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Rain Delays Idaho Potato, Wheat Planting

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Eastern Idaho farmers are hoping for a hot and dry spell after cold rain delayed much of their spring planting schedules.

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Idaho Researchers Developing Map to Predict Future Farmland Loss

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho researchers are working on a map that might be able to estimate how much farmland southwestern Idaho will lose by the end of the century and where the loss will occur.

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Crews Work to Fix Onion Storage Buildings Damaged by Snow

NYSSA, Ore. (AP) — Workers are rushing to rebuild onion storage and packing facilities that were damaged by snow and ice in eastern Oregon and Idaho.

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Castleford Schools Plan FFA Breakfast, Public Speaking Events

CASTLEFORD, Idaho (KLIX) – Agriculture has always been important to Dan Billington. When he was in high school he joined Future Farmers of America, which deepened his appreciation for farm life and helped him learn leadership, public speaking and other skills.

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Idaho Extends Deadline for Farmers to Dispose of Bad Onions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have extended the deadline for farmers to dispose of spoiled or damaged onions following the collapse of many onion storage facilities in southwestern Idaho due to heavy snow.

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Idaho Researchers Program Drones to Find Virus-Infected Potatoes

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Researchers at Idaho State University have programed drones to be able to identify a potato-infecting virus.

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Burgeoning Craft Beer Industry Creates Niche Market For Limited Release Beers
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Production of Hops Increases as Craft Beers Boom

MOXEE, Wash. (AP) — As craft beers continue to soar in popularity, the production of hops continues to grow.

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Idaho Group Renews Push for Craters Monument Status Upgrade

ARCO, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho group wants state lawmakers to sign off on its efforts to get national park status for a national monument near Arco.

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Governor "Butch" Otter meets with Chinese representatives on a recent trade mission in late October. Photo courtesy Office of the Governor
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Idaho Governor Sees More Trade Opportunities in China

BOISE, Idaho (KLIX) Idaho's governor says the recent trip to China proved to be a success and identified future potential in the Asian market.

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Idaho Commodity Reps Join Gov. Otter on China Trade Mission

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and representatives of the state's milk, potato, wheat and hay industries will visit China on a trade mission.

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Judge Weighing Utah Ban on Secret Farm Filming

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge is weighing whether a Utah ban on hidden cameras at slaughterhouses that was passed amid a wave of similar measures around the country violates the right to freedom of speech.

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Clif Bar Needs a Mouth Washed Out With Soap (Opinion)

Clif Bar is re-defining the meaning of a good corporate citizen.  The company came to the Magic Valley with the promise of new jobs and perhaps a ready market for local agricultural products.  Clif Bar has a potty-mouth cartoon spokesman.  He’s offering a political take on traditional agriculture.

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Idaho Agriculture Group Balks at Clif Bar Foundation Video

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Southern Idaho's agriculture community was happy to welcome a major Clif Bar production facility recently, but the company's "Mr. Seed" video that criticizes conventional agriculture has been less well received.

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Hop Growers Look to New Parts of US to Slake Thirst for Crop

GORHAM, Maine (AP) — Hop growers are looking to new places to grow the crop, which is facing an unprecedented demand in the face of the county's growing thirst for hoppy beer.

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Idaho Top Western State for Per Capita Farm Income

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — While Idaho lost ground in 2015 among the 11 Western states in the rankings for farm cash receipts and net farm income it remained No. 1 when it comes to those categories on a per capita basis.

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UI Plans Twilight Tour in Kimberly

KIMBERLY, Idaho (KLIX) – You’ll look at soil with a new perspective once you attend the Twilight Tour that the University of Idaho is planning at its agriculture center in Kimberly.

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Idaho Mustard Growers Increase Acres by 250 Percent

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — As the price of mustard rises, growers in Idaho have expanded the average devoted to the crop by 250 perfect.

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USDA Streamlines Crop Acreage Reporting for Farmers

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Submitting crop acreage reports just got easier. 

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Idaho Officials Defend Organic Program in Wake of Fraud Case

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Department of Agriculture is defending its organic program in the wake of a high-profile federal fraud case involving a farmer who passed off conventional seed as organic.

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Vintners Say Idaho Wine Grape Quantity Down, Quality Up

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Weather in 2015 made for a smaller wine grape harvest in Idaho, which officials say could affect production of some favored wine varieties.

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