IFRS “New Meat/Barley Plants” 8.8.2020

New Barley and Meat processing plants coming to Idaho - interview with IFB's Sean Ellis. Farm Bankruptcy mixed news. Farm Dog of the Year nominations sought. Ben Eborn's livestock report. Efforts to stop animal diseases from coming to the US. Beware of Chinese Seeds. Using byproducts for polymers and fiber for cereals.

IFRS “More Covid Relief” 8.1.2020

Senator Mike Crapo outlines likely COVID relief for ag, online stress management tool for farmers, bug vaccuums, soaring pork exports, dairy marketing, meat price disparites. Livestock market report.

IFRS “Director’s Message” 7.25.2020

Idaho Department of Agriculture director Celia Gould weighs in. Idaho beans are a hot commodity right now. Re-planted Sugar Beets in the Magic Valley are doing very well, and the Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. comes through for a veterans group in Pocatello.

IFRS “PPP Help Coming” 7.18.2020

Growing concerns about pasture and rangeland, PPP help is on the way, meat production to increase, Livestock market report, Backyard poultry, ranch-to-table marketing.

IFRS “Beef Recovery” 6.27.2020

America’s capacity to process beef appears to be on the rebound. Interesting numbers in other livestock. Visiting the Rynearson farm near Payette. Senator Jim Risch weighs in on his opposition to the Great American Outdoors Act, and a full look at digitizing pollinators. Ben Eborn’s livestock market report.

IFRS “Covid Relief” 6.20.2020

The latest coronavirus info impacting farmers. Markets begin to rebound. Dairy production down. How Americans spend their “food” time. Visit to the Ingersoll Ranch near St. Maries.

IFRS “Dairy in crisis” 4.11.2020

Dairy prices drop to crisis levels in pandemic. Alternative crops with the USDA. Interview with IDA’s Rick Naerabout. Ben Eborn’s livestock market report. How Idaho’s ag community is stepping up to help alleviate hunger during the difficult pandemic economy. Idahoan Foods is hiring.

IFRS “Beef uncertainty” 4.4.2011

The beef and cattle markets show uncertainty in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. Potato/dairy also uncertain… A winery in Buhl steps up to help alleviate the hand sanitizer shortage. Ben Eborn’s livestock market report. Some relief in the H2A program.