Rigby High School Future Farmers of America held their fourth annual Third Grade Ag Day on May 13. Elementary schools in attendance were Roberts, Rigby, Jefferson, Cottonwood, Rigby Virtual Academy, Midway, South Fork, Harwood, Farnsworth and Garfield.


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MURTAUGH — In April, Rocky Matthews started finding dead lambs on his farm near Murtaugh Lake. At first, Matthews thought someone had killed the animals with a pellet gun.

WASHINGTON — Today, reps. Mike Guest, R-Mississippi, and Darren Soto, D-Florida, led a bipartisan group of 52 lawmakers in pushing the U.S. Department of Justice to complete their investigation into the meatpacking sector, and whether or not anticompetitive practices have contributed to a pe…

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Missouri, introduced the Optimizing the Cattle Market Act of 2021 in the U.S. House. The legislation builds on a growing consensus among cattle producers, industry leaders, and Members of Congress that the current market dynamics — which stunt …

DENVER — Potatoes USA announced June 3 nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2022-2025 term. The board is seeking nominees to fill a total of 58 open seats for producers from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgi…

DETROIT (AP) — The world’s largest meat processing company has resumed most production after a weekend cyberattack, but experts say the vulnerabilities exposed by this attack and others are far from resolved.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s nominee to oversee vast expanses of public land in the U.S. West was criticized Tuesday by Republicans over her past involvement in partisan politics as a longtime Democratic aide and environmentalist.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has completed a 100-day review of supply chains and will form a task force to address the bottlenecks in the semiconductor, construction, transportation and agriculture sectors.

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