The apples positively identified as previously “lost” were among hundreds of fruits collected from 140-year-old orchards tucked into small canyons or hidden in forests that have since grown up around them in rural Idaho and Washington state.
For dairy, potatoes and corn, the coronavirus pandemic has been bad. But one staple grown in the Magic Valley is in high demand and doing well.
Restaurant sales are down about 80% thanks to the coronavirus, leaving Magic Valley spud farmers with no one to buy their potatoes.
How many miles of canal and ditches are burned in the Magic Valley? And who burns it?
After a few months of good prices, milk values have taken a tumble on the open market, in part due to the coronavirus outbreak.
“If mortality continues, there’s a high likelihood Baldy could look brown and dead.”
A Buhl winemaker managed to make a rare and valuable barrel of ice wine this year.
“We’re going to build a top-end brand. Our goal is to change the valley.”