Idaho groundwater users will have to pay considerably more to the state to buy a trout farm as part of a mitigation plan than they originally budgeted.
About 288 square miles of national forests burned due to nine wildfires.
The use of robotic systems on dairies was one of the hot topics discussed during United Dairymen of Idaho's annual meeting. Dairymen said they are enticed by the promise of reduced costs and increased production.
Perfect monthly scores for milk quality earned Sun Ridge Dairy the United Dairymen of Idaho's annual
United Dairymen of Idaho inducted Magic Valley producer Adrian Boer into its Hall of Fame Nov. 19 during the group's annual meeting.
An Inkom, Idaho, couple with a long history of involvement in Idaho Farm Bureau Federation is slated to receive the state's prestigious President's Cup award for their lifetime contributions to agriculture.
ConAgra will spin off its frozen potato business under the Lamb Weston name.
Eastern Idaho alfalfa and no-till growers say vole pressure has gotten out of hand, and they're mulling ways to address the problem.
Wolf depredations declined in Idaho in 2015, except for in the Cascade area.
Northwest potato production was down 2 percent according to USDA.
Idaho and Oregon onion growers say they can live with the water quality provisions included in the FDA's final produce rule, which was released Nov. 13. The industry was inititally gravely concerned with the FDA's' original proposed produce rule in 2013.
The three Pacific Northwest grain commodity commissions will team up to combat misinformation about the value of Snake River dams.
Idaho farmers face an unsure water year in 2016 and weather forecasters are unsure whether a strong El Nino system will help or hurt.
Work on a restaurant specializing in spuds has commenced at the Idaho Potato Museum, and a major redesign of its exhibits is being planned.