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  • Corn Up, Markets Steady
    December 11, 2017 Podcast
    Corn futures are 1 to 2 cents lower this morning, with speculative attention drawn toward the beginning of bitcoin futures trading corn up 26% at one point last night. The market saw gains of a penny on Friday but up 1.4 % last week
  • Annual Meeting Podcast
    December 06, 2017 Podcast
    This week's podcast comes to you from the Idaho Farm Bureau’s 78th Annual Meeting at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel in Fort Hall. Steve Ritter reports:
  • Dec. 1st Weekend Market Report
    December 01, 2017 Podcast
    Chicago wheat and red spring futures both trading lower this morning while the hard-red winter market is up a cent. The Chicago December contract traded highest on the 5th of July its dropped $1.70 per bushel since that date.
  • Idaho Harvests: Good Across the Board
    November 29, 2017 Podcast
    Both hard red winter and Chicago wheat closed higher Tuesday while the red spring futures were lower on the close. Chicago wheat is now down 50 cents since the 27th of September and $1.69 since the 5th of July.
  • Monday Markets down
    November 27, 2017 Podcast
    Wheat futures are trading 2 cents lower to begin the week, with spring wheat unchanged and Soft Red the weakest. Soft red fell 5 cents in most Chicago Board of Trade and KC contracts on Friday, while MPLS was 3 cents lower. Weekly export shipments throug
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Podcast
    November 22, 2017 Podcast
    The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Thanksgiving Dinner Price Survey shows diners will enjoy a slightly more affordable Thanksgiving dinner this year.
  • Wheat futures down
    November 20, 2017 Podcast
    Wheat futures dropped 4 cents lower in the Hard Red and Soft Red contracts this morning, with MPLS spring wheat down 6 to 7 cents. They were mostly 5 cents higher in the KC and CBT contracts today, as MPLS was mixed with Dec futures 1/2 cent lower.
  • Weekend Market Report: Corn down
    November 17, 2017 Podcast
    Corn futures are trading a cent higher after ending the Thursday trade session with most contracts 1 to 2 cents lower.
    November 15, 2017 Podcast
    Live cattle futures ended the Tuesday trade session with most contracts 95 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures were up $1.07. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange feeder cattle index was 37 cents lower at $159.63. Wholesale beef prices were lower on Tuesday aft
  • November 13th Market Report
    November 13, 2017 Podcast
    Russia’s wheat production is up a Million Metric Tons on Thursday. But we have reports of Lower production in Brazil this morning, Russia is hoping to improve their export infrastructure with sales in Brazil and Pakistan with a goal of increasing grain ex
  • YF&R Discussion Meet
    December 11, 2017 Video
    Listen to the final round of the Idaho Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet held last week at the annual meeting of the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation.
  • IFB President's Cup Award
    December 06, 2017 Video
    Dean & Shirlene Schwendiman of Newdale, Idaho are awarded the Idaho Farm Bureau President's Cup for over three decades of service to the organization.
  • 2017 Annual Meeting
    December 05, 2017 Video
    The 78th Annual Idaho Farm Bureau Meeting is underway in Fort Hall, Idaho.
  • 78th Annual Meeting Starts Dec. 5th
    December 04, 2017 Video
    Idaho Farm Bureau's 78th Annual Meeting gets underway on Tuesday, December 5th.
  • La Nina and Early Season Snowpack
    December 01, 2017 Video
    The US Bureau of Reclamation told water users that they will keep Southeastern Idaho canals flowing this winter. During normal years the Bureau has a requirement that Palisades Reservoir must shut down the canals for the winter to rebuild the water su
  • 2017 Farm Wrap
    November 28, 2017 Video
    Two young Idaho farmers reflect on the 2017 farm year.
  • USDA Census of Agriculture
    November 27, 2017 Video
    Learn about the new improved electronic form and how important it is to be counted by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
  • Just Two Cowboys
    November 14, 2017 Video
    Two Idaho cattlemen reflect on their courageous ten year legal battle over ownership of stock water rights.
  • The Story of Hugh Hammond Bennett
    November 13, 2017 Video
    A look at the life and impact of the Father of Soil Conservation, Hugh Hammond Bennett, who helped move American agriculture out of the Dust Bowl era. To learn more visit
  • Stanley Bean Harvest
    October 26, 2017 Video
    Dateline: Filer, Idaho. Bean harvest is wrapping up in the Magic Valley. We visit Brent & Judy Woody as they harvest the last of their Stanley Beans.

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