January 6 was National Bean Day and while it may be one of the more obscure holidays, maybe it shouldn’t be given how dry beans flew off grocery shelves earlier on during the COVID-19 outbreak.

CALDWELL — With Idaho’s wine grape harvest well under way, yields are about average this year and maybe even down a bit, but quality looks great, according to vintners and vineyard owners.

CALDWELL — The Watson family of Parma is the 2020 Canyon County Farm Family of the Year, selected by the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee. The Watsons are a fourth-generation farm family, raising onions and other produce since 1912.

University of Idaho Extension cereals pathologist Juliet Marshall was initially pessimistic about East Idaho’s grain crops, as many fields were set back by early season frost and an extremely wet spring.

I have been working in food and farming since 2008, when we had the “luxury” of a housing downturn that eased the development pressure on farmland. Unfortunately for farmers, development accelerated as the economy recovered. A new report shows between 2001 and 2016, 11 million acres of farml…

EMMETT — If you drive across America today, you’re more than likely to hit a farmers market along the way. There’s an increasing demand for organic foods and ethical business practices, especially in today’s ever-changing, pandemic crazed climate.

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GRANGEVILLE, Idaho — Toilet paper isn’t the only thing being whisked off the grocery store shelves these days.

It’s unknown at this moment how the coronavirus outbreak will impact Idaho’s 42 farmers markets, which provide an important income source for a lot of small- and medium-sized farms around the state.

BOISE — Several producers from around the state were recognized Feb. 18 for the outstanding contributions they have made to Idaho’s agricultural industry.

NAMPA — With a state unemployment rate under 3%, more Idaho farmers are utilizing the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers program.{/span}

Mountain snowpack levels throughout Idaho entered January well below normal, but irrigators can breathe a bit easier thanks to a recent turn toward wetter weather and strong reservoir carryover.

POCATELLO — Hop production in Idaho rose for the eighth straight year in 2019, and production of the bitter beer ingredient set records again both at the state level and nationally.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Idaho agribusiness firm is planning to compete with farm entrepreneur Frank Tiegs to buy the bankrupt NORPAC cooperative’s processing facility in Quincy, Washington.

An early October cold snap that brought record low temperatures to many parts of Idaho affected thousands of acres of crops that were still in the ground.

NAMPA — The Thomas-Woodard family in Nampa has been honored with the Century Farm Award, which recognizes families that have owned and farmed the same land for at least 100 years.

CALDWELL — Brad McIntyre said when he and his family sat down to set goals for their family farm in Caldwell, their first priority was God, and their second was “providing the community with a healthy product that would benefit their life and their health.”

BOISE — Many vendors who sell their food at the Boise Farmers Market weren’t sure what to expect when the market moved to a new location this year.

BOISE — Much has changed in the Treasure Valley since the first pioneers began settling there. The Dry Creek Historical Society is offering the community the chance to step back in time to the 1860’s and experience what those early days were like at the Old Time Farm Day on Sunday, Oct. 6 fr…

As the Twin Towers crumbled from the New York skyline on 9/11, Matt Brechwald felt a quickening in his pulse. He’d been pulled toward policing for quite some time, but those events propelled him to make the decision to pivot from the farming/ranching career he had been aiming for to one wher…