farmers

Twin Falls County Works On Livestock Control Ordinance
Twin Falls County Commissioners are working on a proposed livestock control ordinance that may help with some of the safety issues involved when livestock get out of their fences and wind up on public roads.  Fines are proposed in the ordinance for livestock owners who persistently do little to keep…
Farmers Hit Hard By Cool Spring
Not only is the cool west spring delaying or even postponing outdoor recreation activities it’s also causing havoc with southern Idaho farmers.  The Times News reports today that because of the weather the first cutting of alfalfa hay has been delayed significantly.  This not only delays the deliver…
Ag Tax Breaks Move through Legislature…
The Idaho House tax committee has approved a bill that matches Idaho's tax code with new federal rules allowing businesses and farmers to write off new equipment. Lawmakers estimate the move will cost the budget $10 million this fiscal year and another $10 million in fiscal 2012...