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Study offers proposals for cultivating agritourism
A 184-page report prepared by University of Idaho law students offers 20 proposals for growing agritourism in Idaho. It also discusses legal issues faced by agritourism operators around the nation and looks at ways to protect farmers from litigation.

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Family carves out niche for squash seed
Family carves out niche for squash seed
A Willamette Valley, Ore., company has built an innovative business in harvesting and processing squash seed.
Potato industry battles declining demand
Potato industry battles declining demand
The potato industry is looking at ways to meet consumer needs in order to address declining consumption trends.
Camelina shows promise in Eastern Oregon
Camelina shows promise in Eastern Oregon
While Eastern Oregon farmers are facing one of the tightest ever water years in their area this season, field trials at Oregon State University's Malheur County experiment station are showing that camelina could be a source of income for growers when...
East Idaho dryland wheat yields down
East Idaho dryland wheat yields down
Eastern Idaho's dryland wheat farmers say their yields are below normal, but their quality is outstanding.
U.S. cattle on feed continue downward spiral
USDA's latest cattle on feed report shows the declining cattle numbers supporting record-high cattle and beef prices.
Hot weather ripens fruits, vegetables early
Hot weather ripens fruits, vegetables early
How is hot weather affecting local agriculture?
Forecast: Idaho wheat production slightly lower
Forecast: Idaho wheat production slightly lower
Idaho wheat production may be down slightly this year but industry members say growing conditions have been excellent and they expect a quality crop in 2014.
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davisco's CEO saysthe sale of the dairy processors' assets to Canadian Agropur was a business move to continue to grow operations and offer more opportunity to their employees.
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Record-breaking cattle prices, bringing strong profits up and down the beef supply chain, have many concerned about a market downturn. Feedlots are the most at risk but have a pretty good cushion through October.
Aquaponic system combines lettuce, fish
Aquaponic system combines lettuce, fish
Fish and lettuce create a symbiotic system that saves water.