Carol Ryan Dumas

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Grazing provisions provide stability to ranchers

- Congressional approval of grazing provisions in the Grazing Improvement Act passed late last week will take uncertainty out of grazing permits on public lands tied to permit renewals threatened by a backlog of envenvironmen...

United Dairymen of Idaho hires new business development director

- Idaho dairy groups have hired a director for business deveolpment and processor relations.

Ranchers mostly pleased with omnibus bill

- Public lands ranchers have a lot to be happy about in the government funding bill passed by both the House and Senate, from a pullback of EPA regulation to grazing and rangeland support. Trade and marketing provisions, howe...

Dairy industry major driver in Idaho’s economy

- A new economic study on Idaho's dairy industry shows its large contributions to employment and economic activity in the state. In 2012, the industry generated 23,000 jobs and contributed more than $2.2 billion to the state'...

Early water crucial for cover crop success

- A cover crop demonstrtation project in south-central Idaho has taught project leaders and farmer cooperators many lessons that can benefit growers.

Economist: Investigate margin protection program now

- While the new Margin Protection Program for dairy is debuting in a financially good year for dairymen -- thus gaining little interest -- one dairy economist says producers shouldn't delay working through the program's techn...

Idaho Milk Products opens tech center

- Idaho Milk Products of Jerome, Idaho, has added a technical center to its growing milk protein business and held a grand opening Oct. 24 to celbrate its five year mark.