IFRS “Marty Gill” 11.16.2019

Idaho Farm and Ranch Show Rundown: Life on the Range: Deep Roots Prepare Marty Gill for leadership in Idaho Livestock Industry American Farm Bureau: Congress likely to consider CR for federal farm programs USDA: The perils of potato farming, West is Dry, How old is too old for frozen turkeys? Ag trade update, Crop estimate…

IFRS “Immigrant Labor” 11.9.2019

Idaho Farm and Ranch Show Rundown: Congressman Mike Simpson discusses and explains his controversial ag immigration labor bill. Idaho Farm Bureau: Farmer Wendy Swore has a new book coming out. Market Report: Ben Eborn update with expanded report covering all of S. Idaho. AFBF: US has best Grocery Basket, Immigration Bill improvement hopes USDA: Pork…

IFRS “Hemp Rules” 11.2.2019

Idaho Farm and Ranch Show rundown: IDAHO FARM BUREAU – Blackfoot cowboy Chet Nicholas’ custom stirrups. WATCH AFBF – Hemp Rules Update, EPA’s RFP proposal falls short SENATOR JIM RISCH – Discusses the Dairy Pride Act — truth in dairy advertising. Comments on Congressman Mike Simpson’s ag labor/immigration proposal. USDA – Hemp, Rural Infrastructure, Bacon…

IFRS “Bat Benefits” 10.26.2019

IDAHO FARM BUREAU— Food Drives in Gem/Fremont Counties AFBF— Women’s Communication Boot Camp — Swine Fever Impact on Global Pork Industry USDA — How Bats Help Humans— Secretary Perdue Touts U.S. Relations with Japan— Swine Fever Reshaping Global Pork Industry— Pasture Update— Vietnam’s growing interest in US Agricultural Products— Overview of Snap Changes— Meat Supply…

IFRS “Phil Soulen” 10.19.19

This week on the IFRS: He was a legend in Idaho Ranching, and he passed away earlier this month. We’ll have a look back at Phil Soulen’s impact on Idaho’s sheep industry later in the hour. Plus, a report from the USDA on cover crops. Ben Eborn also checks in with the livestock market report,…

IFRS “Potato Freeze” 10.12.2019

This week on the IFRS: Mother Nature devastates thousands of acres of unharvested potatoes. And it may be a little corny, but the USDA’s Gary Crawford has an earful for you later in the program. Ben Eborn, of course has the livestock market report from the University of Idaho’s extension system, and we’ll examine an…

IFRS “Pumpkin Hunting” 10.05.2019

This week on the IFRS: It’s hunting season, and that includes pumpkins, plus the endangered species act is getting an update and we’ll have that update from the American Farm Bureau Federation. Ben Eborn has our livestock market report this weekend, and one official says non-animal proteins are not a threat to the livestock industry.

IFRS “Taiwan Wheat Deal” 9.28.19

This week on the IFRS… Governor Brad Little takes part in a big Taiwan wheat deal. And have you always wondered why the leaves change, when the weather changes in the fall? We’ll explain. And new interesting research on bees indicates they may be eating more than just pollen and nectar. Ben Eborn of course…

IFRS “WOTUS Repeal” 9.21.19

This week on the IFRS: What comes next now that Waters of the US has been repealed? And even though it’s wildfire season… it’s been relatively quiet, so far. (Knock on wood). Ben Eborn’s got our livestock market report a little later and we’ll visit Mackay High School, where ag students there are raising fish…