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Updated June 26, 2018

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AFBF
Searle Elected to AFBF Board of Directors (Page 33) - February 2018
American Farm Bureau Executive VP Visits Idaho (Page 5) - January 2018
Ag Investment Summit Brings Entrepreneurs and InvestorsTogether (Page 35) - December 2017
AFBF President Visits Idaho (Page 22) - August 2017
AFBF President Visits Idaho (Page 3) - July 2017



AFBF - Convention
President Trump to Address Farm Bureau Members at Annual Convention in Nashville (Page 25) - January 2018
President Trump Addresses Farm Bureau (Page 1-2) - January 11, 2018
President Trump addresses American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting - January 09, 2018
Summit Brings Entrepreneurs and InvestorsTogether (Page 36) - November 2017
AFBF Seeking Speakers for 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show (Page 33) - April 2017
American Farm Bureau Convention (Page 35) - February 2017
Foundation for Agriculture to announce new Book of the Year at Annual Convention (Page 21) - December 2016
Farm Bureau Elects New Leaders (Page 35) - February 2016
AFBF’s 2016 Annual Convention (Page 32) - January 2016


Ag Future
U of I Extension Holds Seminar to Discuss Idaho Agriculture's Future (Page 14) - January 2016

Ag Ambassadors
Idaho Visits Washington (Video) - March 30, 2018
Idaho Farm Bureau Agriculture Ambassadors Meet with Senator Jim Risch (Page 13) - April 2017


Ag In The Classroom
AFBF Partners with AG in the Classroom - August 09, 2017

Agriculture
Idaho ag department adds new positions to keep up with growth (Page 12) - July 2018
Idaho ag export value up 2 percent in first quarter (Page 14) - July 2018
Idaho farmers among top in responses to 2017 Census of Agriculture survey (Page 11) - May 2018
New Documentary Shines a light on Science and Agriculture (Page 31) - November 2017
Summit Brings Entrepreneurs and InvestorsTogether (Page 36) - November 2017
Can American Agriculture Stand Together? (Page 28) - September 2017
‘Just a Farmer’ (Page 20) - August 2017
Survey Shows Agriculture Gains in Sustainability (Page 34) - August 2017
Survey Shows Agriculture Gains in Sustainability (Page 5) - July 2017
Boundary County Sisters Start Egg Business (Page 34) - June 2017
Americans Say Agriculture is Sustainable, Favor Incentives Over Regulations (Page 21) - May 2017
Americans Say Agriculture is Sustainable, Favor Incentives Over Regulations (Page 22) - April 2017


Almonds
Growers in Idaho’s Treasure Valley Consider Almonds (Page 12) - July 2016


Annual Convention - IFBF
American Farm Bureau VP Julie Anna Potts Visits Idaho - December 26, 2017
Julie Anna Potts (Video) - December 12, 2017
2017 Annual Meeting Press Release - December 07, 2017
Searle Opens the Idaho Farm Bureau's 78th Annual Meeting - December 05, 2017
2017 Annual Meeting (Video) - December 05, 2017
78th Annual Meeting Starts Dec. 5th (Video) - December 04, 2017

Ag Condition Report
Idaho Ag Condition Report (Page 4) - January 12, 2018


Annexation, Agricultural Land
Agricultural Land and Annexation (Page 3) - February 23, 2018


Art
Clearwater Cowboy Making Mark in Art World - John Gilliam (Page 4) - November 2016

Awards
Idaho Farm Bureau ‘Friend of Agriculture’ recipients (Page 33) - May 2018
Jefferson County Farm Bureau Woman of the Year (Page 35) - April 2018
Five people inducted into Eastern Idaho Ag Hall of Fame (Page 14) - April 2018  
Jerome County Student Wins Speech Contest (Page 31) - March 2018  
Sydney Butler named Miss Rodeo Idaho (Page 31) - August 2017  
2017 Idaho Farm Bureau Scholarship Winners (Page 14) - June 2017
Farm Bureau Recognizes Monsanto for Wildfire Relief Donations (Page 35) - April 2017
Innovator Recognized by IFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers - Chris Banks (Page 3) - January 2017





