NAMPA—If you were like many Americans who suffered from the common cold this winter, you may have reached for a soothing cup of Echinacea tea to ease your symptoms.

This is Kahler Duncan’s first year in a Bonneville County 4-H archery club but he has experienced archery before in Boy Scouts.

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NAMPA—If you were like many Americans who suffered from the common cold this winter, you may have reached for a soothing cup of Echinacea tea to ease your symptoms.

OLYMPIA, Wash. (USDA) — Continued rainfall saturated fields throughout Idaho during the past week, slowing planting, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service said in its weekly Crop Weather report Monday.

SHELLEY — For about 45 years now, Shelley High School ag and FFA students have roped, mugged, vaccinated and branded cattle at the Kelley ranch.

CHALLIS — March turned out to be a drier month than a normal Idaho March, according to Ron Abramovich, water supply specialist with the Idaho Natural Resources Conservation Service, but February’s major storms almost guarantee adequate water for users this year.

This is Kahler Duncan’s first year in a Bonneville County 4-H archery club but he has experienced archery before in Boy Scouts.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming has finalized the proposed rules and regulations for its new hemp industry and has submitted them to the federal government for approval.

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — When Cody Haeck got off from his graveyard shift at Church and Dwight on Saturday morning, he didn’t head to his home north of Rock Springs to rest. Instead, he made a spontaneous decision to go check out the wild horses available at the adoption event going on at the ho…

Oregon Water Resources Commission members in Salem unanimously voted April 12 to approve new, short-term rules affecting how the state agency will manage groundwater for water right holders in the Upper Klamath Basin.

PRESTON — Franklin County residents have filled a variety of Idaho State FFA positions, but Herman Roberts is the first to become president of the state organization.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An insurance program to help hard-pressed dairy farmers is expected to be ready for enrollment in June, the U.S. Farm Service Agency says, but farmers say it won’t tackle the underlying challenges they face.

LOGAN, Utah — Operations at Utah State University’s Gary H. Richardson Dairy Products Laboratory have returned to normal after closing shop before Thanksgiving last year. Workers spent the past four months renovating the lab to conform to state regulations.

MONTPELIER — Students, parents, and supporters will be honored for the work in and with the FFA when the Bear Lake High School FFA Awards and Appreciation Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bear Lake Senior Center in Montpelier.

Cheryl Ann Cosand’s morning last Thursday started out like any other. Wake up, make coffee, let the dog out. As she sat with her morning coffee, however, she sensed something was wrong.

NEW YORK — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry’s water testing “failed in an epic and tragic way.”

LOGAN, Utah — Drip irrigation is a highly efficient irrigation method well suited to many fruit and vegetable row crops.

SALEM, Ore. — A record number of wolves are roaming the forests and fields of Oregon, 20 years after the species returned to the state.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Bureau of Reclamation announced the beginning of flood control operations on the Upper Klamath Lake with increased releases having started Monday, according to a news release.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More Mexican gray wolves are roaming the American Southwest now than at any time since federal biologists began reintroducing the predators more than two decades ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday.