Tag Idaho Farm Bureau

IFRS “Cherry Hill Farms” 5.15.2021

This week on the IFRS, an old farmstead in Boise has been turned into an active urban farm, and Jake Putnam will take us there. Plus some not so great news for Portneuf River Basin surface water users, who may have to curtail their water use to protect downstream Snake…

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 “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…

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…

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 Winter drone flying.…

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,…

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,…

IFRS “80th Annual Meeting” 12.7.2019

IFRS Rundown: Idaho Farm Bureau: IFBF Holds their 80th Annual meeting in the panhandle, with reports from Steve Ritter and Jake Putnam. American Farm Bureau: H-2A Certified Positions Surpass 258,000, Farmer Shares Story of NRCS Mistreatment USDA: Avoiding the farming pain of the 1980’s, Year round Christmas Tree Effort, USDA…

IFRS “Canal Upgrade” 11.30.2019

IFRS Rundown: Idaho Farm Bureau: Twin Falls Canal Project Report, Idaho’s Beet Harvest Complete. American Farm Bureau: House Bill to Ease Estate Tax Burden USDA: Presidential turkey pardon, Christmas tree history, Ag trade surplus, China to boost trade without trade deal, Cranberry crop, Farm credit system strong despite struggling farm…