POCATELLO — When it comes to milk prices, Idaho’s dairy industry has been on a roller-coaster ride since last fall. Right now, the roller-coaster in on a sharp upswing.

Because Mary Swore’s older siblings were in FFA, to Mary, it feels like she’s been in the organization for a long time.

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Summer brings great conditions and more opportunities to get out on the trail on a horse. However, injuries do happen on trail rides and often can be serious. Riders should carry a first aid kit that includes shoeing tools, bandaging material, wound antiseptic, eye lavage (use water if solut…

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It goes something like this: You walk out onto your lawn during the spring and summer and start noticing either little rings of small mushrooms or light-brown rings in your lawn. You may wonder what happened or what was accidentally sprayed on the lawn to cause this, but it is not a chemical…

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The issue: Common mallow or cheese weed (Malva neglecta) is a non-native weed that will germinate from spring through fall. Fall-germinated seedlings will overwinter and continue growth during the next spring. While it is an all-season annual, it may behave more like a biennial or even a sho…

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As I was driving into Idaho Falls the other morning when it was raining hard, I got to thinking of how I loved rainy days. I was born and raised on the farm and loved that life! We never went on vacations like some people did, but if we had a rainy day where it rained enough to stop work in …

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POCATELLO — When it comes to milk prices, Idaho’s dairy industry has been on a roller-coaster ride since last fall. Right now, the roller-coaster in on a sharp upswing.

The Sagebrush Habitat Conservation Fund and Lava Lake Land & Livestock, LLC are pleased to announce that they have completed the permanent retirement of four domestic sheep and goat grazing allotments located north and northeast of Ketchum.

Summer brings great conditions and more opportunities to get out on the trail on a horse. However, injuries do happen on trail rides and often can be serious. Riders should carry a first aid kit that includes shoeing tools, bandaging material, wound antiseptic, eye lavage (use water if solut…

Because Mary Swore’s older siblings were in FFA, to Mary, it feels like she’s been in the organization for a long time.

RENO, Nev. — Conservationists are headed back to court to try to force the Trump administration to protect a rare game bird along the California-Nevada border as the government keeps changing its mind about whether to list the cousin of the greater sage grouse as threatened or endangered.

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — About 600 traps to catch invasive Asian giant hornets are being placed in Northwestern Washington’s Whatcom County by the Washington State Department of Agriculture, more than doubling the number already set out by citizens.

BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has ruled that work can continue on a public trail on an easement crossing private land that connects the popular tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley in central Idaho.

MOUNT VERNON, Washington — Skagit Valley Gardens, a garden center and nursery south of Mount Vernon that has been in operation for 40 years, recently underwent a change in ownership.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A petition that called for new rules to limit when the state can kill endangered wolves that prey on livestock was rejected Friday by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Friends of the Teton River faced a challenge: how to celebrate the farmers and ranchers who have partnered with the nonprofit to enhance soil and water health, and how to best educate the public on what’s happening behind the scenes in the Farms and Fish Initiative.

BERLIN (AP) — German pharmaceutical company Bayer says it’s paying up to $10.9 billion to settle a lawsuit over subsidiary Monsanto’s weedkiller Roundup, which has faced numerous lawsuits over claims it causes cancer.

SALT LAKE CITY — Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHDV2), is a highly fatal disease that affects rabbits. The fatal sickness has been spreading across the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico and has now been detected in Utah.

BOISE — The Idaho Wheat Commission’s new executive director, Casey Chumrau, knows she has big shoes to fill but leaders of the state’s wheat industry are confident she has the skills and experience to do that.

FIRTH – When you step into the home of Nels and Emma Just, who were two of East Idaho’s first settlers, in many ways it looks like they’ve just stepped out for a bit.

The historic Canyon Creek Stage Station offers a unique glimpse into Idaho’s past. One of only two remaining stage stops on the Oregon Trail, the Canyon Creek Stage Station is a fascinating piece of Idaho and American history.

U.S. barley growers suddenly have access to a tantalizing new market: China, the world’s most populous country and also the largest producer and consumer of beer.