The potato is not simply the vegetable that made Idaho famous. It is a global phenomenon. The potato is the fifth most important crop in the world, behind sugar cane, corn, wheat and rice.
HAGERMAN — Hagerman High School’s Academy of Agriculture & Food Science has been selected as a partner-school in a U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture-funded research project to help sustain the commercial trout industry in the Hagerman Valley.
Q: The leaves are on the ground now. Are we allowed to burn them within the Twin Falls city limits?
WASHINGTON — The Idaho STEM Action Center of Boise is one of eight groups nationally named by US2020 as a winner of the 2018 STEM Coalition Challenge — a competition for communities across the country to bring hands-on STEM mentoring and maker-centered learning to underrepresented students. The agency will share $1 million in cash and in-kind support to implement strategies and build STEM learning partnerships in Idaho.
Your morning fix of java and sweetener just got cheaper, thanks to rising production around the world. Coffee and sugar prices fell near 2 1/2-year lows this week as the markets adjust to oversupply.
TWIN FALLS — Gas prices in Twin Falls jumped 18 cents over the past week, with a handful of factors creating the perfect storm for drivers going to the pumps.
BOISE — U.S. officials are considering extending the use of an eastern Idaho nuclear waste treatment facility beyond its scheduled closure this year so it can repackage radioactive waste brought in from other states before it’s sent to a permanent disposal site in New Mexico.
BURLEY — Buying tarps to protect haystacks can seem like a waste of money, especially when hay prices are low, but not protecting hay may cost even more.
On Thursday, President Donald Trump shocked global markets by announcing steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The president cited national security concerns and a desire to support domestic industries as the driving forces behind the tariffs.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Accompanying the routine payments and price forecasts sent to some Northeast dairy farmers last month were a list of mental health services and the number of a suicide prevention hotline.