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Research helps better understand grazing near streams
Research helps better understand grazing near streams
Now we know that cattle probably don’t cause as much damage to streams and riparian areas as popularly thought.

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The economy: What lies ahead in 2017?
The economy: What lies ahead in 2017?
Even with the potential boost from a changed political environment, the reality is that we are closer to the end of this business cycle than the beginning.
Healthy economy more important than minimum wage
Healthy economy more important than minimum wage
The reality is that Idaho workers are doing quite well without a higher minimum wage.
Dannon doing the right thing

Shiloh Perry from the Farm Bureau questions Dannon’s decision to use non-GMO feed for its dairy cows (Guest Comment, “Capital Press,” 12/9/16). But Dannon is doing the right thing.

The poison glyphosate, together with its...

Balance U.S. milk supply, demand

It has been said that trade agreements over the last two decades have made U.S. dairy a net exporter.

Almost everyone gets caught up in exports thinking exports are a good thing because almost everyone in the supply chain has a window of...

Many rural Americans seek less attention from Washington, D.C.
Many rural Americans seek less attention from Washington, D.C.
Tom Vilsack says Democrats have ignored rural America. We think they would do well to ignore it more.
Antiquities Act must be repealed
Antiquities Act must be repealed
Any national monument created through the use of the Antiquities Act is a travesty and an affront to the democratic process.
‘Swampbuster’ lawsuit faces uphill battle
‘Swampbuster’ lawsuit faces uphill battle
Because the Supreme Court may not hear the case does not mean that the issues raised in it are without grounds. A bill in Congress would address many of them.

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Columns

The economy: What lies ahead in 2017?
Even with the potential boost from a changed political environment, the reality is that we are closer to the end of this business cycle than the...
‘Swampbuster’ lawsuit faces uphill battle
Because the Supreme Court may not hear the case does not mean that the issues raised in it are without grounds. A bill in Congress would address many...

Editorials

Inslee tries again on carbon tax
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee continues to beat the drum for a carbon tax despite the fact that the voters and the legislature have already rejected the...
Healthy economy more important than minimum wage
The reality is that Idaho workers are doing quite well without a higher minimum wage.
Antiquities Act must be repealed

Letters

Dannon doing the right thing

Shiloh Perry from the Farm Bureau questions Dannon’s decision to use non-GMO feed for its dairy cows (Guest Comment, “Capital...

Balance U.S. milk supply, demand

It has been said that trade agreements over the last two decades have made U.S. dairy a net exporter.

Almost everyone gets caught up in...