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Scientists fly drones to map sagebrush for wildfire strategy

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:16 PM

Scientists have deployed drones over western Idaho to map a little-known landscape as part of an effort to reduce wildfire risks and protect sage grouse and other wildlife across the West. Full Story

Monsanto Settles With Pacific Northwest Wheat Farmers

posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a dispute with farmers in the Pacific Northwest over genetically modified wheat. Full Story

Western Ranchers, Communities Worry about Grouse Declaration

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Western Ranchers, Communities Worry about Grouse Declaration
Western ranchers, as well as energy companies and recreational users, stand to lose access to some western federal lands – at least during certain times of the year - if the greater sage-grouse is listed as a threatened or endangered species next... Full Story

Idaho Storms

posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:21 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Crews worked to clear a mudslide Friday and homeowners dug out property after severe thunderstorms swept across southwestern Idaho. The storms hit Thursday afternoon, causing flash flooding in Oakley, dropping golf... Full Story

Drought Spreads as Wildfires Expand

posted on August 23, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Drought Spreads as Wildfires Expand
Western wildfires continue to make the summer of 2013 a dynamic and expensive one. Nationally, there are 50 active wildfires being battled. Full Story

Wildfires Flare Up Again In Western U.S.

posted on August 15, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Wildfires Flare Up Again In Western U.S.
Thanks to persistent heat and dry conditions, wildfires are raging in the western U.S.Just after a fire in southern California caused hundreds to flee their homes last week, another emerged this week near Park City, Utah. Utah Governor Gary... Full Story

Idaho bull sells for $600K, sets world record

posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:34 PM

A Hereford bull from an Idaho breeder has set a new world record, selling for $600,000 at the Bruneau ranch's annual bull sale. Full Story

Idaho Dairy Workers Charged With Animal Cruelty

posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM

Idaho's largest dairy says it is taking steps to prevent further abuse. Full Story

Idaho Farm Hosts 'Weed Dating' For Singles

posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:44 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For one night a year, a neighborhood farm in northwest Boise turns into a respite for singles who are tired of the same old dating scene. A poster board planted at the entrance of Earthly Delights Farm in late June... Full Story

Idaho and Other States Prepare for California Egg Exodus

posted on February 12, 2010 at 2:02 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -Idaho is among several states watching to see if a California animal cruelty law drives flocks of big egg farms there to fly the coop. Full Story

Idaho Board OKs Deal to Keep Research Center Open

posted on December 11, 2009 at 4:12 PM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — The state Board of Education has approved the University of Idaho's plans to sign a five-year agreement with J.R. Simplot Co. aimed at keeping a cash-strapped agricultural research center open until 2014. Full Story

University of Idaho Scientists Develop Weed Control Program

posted on August 7, 2009 at 8:08 PM

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOISE, Idaho -- The University of Idaho says researchers have developed a computer program to help Pacific Northwest growers better choose herbicides to control weeds and prevent crop damage. Full Story

Wyoming, Idaho Govs Slam Feds' Brucellosis Plan

posted on May 8, 2009 at 8:05 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- The governors of Wyoming and Idaho say a federal plan to create a special livestock disease management zone in the Yellowstone region would "taint" the area's cattle industry but do nothing to eliminate the disease. Full Story

Idaho Farmer Finds Success with Agri-tourism

posted on March 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Idaho Farmer Finds Success with Agri-tourism
Agricultural tourism or "agritourism," as it's commonly known, offers an increasingly viable alternative for improving the income and sustainability of small farms and rural communities. Full Story

Idaho Energy Czar Aims to Harness Cow Pie Power

posted on December 26, 2008 at 8:12 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho is hoping to capitalize on more than just the milk emerging from its cows. Full Story
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