Despite world concerns over the coronavirus, a farmer’s work must continue. This tractor driving worker was busy harrowing fields on Luke’s Gulch Road outside of Grangeville Friday, March 20.
Idaho County producers may be eligible for emergency assistance for damages resulting from last year’s flood event.
“FOOD Brings Everyone to the Table” is the theme for this year’s Ag Day – March 24th. Our country’s farmers and ranchers work hard to provide food and clothing for our country and the world. The Idaho County Farm Service Agency is proud to honor our local farmers and ranchers and recognize t…
Tim Lowry has been talking about stockwater rights for a long, long time. But he doesn’t intend to stop anytime soon.
GRANGEVILLE -- Grangeville Farmers’ Market will present the free program “Diseases, Pests and Weeds of the Garden,” Wednesday, March 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Soltman Center in Grangeville.
MOSCOW --- The Grangeville High School Agronomy Team placed first at the North Idaho District Career Development Event Tuesday, Feb. 18.
BOISE – The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Idaho has a March 13 application deadline for Fiscal Year 2020 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) projects. This includes currently funded Regional Conservation Partnership Program projects.
BOISE -- A bill that would remove sales tax on custom meat processing in certain cases is headed to the House floor after the Revenue and Taxation Committee voted unanimously to approve it last Monday, Feb. 17.
BOISE -- A proposal to create a plan for regulating industrial hemp in Idaho will move to the full Senate floor for a vote after farmers turned out in support at a legislative committee meeting Feb. 20.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Idaho has a March 13 application deadline for Fiscal Year 2020 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) projects. This includes currently funded Regional Conservation Partnership Program projects.
Idaho has been listed as one of the fastest growing states in the union. No matter where you live in the state you are seeing unprecedented growth and development in many communities of the Gem State. The theme of the 2020 Idaho Ag Summit is Rural Resilience- Surviving Growth.
Farmers, ranchers and those who support the industries are invited to a free lunch this Thursday, March 21.
With the purpose of improving agricultural lands and crop efficiencies, there is an Idaho County company that is now in business.
GRANGEVILLE – Katie Mosman hasn’t let any grass grow under her feet during the past two years.
BOISE — Dr. Michael Parrella, Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Idaho, presented the Agriculture Research and Extension Service’s budget for fiscal year 2020 Wednesday morning to the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests put forward a project Dec. 20 aimed at addressing five needs the Forest Service sees for an 8,000-acre area located approximately 15 miles east of Riggins.
A dispute between a local cattlemen’s association and a federal agency has been mitigated by local students — more specifically, a summer youth work program called the Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps.
Cadets from the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy in Pierce recently endured the cold rain and snow to protect tree seedlings planted on lands burned by wildfire in the Clearwater Basin.
Two Idaho County ag producers will be presenters at the upcoming Three Rivers Grazing Conference in Lewiston. Dion Heckman of White Bird, and Derrick Stuivenga of Grangeville, will be presenting on using drones for cattle surveillance and herding.
The 128-year-old Bodine Farm was recently awarded a Century Farm honor. Frederick and Susan Elizabeth Shearer moved from Winchester, Va., in 1852, going first to Parks Bar, Calif., then to Elk Creek, near Riggins, where they operated a ferry and sawmill. They then moved to Mt. Idaho and purchased the present farm (178 acres) near Grangeville in 1891 from the federal government.
As of Oct. 21, a fire safety burn permit from the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) is no longer required until next year for burning activities outside city limits.
Young horse enthusiasts participated in the 2018 Idaho County 4-H Horse Show Saturday, July 28, at the Grangeville Border Days Arena. 24 youth took part in the show to complete their 4-H projects. The judge for the show was Amber Hartley of Asotin, Wash., and Klae O’Brien of Moscow, was the trail class judge while Dorothy Jentges of Greencreek was the ranch trail judge.
- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Idaho County
- Governor announcement on Idaho's coronavirus response, on March 25
- First positive case of coronavirus confirmed in Nez Perce County
- Idaho County joins five local communities in declaring emergency; public facilities closed in Ferdinand, Kooskia, Riggins and White Bird
- Governor Little issues statewide stay-home order, signs extreme emergency declaration
- First death associated with COVID-19 confirmed in Nez Perce County
- Fiske to take helm at MVSD
- Corps deploys three teams to Boise to prepare for COVID-19 impacts.
- County, cities declare local emergencies; several public facilities closed; essential services are business as usual
- Idaho County Free Press COVID-19 information portal / situation report
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