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Tater Tots appealing to hipsters and home cooks
Tater Tots began humbly enough as a way to use up left over potato slivers from frozen french fries, which then were a main product of the Ore-Ida company. The Tots’ selling point was that they were crisp on the outside, fluffy on the inside,...

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County attorney changes mind on forcing public access
County attorney changes mind on forcing public access
The Bannock County Commission has once again tabled a vote to forcibly validate a public access to national forest land across private property, including a farm.
Judge says crowing rooster must go
Judge says crowing rooster must go
A suburb Portland family has been ordered to find a new home for a rooster that just does what comes naturally — it crows.
Idaho Cattle Association backs GMO feed
Idaho Cattle Association backs GMO feed
The Idaho Cattle Association has taken a stance in favor of genetically modified crops.
Sacramento, Shasta Farm Bureaus recognized for innovation
Sacramento, Shasta Farm Bureaus recognized for innovation
The Sacramento and Shasta county Farm Bureaus in California are among 24 local offices nationwide that will be recognized for innovative projects during the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual convention in January.
Weather man takes unusual route to avocation
Weather man takes unusual route to avocation
Weather forecaster Rufus La Lone turns a decades-long fascination with meteorology into a website aimed at helping growers.
Capital Press calendar of events
A listing of events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.
Traditions worth keeping — and passing on
Traditions worth keeping — and passing on
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life in the country.
Pro rodeo leaders listed
How the top professional rodeo performers rank.
Eighth-graders look to future at Calif. career fair
Eighth-graders look to future at Calif. career fair
Nearly 800 eighth-graders from throughout Tehama County, Calif., attended a career fair that included an agriculture building with presentations from colleges, public works and pest control agencies, nut farms and forestry operations. The event aimed to...
Nebraska farmers harvest crop for injured neighbor
The farmer, who’s in his 70s, is recovering from a back injury he suffered while doing farm chores.