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USDA cannot restrict GMO pine - AgMinute for January 28, 2015

A genetically modified variety of pine developed by Arborgen cannot be restricted by USDA, the agency has determined. Click here for the full story

Bird flu hits first U.S. commercial poultry flock - AgMinute for January 27, 2015

Highly pathogenic bird flu has struck a commercial turkey flock in California’s Central Valley, escalating the virus’ threat to the U.S. poultry industry. Click here for the full story

Idaho bean meetings to focus on direct harvest of edible beans - AgMinute for January 26, 2015

Direct harvest of dry beans will be the focus of bean meetings Jan. 29 and 30 in Twin Falls and Nampa, Idaho. An update on Gowan Co's reintroduction of its Eptam 20G herbicide will also be provided during the free meetings. Click here for the full story

Episode 144: A Terminally Fey 17-Year-Old Is You!

Ryan and Matt listen to and discuss The Decemberists' "What a Terrible World, What A Beautiful World". Episode 144: A Terminally Fey 17-Year-Old Is You! originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]

Raisin ruling may impact crop volume controls - AgMinute for January 22, 2015

A farmer's legal challenge to USDA's marketing order for raisins will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court and could have an impact on other volume controls for crops. Click here for the full story

GM sugar beets save Idaho, Oregon growers millions - AgMinute for January 21, 2015

Genetically modified sugar beets have resulted in a positive impact of about $22 million to Idaho growers since they began planting them in 2008, according to Snake River Sugar Co. Click here for the full story

U.S. ag sees potential in Cuba trade - AgMinute for January 20, 2015

U.S. ag organizations pushing to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba contend there is plenty of opportunity in Cuba if the U.S. government allowed the country to purchase U.S. food and ag commodities on credit rather than cash in advance. Click here for the full story

Idaho embezzlement case continued - AgMinute for January 19, 2015

BLACKFOOT, Idaho — A preliminary hearing has been continued until Feb. 19 in the case of a former local fresh potato shed employee charged with embezzling funds. Click here for the full story

Idaho net farm income jumped 46 percent in 2014 - AgMinute for January 16, 2015

An 11 percent increase in total farm revenue in 2013, coupled with a 6 percent decrease in expenses, resulted in a 46 percent increase in net farm income for Idaho farmers last year. Click here for the full story

A Monday Elopement Under a Waterfall in Bare Feet and a Turquoise Dress

Upon arriving in Asheville, we hiked a few of our favorite spots along the Blue Ridge Parkway, and decided on the spot for the ceremony less than forty eight hours before it happened. Since it’s a pretty popular spot for tourists, we...Show More Summary

Idaho wine industry has $169 million impact on economy - AgMinute for January 15, 2015

A new impact study shows Idaho's wine industry brought in almost $170 million to Idaho's economy in 2013. It was also responsible for 1,226 full-time equivalent jobs. Click here for the full story

Novus Strives for Solutions, Service & Sustainability

Novus International’s CEO, Francois Fraudeau, has been in the drivers seat about a year now and I caught up with him in their booth at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, GA. Looking into the future, Francois hit on some very important strategic goals for the company. “The strategy for Novus will be to keep investing in... Read More

Chrome Show: Dell backs Chromebooks in the workplace

[soundcloud url="" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] We often talk about Chromebooks in the consumer and education markets so it's easy to overlook the Windows-centric enterprises. Dell isn't doing that though:…

X-Men Casting, World War Z Sequel, Nicholas Cage Bin Laden Comedy

It’s an especially fun episode of GeekScholars Movie News this week as the hosts start off the show with a segment of ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’. During this session, the crew debate if several newly announced projects, or rumored casting decisions, are good ideas or bad ideas. Show More Summary

Season 3, Episode 3: The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast]

6 Steps for Resolving Poor Hiring Decisions. Welcome to Season 3, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the best way to handle the firing and layoff process. Letting someone go from your organization is hard. In fact, it should be. But sometimes it’s necessary, and it’s there a simple, six-step […]

/Filmcast Ep. 303 – American Sniper

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Jude Law’s hairline, praise The Man in the High Castle, and wonder if Indiana Jones should become like the Bond franchise. Also, Jeff explains where he’s been the past few weeks. Read about the reaction American Sniper is provoking and check out Dave’s thoughts on Zero Dark Thirty. Show More Summary

Episode 14: Write, Publish, Repeat with Johnny B. Truant

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'Green News Report' -- January 27, 2015

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hits, misses and hype in a not-so-historic Blizzard 2015!; The influence of global warming on the storm, with a 100% chance of denial; U.S. Interior Dept. to expand...Show More Summary

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