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Customers remain committed to Idaho wheat despite 2014 losses
Customers remain committed to Idaho wheat despite 2014 losses
The Idaho wheat industry's main customers have told Idaho Wheat Commission officials they remain committed to the state despite major losses in 2014 due to heavy August rains.

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Grain handlers offer hard white wheat contracts
Grain handlers in Southern and Eastern Idaho are offering contracts for hard white spring wheat. Idaho Wheat Commission executive director Blaine Jacobson expects high demand for the wheat class after issues last year.
Feds fine northern Idaho business after teen’s death
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the Incredible Corn Maze in Hauser, Idaho, in the death of an 18-year-old employee.
Have canola crusher, will travel
Have canola crusher, will travel
Nezperce, Idaho, resident Robin Baune built a mobile canola crusher.
Rabobank explores cow-calf confinement to rebuild beef herd
Rabobank explores cow-calf confinement to rebuild beef herd
Limited land for grazing will challenge cow-calf producers' efforts to expand the beef herd, but viable alternitive production methods can be found in confined and semi-confined systems, according to Rabobank.
Start-up producer designs aquaponic system
Start-up producer designs aquaponic system
An organic greenhouse that raises plants from the waste of fish production hopes to expands its Pocatello operations.
Unregulated food bill clears another hurdle
The bill would end the state’s practice of requiring inspections, licensing and certification of certain homemade or homegrown products.
More stripe rust possible in Willamette Valley
More stripe rust possible in Willamette Valley
Researchers are advising wheat farmers to check their fields for stripe rust, which hit Oregon's Willamette Valley early this year. The outlook is for a moderate to severe impact on susceptible varieties, USDA research geneticist Xianming Chen says.