Fair to recall old, celebrate new

Kathy Corgatelli NeVille / for Farm & Ranch
Sarah Radford reaches for the handle of a mailbox during the Trail Class on the final day of the two-day Bonneville County 4-H Horse Show held at Wind River Arena and Stables in Ririe. The facility is owned by Steve and Mark Staats.

The future will be celebrated and the past remembered during the 2018 edition of the Bonneville County Fair.

Signs bring awareness to Canyon County crops

Taylor Munson / Idaho Press
The Nampa-Caldwell Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee responds to public curiosity about the diversity of crops in Canyon County by placing signs near crop fields during the growing season. The committee has been trying to include more seed crops into its labeling.

NAMPA — While driving through many of the main roads in Canyon County, some people may notice green and white signs positioned next to crop fields that look similar to political campaign signs. Each year, the Nampa-Caldwell Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee places these crop signs throughout the county.

Wheat, barley farmers upbeat as harvest begins

Bill Bradshaw / freditor@postregister.com
A grain cart tags along behind a combine harvesting wheat in a field north of Roberts along 2800 East.

At the start of harvest, small-grain farmers are reporting exceptional yields in northern Idaho, slightly above-average yields from southwestern Idaho through the Magic Valley and slightly below-average yields in eastern Idaho.

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