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Spring 2017 Volume 17, Issue 2 (Download)

Robotic Technology In Use on Idaho Dairies; State Ramps Up Aquifer Recharge Efforts; Art Contest, Marketbasket Survey and more.


Winter 2017 Volume 17, Issue 1 (Download)

Retiring Supreme Court Justice Reflects on Career; Snow Collapes Over 100 Structures; Idaho Farm Bureau Policy for 2017


Fall 2016 Volume 16, Issue 4 (Download)

Artist Creates Western Life in Bronze; Port Dispute Causes Pulse Shipping Changes; Fall Marketbasket Survey.


Summer 2016 Volume 16, Issue 3 (Download)

Attorney Lobbies for Public Land Transfer; Hog Producer Applies for AFBF Entrepreneur Contest; Summer Barbecue Survey Shows Price Increase


Spring 2016 Volume 16, Issue 2 (Download)

Interest Grows in Small-Scale Solar Power; Art Contest Winners; Spring Marketbasket Survey


Winter 2016 Volume 16, Issue 1 (Download)

History of Harriman State Part; Idaho Farm Bureau Policy for 2016; AFBF Elects New Leadership.


Fall 2015 Volume 15, Issue 4 (Download)

The Essential Onion; Chevon: The Most Widely-Consumed Red Meat; Word Search, Farm Facts, Photo Contest.


Summer 2015 Volume 15, Issue 3 (Download)

Idaho Cattle Association Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary; Palouse Pulse Crops Threatened by Port Dispute; Coalition Lobbies for Craters of the Moon Name Change


Spring 2015 Volume 15, Issue 2 (Download)

Idaho's Oldest Ranch Celebrates 150 years; Sheep Shearing Photos, Raw Milk & GMO labeling Articles; Food Page, Word Search and Much More inside.


Winter 2015 Volume 15, Issue 1 (Download)

Franklin County Farm Family Recieves National Recognition; Idaho Farm Bureau Policy for 2015; Food Page, Word Search & More


Fall 2014 Volume 14, Issue 4 (Download)

Canyon County Farm Family of the Year; Panhandle Forest Plan Revised; Food Page, Farm Facts, Word Search.


Summer 2014 Volume 14, Issue 3 (Download)

Environmental Groups Push for 2 Monument Designations; 4th of July Picnic Price Survey; Food Page, Farm Facts, Word Search.


Spring 2014 Volume 14, Issue 2 (Download)

Idaho Rancher Celebrates 70 Years in Sheep Business; Oregon County Considers Banning GMO Crops; Agra-PAC Supports Candidates


Winter 2014 Volume 14, Issue 1 (Download)

Idaho Farm Bureau Federation Policy for 2014; Madison County Couple Brings Home National Award


Fall 2013 Volume 13, Issue 4 (Download)

Fire Scorches Central Idaho; Hank Patterson: Self-Proclaimed, World Famous Fishing Guide; Food Page, Annual Meeting Announcement & More


Summer 2013 Volume 13, Issue 3 (Download)

Idaho Preferred Marks 10-Year Anniversary; Life on the Range - One Year on a Sheep Ranch; Food Page, Crossword and UI Forestry Column - All Inside


Spring 2013 Volume 13, Issue 2 (Download)

Spring Branding - It's a Cowboy Tradition; Do Consumers Care Where Food comes From?; Food Page: Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust


Winter 2013 Volume 13, Issue 1 (Download)

Idaho Farm Bureau Policy; Life on the Range; Market Basket Survey


Fall 2012 Volume 12, Issue 4 (Download)

Farmers Increase Corn Production; Foresters Discuss Land Succession Options; Trailing of the Sheep Festival


Summer 2012 Volume 12, Issue 3 (Download)

Farm Tour Photo Essay; Simple and Delicious Leg of Lamb; Idaho's New York Yankee


Spring 2012 Volume 12, Issue 2 (Download)

Famous Idaho Cows; Custer County Road Dispute; Marketbasket Survey


Winter 2012 Volume 12, Issue 1 (Download)

Idaho Farm Bureau Federation Policy; Marketbasket Survey; Idaho Farms Post Record Year


Fall 2011 Volume 11, Issue 4 (Download)

UI Showcases Fruit Research; Massacre Rocks Access Threatened; Marketbasket Survey.


