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Idaho hop acres increase again
Idaho hop acres increase again
Idaho hop growers are expected to produce about 400 additional acres in 2014, the result of increased demand for aroma varieties from the craft brewing industry.

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Northern Idaho poachers taking heavy toll on game
Officials say that last year in Northern Idaho they confirmed poaching of 30 elk, four moose, 13 mule deer and 57 whitetail deer.
Idaho potato truck starts third tour
Idaho potato truck starts third tour
The Idaho Potato Commission's Great Big Idaho Potato Truck has left on another national tour.
Idaho pulse acres expected to increase
Pulse acres in Idaho are expected to increase modestly this year. Chickpea and dry pea acres should increase slightly, while lentil acres could be down.
Bill would allow farmers to be paid for improving water quality
A proposal that has been tabled for this year would allow farmers and ranchers to be paid to help other entities such as cities meet federally mandated water quality standards. Bill supporters plan to bring it back next year.
Rangen curtailment stay lifted
Idaho Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman has ruled groundwater pumpers affected by the Rangen, Inc., fish farm's water call fell short in their mitigation plan. Up to 38,000 cubic feet per second may be subject to curtailment on May 5...
Ag weather stations to benefit barley farmers
Ag weather stations to benefit barley farmers
Anheuser-Busch has purchased new agricultural weather stations for barley farmers in Eastern Idaho.
New officers take the reins of Idaho FFA
New officers take the reins of Idaho FFA
Idaho's new state FFA officers are excited about the year ahead of serving members and promoting FFA goals. The officers were elected Saturday at the close of the 2014 State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls.
Idaho FFA taps Star members
Idaho FFA taps Star members
Four Idaho students join the elite ranks of state Star recipients during the 2014 State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls on Friday.
Idaho water situation continues to improve
Idaho water situation continues to improve
A series of snow and rain storms in March and April improved the southwestern Idaho water supply situation significantly and water supply managers now expect a normal irrigation season.
ISDA enacts temporary ring rot rules
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has implemented temporary rules governing bacterial ring rot in potatoes.