IFRS “Idaho Dairy Prices Soften” 3.7.2020

Coronavirus slows Idaho’s ag trade. Idaho’s dairy prices soften. Turning beer making waste into food. Livestock Market Report. Update on China Trade. High demand for beekeeping kits. Market Facilitation Program not likely to continue this year. Hemp Update.

IFRS “Right to Repair” 2.8.2020

Right to repair movement in Idaho. Hemp production legislative update. We’ll check in with Sean Ellis for a rundown. And new dietary guidelines are coming… and it’s a big job to make it happen. We also will hear from Ben Eborn with the livestock market report.

IFRS “Hemp Round 3” 2.1.2020

IFRS Rundown: INTERVIEW: Rep. Dorothy Moon discussing her effort to legalize hemp in Idaho. AFBF: WOTUS Replacement a good move for America’s Farmers. USDA: Pear Crop. USMCA ratified by President Trump. National Soil Data Network. Ag Perspective of Naviagable Waters Rule. Innovative Program to Combat Rural Opioid Crisis.

IFRS “Trump Rocks Austin” 1.25.2020

IFRS: Ag Expo and Potato Conference. Ben Eborn’s livestock market report. Update on Guthrie Illegal Immigrant driving proposal. Rep. Mike Simpson on new EPA Water Rule. Idaho Farm Bureau: Interview with Sean Ellis on ag output by Congressional district in Idaho. American Farm Bureau: “Flint” named as farm dog of the year. HydroSideLLC Wins innovation…

IFRS “Western Water Season” 1.18.2020

IFRS Rundown: Interview with State Senator Jim Guthrie on his plan (since shelved) to extend driving privilegs to illegal immigrants. Senator Crapo on the USMCA. Idaho Farm Bureau: What farmers do in the off-season. What is the “Shade Rule”? USDA: USMCA Ratified. Phase 1 of China Deal ratified. Western Snowpack Update. ARC/PLC Deadline. Hemp is…

IFRS “Record Ag Year” 1.11.2020

IFRS Rundown: IFRS: Sen. Mike Crapo on USMCA, Gov. Brad Little on regulatory reform. Idaho FB: Right to Repair. Record Ag Year. American FB: Phase 1 China trade agreement. Expecting trade, regulatory progress in 2020. USDA: Alpacas to the rescue. Healthy blueberries. USMCA ratification. 2019, 2nd Wettest year. Volatile pork year. 411 for ag trade…

IFRS “Conservation” 1.4.2020

IFRS Rundown: Idaho FB: Interview with Sean Ellis about the 2019 potato harvest, and its impact on prices. Interview with Lava Hot Springs farmer Brett Casperson. American FB: 2019 Rundown and look back. Ag Labor Seeks H-2A relief. USDA: 2019 Net Farm Income. Trade update on China/USMCA. Winter drone flying. Incentivizing conservation. Overview of family…

IFRS “Chicken Rentals” 12.28.2019

IFRS Rundown: Idaho Farm Bureau: Meet Amie Taber, Idaho FB’s District 3 Woman of the Year. AFBF: NRCS Regulatory nightmare for one Illinois farmer. AFBF Approves of spending package. USDA: Chicken Rental. Appropriations implications for ag. Pork expansion, November cattle feedlot placements. Dates, US commodities on overseas food aid packages, 2020 USDA Outlook Forum, Update…

IFRS “Little,Trump Meet” 12.21.2019

IFRS Rundown: Idaho Dairymen’s Association CEO Rick Naerabout on labor bill. Governor Little meets with President Trump. Idaho Farm Bureau: Wheat Carryover down, prices may come up, UofI YF&R Program AFBF: US/China Trade USDA: Conservation Innovation, Christmas Snow Cover, Late Midwest Harvest & spring planting, Chicken Rental, US China Trade, Ag lending update.