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Environmental group appeals Gateway West line
Environmental group appeals Gateway West line
Western Watersheds, based in Hailey, Idaho, has appealed the approved route of a section of the planned Gateway West Transmission Line, which provides an obstacle to a project that’s unpopular with farmers in its path, though the group is backing...

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New president joins Idaho Grower Shippers Association
New president joins Idaho Grower Shippers Association
Shawn Boyle, a licensed attorney who was raised in Shelley, Idaho, has become the new president of the Idaho Grower Shippers Association.
Five Idahoans receive awards for excellence in agriculture
Five Idahoans receive awards for excellence in agriculture
Governor’s awards for excellence in agriculture were given to five people during the annual Larry Branen Idaho Ag Summit.
Environmental group appeals SW Idaho power line approval
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management last month issued a formal decision approving a plan by Idaho Power and Rocky Mountain Power to build and operate 321 miles of 500-kilovolt transmission lines on public land in Idaho.
Different kind of farmer combines learning with good times
Different kind of farmer combines learning with good times
Jeff Smith has designed his 200-acre farm around teaching people about agriculture, history.
Idaho sanctuary cities bill opposed by farm groups rewritten
Idaho sanctuary cities bill opposed by farm groups rewritten
A bill that some Idaho farm groups believe could have had a negative impact on the industry’s immigrant labor force has been rewritten.
Bill to eliminate dyed fuel in Idaho is dead
Bill to eliminate dyed fuel in Idaho is dead
A separate bill that would create a dyed fuel enforcement program is progressing.
Up to 600 waterfowl die in western Idaho from avian cholera
Tests on two Canada geese, six mallards and a red-tailed hawk identified avian cholera as the cause of the deaths.
Idaho officials looking to buy U.S. Forest Service land

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials are in preliminary discussions with the U.S. Forest Service on possibly buying federal public lands.

State Forester David Groeschl of the Idaho Department of Lands told Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and other...

200 Bushel Club studies companion crops
200 Bushel Club studies companion crops
An organization devoted to boosting Eastern Idaho wheat yields has publicized results of trials analyzing fertilizer placement and the use of so-called companion crops to boost yields.
Panel explores building local food economy
Panel explores building local food economy
Growing the local food economy is challenged by Idaho’s climate, the need for year-round production and a lack of processing capacity.

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