eastern Idaho

Hay Growers Encouraged To Reduce Irrigation When Water Is Tight
Hay Growers Encouraged To Reduce Irrigation When Water Is Tight
According to a University of Idaho researcher, hay farmers looking to stretch a limited water supply should consider irrigating their second two cuttings at a significant deficit. Xi Liang, an associate professor of cropping systems agronomy at the U of I Aberdeen Research and Extension Center, has completed two years of a multi-state study evaluating the effects of planting configuration and irri
Feds Release Final Plan For Simplot Phosphate Mines
Feds Release Final Plan For Simplot Phosphate Mines
Federal officials have released a final plan for five open-pit phosphate mines and reclamation work in eastern Idaho proposed by J.R. Simplot Company.  Late last week, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service released the jointly-prepared final environmental impact statement for the Dairy Syncline Mine Project about 14 miles east of Soda Springs.  Th...