Idaho State University has obtained a sizable grant through the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission to research how to diagnose crop diseases in potatoes and sugar beets using drones.
The first legal commercial flight of an unmanned aerial vehicle for agricultural purposes in Souther
An MOU between BLM and the Idaho Agriculture Department will allow ranchers to do their own rangeland photo monitoring for data used in grazing permit renewal decisions.
Idaho lawmakers have approved a rule that will lift certain import restrictions on domestic elk. The rule was supported by commercial elk breeders but opposed by sportmen's groups.
The state document will be considered Thursday for approval by the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
The 2015 Idaho Legislature was a relatively quiet one for agriculture but the industry fared well on the issues that did surface, according to farm sector leaders.
Groundwater irrigators owe 89,000 acre feet of water by May 1 to satisfy the Surface Water Coalition's call this year.
Idaho lawmakers intend to discuss greater enforcement of the state's dyed fuel laws next year.
Idaho irrigation companies participated in an April 16 disaster training exercise to prepare regional emergency responders and other entities that could be affected by a potential oil spill in the Snake River.
Inductees to the Southern Idaho Livestock Hall of Fame, which began in 1960, were honored April 14 in Twin Falls.
John Foltz, dean of University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, met with more than 30 people in Caldwell April 16 during an informal "coffee with the dean" meeting. Foltz said UI would be open to partnering with BYU-Idaho on some...
Fatal accidents in agriculture have risen signficantly recently in Idaho, prompting concerns by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture received 22 requests for specialty crop grant funds this year, 16 fewer than last year's record number.
Potato growers in a federal quarantine area near Shelley, Idaho, have asked lawmakers for help from what they say are overly burdensome and mostly unnecessary regulations.