BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A House panel has approved a joint memorial intervening in a fight over water in the Salmon River in central Idaho involving irrigators and federally protected salmon, steelhead and bull trout.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The way dams and storage reservoirs on the Columbia River and its tributaries are managed could change dramatically in a short five years if negotiators from the United …
Addresses concerns expressed by mitigation banks
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subject to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released Thursday that declares the p…
Snowpack star: NRCS Snow Survey's Ron Abramovich to retire
Group wants IR-4 program funding, independence, continued
Irrigation, soil projects sought
Snowpack in some basins totals 200 percent of normal
Five of eastern Idaho’s most distinguished leaders in the agriculture industry will be inducted into the 47th Eastern Idaho Agriculture Hall of Fame during the annual recognition dinner on March 22.
Would add tools for enforcing aquifer settlement agreement
Area around Idaho 55 sees more rural home sites
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho roads need more attention as the state population grows, according to a study published by a group of civil engineers.
Idaho bill would establish association-processor negotiating period
Award recognizes collaboration
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation to keep operating a state board that pays a federal agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and elk.
Group says legislation lacks safeguards, funding mechanism
The award is named for the late Don Hale, who played a major role in founding the association.
Fund also pressured by higher-value claims on corn, specialty crops
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to create a committee to monitor how federal laws and regulations impact Idaho's sovereignty is headed to the House.
Would raise fee limits, add charge for farm visits
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Legislature's budget committee has approved a 1.7 percent increase to $68 million for the agency responsible for safeguarding Idaho's environment.
GRANGEVILLE, Idaho (AP) — Officials say snowpack levels in northern Idaho and Washington have improved over the last month, but both states could still be heading for an abnormally dry summer.
Instead of wincing at a problem with dread, welder and designer Leo Castagno confronts it with an inventor’s ingenuity and an educator’s enthusiasm at his businesses in eastern Idaho.
Decreases in native plants, 2018 wildfires and storms, among factors
Honorees span cross-section of production-agriculture categories
The organization will contribute $20,000 a year for five years to the research project.
Justin Webb, executive director of the Foundation for Wildlife Management in Ponderay, Idaho, will speak to the Spokane County Citizens Alliance for Property Rights at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the…
Demand returned to traditional levels after wet 2017
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A legislative committee on Wednesday sent a proposal to the full House to create a panel on federal lands issues.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that will for the first time in 16 years raise the assessment private forest owners pay the state to make sure logging is done in a sustainable way and in compl…
RIMINI, Mont. (AP) — Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surr…
State Ag Dept. would administer law under federal guidelines
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation urging Congress to remove hundreds of thousands of acres from wilderness study area designation in Idaho advanced to the full House on Tuesday despite concerns …
Purchasing property is the first step in the larger plan for the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that pays a federal agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and elk is on its way to Gov. Brad Little.
Would establish association-only negotiating period
Geared toward agricultural employers, farmworker-support organizations
Water delivery, supply issues assume higher profile as state grows
February tends to be slower month for movement
Having a physical site is expected to accelerate fundraising for the world-class research dairy.
The University of Idaho announced long-awaited news to the state’s dairy industry Thursday afternoon that it will purchase land for a world-class research dairy near Rupert in south-central Idaho.
Irrigators more likely to have good year
Inputs, customers largely come from within state
Idaho becomes bigger contributor to U.S. hop industry
Current state law dates from 1927
Tight supply of technicians, equipment cut availability as prices jumped
Targets added tax liability that brings negligible benefit
Industry demands changed since list last updated in '06
Serves on Agricultural Affairs Committee
Would give state ag department more time to receive detail from FDA
State in 2018 took over water pollutant-discharge regulation from EPA
Work tied to Sage Grouse Initiative ahead of schedule so far
Department takes on more inspections as yields, population rises
Brad Griff brings ag, policy backgrounds
The three Northwest legislatures go to work this month, addressing a wide variety of issues that will impact their state’s farmers and ranchers. In Oregon and Washington, the changing climate …