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Cattle ranch keeps family busy
Cattle ranch keeps family busy
Maggie Justice of John Day, Ore., writes about her grandfather's ranch.

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Idaho spud museum renovating building
Idaho spud museum renovating building
The Idaho Potato Museum in Blackfoot is undergoing a renovation and plans to add a restaurant that will serve potatoes.
At 86 and still working, Oregon cannery worker considers her job a “blessing”
At 86 and still working, Oregon cannery worker considers her job a “blessing”
Like other ag-related industries, food processors are concerned about attracting and retaining workers. But in Colleen Wolfer, Truitt Family Foods has a throwback to another era.
Plumpest pumpkin: 2,058-pound gourd sets record
All 30 pumpkins weighed at this year’s tournament were from California. The contest normally gets growers from Oregon and Washington as well.
Idaho corn maze one of nation’s best
Idaho corn maze one of nation’s best
An Idaho corn maze is receiving national attention again but its owner said while the recognition is fun, he's more interested in educating urban folks about agriculture while entertaining them.
Utah man sets state record with 1,731-pound pumpkin
During their peak growth in late July, pumpkins can gain up to 50 pounds a day.
Capital Press calendar of events
A calendar of events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.
Pro rodeo leaders listed
Here's a list of the nation's top rodeo performers.
‘Brazaar’ pitches in to help breast cancer victims
‘Brazaar’ pitches in to help breast cancer victims
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life in the country.
Grant supports alternative fruit research in Idaho
Grant supports alternative fruit research in Idaho
A $103,000 specialty crop grant will allow researchers at University of Idaho's Parma experiment station to continue trials aimed at helping growers produce alternative fruit and nut crops.
Potato harvest schools teens in hard work
As farm operations consolidate and heavy machinery make them more efficient, farmers wonder how much longer there will be a place for the potato harvest breaks that are common in small towns in Maine and Idaho.