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This week on the IFRS: What comes next now that Waters of the US has been repealed?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…

IFRS “Harvest Hazard” 9.14.2019

This week on the IFRS: So are potato acres up? Or down? Jake Putnam with the Idaho Farm Bureau will have a report on that. And it’s time to keep a close eye out on the roadways… lots of farm equipment moving during harvest time. Ben Eborn also has our weekly livestock market report, and…

IFRS “Labor Shortage” 9.7.19

This week on the IFRS: Harvest is under way and some producers are having a tough time finding enough workers. The Idaho Farm Bureau will have that report. And USDA scientists are turning to ancient grain to make today’s food healthier. Of course, we’ll hear from Ben Eborn with this week’s livestock market report from…

IFRS “Fall Calving” 8.31.2019

This week on the IFRS: The USDA sorts through the issues of legalized hemp prodution. Plus, preparing for the fall calving season… the USD has a report. Ben Eborn checks in with the livestock market report, and we’ll have another harvest story for you from the Idaho Farm Bureau.