Turning a non-native weevil loose to feed on the invasive weed yellow starthistle likely won't harm native plants or cause other environmental damage, the USDA said Tuesday.
The state’s plan to manage and stabilize the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer is ahead of schedule, but more recharge capacity is needed.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The partially melted reactor core from the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history could remain in Idaho for another 20 years if regulators finalize a license extension soug…
Groundwater transfers from 2012 to 2018 have had a negligible cumulative effect on the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer and Snake River reaches.
Lack of extreme summer heat aided quality
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A panel of lawmakers formed to monitor how federal laws affect Idaho's sovereignty and report back to the Legislature has created three subcommittees to examine federal lan…
Officials see crop diversity, processing up close; McIntyre Farms honored
Weather-delayed planting leads to a late harvest.
Barges loaded with wheat and other commodities must wait until a fix has been made.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors in Idaho say they've reached a plea deal with an Oregon truck driver who faced felony charges for driving a truckload of hemp through the state.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has scheduled free pesticide disposals in several locations during September.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A critical navigation lock at the mighty Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River has shut down because of cracked concrete, meaning huge barges that transport millions of to…
The harvest-time roadshow promotes Idaho produce through events at local grocery stores.
Similar to year-earlier projection
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials say BNSF Railway's plan to build two bridges as part of a second railroad line in northern Idaho meets environmental requirements.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials say the number of sockeye salmon returning to Idaho this year is extremely low.
The Idaho Legislature’s interim committee on natural resources will meet in Twin Falls on Sept. 12 to discuss issues related to farming and ranching.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A conservation group is suing the U.S. Forest Service to stop a joint state and federal forest restoration project in northern Idaho the group says is clearcutting in one o…
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government forecasters have issued warnings for dangerous fire weather across much of Montana and portions of Wyoming and Idaho, with gusting winds and temperatures appr…
Organizers plan event again in '20 in another part of state
The pavilion is full of educational displays, games and activities to educate fair visitors about agriculture.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The number of adopted wild horses in Idaho has increased as a result of a federal program intended to reduce wild horse overpopulation.
The program is geared at instilling an awareness of the importance of farmers and ranchers.
FPI has honored 26 in south-central Idaho since 2015
Irrigators support capacity increase; municipalities, TU eye process
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,100 sea lions could be killed annually along a stretch of the Columbia River to boost faltering populations of salmon and steelhead.
Pole-and-willow structures help keep stream flowing longer
High domestic demand also a factor
Record-high totals seen in 2018
SPOKANE — Share.Farm’s co-founders are working to provide more people with local food — and receive it right at their door.
MURPHY, Idaho (AP) — The largest-ever project in the U.S. to remove thousands of juniper trees to help imperiled sage grouse has started in Idaho.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials are increasing logging on state lands by more than 30 percent and plan to build a seed orchard in northern Idaho to plant trees to replace those cut down.
Last substantial occurrence was 2015
Proposed rule change de-emphasizes area averages when possible
Succeeds retired IWC member Jerry Brown
Kevin Vivian comes to Agri-Service after 25 years in the equipment business in California
Researchers from three states aim to add tools for ranchers, land managers
Clark Fork-Pend Oreille, Kootenai basins to be discussed
The new innovation and community center also houses Chobani’s global research and development center.
Oregon results mixed
CURRY, Idaho — Ninety-year-old Dick Tucker has spent most of his life farming near Curry, a tiny town just west of Twin Falls. But his story — and those of most farmers in the area — would hav…
Agriculture representatives say a recent study that calls for removing four dams from the Lower Snake River relies on outdated and flawed data.
Provides more time for tech rollout as customer-experience efforts continue
Samples from food-processing steps important in EPA process
Onion Variety Day set Aug. 27 near Ontario
Retail potato sales in the final quarter of the marketing year increased by slightly from a year earlier, Potatoes USA reported.
A wildfire continued to burn late Aug. 2 in an active logging operation about 23 miles east of St. Maries.
Can impact harvestable material
Panel's grower contingent would shift east if Legislature approves
Grants can fund up to half a project's cost
District patrons to vote on project Aug. 6
Cherry growers in the Pacific Northwest will get federal aid for losses due to Chinese tariffs, but sales to China have been better than expected.
Trump administration raid announcement boosts call volume, outreach
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife managers are hoping hundreds of game cameras will help the state get an accurate count of wolves.
SPOKANE — More work needs to be done to determine the cost and impact on the region’s power grid in the next 30 to 50 years if four dams on the Snake River are removed, experts say.