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  • Grocery Price Survey Shows Increase
    October 31, 2017
  • Monday Markets Steady
    October 30, 2017 Podcast
    Wheat futures are currently steady in all three markets, after ending Friday with most contracts 3 to 5 cents lower. All exchanges were slightly higher on the week in the Dec contracts. The dollar is giving back some of those late-week gains this morning.
  • Funding Available for Wolf Depredation Compensation
    October 27, 2017 Blog
    The Office of Species Conservation is now accepting applications for compensation for verified livestock losses due to wolves that occurred in Idaho during the 2017 calendar year.
  • Weekend Market Report-Steady across the board
    October 27, 2017 Podcast
    Wheat futures are mostly trading 1/2 to 1 1/2 cents lower this morning. The markets ended trade Thursday with most contracts steady to 5 1/4 cents lower. And KC was the weakest exchange. Exports of all wheat ended well below last year and the previous we
  • 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.
  • Custer County's Last Logger
    October 26, 2017 Blog
    First in a series of articles about rural Idaho and its people.
  • Labor shortage plagues California
    October 26, 2017 Blog
    A survey by the California Farm Bureau shows farmers continue to have trouble finding a full workforce.
  • New Documentary Sheds Light on Biotech
    October 25, 2017 Blog
    A new film highlights the controversy surrounding biotechnology and shows how some are profiting by scaring consumers about food.
  • Beef Prices Slip
    October 25, 2017 Podcast
    Soft white wheat was bid at $3.82 on the close today. Hard white is 4.78 for November shipment. Red spring wheat is now bid at 5.90 and hard red winter is now 4.78 for 12 protein shipment in November. The futures helped the cash bids today as futures were
  • Mexican Millers Tour Idaho Grain Elevators
    October 19, 2017 Blog
    The Idaho Farm Bureau a Mexican wheat merchants spent three days on a whirlwind tour of Southeast Idaho wheat farms and grain elevators this past week.
  • Harvest Podcast
    October 18, 2017 Podcast
    Corn futures are currently down 1 cent per bushel after a volatile Tuesday. Wheat futures are mostly 2 to 3 cents lower in the KC and CHI markets this morning. Spring wheat futures are steady to a penny higher. Hard Red Spring contracts showed 1-4 cent ga
  • Sweet Beet Harvest
    October 16, 2017 Video
    The Magic Valley might have the second greatest sugar beet harvest of the decade. “On our farm the beet crop is looking very good,” said Tyson Wrigley. “So far I think our yield has been higher than the average. Even better than last year and it was co
  • Monday Oct.16th Market Report
    October 16, 2017 Podcast
    Wheat futures are trading about 1 cent per bushel higher this morning in all three futures markets. The Hard and Soft Red Wheat contracts were 8-10 cents higher on Friday, with Hard Red in Minneapolis 3-4 cents higher. US Export shipments totaled 325,000
  • Issues of Agriculture
    October 14, 2017 Video
    Dateline: Caldwell, Idaho. Ag industry leaders talk industry issues at a recent forum in Caldwell.
  • 10-13 Weekend Market Report
    October 13, 2017 Podcast
    Wheat futures are +1/2 to +3 1/2 cents this morning, with Minneapolis spring wheat the firmest. Wheat settled Thursday with most Kansas City and Chicago Board of Trade contracts 1-3 cents lower. Thursday morning’s monthly USDA report did not have very goo
  • 2017 Beet Crop nearly as sweet as ‘16
    October 12, 2017 Podcast
    Magic Valley farmers might have the second greatest sugar beet harvest of the decade.

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