Agriculture

    

Preregister for June 26 crop tour in Nezperce

Preregister by this Friday for the Prairie Area Crop and Conservation Tour, set for Tuesday, June 26. All farmers and ranchers, agri-support personnel, and other interested persons are welcome to attend this morning tour of the Prairie Area grain industry and a hosted breakfast.

June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
    

More than 400 4-H’ers participate in spring livestock show

The annual Idaho County 4-H Spring Livestock Show was held Saturday, June 9, at the Idaho County Fairgrounds in Cottonwood. The day began with weighing-in the market lambs and market goats. Nearly 100 4-H members participated in the livestock judging contest followed by fitting and showing and quality classes for beef steers, breeding beef, market goats, and market lamb. Educational clinics were also held for dogs, poultry, and rabbit project members. Results are as follows for livestock fitting and showing and quality:

June 13, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
  

Even with Lower HRW Outlook, U.S. Wheat Production Called Up for 2018/19

With the small, stressed hard red winter (HRW) wheat crop getting the lion’s share of attention, it was an initial surprise to read in USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) that U.S. wheat production is expected to increase to 49.6 million metric tons (MMT) in 2018/19. That would be up 5 percent year over year, if realized.

May 21, 2018 12:12 p.m. read more..


First-ever collaborative field day between U of I, CHS Primeland and LCS debuts June 19

The University of Idaho (UI), CHS Primeland and Limagrain Cereal Seeds (LCS) invite grain growers and their guests to the first annual Northern Idaho Collaborative Field Day. Ag experts from across the region will gather at Lindsay Creek Vineyards on Tuesday, June 19, to share the latest in grain research, genetics, varieties and commodities. RSVP to attend is by Friday, June 8.

May 17, 2018 5:36 p.m. read more..


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