Jerome High School is expanding its ag education program to meet a growing need. This fall, the program will add eight new course, including upper-level animal science and food science, an additional instructor and an additional 12 classes.
Rancher and conservationist Bud Purdy, 96, died at his ranch on Silver Creek west of Picabo, Idaho,
Rupert, Idaho, and Frulact have finalized an agreement announced last October. The fruit-preparation company will begin construction on a 200,000-square-foot plant in May.
Officials say that last year in Northern Idaho they confirmed poaching of 30 elk, four moose, 13 mule deer and 57 whitetail deer.
The Idaho Potato Commission's Great Big Idaho Potato Truck has left on another national tour.
Pulse acres in Idaho are expected to increase modestly this year. Chickpea and dry pea acres should increase slightly, while lentil acres could be down.
A proposal that has been tabled for this year would allow farmers and ranchers to be paid to help other entities such as cities meet federally mandated water quality standards. Bill supporters plan to bring it back next year.
Idaho Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman has ruled groundwater pumpers affected by the Rangen, Inc., fish farm's water call fell short in their mitigation plan. Up to 38,000 cubic feet per second may be subject to curtailment on May 5...
Anheuser-Busch has purchased new agricultural weather stations for barley farmers in Eastern Idaho.
Idaho's new state FFA officers are excited about the year ahead of serving members and promoting FFA goals. The officers were elected Saturday at the close of the 2014 State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls.
Four Idaho students join the elite ranks of state Star recipients during the 2014 State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls on Friday.
A series of snow and rain storms in March and April improved the southwestern Idaho water supply situation significantly and water supply managers now expect a normal irrigation season.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has implemented temporary rules governing bacterial ring rot in potatoes.
An Idaho tax incentive bill recently signed into law includes the main elements of a previously proposed Ag Jobs bill that enjoyed widespread support from the state's farm community but failed to pass during the 2012 and 2013 legislative sessions.