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Man charged in igniting massive Utah wildfire
Fire torched more than 100 square miles, burned for nearly a month and cost nearly $34 million to fight.

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Crop scouts survey North Dakota’s wheat fields
Crop scouts are touring North Dakota this week to get a better idea of just how the drought will affect wheat supplies
New UC website explains scientific advances on citrus psyllid, HLB
New UC website explains scientific advances on citrus psyllid, HLB
University of California researchers have launched a new website to explain scientific advances regarding the Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing.
Trial studies application of herbicide through drip systems in onions
Trial studies application of herbicide through drip systems in onions
A field trial conducted by Oregon State University researchers could lead to a special need label for an herbicide that has proven effective in controlling the weed yellow nutsedge in bulb onions.
California governor to extend climate change bill 10 years
Cap and trade puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases.
Committee updates wine research priorities
Committee updates wine research priorities
Research shows no difference in wine grape quality in vineyards pruned and thinned mechanically versus those partially pruned by hand. Still under study is any difference in wine.
Washington falling number funding request progressing
Washington falling number funding request progressing
Washington wheat farmers’ request for $1 million for funding falling number research is progressing, says Washington Association of Wheat Growers Executive Director Michelle Hennings.
Punishing drought takes toll on crops across Northern Plains
A punishing drought that stretches across much of the Northern Plains is expected to cause farmers to lose 64 million bushels of wheat this year
Some southern Idaho residents worry about proposed UI dairy
UI still needs to select a building site, then go through the local permit and zoning process.
Project seeks to develop advanced yellow bean lines
Project seeks to develop advanced yellow bean lines
A $134,000 specialty crop grant will enable the Idaho Bean Commission to partner with Oregon State University and University of Idaho researchers on a breeding project designed to develop advanced yellow bean lines.
Soil health expert preaches plant diversity to Caribou County growers
Soil health expert preaches plant diversity to Caribou County growers
A leading soil health expert addressed about 70 Caribou County, Idaho, growers regarding the importance of planting multi-species cover crops and maintaining a diversity of living roots in their soil.

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