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Farmers follow their instincts
Farmers follow their instincts
Innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit serve farmers well as they look for new markets and opportunities.

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Organic, non-GMO labels already inform consumers
We recommend Oregonians follow residents in California and Washington and vote down a ballot measure that would require the labeling of food containing genetically modified crops.
Measure 92 would mandate labels that say nothing new
Measure 92 would mandate labels that say nothing new
GMO labels will increase the cost of food and don't provide consumers with any new information.
Water bond doesn’t do what its supporters say
Water bond doesn’t do what its supporters say
The statewide water bond will not pay for all of the projects it would supposedly build.
Ross fumbles ball in Sacramento
Ross fumbles ball in Sacramento
Califronia Secretary of Agricultulture Karen Ross should get a penalty flag for trying to ram a new Class 4 milk marketing system through the state Legislature.
Dairy operators must remain open to media, public
An Idaho dairy group's clarification of its warning to producers to limit access to their operations is welcome news to ag interests that have been trying to educate urban populations about farm and ranch life.
Mr. Pot meets Mr. Kettle at Hetch Hetchy
Environmentalists who quickly sue when they think the government hasn't followed the Endangered Species Act are stangely crying foul when a group tied to ag interestes does the same.
Gubernatorial candidate lacks rural perspective
Gubernatorial candidate lacks rural perspective
Gubernatorial candidate lacks rural perspective on wolf management in Idaho.

Columns

Beware of Trojan Horse labeled ‘COOL reform’
Country of Origin Labels should be as clear as Congress can make them.
Measure 92 would mandate labels that say nothing new
GMO labels will increase the cost of food and don't provide consumers with any new information.
Water bond doesn’t do what its supporters say
Gubernatorial candidate lacks rural perspective

Editorials

Farmers follow their instincts
Innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit serve farmers well as they look for new markets and opportunities.
Optics of an ‘ag gag’ prosecution should give industry pause
The challenge of Idaho's Agriculture Security Act will continue in federal court, but the optics of a prosecution under the law should give the ag...
Questions we have about wolves
Organic, non-GMO labels already inform consumers
Ross fumbles ball in Sacramento

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