Ryan Taylor writes about life in the country.
University of Idaho extension is offering a clinic on grass management in Salmon in September.
Ben Thiel is the new director of the USDA Risk Management Agency office in Spokane, overseeing Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Thiel helped to implement many insurance changes under the new farm bill.
Farm Rescue plants and harvests crops for farmers in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana who have experienced an illness, injury or natural disaster. It’s been operating since 2006, supported by donations, business sponsors and about 1,000 volunteers.
Federal authorities listed the grizzly bear as threatened in the lower 48 states in 1975 and ultimately designated five areas in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming to focus on boosting the population. A small population of grizzlies exists in...
The latest layoffs will happen at the company’s Waterloo, Iowa, operations. Last week’s announcement involved factories in East Moline and Moline, Illinois, as well as Ankeny, Iowa, and Coffeyville, Kansas.
The sensors show that the earth’s crust has risen an average of 4 millimeters in the western United States since last year and as much as 15 millimeters in the California mountains.
High milk prices and lower feed costs grew U.S. milk production 4 percent in July over year-ago levels. Continued favorable margins are expected to boost production the rest of the year.
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Some 200 residents under evacuation orders have been allowed to return home, all road closures have been canceled and smoke is no longer affecting nearby communities.
Sections of Highway 20 and Highway 153 near Twisp that were hit Thursday night remain closed Friday morning.
The intention is for RoboBee, about the size of a penny, to pollinate crops and perform other tasks, from military surveillance to searches.
Thieves took a utility truck, compact tractor and a riding lawn mower.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent census found 95,000 fewer farms nationally in 2012 than in 2007. But New England saw a 5 percent increase to nearly 35,000 farms, many less than 50 acres.