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Semitrailer Hits Tractor Loaded with Hay in Gooding County
Two people were taken to the hospital after a semitrailer hit a farm tractor pulling a trailer full of hay Friday evening. The crash happened at 2450 East and 1300 South at a little after 6 p.m. when Jack M. Gray, age 65, of Gooding was driving a truck pulling two flatbed trailers when he hit the tr…
Northwest Sees Estimated Increase in Farmland Values
Agricultural land values in the Northwest increased this year while the national average is unchanged. The Capital Press reported on Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates the average value of cropland increased in Idaho, Oregon and…
Jerome County Beefs Up Ordinance For Chicken Farms
Fearing a possible influx of warehouse poultry farms to the area, Jerome County officials are taking steps to regulate such large-scale operations.  A few years ago California changed the rules for large poultry farms to the point that many thought would run some of the large operations out of …
China Mountain Wind Farm Delayed
There’s probably going to be at least a two year delay in any decision to build a huge wind farm in southwest Twin Falls County.  The Times News reports that the proposed China Mountain wind farm project is being put on hold for now so the BLM can formulate a plan that will prot…

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