SHOSHONE — The Bureau of Land Management has issued a temporary emergency motorized closure on five miles of Martin Canyon Road in Blaine County. This will remain in effect until summer 2019.
BURLEY — After 25 years of experimenting with cover crop mixes and tillage practices, Gabe Brown has a simple message for those who would like to put their farms or ranches on a more sustainable path.
Getting a jump on the growing season is important for certain flowers and vegetable crops. Transplanted seedlings have a head start and assure gardeners an ample crop. Of course, seedlings can be purchased from the local garden shop, but if you want to grow that special or unusual variety, starting from seed yourself is the only option.It’s easy to start vegetable and flower seeds indoors. With a good south-facing window or a sunroom in your home the process is simple. Even better, grow them under artificial lights. Check the catalogs and Internet gardening equipment sites for reasonably priced, small table top units that hold grow lights. They are the key to success and can be stored away when not in use.
TWIN FALLS — The key to building soil health is fairly simple.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has approved a developer’s plan to truck pesticide-contaminated soil from a proposed residential development in northeast Salem to a farm 6 miles away.
TWIN FALLS — Though cover crops are becoming more common in the Magic Valley, the practice still requires planning.
Yesterday evening my wife interrupted our conversation and said, “It’s getting chilly!” She left the room only to return a minute later wearing a sweater. With that single action, she had demonstrated one of the profound differences between plants and…
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Robots could grow your next salad inside an old steel mill on Pittsburgh's South Side.
Plants are like icebergs. So much is beneath the surface. Plants grow and thrive on the strength of their root system, what we don’t see. Roots both stabilize and nourish the plants above. To fulfill their role, roots need water,…
BOISE — A portion of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Boise River Wildlife Management Area, burned during the June 30 Table Rock Fire, is now closed to all public entry.