Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Pulse crop production down as prices rise - AgMinute for October 29, 2014


Yields for lentils, chickpeas and green peas in Washington and Idaho were down significantly this year but because of production challenges in other areas as well, prices are on the rise. Click here for the full story

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Prospects dim on settlement for all wheat claims - AgMinute for October 28, 2014


No agreement has been reached in the lawsuits filed by non-soft white wheat plaintiffs against St. Louis-based Monsanto Co. Click here for the full story

Idaho Milk Products opens tech center - AgMinute for October 27, 2014


Idaho Milk Products of Jerome, Idaho, has added a technical center to its growing milk protein business and held a grand opening Oct. 24 to celebrate its five year mark. Click here for the full story

Eradication program shows signs of success - AgMinute for October 24, 2014


A state eradication program reduced the Japanese beetle population in Boise by 58 percent this year and officials are confident the invasive pest can be eliminated from Idaho before it reaches any cropland. Visit www.capitalpress.com for more information.

Monday, October 27, 2014

U.S. dairymen adding cows on good margins - AgMinute for October 23, 2014


U.S. milk production was up 4.1 percent in September over year-ago levels, boosted by 78,000 additional cows and increased per cow production of almost 2 pounds. Click here for the full story

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Idaho dry bean industry sets sights on Costa Rica - AgMinute for October 22, 2014


Idaho's dry bean industry sees Costa Rica as one of its best potential new markets and the Idaho Bean Commission will use a $18,000 specialty crop grant to try to make inroads into that Central American nation. Click here for the full story

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