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Edible insects a boon to Thailand’s farmers
Some 30 families in a Thai village raise mounds of the profitable crisp and crunchy critters in their backyards, satisfying a big domestic appetite for edible insects, and a slowly emerging international one.

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Idaho ag exports up 16 percent during first half
Idaho ag exports up 16 percent during first half
The value of Idaho dairy products sold abroad rose 52 percent to $213 million during the first half of 2014 and led a 16 percent increase in the value of Idaho ag exports.
Spearmint oil assessment rate goes down
The assessment fee for spearmint oil produced in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and parts of Nevada and Utah has been decreased from 10 cents to 9 cents a pound.