US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
The final ruling by the Fish and Wildlife Service to remove Yellowstone grizzlies from the list of endangered and threatened species will give jurisdiction over the bears to Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

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Field day offers tips for potato growers
Field day offers tips for potato growers
The Hermiston Agricultural Research and Experiment Station held its annual potato field day Wednesday.
House members urge Trump to renegotiate Columbia River Treaty
House members urge Trump to renegotiate Columbia River Treaty
Four Washington and three Oregon members of Congress ask President Trump to start negotiating with Canada for an updated Columbia River Treaty.
WSU extends search for new CAHNRS dean
WSU extends search for new CAHNRS dean
Washington State University will not extend an offer to the single candidate who interviewed for the dean position at the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.
Idaho Wheat Commission budget includes $210,000 for falling number research
Idaho Wheat Commission budget includes $210,000 for falling number research
The Idaho Wheat Commission’s fiscal year 2018 budget includes $210,000 for five research projects aimed at helping solve the low falling number issue in wheat. At $3.18 million, the 2018 budget is down 6 percent from the current budget.
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims.
Insurance companies found several possible factors at play in the spike including distracted driving through texting or cellphone use, road construction and marijuana use.
Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food
About 20 other states also allow people to take meat from animals killed by vehicles.
Bark beetles getting worse, forester says
Bark beetles getting worse, forester says
Bark beetles are more active due to drought stress from several years ago, says University of Idaho Extension family forester Chris Schnepf.
Pasture program capitalizes on giving dairy cows room to roam
Pasture program capitalizes on giving dairy cows room to roam
Glanbia Nutritionals has helped Eastern Idaho dairymen earn a premium through a unique niche that produces pasture-based milk for cheese.
Mills chosen for produce industry leadership program
Mills chosen for produce industry leadership program
Mackenzie Mills, with River Point Farms, has been chosen for the 2017-18 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program.
Idaho Wheat Commission right on royalties
Idaho Wheat Commission right on royalties
Farmers want the University of Idaho to plow most wheat royalties into the breeding program.

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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
The final ruling by the Fish and Wildlife Service to remove Yellowstone grizzlies from the list of endangered and threatened species will give...
California beehive heists lead to felony charges
The men charged with possessing more than 1,200 stolen beehives could each spend more than a decade in jail if convicted.
Tour offers update on research progress
UI research initiatives support animal agriculture
Field day offers tips for potato growers

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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
The final ruling by the Fish and Wildlife Service to remove Yellowstone grizzlies from the list of endangered and threatened species will give...
California beehive heists lead to felony charges
The men charged with possessing more than 1,200 stolen beehives could each spend more than a decade in jail if convicted.
House members urge Trump to renegotiate Columbia River Treaty
Idaho Wheat Commission budget includes $210,000 for falling number research
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims.

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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
The final ruling by the Fish and Wildlife Service to remove Yellowstone grizzlies from the list of endangered and threatened species will give...
California beehive heists lead to felony charges
The men charged with possessing more than 1,200 stolen beehives could each spend more than a decade in jail if convicted.
Tour offers update on research progress
UI research initiatives support animal agriculture
Field day offers tips for potato growers

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Idaho Wheat Commission right on royalties
Farmers want the University of Idaho to plow most wheat royalties into the breeding program.
Washington apple industry’s new super star
The Cosmic Crisp has all the makings of a super star and will replace Red Delicious and other varieties whose popularity has flagged in recent years.
Renewable Fuels Standard should be protected
GE developers should be held accountable
Weeds, pesticides and finger-wagging

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Tillamook’s new visitor center to open in 2018
The Tillamook Cheese factory’s Visitors’ Center is as big an attraction as the Space Needle in Seattle.
Butter’s comeback boosts creamery
Once reviled as public-health enemy No. 1, butter is now being pitched as a more wholesome alternative to margarine.
Platt’s Oak Hill Dairies grow, diversify
Dairy Council of California connects public, agriculture
Dairy family adds innovation to operation