The combination of aquifer recharge, a big winter snowpack and reductions in groundwater consumption by irrigators has led to at least a 660,000 acre-foot increase in Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer storage, according to a recent analysis. 43 more words
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A University of Idaho crop researcher believes secrets about how stress can trigger poor falling numbers test results may be uncovered by studying a wheat variety’s unusual response to strobilurin fungicides. 30 more words
The Oregon Legislature’s recently passed House Bill 2012 provides $5 million for a special economic development region in Eastern Oregon designed to help businesses there compete on a more level playing field with their Idaho counterparts. 51 more words
With so-called “ag gag” laws getting struck down in Idaho and Utah, the fate of such statutes is expected to be decided by federal appellate courts with jurisdiction over 15 Western states. 29 more words
State Library Ed. Note: Story mentions Oregon acreage is down 1,000 acres from last season at 38,000 planted acres.
Idaho’s potato growers say a 15,000-acre reduction in planted acreage estimates released recently by both USDA and United Potato Growers of Idaho bode well for prices for their coming crop. 41 more words