La Nina will tighten chilly grip on NW
La Nina will tighten chilly grip on NW
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Oregon’s Douglas County considers 35,000 acres for rural housing
Oregon’s Douglas County considers 35,000 acres for rural housing
Twenty-acre rural lifestyle home sites would be allowed on 35,000 acres in Oregon’s Douglas County under a proposal to be voted upon in January.
Fighting for Idaho’s original entrepreneurs — farmers, ranchers and dairymen
Fighting for Idaho’s original entrepreneurs — farmers, ranchers and dairymen
I know hard work. I know business. And I know Idaho agriculture needs someone who will always stand up for them.
Massive Montana ranch owned by Mars candy heir is sold
One of the largest Montana ranches owned by the late Mars Inc. co-president has been sold
Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains
Red Flag warnings due to Santa Ana winds and a critical lack of moisture were extended into the end of the week.
Nevada officials vote to transfer management of mustangs
The Nevada Board of Agriculture votes to transfer ownership of free range horses in northern Nevada from the state to a nonprofit organization despite opposition from horse advocates
Minnesota announces restrictions on using herbicide dicamba
The rules are meant to reduce instances of the herbicide drifting and damaging neighboring fields.
USDA reduces expectations for Florida’s citrus crop harvests
Federal agriculture officials have reduced expectations for Florida's citrus crop for the coming year
Low milk prices depress Idaho hay market
Low milk prices depress Idaho hay market
Last winter’s extreme weather pulled down Idaho’s hay stocks for livestock feed, but not enough to boost prices given less demand from dairies.
BASF consultant: Use treatments for largest impact
BASF consultant: Use treatments for largest impact
BASF technical market manager Paula Halabicki recommends growers look at their wheat and corn crops throughout the season, and use seed treatments and fungicides where they can have the largest impact.
Huge 2017 snowpack gives Idaho irrigators a boost
Huge 2017 snowpack gives Idaho irrigators a boost
Many reservoirs in Idaho and Eastern Oregon have significantly more water than normal for this time of year and irrigators who depend on them are looking at a promising water season in 2018.

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State

Washington AG: State not overreacting to culvert order
Washington AG says tribes and U.S. government wrong to downplay significance of culvert case
Ranchers buoyed by decision to delay grazing rate formula vote
After an executive session of more than an hour, the Idaho Land Board voted 5-0 to delay a decision on whether to revise the grazing rate formula on...
California comeback: Wine country rebuilds after wildfires
Oregon’s Douglas County considers 35,000 acres for rural housing
Massive Montana ranch owned by Mars candy heir is sold

Nation/World

Massive Montana ranch owned by Mars candy heir is sold
One of the largest Montana ranches owned by the late Mars Inc. co-president has been sold
Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains
Red Flag warnings due to Santa Ana winds and a critical lack of moisture were extended into the end of the week.
Nevada officials vote to transfer management of mustangs
Minnesota announces restrictions on using herbicide dicamba
USDA reduces expectations for Florida’s citrus crop harvests

Ag Sectors

Ranchers buoyed by decision to delay grazing rate formula vote
After an executive session of more than an hour, the Idaho Land Board voted 5-0 to delay a decision on whether to revise the grazing rate formula on...
California comeback: Wine country rebuilds after wildfires
Wine country is recovering from wildfires, but rebuilding tourism remains a challenge.
Massive Montana ranch owned by Mars candy heir is sold
Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains
Nevada officials vote to transfer management of mustangs

Opinion

Fighting for Idaho’s original entrepreneurs — farmers, ranchers and dairymen
I know hard work. I know business. And I know Idaho agriculture needs someone who will always stand up for them.
Tax reform for American farmers and agriculture
This legislation is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make real and long-lasting reforms for farmers, ranchers and every American working in our...
Tax reform key to preserving our family farm
Call the fire department — there’s manure on your farm
State must resolve conflicting solar, farmland policies

Special Sections

Good accountant keeps business fiscally fit
“They hand me a box filled with papers, and I make sense of it,” accountant Dot Belveal says.
Partners rely on banker to open new organic dairy
The new business, Nature Ridge Organic Dairy in Raft River, has 2,450 Holstein-Jersey cows and 30 full-time employees.
Financial planner helps sheep company owner diversify his investments
Maternal Plus helps improve ranch’s herd
Fall calving works best for Bar 6 Charolais