An Idaho company that successfully brought genetically modified potatoes to the market announced an agreement Thursday to help a California-based plant breeding company grow strawberries they say will stay fresh longer and have a longer growing season.
For the second time this summer, the city of Twin Falls has cut water access for city water customers by a quarter of an inch. Officials say that with proper management, there should be enough water to get through the season.
140 junior water users had their water reestablished after an agreement was made between water users in Blaine County, House Speaker Scott Bedke, Governor Brad Little and the Idaho Department of Water Resources.
The Snake River is ranked as the country's most endangered river in a list published by American Rivers. The river's dams are currently under legislative scrutiny as Congressman Mike Simpson suggests removing 4 of the 8.
A federal judge on Friday sided with conservation groups who said allowing domestic sheep to graze in a mountain range along the Idaho-Montana border as part of a government agriculture program could harm grizzly bears and other wildlife.
Rep. Mike Simpson proposes a $33 billion plan to remove the four Lower Snake River dams. The plan is stated to restore salmon population, replace energy, improve water quality and provide reparations to those effected by the proposed removal.
The agriculture industry says in a letter it wants Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee to move farmworkers and food factory workers closer to the front of the line for coronavirus vaccines because they perform work that cannot be delayed or done remotely.
U.S. officials have released a new plan involving methods to deal with a microscopic pest in southeastern Idaho that threatens the state’s billion-dollar industry that supplies a third of the nation’s potatoes.