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Sorghum facility would provide farmers with stable rotation crop
Sorghum facility would provide farmers with stable rotation crop
A planned sorghum processing facility near Parma, Idaho, is expected to benefit farmers and dairymen in the area.

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Potato truck takes to Hudson River during New York visit
Potato truck takes to Hudson River during New York visit
The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck floated past the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline as part of a photo opportunity organized by the Idaho Potato Commission.
Washington anglers can fish without license after computer hack; Oregon, Idaho impacted
Washington residents will fish free for a few days while investigators probe security breach that affected several Western states.
Idaho contract ag labor licenses up
The Idaho Department of Labor reports a dip in the unemployment rate and increasing numbers of contract farm labor providers getting licensed.
Hackers halt hunting, fishing license sales in some states
Washington state has suspended selling hunting and fishing licenses and Idaho has suspended online sales because of hacking into a vendor's computer system.
Idaho sorghum to be used in ‘paper’ products
A planned $90 million project near Parma in southwestern Idaho will use sorghum produced by local farmers to create paper products for the food industry. It will also use cow and other agricultural waste to create biogas and fertilizer products.
Rangeland wildfire forces evacuations in Eastern Idaho
The human-caused fire reported Sunday about 7 miles east of Idaho Falls is making wind-driven runs to the north and east.
Idaho judge dismisses case against business tax credit
A tax reimbursement credit that was passed by the Idaho Legislature in 2014 with the support of farm groups has survived a court challenge by a company that claimed it harmed their business by helping a competitor.
Idaho growers pleased with spud yields, quality
Idaho growers pleased with spud yields, quality
Idaho growers are pleased by the size and quality of their spuds as harvest starts, but University of Idaho officials warn them not to stop spraying for potato psyllids until their vines are killed, based on the discovery of two fields that were hard-hit...
Researchers test tillage systems in dry beans
Researchers test tillage systems in dry beans
University of Idaho researchers are studying weed control and yield in conventiona tillage, strip tillage and direct seed in dry beans.
Changing weather doesn’t help firefighters
Changing weather doesn’t help firefighters
A roundup of the wildfires around the West.

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