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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.

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Demand for lamb, wool and pelts is tanking in response to the coronavirus pandemic, industry representatives say, and prices are following suit.

Hop stocks on March 1 were up 9% from a year ago, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service reports.


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…


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 …


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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.