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Chandler Ranch Day

Are you smarter than a 3rd grader?  Come along on the annual Chandler Valley Ranch field day where 3rd graders from Pioneer Elementary learn about agriculture.

 

Ed Wilsey Fire Comment

 

A short story from Ed Wilsey a cattle rancher from Owyhee county Idaho. Ed lost pretty much his entire operation in the 2015 Soda Fire that burnt off over 260 thousand acres of federal land, state land, and private lands.

 

 

News Release

My American Farm Outreach Grant Winners Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C, - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced the 10 schools receiving this year's $1,500 My American Farm Outreach Grants. They are:

Cassia High School (Burley, Idaho)
Christian Academy of Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky)
Cumberland Valley FFA (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania)
Elk Grove High School Agriculture Department (Elk Grove, California)
Linn-Mar FFA Chapter (Marion, Iowa)
McArthur FFA (Hollywood, Florida)
North Iredell High School (Olin, North Carolina)
Ponchatoula High School FFA Chapter and Agriscience Department (Ponchatoula, Louisiana)
Sonora High School FFA (Sonora, California)
Waupun Area High School FFA (Waupun, Wisconsin)

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Voice of Idaho Agriculture

Searle Takes Reins as 14th IFB President

It is a great honor to be elected President of the Idaho Farm Bureau. My name is Bryan Searle. I’ve been a Farm Bureau member for 30 years. I grow potatoes, alfalfa, grain and canola seed in Bingham County. My wife’s name is Mary and we have five grown children.

I have served on the Idaho Farm Bureau Board of Directors for the past 24 years. Prior to that I attended Ricks College and Eastern Idaho Technical College. I have passion for agriculture and my time on the State Board has taught me a lot about leadership. Through the years I’ve learned that you can’t just stay home and complain and hope things will get better. You have to be involved and my involvement with Farm Bureau has both taught me a lot and allowed my voice to be heard. Now, it’s time to put that training to use and train others who are moving up in the organization.

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Capitol Reflections

Capitol Reflections - Issue 10, 2016 - Final Issue

In this issue
Career Technical Ed
Retiring Legislators
Legislation Tracked

A recap of many of the bills that were important to the members of the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation are included.

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