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Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move
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Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move
A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital's expansion and plans are to move it two blocks away to city property

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WSU extends search for new CAHNRS dean
WSU extends search for new CAHNRS dean
Washington State University will not extend an offer to the single candidate who interviewed for the dean position at the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims.
Insurance companies found several possible factors at play in the spike including distracted driving through texting or cellphone use, road construction and marijuana use.
WSDA picks projects for USDA money
WSDA picks projects for USDA money
Washington picks speciality crop projects for USDA funding
Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming
Perry’s view is contrary to mainstream climate science, including analyses by NASA and NOAA.
Groups help bee, butterfly populations with flowers, grass

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — In a backyard vegetable garden at a Burlington middle school, students made sure to plant flowers like deep pink sweet william, a bushy sage plant with purple blossoms and zinnias, and marigolds that will bloom this...

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth’s killer heat worsens
Nearly one in three people now experience 20 days a year when the heat reaches deadly levels, study says.
Land commissioner halts oil- and gas-related well easements
The Ogallala aquifer is a source of drinking water serving Hobbs and other cities in southeastern New Mexico.
Chickpeas show promise as beneficial crop in Hawaii
Chickpeas could become a key to Hawaii's path to food security and sustainability
Idaho Barley Commission budget focuses on research
Idaho Barley Commission budget focuses on research
The Idaho Barley Commission’s fiscal year 2018 budget of $742,000 includes $393,000 for research, $114,000 for grower services and $79,000 for market development.
US antitrust regulators approve merger of DuPont and Dow
The merger was originally announced in December 2015 but was delayed several times while U.S. and foreign regulators reviewed it.

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