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Agriculture driving economic development in Idaho
Agriculture driving economic development in Idaho
Ag continues to drive economic development in Idaho's Magic Valley.

Featured Stories

Proposed law would improve forest management
Proposed law would improve forest management
HR 2647 would give the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management policy and legal tools to make federal forests less vulnerable to catastrophic wildfire, insects and disease.
Guestworker border snafu demonstrates need for reform
Guestworker border snafu demonstrates need for reform
Visa snafu demonstrates need for immigration reform.
Court ruling challenges New Deal paradigm
Supreme Court ruling is the latest challenge to programs that have their roots in the market conditions and politics of the Great Depression.
Farmers in the Northwest need access to affordable crop insurance
From here forward, farmers who want risk protection will receive a bill, not a check, when they sign on the dotted line every year.
In Rancho Santa Fe, the drought is for others
As some senior water right holders in California are losing their water, some Californians still don't think the rules apply to them.
FSA computer system shows reverse MIDAS touch
FSA computer system shows reverse MIDAS touch
USDA's Farm Service Agency shows it has the reverse MIDAS touch when it comes to its disastrous computer project.
Monsanto, Syngenta merger needs close scrutiny
Monsanto wants to buy Syngenta. Such a mergerwould certainly impact growers and deserves careful regulatory scrutiny

Columns

Proposed law would improve forest management
HR 2647 would give the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management policy and legal tools to make federal forests less vulnerable to...
Farmers in the Northwest need access to affordable crop insurance
From here forward, farmers who want risk protection will receive a bill, not a check, when they sign on the dotted line every year.

Editorials

Agriculture driving economic development in Idaho
Ag continues to drive economic development in Idaho's Magic Valley.
In defense of Madonna and her farm
Pop queen Madonna is being unfairly criticized for her use of a legitimate ag tax break.
Guestworker border snafu demonstrates need for reform
Court ruling challenges New Deal paradigm
In Rancho Santa Fe, the drought is for others

Letters

Youth must be taught where food comes from
Writer touts value of ag education.
Why farmers should support carbon fees
Writer says farmers should back carbon reductions.