Stephen Burtt believes agriculture will be a "natural early adopter" of drone technology.
Restoring trade with Cuba could give a boost to Pacific Northwest Agriculture.
The American Malting Barley Association has released its recommended varieties for 2015, including a
University of Idaho Extension economist Paul Patterson predicts farm input costs will rise only slig
Farmer Mike Seely says the publicity in Oprah's magazine is great, but candy production uses only 2 percent of his mint oil harvest.
The company and its directors are charged with conspiring to make and use false statements and documents, sell misbranded meat and commit mail and wire fraud.
The farmer also grows the Haskap, a berry with Japanese origins, and claims to be the only farm in the nation to make jam and syrup from it.
K-BAR Ranches Corp.,acquired by the Cow Creek Band in 2001, purchased the 1,700-acre cattle ranch at the base of the Table Rocks in May 2013.
In aeroponics, farmers grow plants without soil and with little water. They use pumps and gravity to feed the roots with water loaded with nutrients.
Tom Wimmer, business manager with Marion Ag Service, Inc., in St. Paul, Ore., is the new president of the Far West Agribusiness Association.
A stronger U.S. dollar in comparison to other international currency typically means higher prices and impacts export traffic, but reduces input costs like fuel and fertilizer, experts say.
A tax incentive that farm groups helped push through the Idaho Legislature has already paid off well for agriculture and more food-related companies are interested in it.
A portable wind machine from New Zealand is finding many uses from crop frost protection to cooling and keeping flies off cattle.