in south-central Idaho that would more than double current winter recharge capacity in those areas.
Company’s gene-editing pipeline full of Northwest crops
Company’s gene-editing pipeline full of Northwest crops
Potato and wheat growers will be among the first to benefit from a new breeding technology that quickly and cheaply introduces desirable traits without being considered genetic modification.
Rancher’s family initiates wrongful death lawsuit
Authorities say the deputies shot and killed 62-year-old Jack Yantis on Nov. 1 after one of his bulls was hit by a car and charged emergency crews.
Grizzly euthanized in Eastern Idaho after killing sheep
Officials say its poor dental health caused the bear to prey on sheep.
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Weather conditions have USDA Agricultural Research Service research plant molecular geneticist Camille Steber concerned about falling number potential across the Pacific Northwest.
Central Idaho wildfire grows to 2 square miles
About 300 firefighters supported by five helicopters are fighting the fire that is 20 percent contained.
No progress made on Idaho field burning changes
No progress made on Idaho field burning changes
Idaho farm and environmental groups left their third negotiated rulemaking meeting far apart on proposed changes to the state's field burning program.

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