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Idaho research wants to help keep crops standing tall (access required)

There are nearly 7.5 billion people on Earth and more are being born every second. In order to feed all of us, researchers at University of Idaho are looking at ways to keep our existing crops upright. When Daniel Robertson ...

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‘Dig once’ policy could improve Idaho internet (access required)

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The most expensive part of installing fiber optic cabling to provide high-speed broadband internet to a community is the hole. Because entities such as roads, utilities and irrigation districts regularly dig up the ground anyway, some people are calling for ...

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Fisher’s Technology expands Montana presence (access required)

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Expanding its presence in Montana, Fisher’s Technology has acquired Davis Business Machines for an undisclosed price. The acquisition gives Fisher’s, based in Boise, a total of five locations in Montana. As of July 2017, the company had locations in Billings ...

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Apprentices learn manufacturing in Magic Valley

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High school students in the Magic Valley are participating in apprenticeships to help them learn manufacturing skills. Similar to the software engineering apprenticeship program and the healthcare apprenticeship program the Department of Labor also offers, the manufacturing apprenticeship program – focused ...

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