KUNA — On a brisk November day on the Cabalo’s Orchard and Gardens, Kuna farmer Cathy Cabalo opens a gate to a large pen with hundreds of turkeys. The turkeys surround and follow her as she walks to the center of the pen — their white feathers lit up by the midafternoon sun.

Tatelyn Hill has been in 4-H for eight years and this year enrolled in FFA at the Technical Careers High School. The school is in District 93.

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FORT HALL — When Mike and Wendy Swore purchased the farm on Ballard Road north of Pocatello in 2000, they wanted to build on the foundation laid by former owners George and Kin Sato. For a generation the Satos sold what many considered the best sweet corn in the area.

In November 1621, a Thursday, I believe, the Pilgrims were fixin’ to set down to a meager meal of fish sticks and boiled beets. When out of the woods marched a jovial band of Indians packin’ a bushel of roastin’ ears and two wild turkeys.

The Enemy: Longspine sandbur (Cenchrus longispinus) this warm-season native annual grass can be troublesome. It typically invades sandy areas and is mostly from the Boise area west. It grows 8 inches to 3 feet tall. At the end of the vegetative growth, this plant produces a spikelet of oval …

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Farm bill negotiators in Congress have struggled to resolve differences over work requirements for food stamp recipients, but the Senate’s top Republican guarantees the final version will include legalization of hemp.

Tatelyn Hill has been in 4-H for eight years and this year enrolled in FFA at the Technical Careers High School. The school is in District 93.

KUNA — On a brisk November day on the Cabalo’s Orchard and Gardens, Kuna farmer Cathy Cabalo opens a gate to a large pen with hundreds of turkeys. The turkeys surround and follow her as she walks to the center of the pen — their white feathers lit up by the midafternoon sun.

BOISE — Whether to pump water from Anderson Ranch Reservoir into Elmore County-based Little Camas Reservoir will likely be decided by the potential economic impact to the Treasure Valley.

Idaho Department of Water Resources officials say they’re in the home stretch of an effort to get thousands of irrigation wells that draw from the East Snake Plain Aquifer fitted with flow meters.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Tribes on Thursday announced they have withdrawn a lawsuit regarding lake levels in Upper Klamath Lake against the Bureau of Reclamation.

EMMETT — Some Gem County farmers and ranchers are starting to receive some compensation from the federal government for tariff related price reductions for their products this year.

FARGO, N.D. — Elisabeth Wilson drives to a small field every day to check her nests set out along a research field at North Dakota State University. They’re home to the alfalfa leafcutter bee.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two ranchers in eastern Oregon are working with the state to test a new strategy for preventing livestock attacks by wolves with the hope of breaking an impasse between conservationists and ranchers on how to manage the predators.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Department of Interior official Alan Mikkelsen — who spent the week in Klamath Falls and Medford — said he will return to the Klamath Basin next month to continue water talks, but that he has no plans to reach out to the Klamath Tribes based on their last interaction.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two students from Cheyenne’s East High are continuing a trend of top agriculture students at the school.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — High production costs and falling commodity prices over the past four years are forcing more and more dairy farmers out of business in Iowa and other dairy states, according to agribusiness experts and farm groups.

KASSON, Minn. — While Mollie Allen may live just two blocks from Kasson-Mantorville High School, her heart is on the farm.

NAMPA — Owners of 58 Ada and Canyon County properties have been warned that they now face the possibility of their properties being sold at public auction because they have failed to pay a total of $27,830 in irrigation taxes for the past three years, according to a news release from the Nam…

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — At Shasta Elementary School in Klamath Falls, the countdown was done over the intercom. Students throughout the school were ready to simultaneously bite into their Oregon-grown apples Oct. 30 as part of the first-ever Crunch at Once event.

MONTPELIER — Volunteers at Animals Need Help of Bear Lake, a volunteer animal rescue organization in Montpelier, say they have been trapping and rescuing Pyrenees sheepherding dogs from the mountains around the Bear Lake area for the past 15 years.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Nez Perce Indians grew and smoked tobacco long before white traders and settlers arrived in the Pacific Northwest, new research from Washington State University has revealed.

BLACKFOOT — When Kaden Doig isn’t competing in calf roping at a rodeo, or in class, he’s taking orders for all kinds of his handmade leather work.