Remote-sensing study of alfalfa aims to predict bloom
Managing bee incubation in step with bloom has been done largely based on growers’ longtime knowledge
Date: 2018-10-12
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Sugar beet harvest could set records
Before the rain, southwest Idaho beets showed higher sugar content than in the past.
Date: 2018-10-10
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Crookham Co. seed harvest up on seed corn, down on onions
Several doses of high heat impacted pollination conditions.
Date: 2018-10-09
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Western Innovator: Researcher establishes grazing as fire tool
Ungrazed areas had larger, hotter fires, more damage to native plants.
Date: 2018-10-04
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Idaho vineyard harvest: Wine grapes back on track after poor 2017
Idaho vineyards mostly recovered this year after a heavy, long-lasting winter wreaked havoc on the 2017 crop.
Date: 2018-10-03
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Idaho potato harvest conditions ideal so far; total acres up a bit from 2017
Wildfire smoke may have slowed some Idaho potatoes’ traditional summer growth surge.
Date: 2018-10-03
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Company sticks to mid-market niche amid oversupply of alfalfa seed
Keeping alfalfa-seed production acreage stable has helped Andrews get through recent market challenges.
Date: 2018-10-02
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Boise National Forest slates fall prescribed burns
Prescribed fires can burn out understory vegetation and brush, benefiting larger remaining trees and even future timber operations by making the bigger trees more capable of competing for in-ground nutrients, and of fightin...
Date: 2018-09-28
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FFA Ag Expo offers valuable lessons for young and old
The Meridian, Idaho, FFA Elementary Ag Expo draws more than 3,000 students.
Date: 2018-09-27
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Ag land continues to attract alternative energy development
Although the growth in the number of large alternative energy developments — including solar, wind and specialty hydro-electric power — has dropped substantially in Idaho during the last few years, farmers and...
Date: 2018-09-27
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Idaho coulee project will mitigate flooding, pollution
The Idaho Water Resource Board awarded the Twin Falls Canal Co. a flood-management grant to fund the project.
Date: 2018-09-26
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Costa Rican small red beans grown in Idaho making progress
Costa Rica small reds were grown in a greenhouse the first year and in the field each of the last three years.
Date: 2018-09-24
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Farmworker appreciation event set for Caldwell
Idaho ag employment down slightly from 2017
Date: 2018-09-24
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Volunteers whip demo vineyard back into welcoming shape
Grape picking, unattended growth, took toll
Date: 2018-09-21
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Trade war casualties add up for U.S. ag
From apples to milk and from almonds to wheat, ongoing disputes take a multi-billion-dollar bite out of revenue.
Date: 2018-09-20
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