TWIN FALLS — Following an extremely challenging year on local communities due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, Glanbia Nutritionals has continued to give back, recently donating $50,000 to Valley House Homeless Shelter towards their new Beyond Shelter Project.

TWIN FALLS — By the end of this year, consumers strolling the yogurt aisle will be able to buy oat yogurt in a paper cup.

Knott Dairy Center, located in Pullman, Washington, is a Washington State Dairy of Merit, milking 180 cows twice daily. Being affiliated with Washington State University, it also serves as a teaching lab for students.

TWIN FALLS — As the Magic Valley prepares for potentially record setting heat this week, farmers, potato researchers and dairy scientists are all voicing concerns.

Chobani has taken the sugar out of milk to make the groundbreaking Chobani Zero Sugar yogurt with only natural ingredients.

Oatly, the world’s largest oat milk company, raised $1.4 billion in an initial public offering Thursday on the Nasdaq stock exchange, capitalizing on a global surge in demand for its products.

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Twenty-seven of the nation’s leading food and agriculture associations have raised the alarm over what they claim is a rapidly deteriorating trade relationship with Mexico when it comes to food and ag product exports.

AMERICAN FALLS — Beef lovers are in luck with the recent opening of Falls Town Beef, a family-owned business that offers both large and small orders to households around the area.

TWIN FALLS — Chobani has a new chief financial officer.

Google searches for the word “recipe” skyrocketed during the first quarter of 2020 and are still up by about 16% from 2019, explained University of Idaho Extension educator Joel Packham.

POCATELLO — After nearly 15 years of being discussed, put on hold and then discussed again, the Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment is actually happening.

TWIN FALLS — Chobani has canceled its annual yogurt giveaway due to COVID-19. The company will be donating 5,000 cases of Chobani products to the Idaho Foodbank instead.

University of Idaho’s annual Idaho Ag Outlook Seminar, scheduled for Dec. 15-18 will be moved online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

USDA data shows that farmers and ranchers are the main driver behind the significant growth in the state’s overall agricultural sector over the past few decades.

BUHL — The Magic Valley dairy industry has gone through brutal lows and record highs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A ground-breaking ceremony was hosted Thursday afternoon for the planned Frigitek Cold Storage facility, which will be located in the business park at the Pocatello Regional Airport.

Three Idaho mining companies and Western States Caterpillar have made a combined $12,000 donation in support of a dairy industry program that makes butter and cheese for area food banks from surplus milk.

Richard Johnson’s corn crop is progressing well and Sam Reed’s dairy cows are still producing plenty of milk for making his family’s famous ice cream.

POCATELLO — Amid the market challenges farmers and ranchers are facing because of the coronavirus outbreak, the new USMCA trade deal offers the U.S. agricultural industry a ray of optimism.

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.

PRESTON — At a time when dairies are sharpening their pencils to stay in business and others are simply selling their herds, Jordan and Mandy Darrington have started up Udderworld Dairy on Hot Springs Road.

POCATELLO — After setting records during fiscal years 2018 and 2019, wolf depredations of livestock in Idaho are down significantly during the first 10 months of fiscal 2020, which ends June 30.

POCATELLO — The reports of some farmers, ranchers or dairy operations dumping their farm commodities is not easy news to digest.

POCATELLO — Idaho’s congressional delegation is joining other members of Congress in asking the Trump administration to eliminate the payment limits included in a $19 billion agricultural relief program announced by USDA April 17.

POCATELLO — National farm groups quickly applauded USDA’s April 17 announcement of a $19 billion ag relief program designed to assist producers, and consumers, impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.