BOISE — The Idaho Water Resource Board is projecting that it will recharge approximately 170,000 acre-feet of water into the East Snake Plain Aquifer in winter 2018-19, a lower amount than the 250,000 acre-foot annual goal.

The same strain of E. coli bacteria that caused the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a nationwide food safety alert just before Thanksgiving, warning people not to eat romaine lettuce, likely caused the illness that threatened the life of a 7-year-old Pahsimeroi Valle…

CHALLIS —A half-dozen volunteer members of the North Custer Rodeo Committee last month approached Custer County commissioners with budget questions, ambitious plans to improve the rodeo grounds in Challis and a vision for the facility’s future.

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.

FRUITLAND — Harvest season for onions has been going on for a couple months now and so far, predictions are that it’s going to be a good year.

The amount and type of vitamin and mineral supplements your horse needs changes with the season and the horse’s age. Personally, I give great thanks to the companies that produce low-carb and senior feed for horses. My little fatties love their grain buckets but can’t safely ingest a lot wit…

The outlook for the sugar beet harvest in the Upper Snake River Valley that recently got started is better than last year, according to sugar company officials.

NAMPA—Early harvest for Idaho sugar beets is officially in full swing, with the process starting on Sept. 4 in the Magic Valley and Upper Snake River regions and, on Oct. 1, in the Treasure Valley.

Advances in technology have drastically changed the way the sugar beet is planted, grown, harvested and the beet itself.