Friday, April 24, 2015

Idaho officials approve plan to protect sage grouse habitat - AgMinute for April 24, 2015

The state document will be considered Thursday for approval by the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Click here for the full story

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Idaho lawmakers approve rule lifting elk import restriction - AgMinute for April 23, 2015

Idaho lawmakers have approved a rule that will lift certain import restrictions on domestic elk. The rule was supported by commercial elk breeders but opposed by sportmen's groups. Click here for the full story

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

U.S., Japan say no deal on farm trade but end in sight - AgMinute for April 22, 2015

Japan has identified five categories of agricultural products as “sensitive,” given its longstanding protections for politically powerful farm interests. They include beef and pork, wheat and barley, sugar, rice and dairy products. Click here for the full story

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Increased dyed diesel enforcement looms in Idaho - AgMinute for April 21, 2015

Idaho lawmakers intend to discuss greater enforcement of the state's dyed fuel laws next year. Click here for the full story

Monday, April 20, 2015

2015 expected to bring more record-breaking cattle prices - AgMinute for April 20, 2015

While cattle prices are expected to soften in the last half of the year, average annual prices for feeder and fed cattle in 2015 are expected to be even higher than the record-breaking 2014. For more information visit

Friday, April 17, 2015

Rise in Idaho farm deaths concerns OSHA - AgMinute for April 17, 2015

Fatal accidents in agriculture have risen significantly recently in Idaho, prompting concerns by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Click here for the full story

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