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Court expands Rangen call to whole aquifer
A district judge's recent ruling on an appeal in the Rangen water call case has broadened the call to include an additional 322,000 groundwater-irrigated acres junior to 1962 and could have major ramifications for future water cases.

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Study shows potential for manure for beets, spuds
Study shows potential for manure for beets, spuds
Data shows mixed results for manure applications before potatoes and sugar beets in the second year of a long-term rotational study involving manure.
Pulse crop production down as prices rise
Yields for lentils, chickpeas and green peas in Washington and Idaho were down signifciantly this year but because of production challenges in other areas as well, prices are on the rise.
Economist: Investigate margin protection program now
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 technicalities and getting a good...
NFL player extols dairy’s benefits at Idaho middle school
NFL player extols dairy’s benefits at Idaho middle school
Former NFL cornerback Marcus Trufant made a surprise visit to an Idaho middle school Oct. 24 and spoke to students there about the important role dairy products can play in physical performance.
Idaho Milk Products opens tech center
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.
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature
An Idaho State University associate lecturer recently completed a dissertation analyzing contemporary literature pertaining to agriculture. He hopes the research will prepare him to return to his grandfather's old Idaho farm, now under lease, and take...
Idaho students get ‘big picture’ look at world ag
Idaho students get ‘big picture’ look at world ag
Three students from Rocky Mountain High School in Meridian, Idaho, attended the World Food Prize this year and the school's ag education teacher said the event has been a great way to show students the big picture of agriculture.
Stolen life-sized plastic horse recovered
The horse that’s been on the store’s roof in Twin Falls since 1962 vanished Monday night.
Mammoth fossil found in irrigation ditch
Mammoth fossil found in irrigation ditch
A Columbian mammoth fossil was discovered in an irrigation drainage feeding American Falls Reservoir.
Idaho damaged barley still free of toxins
Idaho damaged barley still free of toxins
An Idaho cereals pathologist wants to research why Idaho barley was free of the toxin associated with Fusarium headblight this season despite samples with high concentrations of the mold that causes the crop disease on barley chaff.