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Researcher makes high-tech tools more valuable
Researcher makes high-tech tools more valuable
A southwestern Idaho researcher is using technology such as unmanned aerial vehicles and robotics to try to help farmers manage their crops while reducing input costs.

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Farmers saving money by sharing
Farmers saving money by sharing
With commodity prices depressed, growers are increasingly looking to share resources, such as machinery, to keep input costs in check.
Grain industry touts reliability to Filipino editors
Grain industry touts reliability to Filipino editors
Members of the Washington and U.S. wheat industry are showing newspaper editors from the Philippines why it makes sense for millers to use Pacific Northwest soft white wheat compared to alternatives from competing countries.
Sweet year for maple syrup production in U.S., Canada
Statistics released this month show the U.S. produced 4.2 million gallons, the most since record-keeping began in 1916.
Farmers approve Wilco-HGO merger
Farmers approve Wilco-HGO merger
A merger of Wilco and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon was approved by the membership of both farm cooperatives.
A family tradition of efficiency
A family tradition of efficiency
Stevens County Cattlemen's Association President Justin Hedrick, 29, partners with his grandfather, Len McIrvin, and uncle, Bill McIrvin, on the Diamond M Ranch in Laurier, Wash.
Lamb Weston to supersize Washington french fry plant
Lamb Weston to supersize Washington french fry plant
Lamb Weston will expand its french fry plant in Richland, Wash. Farmers are expected to benefit from more competition for their potatoes.
Work underway on Idaho fertilizer facility
Work underway on Idaho fertilizer facility
A groundbreaking ceremony was hosted for a planned fertilizer distribution facility that will be the largest in Idaho.
Idaho receives fewer specialty crop grant applications than usual
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture received fewer applications than normal this year for specialty crop grant funds but the total request for funding was higher than last year.

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