Irrigators have until April 1 to install meters

A water meter measures irrigation water usage on the East Snake Plain Aquifer. All irrigators must have such meters in place prior to the commencement of the 2018 irrigation season, which typically begins April 1.

BOISE —The Idaho Department of Water Resources is reminding farmers who use groundwater for irrigation on the East Snake Plain Aquifer region that they must install department-approved flow meters prior to the beginning of the 2018 irrigation season, according to a news release.

Horse exhibit opens at Museum of Natural History

Dianna Troyer / for Farm & Ranch
Horses pulled a travois for their owners.These and other artifacts are on display at the Idaho Museum of Natural History in Pocatello.

Whether for work or pleasure or war, horses have been at our side for centuries. “The Incredible Horse,” a new exhibit at the Idaho Museum of Natural History in Pocatello, tells the story of their profound impact on our lives from ancient to modern times.

Adams bull sale still offers top Angus

Courtesy of Arnold Callison
A herd of Black Angus bulls head back to their pen after being clipped at the Arnold and Teresa Callison Rimrock Ranch, near Blackfoot. The bulls will be sold during the annual Adams Connection Snake River Genetics bull sale March 7 at the Blackfoot Livestock Co. in Blackfoot.

FIRTH — The Adams Connection bull sale that began in Leadore in 1969 continues with the same commitment to raising high-quality Angus registered cattle.

Catch scours early to save young calves

Courtesy of David R. Smith, DVM / Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Newborn calves up to a month of age are the most susceptible to scours. It is most commonly exhibited by diahrrea.

BLACKFOOT — Pathogens and weather are the two big contributors to the incidence of diarrhea in calves, commonly known as scours.



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