B

Barley
Laura Wilder will be the new Idaho Barley Commission administrator (Page 10) - June 2018
Olson retiring after 24 years at helm of Idaho Barley Commission - June 13, 2018

Beans
Bean commission drops soybean moratorium proposal- May 07, 2018 
Stanley Bean Harvest (Video) - October 26, 2017
Bean Harvest, Neil Durrant (Video) - September 29, 2017

Beef
Beef Market Trending up (Video) - April 30, 2018 
Idaho and Oregon Ranchers Return Herds to Range (Page 26) - January 2018   
Cattle Market Flat, Kyle Wade (Video) - September 04, 2017
Davis Family Raises Japanese Cattle (Page 10) - November 2017
Cow Slaughter Surges (Page 29) - October 2017
Elk Depredation Threatens Cattle Industry Viability (Page 5) - October 2017
Cattle Prices Improving (Page 13) - October 2017
Beef Market Bounces Back (Page 4) - July 2017
Spring Branding on Little Weiser (Page 8) - June 2016
Beef STEM Event to Engage Science Coordinators (Page 31) - January 2016


Bees
Honey Bee (Video) - May 04, 2018
Bitner Vineyard hosts Bee Researchers (Page 5) - August 2017
Bitner hosts researchers - July 29, 2017 

Biofuels
Up the Advanced Biofuels Requirement for 2018 - September 05, 2017 


Biomass
USDA Resumes Biomass Incentives (Page 32) - June 2016


Biotech Crops
Biotech Crops Benefit from Celebrity Endorsement - July 27, 2017

BLM
Reversing the Tide conference draws crowd (Page 27) - March 2016
Let’s Finish the Job! (Page 27) - January 2016

Business
Junkyard to Gold Mine, Nampa Business Thrives (Page 13) - September 2017


C

Capitol Reflections
IFBF Capitol Reflections March 29, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections March 16, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections March 9, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections March 2, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections February 23, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections February 16, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections February 9, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections February 2, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections January 26, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections January 19, 2018
IFBF Capitol Reflections January 12, 2018


Cattle (See Beef)

Census
Time running out to complete Census of Ag - April 24, 2018
Idaho Ranks 3rd Nationally in Census of Ag Surveys - March 30, 2018
USDA Census of Agriculture (Video) - November 27, 2017

Climate
Climate Extortion - July 27, 2017

Commodity Prices (See Farm Economy)

Conservation
USDA Announces Incentives for Conservation Reserve Program Participants (Page 23) - January 2017
USDA Announces Conservation Reserve Program Results (Page 31) - June 2016


Crickets
Crickets invade SW Idaho - August 10, 2017

Crop Insurance
Important Crop Insurance Deadline Nears - July 31, 2017

Crop Residue (See Field Burning)

Crops
Hawaiian Farm Group Seeks Alternative Crops (Page 6) - September 2016



D

Dairy
Idaho Farm Bureau, dairymen hold meetings on new insurance program (Page 34) - July 2018
NFL player explains benefits of dairy to Idaho students (Page 23) - June 2018
Farm Bureau to offer dairy revenue protection insurance (Page 34) - June 2018
Canadian dairy is having its cake and eating it, too (Page 35) - June 2018
United Dairymen of Idaho becomes Dairy West (Page 21) - May 2018
Seattle Seahawks player promotes dairy to Idaho students - May 22, 2018 
Major Chinese cheese buyers visit Idaho - May 22, 2018
Dairy West: The future of dairy promotion in Idaho - May 07, 2018
AFBF develops new insurance product for dairy farmers - May 02, 2018 
Dairymen seek price change formula - January 31, 2018
Dairy Phosphorus Indexing Rule Approved (Page 1-2) - January 26, 2018
Legislation introduced in the U.S. House would provide more access to milk in schools - December 15, 2017
USDA Dairy Program Options Announced - September 06, 2017
Dairy Owners Named Farm Family of the Year (Page 10) - August 2017
Canyon County Farm Family, Beranna Dairy (Video) - July 27, 2017
Q & A With Dairyman / Artisan Cheese Maker Steve Ballard (Page 10) - June 2017
One Farmer’s Unique Journey (Page 4) - May 2017
Are Dairy Robotic Systems a Fad or the Future? (Page 40) - May 2017
USDA Announces Assistance for Milk Producers (Page 8) - September 2016



