BOGAN GATE, Australia (AP) — At night, the floors of sheds vanish beneath carpets of scampering mice. Ceilings come alive with the sounds of scratching. One family blamed mice chewing electrical wires for their house burning down.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency officials improperly influenced a decision to re-approve use of dicamba, a herbicide blamed for crop damage in hundreds of lawsuits, during the Trump administration, according to an internal agency report.
ORIENT, Ohio (AP) — The rye and rapeseed that Rick Clifton cultivated in central Ohio were coming along nicely — until his tractor rumbled over the flat, fertile landscape, spraying it with herbicides.
Idaho now allows hemp. It was the last state in the union to do so.
With nearly two-thirds of the United States abnormally dry or worse, the government’s spring forecast offers little hope for relief, especially in the West where a devastating megadrought has taken root and worsened.
Regional farmers would generally agree commodity markets have been for the birds throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. But one crop grown in Idaho has taken flight lately: safflower, used in birdseed.
LEWISTON (AP) — Farmers in Idaho and Washington saw above-average returns on wheat crop this year, but lentil prices are plunging, officials said.
BOISE (AP) — Although Idaho wheat production is down 9 percent from last year and 5 percent from the five-year average, growers and industry l…
BOISE — Taiwan has once again agreed to purchase a large share of U.S. wheat over the next two years, with most of it coming from Idaho, North…
HELENA, Mont. — The drought plaguing eastern Montana and much of North and South Dakota came on quickly and is intensifying, leading ranchers …