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Tight supply to bolster soft white wheat prices

Wheat marketing experts say tight soft white wheat supplies will keep prices in the $7 per bushel range, then possibly increase in the spring. More

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Idaho farmer inducted into coop hall of fame

Eastern Idaho farmer LaMar Isaak has been inducted into an agricultural hall of fame. More

 

Fruit growers to renew Parma research funding

A coalition of groups representing fruit growers in Idaho will renew a five-year agreement with the University of Idaho that will provide UI's Parma... More

 

County attorney changes mind on forcing public access

The Bannock County Commission has once again tabled a vote to forcibly validate a public access to national forest land across private property,... More

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Idaho wolf depredation down

Wolf predation of livestock is down for a second consecutive year in Idaho. More

Researchers work to help growers with FDA rules

The FDA's proposed produce safety rule is complex but a lot of groups are gearing up to help farmers wade through them, a researcher told Idaho growers. He also said most farmers won't have a problem meeting the rule's irrigation water standards. More

Idaho predator hunting derby permit canceled

The Bureau of Land Management has pulled a permit it had previously approved for a controvertial Idaho hunting derby, based in Salmon, awarding prizes for killing wolves and other predators. More

Ranchers averse to Boulder-White Clouds monument

Idaho ranchers who would be affected by a proposed National Monument for the Boulder-Whiteclouds area have spoken out against the concept. More

Potandon sponsors food bank benefit

Potandon Produce has once agaiin sponsored a Thanksgiving day race to help line the shelves of the Idaho Food Bank in Idaho Falls. More

Hydrologist predicts neutral Southern Idaho winter outlook

A National Weather Service climatologist says conditions are in line for Eastern Idaho to get a start on its mountain snow pack, but the winter outlook is for a weak El Nino pattern, which could bring slightly warmer and drier than normal weather to the state in the coming months. More

Idaho Cattle Association backs GMO feed

The Idaho Cattle Association has taken a stance in favor of genetically modified crops. More

Record low temps concern Idaho fruit growers

Four straight days of record low temperatures in Southwestern Idaho likely caused some damage to grape and other fruit crops, growers say, but the full extent won't be known until spring. More

Report: Unauthorized immigrants growing in Idaho

California has the most unauthorized immigrants, at 2.4 million, according to a new report. Idaho was one of seven states whose unauthorized population increased. Washington's population of unauthorized immigrants remained stable and Oregon's population decreased. More

Idaho ag exports on record pace despite third-quarter slowdown

The value of Idaho agricultural exports slowed during the third quarter of 2014 but they're still on pace to set an annual record for the fourth straight year. A decline in dairy exports was a major factor in the third-quarter slowdown. More

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