Summer 2011 Volume 11, Issue 3 (Download)

Century Farms: Preserving Agriculture's Heritage, Cowboy Up Adventure Day, IFBF Develops New Program for Idaho Students


Spring 2011 Volume 11, Issue 2 (Download)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Speaks in Idaho Falls; Andrus Appointed New House Ag Chair; Art Contest Winners


Winter 2011 Volume 11, Issue 1 (Download)

Reality TV Explores Ranch Life; IFBF Policy for 2011; An Interview with Idaho's Most Famous Onion Farmer


Fall 2010 Volume 10, Issue 4 (Download)

Gooding Family Dairy To Receive Governor's Award; County President Receives Eisenhower Fellowship; Safe Egg Handling for Consumers


Summer 2010 - Volume 10, Issue 3 (Download)

Horse Rescue Operation Promotes Community Awareness; Energy Company Doles Out $20 Million to Avoid Litigation; Sandpoint Native's Book Awaits Movie Deal


Spring 2010 - Volume 10, Issue 2 (Download)

Farrier Specializes in Difficult Horses; North Idaho Family Lives Off the Grid; Food Prices Up Slightly


Winter 2010 Volume 10, Issue 1 (Download)

Emmett Farmer Takes Getting in Shape to Higher Level; IFBF Policy for 2010; Raft River Farmers Join Humanitarian Aid Mission


Fall 2009 Volume 9, Issue 4 (Download)

Miss Idaho Takes Agriculture Message to Students; Controversy Surrounds GMO Crops; News Analysis - Feeding the World in 2050


Summer 2009 Volume 9, Issue 3 (Download)

Niche Marketing Equals Success for Caribou County Farm Family; Survey Shows Moderating Grocery Prices; Historic Logging Exhibit on Display at Coeur d'Alene Museum


Spring 2009 Volume 9, Issue 2 (Download)

Boise Artist Becomes American Folk Art Icon; Survey Shows Drop in Grocery Prices; Forestry, Gardening & New Fiction Inside This Issue


Winter 2009 Volume 9, Issue 1 (Download)

Data Suggests Global Cooling; 2009 IDBF Policy Book; Forestry, Gardening & New Ficion Inside this issue.


Fall 2008 Volume 8, Issue 4 (Download)

Wine in Idaho; Touring Idaho's Wine Country; Sending Loved Ones to War; A Soldier's Story: Life at Kandahar Air Field


Summer 2008 Volume 8, Issue 3 (Download)

Buying Local; The Infamous Montpelier Bank Robbery; Farm Bureau To Offer Group Health Insurance; Book Review, Food Page and More


Spring 2008 Volume 8, Issue 2 (Download)

Horse Slaughter Ban Backfiring?; Farmers Use Ash To Melt Snow Quicker; Book Review, Puzzle And More


Winter 2008 Volume 8, Issue 1 (Download)

Sage Grouse; Energy Bill Good For Farmers; Ediaon's LIghtbulb Being Phased OUt; Book Review, Puzzle And More


Fall 2007 Volume 7, Issue 4 (Download)

Idaho Economy Gets National Attention; Idaho Going Nuclear?; Movie Review, Food Page And More


Summer 2007 Volume 7, Issue 3 (Download)

Top 10 Idaho Sports Feats; Water Supply Woes Heat Up; Book Reviews, Puzzle And More


Spring 2007 Volume 7, Issue 2 (Download)

'Hot Iron!'; Global Warming: Myth or Reality?; Growing Lavender in Buhl; Book Review, Food Page and More


Winter 2007 Volume 7, Issue 1 (Download)

Idaho Wine Industry Heating Up; Addressing Myths About Agriculture; Book Reviews, Food and More


Fall 2006 Volume 6, Issue 4 (Download)

Rural America Gains More Broadband; Falcon Beats Potato For Quarter; Book Reviews, Food Page and More


Summer 2006 Volume 6, Issue 3 (Download)

Exercise And The Over-40 Crowd; When Wolves Meet Humans; Cloning Effort Could Lead To Cancer Cure; Book Reviews, Humor And More


Spring 2006 Volume 6, Issue 2 (Download)

Gators Grow Profits For Fish Farm, The Portneuf Stagecoach Robbery, A Look At Idaho's Organic Industry, Book Review, Humor And More


Winter 2006 Volume 6, Issue 1 (Download)

The Charm And Warmth of Stanley; Protecting Your Identity From Theft; DNCFR: The Greatest Show on Dirt; Book Reviews Humor And More


Fall 2005 Volume 5, Issue 4 (Download)

How China Is Changing Everything, Book Reviews, Humor And More, Seasons Of Agriculture In Idaho, What The Energy Bill Has For You


Summer 2005 Volume 5, Issue 3 (Download)

Job Study Tramples Cowboy Image; Taking A Look At Rural Idaho; Effort To Reform ESA Gets Serious; Book Reviews, Humor And More


Spring 2005 Volume 5, Issue 2 (Download)

Discovering Organic Market Potential; Invasion of the Mormon Crickets; Making Rural Roads Safer; Book Reviews, Humor and More


Winter 2005 Volume 5, Issue 1 (Download)

Pitching Healthy Potatoes; IFBF Policy for 2005; USDA Releases New Dietary Guidelines; Book Reviews, Humor and More


Winter 2016 Volume 16, Issue 1 (Download)

History of Harriman State Park, Idaho Farm Bureau Policy for 2016, AFBF Elects New Leadership.


Winter 2016 Volume 16, Issue 1 (Download)

History of Harriman State Part; Idaho Farm Bureau Policy for 2016; AFBF Elects New Leadership.