In state, farmers working on herds

Cattle numbers low post-drought

Posted: May 15, 2013 at 4:22 a.m.

Last summer’s scorching drought reduced the state’s cattle herds to their lowest numbers since 1964, leaving livestock growers hard at work rebuilding herds this year.

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Business, Pages 25 on 05/15/2013


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Biotech potato plan sprouting

This Friday, May 10, 2013 photo shows a genetically engineered potato poking through the soil of a planting pot inside J.R. Simplot's lab in southwestern Idaho. Simplot is seeking U.S. regulatory approval to market the potatoes _ which resist browning and are designed to produce lower levels of potentially cancer-causing acrylamide when fried _ to growers and, eventually, consumers. (AP Photo/John Miller)

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