Depredation
Elk Depredation in Decline (Video) - March 01, 2018
Ranchers Struggle with Elk Depredation - October 02, 2017
Too Many Elk (Video) - September 29, 2017 
Ranchers Anticipate Elk Depredation (Page 12) - January 2017
Idaho Ranchers Struggle to Protect Pastures, Haystacks (Page 3) - March 2016


Donation
Boundary County Farmers Donate Feed, Transportation to Montana Ranchers (Page 5) - September 2017
Hurricane Harvey Relief (Page 14) - October 2017

Drug Abuse
Survey Reveals Alarming Results - November 30, 2017 


E

Education
4th annual Farm to Table Fair teaches 1,050 students about farming (Page 31) - July 2018
11 enviro-facts about farmers and ranchers (Page 37) - May 2018
Celebrating Career and Technical Education (Page 22) - March 2018
Unique Collaboration Created Around Blaine County Ranch (Page 10) - March 2018
Ranchers, BLM Meet to Tour Morgan Creek Allotment (Page 10) - September 2017
Farm Bureau University: Board Leadership Lessons on Your Laptop (Page 31) - July 2017
Teachers Team Up With NFL to Spread Nutrition Message (Page 34) - July 2017
Fremont County Farm Bureau Sponsors Ag Day (Page 3) - June 2017
Boundary County FB Hosts Farm Tour (Page 8) - June 2017
4-H’s Harvest of Life-long Values (Page 20) - May 2017
Big Red Truck Reaches Rock Star Status (Page 36) - May 2017
New Legislation an Investment in Agriculture’s Future (Page 28) - April 2017
2017 White-Reinhardt Educator Scholarships Encourage and Promote Agricultural Literacy (Page 31) - April 2017
Jerome Student Wins Women’s Leadership Committee Speech Contest (Page 16) - March 2017
Join the AFBF Outreach Team (Page 32) - January 2017
Ohio Farmer Combats Misconceptions about Agriculture (Page 33) - January 2017
Activity Helps Students Make the Farm-to-Food Connection (Page 27) - December 2016
Competition Tests Students’ Natural Resource Knowledge (Page 10) - November 2016
New Pizza Ag Mag Debuts (Page 35) - July 2016
My American Farm’ Comes to Idaho Classrooms (Page 14) - May 2016



Elk (Also see Depredation)
Busy Season on Victor Elk Ranch (Video) - October 03, 2017


Energy
Treasure Valley Landowners Explore Solar Power (Page 4) - May 2016

Environment
Court of Appeals Stays Manure Emission Rule Until May (Page 26) - March 2018

 

EPA
Farmers, Ranchers Welcome EPA Selection (Page 32) - January 2017
EPA Violated Personal Privacy (Page 4) - October 2016
Members of Congress Urge Review of EPA (Page 31) - January 2016


F

Fair/4H
Family Affair at the Fair, North Idaho, Woempner Family (Video) - August 24, 2017
Jefferson County Fair, 4H Sheep (Video) - August 17, 2017
4-H Show Season, Rupert, Pigs, Nalder Family (Video) - August 08, 2017

