The recent approval of an updated trade agreement for North America is good news for U.S. potato growers who do business in Mexico, according to the top official with the potato industry's lobbying organization. 

An Aberdeen company is hoping to expand the market for alfalfa hay by developing a new type of protein product. Green Gold Development, LLC received 40 hours of research expertise under Idaho National Laboratory’s Technical Assistance Program.

The Chubbuck United Methodist Church, since the summer of 1996, has been growing — not in the typical sense with regards to its membership, but in a way that uses the gifts of its members to give back to the communities of Chubbuck and Pocatello.

DRIGGS — Farmers who divert from the Teton River Basin hope a new aquifer recharge pilot program will bolster late-season flows in the system and extend their irrigation season.

HAMER — The staff at Circle Z Ag and Irrigation has come up with a creative take on displaying Christmas lights that’s been attracting attention in this small Eastern Idaho community.

DRIGGS — The ponds, wetlands and streams on Idaho’s private working lands provide critical hydrologic, ecological and habitat benefits that extend far beyond the fence lines. When these areas become degraded and their function impaired, landowners may look to a restoration contractor like Aq…

BOISE — The Idaho Water Resource Board heard a presentation from staff about potential locations for a large recharge basin in the upper portion of the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer region during a mid-November meeting.

BOISE — Whitesides Dairy near Rupert has been awarded by the Idaho dairy industry for taking milk quality to an extremely high level.

POCATELLO — Two separate sets of federal data both show that the total value of Idaho agricultural exports is on the rise.

Wesley Zollinger of St. Anthony is only 11 years old but he’s been through some tough things like being stepped on by a bull and riding bull with his collar bone broken. Oh and he’s one of the top 10 to 12-year-old bull riders in the region in his first year on a bull.

Rigby FFA members joined nearly 70,000 other participants at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis from Oct. 28 through Nov. 2. The chapter was recognized for achievement in the National Chapter Awards program, extemporaneous public speaking, forestry career development event and Natio…

For the company’s hard work in the area of environmental stewardship, Valley Agronomics of Pocatello received the Ambassador of Respect award for North America for 2019 from Corteva Agriscience, which sponsors the annual Environmental Respect Awards.

CHALLIS, Idaho (AP) — Nearly 300 wild horses have been captured in central Idaho as part of a plan by federal land managers to reduce the number of wild horses roaming the area to about 185.

Tags for Christmas trees can be bought for $5 at Salmon-Challis National Forest offices in Challis, Leadore, Mackay and North Fork and participating vendors and for $10 at Sawtooth National Forest offices and participating vendors.

TWIN FALLS — Idaho salmon and steelhead are in trouble. Several years of warm ocean temperatures are a big reason why alarmingly few smolts have made it back to the Gem State as adults since 2015.

BOISE – Idahoans who participated in a governor’s trade mission to Taiwan and Hong Kong called it a success and said it could open doors to more trade opportunities for Idaho farmers, ranchers and other businesses.

Unseasonably cold and wet October weather has delayed fall wheat planting and emergence, potentially putting fields at risk of winter kill, said University of Idaho Extension cereals pathologist Juliet Marshall.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Congressional Democrats are demanding the Interior Department produce an overdue report on plans to manage wild horses roaming federal lands in the West after the head of its public lands agency told reporters it will take $5 billion and 15 years to get overpopulated herds …

BOISE — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) in Idaho has announced that Locally-Led Work Group meetings are being scheduled across the state in November and December.

FIRTH — When the final exterior restoration begins next spring to Nels and Emma Just’s 130-year-old home, the bricks used to replace cracked and aging bricks will have special significance.

South of the Treasure Valley, fly across the Snake River and the snow-streaked Owyhee Mountains rise to more than 8,000 feet. Here, a vast region known as the Owyhee Canyonlands comes into view.

The leaves are displaying a cornucopia of color. There’s dust in the air. The hum of harvest is in the air too. Spuds are coming out of the ground by tractor and till in Idaho, but in Florida the same crop isn’t coming out, it’s going in.