New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
Nikola Dalton, the new University of Idaho Extension 4H educator serving Bannock County, aims to build up her county's 4H program.

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Tyson announces plans for $150 million venture fund
The venture fund’s first investment is a 5 percent ownership stake in Beyond Meat, a California-based company that makes “plant-based protein.”
Grain storage a concern in South Dakota heading into winter
Cold weather is critical to preserving grains, such as corn.
Thinning project pitched to save big pines in Oregon forest
The Forest Service proposes treating 756 acres of stands within a quarter-mile of the corridor, including the commercial logging of about 6 million board feet of smaller competition trees in 11 different units.
Rancher embraces buffaloes’ beauty, but not horns
Mike Marvin runs one of the northernmost buffalo ranches in the lower 48.
Battle lines drawn in Washington over new wells
Battle lines drawn in Washington over new wells
Washington House committees drill deeper into whether lawmakers should intervene to blunt court ruling that could stop new wells from being drilled for rural homes.
Industry seeks better malting barley varieties
The American Malting Barley Association is seeking improved varieties to bolster barley acres.
In farming, sustainability means loving it, sticking with it and passing it along
In farming, sustainability means loving it, sticking with it and passing it along
Women entering agriculture are urged to stick with it, learn from experienced farmers and pass the knowledge and love along to others.
Northern California’s wet pattern to continue in December
Northern California’s wet pattern to continue in December
A rainy pattern in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest could continue at least through mid-December, forecasters say.
Analyst: Export market key to growth of Oregon microbreweries
Analyst: Export market key to growth of Oregon microbreweries
An economic analyst says breweries should "reverse the Oregon Trail" and make more of a push to sell their craft beer out of state and overseas.
Weed, predator funding on chopping block at ODA
Weed, predator funding on chopping block at ODA
Weed biocontrol and predator control funding is on the chopping block at the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

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State

New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
Nikola Dalton, the new University of Idaho Extension 4H educator serving Bannock County, aims to build up her county's 4H program.
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’
As a rancher and Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission employee, southeast Idaho rancher Chris Banks has seen both sides of the fence when it...
EPA and tribe: State should stay out of What’s Upstream
Battle lines drawn in Washington over new wells
Northern California’s wet pattern to continue in December

Nation/World

Members of Congress push for more hops research
Resources should be reallocated so that hop research can be expanded into two, full-time USDA-ARS positions, more than 100 members of Congress say.
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’
As a rancher and Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission employee, southeast Idaho rancher Chris Banks has seen both sides of the fence when it...
EPA and tribe: State should stay out of What’s Upstream
Tyson announces plans for $150 million venture fund
Grain storage a concern in South Dakota heading into winter

Ag Sectors

Members of Congress push for more hops research
Resources should be reallocated so that hop research can be expanded into two, full-time USDA-ARS positions, more than 100 members of Congress say.
Rancher embraces buffaloes’ beauty, but not horns
Mike Marvin runs one of the northernmost buffalo ranches in the lower 48.
Battle lines drawn in Washington over new wells
Industry seeks better malting barley varieties
Northern California’s wet pattern to continue in December

Opinion

Stand by for What’s Upstream 2.0
Organizers of the suspended What's Upstream campaign say it could be brought back to life.
Our dams support us; it’s time to support them
The Army Corps of Engineers is undertaking a public “scoping” period through Jan. 17 providing an opportunity for Eastern Washington...
GMO election fines out of line
Snake River dams remain vital
A letter to President-elect Trump

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