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Nominations open for Young Cattle Producer Conference
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Nominations open for Young Cattle Producer Conference
The three-day conference is free but participation is limited to 20. The deadline for participant nominations is May 10.

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Sheep head to high country for summer grazing
Sheep head to high country for summer grazing
Wilder, Idaho-based rancher moves his sheep twice a year.
Moss Greenhouses bloom from humble roots
Moss Greenhouses bloom from humble roots
The operation began in 1952, stemming from an orchid hobby and a makeshift hothouse on the back of the family home.
Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears
The outbreak has infected 53 people in 16 states.
NRCS funding for sage grouse projects available in Idaho
NRCS funding for sage grouse projects available in Idaho
Typical habitat improvement practices include seeding rangeland to make food plants more available; removing juniper trees in key breeding, brood-rearing and wintering sites to restore habitat; and including a rest period in grazing systems.
Western Innovator: Understanding cattle genes
Western Innovator: Understanding cattle genes
UI researchers combine genetics, physiology research on beef cattle
Potato stocks on par with previous year
Potato stocks on par with previous year
Potato shrinkage and loss, disappearance are down from a year ago due to a smaller crop.
Deal approves $216 million for Idaho utility’s expenses
Idaho officials have approved an agreement allowing a utility company's $216.5 million in relicensing expenses for a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border
Producer targets big-ranch market by using genetics
Producer targets big-ranch market by using genetics
Widely available genetics data can benefit cattle producers large and small.
Threatened ground squirrel may impact dam project
Threatened ground squirrel may impact dam project
Idaho Water Resource Board approves $30,000 study of mitigation options for dam reservoir expansion.
Republicans criticize spill of dam water to help salmon
Critics also blame the giant dams for killing wild salmon, an iconic species in the Northwest.

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