Extension Notes: Prairie area crop tour set for June 30

Spring is here in full force. It is drier than normal after a mild winter. Everyone is wondering how this will affect crops.

July 8 proposal deadline for conservation program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest up to $235 million to improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.

Foreign persons with ag lands required to report transactions

The Farm Service Agency in Idaho County reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

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Market Report SALES YARDS Cottonwood Livestock Auction — March 6, 2015

Market Report

Cottonwood Livestock Auction — February 13, 2015; Lewiston Livestock Auction — February 16, 2015; Grangeville (CHS Primeland) Grain Market — February 17, 2015.

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Ag industry keeps Idaho economy strong

The Joint Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee recently met to discuss Idaho’s economy. Idaho’s cattle industry continues to increase the economy, bringing in an estimated $2.47 billion in cash receipts in 2014. That is a 29 percent increase throughout the previous year.

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Dog left starving, in misery at vet clinic

It was a frigid night three weeks ago when Grangeville Veterinary assistant Gay Stuck stepped out of the office to run to the store, returning a few minutes later.

Market Report: January 28, 2015

Sales Yards, Grain Market

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Register by Monday for soil health workshop set Feb. 10 in Ferdinand

Several speakers will be presenting multifaceted approaches for agricultural producers to consider as part of a soil health workshop set for Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Ferdinand.

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Cottonwood Livestock Auction — January 9, 2015; Grangeville (Primeland Co-op) January 13, 2015

Market Report: January 7, 2015

Market Reports

Market Report: December 24, 2014

Cattle Market Comments: Steady to $5 lower...

Market Report: December 17, 2014

Sales Yards, Grain Market

Cottonwood Livestock Auction — December 12 2014 ...

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Four feet at a time: Kooskia horseshoer learns from his experiences

“I really love my job, I get to go to different places and meet different people,” smiled Shane Hendren.

Market Report: December 10, 2014

Grain Market & Cottonwood, Lewiston Sales Yards

Market reports for Idaho County.