Farm Bill
Farmers disappointed with House vote against new farm bill - May 21, 2018
House Poised to Take Up Farm Bureau-supported Tax Bill - November 21, 2017
Farm Bill Negotiations Underway - September 06, 2017

Farm Economy
Farm Economy (Video) - February 17, 2018
Idaho net farm income up 15-percent in 2017 - February 20, 2018
Net Farm Income Up? - September 19, 2017
Summer on the Farm, Tracy Walton (Video) - August 01, 2017

Farming
Idaho farmer featured in Smithsonian ‘Precision Farming’ exhibit (Page 22) - June 2018
The 10-Acre Farm: Bingham County Family Carries on a Proud Tradition (Page 4) - February 2018

Field Buring
Legislature Approves Field Burning Rule (Page 2) - February 2, 2018
Crop Residue Burning (Page 4) - January 19, 2018



Fire
Interior Secretary Launches Aggressive Fire Prevention Plan (Page 14) - December 2017
Secretary of the Interior Tours Soda Fire Scene (Page 12) - August 2016



Fish and Game
Fish and Game Report on Fee Increase Results (Page 4-5) - February 23, 2018
State Releases Grizzly Relocation Procedures (Page 14) - May 2017
Harsh Weather Forces Emergency Wildlife Feeding (Page 28) - March 2017


Food - General 
Spring survey finds higher food retail prices (Page 38) - May 2018
FSMA Inspection Bill Passes Senate Ag (Page 2) - March 9, 2018
Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years (Page 28) - December 2017
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner drops - November 21, 2017
Nationwide Grocery Price Survey Shows Increases (Page 38) - November 2017
New Documentary Sheds Light on Biotech - October 25, 2017
Bacon and Chicken Up, OJ Too (Page 35) - October 2017
15 Fantastic Food and Farm Facts (Page 22) - September 2017
All-American July 4th Cookout Down Slightly, Remains Under $6 Per Person  (Page 38) - August 2017
What’s a Millennial in the Produce Aisle to do? (Page 22) - July 2017
All-American July 4th Cookout Down Slightly, Remains Under $6 Per Person (Page 26) - July 2017
American Food for American Schools (Page 22) - June 2017
Egg-Citing News – Food Prices Down for Easter (Page 38) - May 2017
Grocery Shopping Trends Will Have Big Impacts on Agriculture (Page 26) - February 2017
American Agriculture Brings People Together over the Holidays (Page 22) - January 2017
Thanksgiving Dinner Ticks Down to Less Than $5 Per Person (Page 28) - December 2016
U.S. Household Food Security Increases (Page 7) - November 2016
A Taste of Idaho: A Breakfast Casserole That Hits the Spot (Page 24) - November 2016
Egg, Dairy and Chicken Prices Down, Beef Too (Page 12) - October 2016
A Taste of Idaho: Dutch Oven Dump Cake (Page 30) - August 2016
All-American July 4th Cookout Ticks Up, Still Under $6 (Page 38) - August 2016
Labeling Helps Consumers Make Healthy Choices … or Does It? (Page 22) - July 2016
Farm Bureau Donations Benefit Hungry Americans (Page 31) - March 2016



