Monday, October 20, 2014

Crisis group addresses Idaho grain losses - AgMinute for October 20, 2014

A crisis response group convened by Idaho's Speaker of the House is trying to find ways to help growers in Southern Idaho deal with the huge losses in wheat and barley production they suffered this year due to unusually heavy August and September rains. Click here for the full story

Wanted: People to advise Washington on wolves - AgMinute for October 17, 2014

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks members for its panel to advise the agency on wolf recovery. Click here for the full story

Cattleman band together against new checkoff - AgMinute for October 16, 2014

Cattlemen are banding together to fight Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack's intention to resolve a stalemate in the beef industry over amending the national beef checkoff by establishing a supplemental, secondary beef checkoff under a 1996 generic promotion act. Click here for the full story

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Mexican trucking pilot expires - AgMinute for October 15, 2014

A three-year pilot program of allowing Mexican trucks to deliver goods in the United States has expired and the Department of Transportation has not said what's next. Click here for the full story

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Idaho corn maze one of nation’s best - AgMinute for October 14, 2014

An Idaho corn maze is receiving national attention again but its owner said while the recognition is fun, he's more interested in educating urban folks about agriculture while entertaining them. Click here for the full story

Monday, October 13, 2014

Arizona: Mexican wolf proposal would be ‘disaster’ - AgMinute for October 13, 2014

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission’s concerns are outlined in a letter sent to ranching groups in the region. Click here for the full story

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