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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. More

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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. More


New commissioner specializes in growing food barley

The Idaho Barley Commission has appointed a new commissioner to represent Northern Idaho. More


Onion growers confirm success of applying herbicide through drip system

Idaho and Oregon onion growers are reporting good results from applying a popular herbicide through drip irrigation systems. This is the first year... More


Central Idaho wildfire grows to 2 square miles

About 300 firefighters supported by five helicopters are fighting the fire that is 20 percent contained. More

Crews make progress on wildfire east of Boise

The human-caused blaze started Tuesday afternoon and quickly ballooned to 5 square miles. More

Crews bolster fire lines on blaze east of Boise

The fire that started Tuesday quickly ballooned to 5 square miles and destroyed a barn and two outbuildings. More

S. Idaho woman pleads guilty to felony grand theft

Authorities say Zamora wrote a $6,500 check to state brand inspector Justin Archer earlier this year and that they split the money. More

Simplot plans GMO-only seed potato farms

J.R. Simplot Co. hopes to work with farmers willing to raise no other potatoes aside from the company's Innate line of biotech seed on their seed farms. More

Are pumpkin seeds a viable crop for the Treasure Valley?

Researchers and individual farmers in the Treasure Valley area who are experimenting with growing pumpkin seeds for the snack market reported mixed results this year. But they still think the crop could be a promising addition to local rotations. More

GMO spud sponsors Boise Olympic cyclist

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong, of Boise, is likely the first athlete ever sponsored by a GMO crop. More

Crews attacking wildfire near Idaho City

About 50 firefighters are at the scene with more are being called in, including aircraft. More

Idea could lead to deal on Idaho field burning changes

An EPA official has floated an idea he thinks might provide a way for Idaho farm and environmental groups to reach an agreement on proposed changes to the state's crop residue burning program. More

Rancher engages through storytelling

Diane Josephy Peavey advocates for ranchers, rural life and the sheep industry. More

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