Capital Press News

Idaho

Leadership Idaho Agriculture announces newest class members

November 9, 2018 The program aims to enhance leadership, personal development, agriculture awareness. Read more

Study of Anderson Ranch Dam expansion progressing

November 9, 2018 “Given the growth anticipated in the Treasure Valley, additional surface water storage may be required to offset aquifer declines and meet future water needs,” - Roger Chase Read more

Boise Cascade: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

November 6, 2018 Boise Cascade: 3Q Earnings Snapshot Read more

Oregon

Dairy Goat Day challenges beginners, experts

November 12, 2018 Goat association, Oregon State University Extension co-host goat education day. Read more

Are Oregon’s cougars being overhunted? Experts disagree

November 8, 2018 Estimates of the cougar population in Oregon vary widely, and an accurate answer could shed more light on whether or not the big cats are being overhunted Read more

BLM Says It Plans To Pull Back On Controversial Plan To Spay Wild Mares In Oregon

November 9, 2018 Animal rights groups have criticized the procedure, calling it inhumane. Read more

Livestock

Livestock groups weigh in on farm bill fate

November 12, 2018 Beef, pork and milk producers are hoping agriculture committee leaders will push a new farm bill through in the lame duck session. Read more

Court expands beef checkoff lawsuit

November 12, 2018 The lawsuit alleges USDA is in violation of the First Amendment in allowing the beef checkoff to fund state beef councils. Read more

Selected Western livestock auctions

November 12, 2018 Livestock auction results from around the West. Read more

Dairy

Heglar Creek Farms expands in all directions

May 31, 2018 Farm diversifies with the skills of its family members. Read more

Dairy farm is about people as well

May 31, 2018 Today, the Cow Palace is one of the largest open-lot dairies in the state, milking 7,200 cows and producing more than a half-million pounds of Grade A milk every day. Read more

Double J Jerseys continues Bansen legacy

May 31, 2018 Fourth-generation dairy farmer Jon Bansen produces organic milk. Read more

Horses

Western hay price report

November 10, 2018 Renewed bullishness became apparent in the Columbia Basin this week by both producers and export buyers. Read more

BLM Says It Plans To Pull Back On Controversial Plan To Spay Wild Mares In Oregon

November 9, 2018 Animal rights groups have criticized the procedure, calling it inhumane. Read more

Western hay price report

November 2, 2018 Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay in Oregon. Read more