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Animal Abuse Breaks Law; Now, Trying to Expose it Does, Too

Animal Abuse Breaks Law; Now, Trying to Expose it Does, Too

NEW YORK | An undercover video taped in 2012 showed Idaho dairy workers beating cows, prompting criminal convictions. State lawmakers responde…

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Camp Builds Future Natural Resource Leaders

TWIN FALLS • Randy Brooks likes to start his first class at Natural Resources Camp by carrying in a roll of toilet paper.

March 22, 2015 2:00 am(0)

Baby Seedlings: A Small Start for Big Success

Baby Seedlings: A Small Start for Big Success

Windbreaks provide many benefits that will improve your property value, your comfort, and increase livestock performance. But how can you plan…

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9 Former FFA Officers: Where Are They Now?

9 Former FFA Officers: Where Are They Now?

Agriculture reporter Mychel Matthews caught up with men and women who were state officers in FFA in their youth.

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Southern Idaho Livestock Hall of Fame to Honor Inductees

TWIN FALLS | The Southern Idaho Livestock Hall of Fame will honor its newest inductees on April 14 in Twin Falls.

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Ag Futures: Beef Market Sizzling

Ag Futures: Beef Market Sizzling

Cattle prices charged to a two-month high this week, nearly reaching $1.59 per pound on Thursday. Prices are climbing as demand from meat pack…

March 21, 2015 6:00 pm(0)

Valley Coops and Valley Wide Cooperative to Merge

JEROME | After being partners in the success of Valley Agronomics for the past eight years, the board of directors of Valley Coops of Jerome a…

March 21, 2015 1:39 pm(0)

UPDATE: FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes, Apples as Safe

UPDATE: FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes, Apples as Safe

BOISE (AP) | Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles, but some food suppliers say the…

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Officer Hears Testimony in Hafliger Water Transfers

Officer Hears Testimony in Hafliger Water Transfers

TWIN FALLS • Evidence grew Thursday as protesters mounted a defense against Filer dairyman Hank Hafliger’s proposed water transfers in an admi…

March 20, 2015 2:00 am(0)

Monsanto to Pay $350K to Settle more Wheat-related Lawsuits

Monsanto to Pay $350K to Settle more Wheat-related Lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) — Monsanto said Wednesday it will pay about $350,000 to settle class action lawsuits brought by farmers in seven states over gen…

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Webinar: Managing Wireworms

Webinar: Managing Wireworms

The Idaho Wheat Commission will present a free web-based grower education webinar on wireworms at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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IDWR Officer to Hear Protests to Hafliger Water Transfers

IDWR Officer to Hear Protests to Hafliger Water Transfers

FILER • Neighbors protesting Hank Hafliger’s recent water-transfer applications are scheduled to speak their piece Wednesday and Thursday in T…

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Wind Erosion a Priority

Wind Erosion a Priority

JEROME • In southern Idaho, nothing’s certain but death and taxes — and that the wind will blow and blow, peeling away tons of soil, leaving f…

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What if You are out of Compliance with your Conservation Plan?

What do you do if one of your fields is selected for a spot check and you are found to be losing five times more soil than allowed on your soil type?

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Animal Welfare Advocates Criticize new Wyoming Law

CASPER, Wyo. | State officials are pushing back against claims that a new law would prevent whistleblowers from reporting animal abuse cases a…

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Marine Looks to Find Veterans a Gig

Marine Looks to Find Veterans a Gig

FILER • After facing a multitude of cleanliness inspections through their military service, veterans know how to get things to sparkle, Marine…

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75 People Who Have Unclaimed Property in Southern Idaho

75 People Who Have Unclaimed Property in Southern Idaho

Ruth Rictor of Twin Falls and Jeremy Gerber of Wendell have unclaimed property. It’s money in some form, and the state wants to give it back.

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Dot Adding up to 25 New Positions

Dot Adding up to 25 New Positions

BURLEY • Dot Foods Inc., the nation’s largest food industry redistributor, and Dot Transportation Inc. (DTI), Dot Foods’ subsidiary trucking p…

March 24, 2015 1:00 am(0)

Southern Idaho Gas Prices

Southern Idaho Gas Prices

AAA Idaho cited the following average gas prices for regular gasoline as of Monday:

March 23, 2015 6:00 pm(0)

BLOG: Under New Ownership, Mongolian Grill Considers Changes

BLOG: Under New Ownership, Mongolian Grill Considers Changes

TWIN FALLS | When owner Dave Knox had health problems just under a year into his Genghis Khan Mongolian Grill restaurant venture, building own…

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Gallery: 2015 Mini-Cassia Readers' Choice Winners

Gallery: 2015 Mini-Cassia Readers' Choice Winners

Winners of the Mini-Cassia Readers' Choice Awards, sponsored by the Times-News, were invited to an open house at the newspaper's Burley office…

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Employee Benefits Are Big Part of Clif Bar

Employee Benefits Are Big Part of Clif Bar

TWIN FALLS • Personal trainers, subsidized massages and a dog-friendly office are among the perks Clif Bar workers enjoy at the company’s Emer…

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