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Idaho growers seeded 710,000 acres of winter wheat for the 2019 crop, down 1 percent for 2018, and 1 percent below the 2017 crop, according to…
With 17 wrestlers dressing, the Clearwater Valley-Kamiah cooperative has showed relatively strong turnout for this season. At its first competition of the winter, CV-K took third place in team scoring at the annual Dick Griswold Memorial Tournament held Saturday, Dec. 1, at Potlatch. The co-op squad scored 75 points and placed six points back of McCall and just one behind second-place Orofino.
"FSA loans are designed to make sure that everyone has access to credit including underserved, and beginning farmers and ranchers"
Idaho growers produce far more than what can be consumed here in the state. So, Idaho farmers and ranchers are also contributing to Thanksgiving meals across our nation and feeding the world.
According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service there are 2.4 million head of cattle in Idaho as of Jan. 1, 2018. Idaho County reports 32,500 head. According to the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, the state is “the 3rd largest dairy-producing state in the nation, with more than 14 billion pounds of milk produced in 2015.”
The Idaho Organization of Resource Councils (IORC) and the Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger (IIRAH) see major problems with H.R. 2, the US House of Representatives’ version of the Farm Bill.
Amendments introduced by Risch allow Idaho and other states to have greater involvement with Sage-Grouse management and monuments designation, and would prioritize funding for wheat and barley scab research
Eligible farmers, ranchers, and private landowners can sign up at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office now through Aug. 17
Farmers and ranchers who have not responded by June 15 still have until the end of July to complete the Census online through the secure website found on the cover of their Census form. Phone follow-up and personal interviews will also continue through July.