A wild duck tested positive for a highly pathogenic bird flu virus that combines Eurasion and North American strains.
A University of Idaho survey of Idaho residents shows a 90 percent approval rating for livestock gra
University of Idaho has added two more representatives of the state's agricultural industry to a committee that is advising the university in its search for a permenant dean for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The original committee list included only one ag industry representative.
After the Idaho Department of Water Resources mailed curtailment orders to 474 daires, cities and industrial water users in the Magic Valley drawing groundwaterfrom the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer, a district judge granted the users a two-week stay.
U.S. milk production continues to increase, and milk prices continue a downward trend from record highs seen this fall. Analysts don't look for rmarket recovery until mid year but are forecasting continued moderate feed costs.
The Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association is seeking farmers to serve as pilots for its new certification program, Farmed Smart. The certification would provide a "safe harbor" from regulatory agencies that support the program, says executive...
Levels of zebra chip, a crop disease in potatoes spread by potato psyllids and caused by the Liberibacter bacterium, were down signficiantly in the Pacific Northwest.
Gov. Butch Otter has asked the Idaho Legislature to provide an additional $1.53 million in ongoing funding for University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The money would be used to support 21.5 new or existing positions designed to...
The number of wolves in Idaho increased steadily since their reintroduction in 1995 and peaked in 2009 just before hunting and trapping began.
Idaho potato growers see evidence that spuds may be sensitive to climate change.
A district court ruling this week applying RCRA regulations to manure for the first time in history has serious implications for livestock producers nationwide.
Potato virus Y rates are up in Idaho's recent winter grow-out results.
The Idaho Legislature is being asked to approve a temporary rule that would allow the free movement of hops material among Idaho, Oregon and Washington. It would also require a negative disease test for hops green matter coming to Idaho from states...
Genetically modified sugar beets have resulted in a positive impact of about $22 million to Idaho growers since they began planting them in 2008, according to Snake River Sugar Co.