One worker hospitalized. None of the injuries appears to be life-threatening. Nampa, Idaho, event remains under investigation.
Soft white spring wheat sales are up 26% compared to the same time last year, said Mike Spier, vice president of overseas operations for U.S. Wheat Associates, the overseas marketing arm for t…
Recent federal law streamlines process. Transfers seen as aiding local decision speed, flexibility, cooperative opportunities.
ALMO, Idaho (AP) — The steward of the City of Rocks National Reserve in southern Idaho says more and more of the few pinyon pines that live in the reserve are dying, spurring investigations to…
The University of Idaho Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program is offering 12 one-hour webinars for pesticide recertification credit, via Zoom video conferencing.
Program has honored 32 farm-and-ranch families since 2015. Criteria include innovation, stewardship, community involvement.
The alleged fraud includes a COVID-19 testing scheme to test employees for the virus.
Cause of accident remains under investigation.
Canyon County planning staff, City of Caldwell, oppose Epic Holdings' plan. County P&Z endorses with conditions.
Gap between March, September totals narrows over past 20 years
Idaho trappers will be able to harvest more wolves due to new or extended seasons that include much of October.
From the tragedy has emerged a special sort of person — a Hero. This is a person or organization that went the extra mile to help a neighbor, friend — or total stranger. We want to honor these…
Firefighters trying to contain the massive wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington state are constantly on the verge of exhaustion as they try to save houses, including some in their ow…
One winery was destroyed by the massive wildfires that are scorching the West Coast and covering the region in a thick blanket of smoke. Winegrowers and vintners are concerned about impacts th…
COVID-19 affected the market substantially. Shutdowns of restaurants and cruise lines initially eliminated more than half the market for U.S. lamb meat.
A La Nina has formed and is expected to make winter in Washington and the Idaho panhandle wetter and colder than average, the federal Climate Prediction Center said Thursday.
Online sessions start in October
A final decision on whether to raise the Anderson Ranch Dam northeast of Mountain Home, Idaho, could come next spring.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state appears to have avoided a tough wildfire season so far with a combination of quick responses by state and federal firefighters and good luck with weather, Idaho G…
Weeds, including noxious invasives, have been plentiful in much of the state in 2020 due to a mild winter, rainy late spring and periods of above-normal summer temperatures.
Targets Potato Virus Y, Mop Top. Researchers in 10 potato-growing states included.
Wind quickly drove blaze near Idaho-Oregon border.
The Idaho Department of Water Resources could start adjudicating water rights in the state’s southeastern corner next year.
Many ag-related organizations expected to follow IWC from existing 1945 structure to larger replacement on same site near Idaho Capitol.
The Hunter 2 Fire in northern Idaho is one of several fires growing rapidly across the state.
Thousands of Oregonians across the state have received evacuation orders as wildfires have spread across the Cascades amid unusually dry, windy conditions.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Dwight Little jokes that farmers fall into two camps when it comes to their faith in the “Old Farmer’s Almanac’s” long-term weather prognostications: There are those wh…
The farm sells fresh produce at its retail store in Twin Falls from May to Thanksgiving.
Smaller rootstocks and properly timed thinning could help growers reduce the occurrence of bitter pit in Honeycrisp apples, researchers say.
The company is expanding its dehulling and cleaning operations and looking for more contract acreage.
Coast unlikely to get traditional relief-bringing wet flurry. Fire season could extend in interior areas thanks to persistently dry conditions.
Northwest cherry growers had a great season of high-quality fruit, strong demand and strong prices. A little over 20 million, 20-pound boxes of cherries were picked, packed and sold.
Burning will occur from Sept. 7 through Sept. 30, depending on weather, vegetation and ground conditions, the agency said in a press release.
Fire near Idaho-Montana border burns 11,900 acres.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will start making $300-a-week unemployment payments this week under President Donald Trump’s supplemental plan, Gov. Brad Little said Tuesday.
According to the environmental plaintiffs, the U.S. Forest Service didn’t sufficiently examine the project area’s wilderness qualities, potential impacts to the Columbia sharp-tailed grouse or…
The region produces about 25% of the nation’s fall-storage onions. This year, planting was a bit early, and spring was colder and wetter than usual, which cost some yield.
The Trump administration plans to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across most of the nation by the end of the year, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday.
Eight-year agency veteran succeeds Tippets, who retired.
Idaho is a major U.S. barley producer, growing more than 75% of its crop for malting, the state Department of Agriculture says.
University of Idaho agricultural engineer and associate professor Erin Brooks looks for water quality and soil erosion patterns using satellite imagery and crop-yield monitors.
OSU-Malheur annual event reconfigured due to COVID-19.
COVID-19 concerns prompt small-tour alternative. Fruit donation to food banks to continue.
The GPS signal will be interrupted as aircrew train without GPS capability.
Making sure the West has the quantity and quality of water it needs will require continued innovation and increased collaboration, Tim Petty said.
A first-year crop of watermelons pleases J&S Farms’ third-generation operators as much as anything else this year in their 2,000-acre, multi-crop operation near Notus, Idaho
Commission, wineries hit by loss of event revenue as industry marketing continues.
COVID-19 topics including civil liability to be addressed,
A federal judge has overturned an 80,000-acre landscape restoration project in Idaho’s Payette National Forest for reducing canopy cover in violation of a forest plan.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game this fall will take delivery of about $300,000 in fencing materials to build “stack yards,” increasingly common weapons in the fight against crop depredat…
Improvements to the spillway, the stilling basin immediately below it, and other parts of the 42-year-old dam aim to extend the life of the structure and modernize it.
The restrictions go into effect on Thursday.
Odds increasingly favor a La Nina weather pattern taking hold by fall, upping the chances for a cold and wet Northwest winter, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center says.
The 2,112-acre Phillips Creek Fire, which impacted a cattle grazing operation, was started by lightning on Aug. 5.
The USDA on Tuesday extended COVID-19 relief to nurseries, sheep ranchers and producers of dozens of other farm goods, while turning down aid to dozens of other commodities.