Roadside breaks aim to aid in wildfire control in sagebrush-steppe landscape critical to wildlife, ranching, recreation. Public has 30 days to comment.
New federal law, guidelines, streamline title-transfer process. Ownership could aid districts in aquifer recharge.
Late shipments, reduced workforce, lower consumption of certain foods among potential impacts. Industry takes safety measures.
U.S. officials are using the coronavirus pandemic to force through a long-delayed Idaho livestock grazing allotment decision in critical sage grouse habitat for a powerful agribusiness, an en…
With yields topping 300 bushels an acre, several Northwest farmers were tops in their states in the annual National Corn Growers Association contest.
Sizable earthquake felt around region.
Irrigation districts' essential burning next to canals, laterals, ditches is wrapping up ahead of delivery season start.
Demand for lamb, wool and pelts is tanking in response to the coronavirus pandemic, industry representatives say, and prices are following suit.
Nursery a key resource for Intermountain West.
Big Idaho Potato Truck U.S. tour cut short on COVID-19 concerns
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation sending just under $400,000 to a state board to use to kill problem wolves in Idaho has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little.
Onion planting is ahead of schedule in the sizable southeastern Oregon-southwestern Idaho production region, in contrast to 2019.
"You’ve got to have a sense of humor to grow mint.”
Rules streamlining, property taxes, social issues took considerable time in session that sped to conclusion on COVID-19 concerns
COVID-19 spread recently detected in more populous regions
Project focuses on preserving agricultural land, habitat, quality of soil, water.
NASA, Google, environmental groups to make water data more accessible in 2021
Potato prices jumped by more than one-third in the most recent week on COVID-19 concerns, as consumers stocked up to stay at home.
Emphasizes increasing access to health care providers. Leaves isolation-related decisions in local hands.
A new Idaho law allowing bonded warehouses is expected to benefit the state’s growing wine industry.
Certified nutrient management planners Megan Satterwhite and Tanya Oldham go to work each day with a mission — to help dairymen be the best environmental stewards.
Hop stocks on March 1 were up 9% from a year ago, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service reports.
The Pacific Northwest remains free of quagga, zebra mussels. Traffic outlook is uncertain in light of concerns about COVID-19, larger economy.
The banquet has been tentatively rescheduled for June 16.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation sought by pesticide-spraying crop dusters that underwent significant amending to put in protections for people on the ground headed to the governor's desk on We…
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation sending just under $400,000 to a state board to use to kill problem wolves in Idaho headed to the governor's desk on Wednesday.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates on Wednesday asked a U.S. judge to force the government into deciding if the snow-loving wolverine should be federally protected as the rare predator …
Low snowpack in Idaho’s central mountains has concerned hydrologists and irrigators since just after the start of the year.
As coronavirus continues to spread rapidly across the Northwest, the pandemic is threatening to exacerbate an already critical labor shortage for farms and food processors.
Some groundwater users in south-central Idaho may face curtailment during the upcoming irrigation season if they are not covered by a state-approved mitigation plan.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — More than a dozen wolves were killed last month to help curb struggling elk populations in north-central Idaho, wildlife officials said.
Department also encourages exam cancellation, rescheduling based on person's current health condition, potential COVID-19 exposure
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has postponed annual spring visits to the state by its trade representatives based in China, Taiwan and Mexico.
March’s warm start enabled southwest Idaho grape growers to get a jump on fieldwork, which could benefit the crop if weather cooperates.
A new endowed professorship in the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will support efforts to improve potato-storage technology.
The Idaho FFA Foundation has cancelled the annual State Leadership Conference due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The Idaho House State Affairs Committee on March 11 voted 8-7 to hold the hemp bill — effectively killing it as the legislative session winds down.
Some 180 million grilled cheese sandwiches were ordered at U.S. restaurants last year, according to the NPD Group, a market research company in Port Washington, N.Y. That was up 5% from the pr…
The new manager will work with retailers and foodservice companies to promote dairy foods.
The Southern Idaho Livestock Hall of Fame will honor its newest inductees April 14 at the Turf Club during the organization’s 61st annual banquet.
Crop likely to remain illegal for another year given legislative session's late stage
Reeves worked as social media coordinator for Idaho Fish and Game.
John Wright will contribute practical experience to University of Idaho research dairy.
Eastern Idaho grain grower Dwight Little Sr. got a surprise at this year's Larry Branen Ag Summit — he received a Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture.
NRCS remains concerned about Wood, Lost basins
Milepost 29 infrastructure adds capacity, flexibility to Idaho's annual Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer recharge efforts.
An Oregon ranch’s “priority” access to neighboring public lands in Idaho expired along with the landowner’s grazing permit, regardless of who now operates the property, according to a federal judge.
The State Department of Water Resources now handles requests. Flood-control awareness, activity, up in recent years.
Idaho Potato Growers Association organizers expect the new group to provide a strong voice in policymaking and advocacy.
American is a key factor in that increasingly reliable supply of quinoa, which is gluten-free and rich in protein and nutrients.
Idaho Farm Bureau Federation CEO Rick Keller will retire at the end of June after 21 years in that post and 41 with the organization.
U.S. potato industry representatives say steps China just took to follow through on the recent phase one trade agreement mark a historic breakthrough likely to bring substantial benefits.
A University of Idaho Extension two-day workshop increases awareness of the importance of pollinating insects, the dangers they face and ways landowners can help.
Program has helped fund more than two dozen projects in past two years. Grant recipients, local partners, add to total investment, impact.
House Bill 487 would spell out penalties based on level of violation, impact.