Herbicide-resistant variety expected to benefit wheat growers.
Three pups being trained as guard dogs were stolen from the Soulen Livestock Co. sheep ranch near Letha, Idaho, last December, and a felony warrant has been issued for a Washington state man i…
The Idaho House Agricultural Affairs Committee Feb. 24 delayed a vote on a bill that would legalize industrial hemp. Idaho only state not to allow hemp.
The Capital Press is working on a story about rural restaurant closures across California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho during the pandemic.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A house panel on Tuesday introduced legislation allowing the use of snowmobiles, ATVs, powered parachutes and other methods to hunt and kill wolves year-round and with no l…
Wheat Commission plans event in Idaho Falls.
Ballot qualification would require more input from rural voters.
Opponents of a 300-mile transmission line in Eastern Oregon claim the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s approval of the route across its property violated federal laws.
Food processors stand to benefit.
Post-treatment masses carry wildfire risk.
The Meat and Potato Company began operations in November and is already seeing high demand for its restaurant-grade products.
Water stored in Ririe Reservoir now reduced to half of capacity by Dec. 1.
Ongoing challenges include demand, port backlogs, glut of European product.
The Idaho Board of Land Commissioners recently approved the Owyhee Land Exchange with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Recent heavy, wet snowfall in southwest Idaho has delayed work in orchards and vineyards, but so far poses little threat.
SEATTLE (AP) — A winter storm that blanketed the Pacific Northwest with ice and snow is causing lingering problems Monday, with hundreds of thousands of people in Oregon still in the dark afte…
The show includes interactive exhibitor booths, equipment demonstrations, educational seminars, networking lounge and more.
The lecture will include the early efforts to bring irrigation to the Twin Falls area.
Move reflects aquifer-recharge strategy, lower snowpack. Idaho Power terms adjusted.
Experts say better soil health will in the future drive increases in crop yields as much as advances like new seed hybrids and fertilizers. And making sure soil stays healthy bodes well for a …
Central mountains get needed boost
Shift to calendar-year cycle could position program for larger projects.
The Idaho House Environment, Energy & Technology Committee Feb. 4 voted to introduce legislation that would allow the state Department of Environmental Quality to create a voluntary water-…
Local ranchers have been working closely with fish experts and conservation professionals for more than 25 years to improve fish habitat for ESA-listed Snake River chinook salmon and steelhead…
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Expressing firm opposition to dozens of states that have legalized marijuana in recent years, the Idaho Senate on Wednesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment tha…
Sample intake rises following March-June drop.
Northwest Farm Credit Services has donated $2 million to the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UI announced Feb. 2.
Projects target landscape-scale improvements through partnerships.
Fish and Game camera counts peg summer headcount at 1,500-plus for second straight year.
Limits on gatherings relaxed.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A proposed constitutional amendment that would prevent the legalization of marijuana in Idaho moved forward Friday as lawmakers in the conservative state try to halt the in…
Bean seed acres accounted for about 27% of all crop acres inspected by the Idaho Crop Improvement Association in 2020.
Dr. Scott Leibsle is the new Idaho state veterinarian. He succeeds Dr. Bill Barton, who retired after 14 years. Leibsle has been the deputy state veterinarian since 2011.
North-central Idaho producer receives Mosman Hall of Fame Award.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a lot of disruptions in agriculture, but its effect on consumer purchases added to an already good year for dry bean producers.
Busy year ahead for plan to add water supply in growing Treasure Valley.
Has worked in food and beverage industry for more than 30 years.
Governor's proposed state budget includes one-time, $3 million expenditure on project.
The coronavirus pandemic factored into the Pacific Northwest Cherry industry grossing more than $1 billion for the first time last year, but Little Cherry Disease and China tariffs remain key …
About 190 acres of agriculturally zoned land in southwest Idaho would be developed as large residential lots if Canyon County approves a request by Ridgeline Vistas LLC.
New presidential administration's team targets issues including climate change.
Agri-Pay includes "field lock" for pesticide safety
The Capital Press asked several farmers and ranchers to imagine they were sitting across a table from Biden. What would they tell the new president, if given that chance?
Trees hit by Woodhead Fire to generate some revenue.
Proposed pesticide-rule changes draw diverse comments. State population gains drive increased demand for ISDA weight, volume inspections.
Marquee Ricks, who farms near Rexburg, Idaho, won the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Discussion Meet last week during the organization's national convention.
The Treasure Valley Reload Center is ready to receive state funding and advance to construction, Oregon transportation officials and a state-retained consultant say in separate reports.
He seeks legislative approval of a budget that includes $60 million in one-time spending on water. A goal is to “support major infrastructure projects” that the state Water Resource Board prioritizes.
Session will include industry updates, as well as presentations on bean diseases and conservation.
Governor's spending plan proposes spending on water and agriculture projects, forest management, broadband, food-worker training. Transportation, education, tax-relief proposals target statewi…
Usually part of SW Idaho-E Oregon industry meeting. Larger event canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Soil moisture low after dry fall.
Many parts of the U.S. are facing lumber shortages — and experts say the problem is acute in the West after 2020's devastating wildfires.
The endowment will support graduate students studying meat science.
Timberland owners across the West are facing a hard winter as they struggle to replant millions of acres of burned trees after 2020's devastating fire season.