Picture of the week: Cutting the hay crop

Despite the threat of rain, the hay has to be cut and dried so it can be baled. If the hay is left until good weather, the quality of the hay goes down and doesn’t make as good a feed as when it is cut at the right time. The rain that the area has been receiving is welcome to almost everyone but it comes at a time when hay farmers are trying to get the second crop of hay harvested.

Despite the threat of rain, the hay has to be cut and dried so it can be baled. If the hay is left until good weather, the quality of the hay goes down and doesn’t make as good a feed as when it is cut at the right time. The rain that the area has been receiving is welcome to almost everyone but it comes at a time when hay farmers are trying to get the second crop of hay harvested.

Picture of the week: Just a little off the top

construction

A semi truck is filled with tons of old asphalt on Monday, July 8. Removing the asphalt is the first step in the American Falls downtown revitalization project. Work is slated to continue along Harrison Street to the intersection of Fort Hall Avenue, then on Fort Hall to Idaho Street.

Wildfires keep BLM crews busy

Asks for public help to prevent summer burns Hot, dry temperatures, lighting and human-caused wildfires have kept BLM Idaho wildland firefighters busy these past few weeks. With increased temperatures expected to continue, firefighters are asking the public to help prevent…