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EPA Finalizes Stronger Steam Buffers to Protect Imperiled Salmon from Pesticides

by Ashley Chesser — last modified Aug 18, 2014 12:22 PM

Agreement restores reasonable no-spray zones for five toxic insecticides read more...

Wood River Organics Field Day Recap

by Jennifer Miller — last modified Aug 22, 2013 03:05 PM

Judd McMahan of Wood River Organics in Bellevue, Idaho hosted a farm tour for 35 farmers and community members in late July. read more...

Help Phase Out Sulfuryl Flouride!

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 05, 2013 03:33 PM

Industry lobbyists have secured a provision in the House Appropriations Bill for 2014 that effectively eliminates the EPA's plan to phase out the dangerous fumigant sulfuryl fluoride. Please urge your representative to strike this language. read more...

Recap: Purple Sage Farms

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jul 22, 2013 03:50 PM

Tim and Mike Sommer of Purple Sage Farms in Middleton, Idaho hosted NCAP’s first field day for the season. read more...

Scouting for Mummy Berry Disease

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 19, 2013 02:16 PM

This video demonstrates how to inspect blueberry plants for signs of mummy berry disease. Annual scouting is a crucial part of preventing and managing mummy berry disease in blueberries. read more...

Conservation Stewardship Funding
 Now Available to Farmers in 2013

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 01, 2013 07:40 PM

Boise, Idaho – Farmers and ranchers will again have the opportunity to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), which rewards producers for conservation practices on working lands, thanks to passage of legislation last week. Funding for 2013 CSP enrollment was accidently cut off in the government-spending bill last October. read more...

Grower's Own 2013 Recap

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 25, 2013 02:42 PM

Earlier this month, NCAP held the fourth annual Grower’s Own Conference in Caldwell, Idaho. This year 90 farmers joined us, making it a sizeable gathering! read more...

Temporary Farm Bill Extension Passes: Food and Farm Issues Still in Play

by Kim Leval — last modified Jan 18, 2013 07:10 PM

In the blink of an eye, Congress passed a lousy 9-month Farm Bill extension, as the rest of us were ringing in the New Year. The extension was part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. read more...

Canola Hearing Jan. 23

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:29 PM

The next public hearing on the proposed new canola rule is Wednesday, January 23rd, 9 am at the Salem Fairgrounds. read more...

Time for a Better Farm Bill

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 30, 2012 02:48 PM

Tell Congress they need to produce an equitable, sustainable Farm Bill during the 2012 lame duck session. read more...