Growers say method makes healthy food all year
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.

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Farms weather historic storm’s high winds, big rains
Farms weather historic storm’s high winds, big rains
Farms in California's Central Valley have appeared to make it through one of the most severe storms in years without sustaining damage. No significant toppling of trees were reported despite the high winds, although one farm advisor was concerned about...
National Finals Rodeo Results
A complete rundown of the National Finals Rodeo results.
Farmers should insure their income, health
Farmers should insure their income, health
Health and disability insurance can help farmers and ranchers protect their income.
Man celebrates his new ‘eat more kale’ trademark
Artist Bo Muller-Moore said Friday outside the Statehouse that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had granted his application to trademark “eat more kale,” a phrase he says promotes local agriculture.
West Coast storms bring torrents of rain, high winds
West Coast storms bring torrents of rain, high winds
This Pineapple Express storm carried warm air and vast amounts of water in a powerful current stretching from Hawaii to the West Coast and up into the mountains, where gusts up to 140 mph blew through passes.
Idaho group seeks to dismiss ranchers’ lawsuit
The lawsuit cites about two dozen instances dating back to 2005 in which employees and volunteers with Western Watersheds Project ignored direct instructions or posted signs warning them not to trespass on private land.
How the House voted on the spending bill
The roll call of U.S. House members, who passes a $1.1 trillion spending bill Thursday. The bill now goes to the Senate.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Interest rates likely to stay where they are, experts say
Interest rates likely to stay where they are, experts say
Interest rates are likely to stay about the same, experts say.
Good financial plans put your money to work
Good financial plans put your money to work
Financial planners help their clients weigh the options for achieving goals.

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Farms weather historic storm’s high winds, big rains
Farms in California's Central Valley have appeared to make it through one of the most severe storms in years without sustaining damage. No...
Action needed soon on immigration, McMorris Rodgers says
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., says immigration solutions must come early next year,
Ranchers’ costly legal battle impacts North Idaho Adjudication
Fish and Wildlife Service gives its take on geese and crop damage
Labeling supporters concede recount loss

Nation/World

Growers say method makes healthy food all year
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.
National Finals Rodeo Results
A complete rundown of the National Finals Rodeo results.
Man celebrates his new ‘eat more kale’ trademark
West Coast storms bring torrents of rain, high winds
Idaho group seeks to dismiss ranchers’ lawsuit

Ag Sectors

Growers say method makes healthy food all year
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.
Idaho wheat researchers seek children’s advice
University of Idaho researchers in the child development laboratory of the food science college have performed controlled experiments on 26...
Basic happiness: When you’re warm, well-fed and cared for
Farms weather historic storm’s high winds, big rains
National Finals Rodeo Results

Opinion

Young American farmers brim with optimism
The next generation of farmers believes it can overcome the cost and complexity of agriculture to succeed.
Book tells story of a special wolf
Romeo the wolf brought the Juneau, Alaska, townsfolk together to enjoy the antics between their dogs and their visitor.
Uphold everyone’s rights
More wolf study needed, not less
Bannock County must uphold private property rights

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Farmers should insure their income, health
Health and disability insurance can help farmers and ranchers protect their income.
Interest rates likely to stay where they are, experts say
Interest rates are likely to stay about the same, experts say.
Good financial plans put your money to work
Crop insurance is one tool most farmers should have
Branding days busy — and important — for ranches