South Korea http://boisestatepublicradio.org en South Korea Lifts Ban On Northwest “Chipping” Potatoes http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/south-korea-lifts-ban-northwest-chipping-potatoes <p>South Korea has lifted a <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/idaho/2012/08/16/why-south-koreas-ban-on-fresh-northwest-potatoes-wont-have-a-big-effect-on-idaho/">two month old ban on Northwest potato exports</a> - at least the ones used for potato chips. The ban imposed on potatoes grown in Washington state, Oregon and Idaho was lifted this week.</p><p>The move comes after growers agreed to take steps to insure they don’t ship potatoes infected with zebra chip disease.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:35:31 +0000 Austin Jenkins 14923 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org South Korea Lifts Ban On Northwest “Chipping” Potatoes Korean Diplomats Honor Idaho Veterans http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/korean-diplomats-honor-idaho-veterans <p>South Korean diplomats from their Embassy in Washington, D.C. visited the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise Wednesday.&nbsp; They honored Korean War veterans while in the Northwest to promote a free trade agreement between the U.S and Korea.&nbsp;</p><p>Sixty years ago, U.S. servicemen and women battled communist Chinese and North Koreans in what&rsquo;s been called the Forgotten War. The war is not officially over, but a somewhat stable peace has existed in the Korean peninsula since the nation was divided in the 1950s.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:55:39 +0000 8885 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Korean Diplomats Honor Idaho Veterans Mad Cow And Idaho’s Beef Trade http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/mad-cow-and-idaho-s-beef-trade <p>Tests results this week confirmed mad cow disease in California.&nbsp; <a href="http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=2012/04/0132.xml&amp;contentidonly=true">This announcement</a> could have an economic impact on Idaho&rsquo;s beef industry.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 20:44:01 +0000 4906 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Mad Cow And Idaho’s Beef Trade