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  • Washington Trade Talks-IFBF Podcast
    May 17, 2018 Podcast
    Corn futures are up 3 cents again this morning, because of continued delays in the northern plains. Planting progress across the Corn Belt continues to roll with the good weather In Indiana IL, NE and OH they are are all ahead of last years pace.
  • Farm Bill Debate-Markets mixed-IFBF Podcast
    May 16, 2018 Podcast
    Wheat futures ended the session with KC contracts steady, CBT 2 cents higher and MPLS up 4 cents. Support from corn spilled over to help ease pressure from a sharply higher US dollar index on Tuesday. Spring wheat planting is progressing, but Washington i
  • Cattle Market Steady-IFBF Podcast
    May 15, 2018 Podcast
    Live cattle futures are down $1.50 following lower than expected cash trade. Basis at the moment is still positive at $16. Feeder cattle futures are $2.62 lower. The CME feeder cattle index was down 72 cents on May 10 at $137.21. Wholesale boxed beef valu
  • New Farm Bill and Markets steady-IFBF Podcast
    May 14, 2018 Podcast
    Live cattle futures are mostly 45 in the red at midday. Feeder cattle futures are 80 cents lower in the front months at the moment. The CME feeder cattle is down 7 cents on May 9 at $137.93. Wholesale boxed beef values are steady to lower on Friday mornin
  • Cattle market up--Broadband talks continue-IFBF podcast
    May 11, 2018 Podcast
    American Farm Bureau Urges House Members to Oppose Harmful Farm Bill Amendments. Farmers tell the Whitehouse and Congress their broadband needs.
  • Livestock return to the range-Markets Steady-IFBF Podcast
    May 10, 2018 Podcast
    Live cattle futures ended the day with most contracts 15 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures are down 52.5 cents to $1.02. The CME feeder cattle index is up 9 cents at $138.00. Wholesale boxed beef values were mixed on Wednesday afternoon. Choice boxes wer
  • Trade Talks Continue-IFBF Podcast
    May 09, 2018 Podcast
    Live cattle futures ended Tuesday with front months higher, as nearby June was up $1.125. Feeder cattle futures were up with nearby May up a dime and back months steady. The CME feeder cattle index started down 19 cents at $137.91. Wholesale boxed beef va
  • Palouse farmers-IFBF Podcast
    May 08, 2018 Podcast
    Wheat futures were 12 cents lower in the HRSpring contracts on Monday. Most winter and SRWinter contracts were 16 cents in the red. Winter wheat was reported at 33% headed as of Sunday, but still lagging the normal pace of 41%. Over in Portland
  • Monday Market Report-China Trade-Podcast
    May 07, 2018 Podcast
    Live cattle futures closed the Friday session with 15 cent losses in most contracts. Feeder cattle futures were down 12 cents on Friday. The CME feeder cattle index was down 21 cents at $137.90. Wholesale boxed beef values are higher this morning. Choice
  • WOTUS gets overhaul-Markets steady-IFBF Podcast
    May 04, 2018 Podcast
    Wheat futures ended the day with 14 cent gains in the HRW and SRW contracts, with HRS steady to 6 cents higher. The USDA reported all wheat old-crop sales of 234,000MT in the week that ended April 26. That was 21% lower than the week prior and down 9.1%
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  • Farm Labor
    May 13, 2018 Video
    Picking asparagus with a farm labor crew.
  • Future Vet shortage addressed
    May 10, 2018 Video
    Congress is considering legislation that would help vet students pay off student loans in exchange for graduates practicing large animal medicine in shortage areas.
  • Docking of the Sheep
    May 08, 2018 Video
    New born lambs are processed and prepared for a summer on the open range.
  • Spring Farming.North Idaho 2018
    May 07, 2018 Video
    Spring planting conditions on the Camas prairie in North Idaho are good this year where big tractors and airplanes dot the landscape.
  • Honey Bee
    May 04, 2018 Video
    The life of a Honey Bee.
  • IFBF Offering seed discounts to members
    May 02, 2018 Video
    Idaho Farm Bureau members can buy seeds at a discount! Commodities Director Zak Miller tells us about the member benefit seed program.
  • Trespass Reality
    April 30, 2018 Video
    New Trespass law in Idaho.
  • Truffles
    April 30, 2018 Video
    Did you know Truffles are grown in Idaho?
  • Beef Market Trending up
    April 30, 2018 Video
    Idaho cattle market has been a rollercoaster right this year. This spring prices are making up for lost ground and trending upward.
  • State Resolution Committee Meets
    April 26, 2018 Video
    The IFBF State Resolutions Committee is meeting in Boise. “That's how our policies are developed,” said Idaho Farm Bureau President Bryan Searle. “If somebody has a concern or an issue or an obstacle on their operation, they bring it to a county developme

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