Forestry
Selecting the right harvesting system for your forest property (Page 18) - July 2018
Giants among the big trees (Page 18) - June 2018
First steps for new Idaho forest owners (Page 18) - May 2018
Drainage Structures and Forest Roads (Page 18) - March 2018
New Data from Idaho Family Forest Owners (Page 28) - February 2018   
Biochar – a Byproduct with Untapped Potential (Page 18) - January 2018
Today’s Tree Farm – Not just for Christmas anymore (Page 18) - December 2017
Custer County’s Last Logger (Page 4) - November 2017
Understanding Log Weight Scaling vs. Volume Scaling (Page 18) - November 2017
Heating with Wood (Page 18) - October 2017
Logging Project Improves Forest Health (Page 8) - September 2017
Brown Needles - Are My Trees Dying? (Page 18) - September 2017
Mycorrhizae: The Friendly Forest Fungi (Page 18) - July 2017
Protect Your Property from Wildfire (Page 18) - June 2017
Private Forests Provide Environmental, Community Benefits (Page 18) - May 2017
Creating a Strategy for Weed Management (Page 18) - April 2017
Risch, King Introduce Future Logging Careers Act (Page 35) - April 2017
The Benefits of Pruning Forest Trees (Page 18) - March 2017
Meet the Beetles (Page 28) - February 2017
Ten tips for burning slash piles (Page 18) - January 2017
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Comes from Idaho (Page 18) - December 2016
How Much Wood is in My Tree? (Page 18) - November 2016
WANTED: Big Trees (Page 18) - October 2016
Shrubs Are Part of the Forest Too (Page 18) - September 2016
Douglas-fir Bark Beetle and Secondary Mortality (Page 18) - August 2016
Wildfires and the Forest Ecosystem (Page 18) - July 2016
Salvage Logging after a Wildfire (Page 18) - June 2016
Choosing a Consulting Forester (Page 18) - May 2016
Fire and Weeds (Page 18) - April 2016
Mountain Pine Beetle (Page 18) - March 2016
Deer and Elk Damage to Tree Seedlings (Page 28) - February 2016
Salvage & Silviculture (Page 18) - January 2016


Fuel
Fuel Prices Respond to Hurricane Harvey (Page 32) - September 2017
Steaming Ahead with Biodiesel (Page 31) - April 2017
Gas Prices on the rise - August 28, 2017
Ethanol and the Volatile Oil Market (Page 12) - March 2016
Renewable Fuels Standard Final Rule Implications (Page 35) - January 2016

Fuel Tax (See Tax)

Gas Prices on the rise - August 28, 2017


G

GMO
Creating Fake News at the Grocery Store (Page 21) - August 2017
USDA Deregulates Biotech Spud (Page 11) - December 2016
Speaking a Little Louder to Food Companies (Page 22) - December 2016
Farm Organizations Challenge Dannon and Other Food Companies (Page 36) - November 2016
President signs national biotech disclosure into law (Page 32) - September 2016
Senate Blocks Nationwide GMO Labeling Bill (Page 8) - May 2016
New Video: What is a GMO? (Page 34) - March 2016


Governor
Otter Delivers Final State of State Address - January 08, 2018

Government
Lawmakers encourage reimbursement of Owyhee County ranchers (Pages 8) - May 2018
County Farm Bureaus oppose Scotchman Peaks wilderness area proposal (Page 10) - May 2018
Idaho governor candidates respond to Farm Bureau questions (Pages 14-15) - May 2018
Idaho Farm Bureau announces support for legislative candidates (Page 32) - May 2018
Groundwork for the Farm Bill (Page 36) - May 2018
President Trump signs omnibus spending bill (Page 35) - April 2018
Strolling Buffet highlights IFBF Legislative Conference (Page 15) - March 2018
A Guy You Want on Your Side (Page 26) - February 2018
AFBF Hails Bears Ears, Escalante Reforms (Page 31) - January 2018
House Poised to Take Up Farm Bureau-supported Tax Bill (Page 25) - December 2017
Evan Frasure Appointed to FSA Post (Page 15) - December 2017
Senators Call for Rural School Program Funding (Page 9) - December 2017  
House Committee Moves Monument Transparency Bill (Page 36) - November 2017
NRCS Announces Application Deadline for Popular Program (Page 28) - October 2017
Coalition Asks Senators to Put HIT Relief in Health Care Bill (Page 25) - October 2017
An Additional Tool of Advocacy (Page 27) - September 2017
Members of Congress Support Protecting Farmers and Ranchers from Crushing Regulatory Burdens (Page 35) - September 2017
Rural Groups Call for Representation on Trump’s Infrastructure Council (Page 23) - September 2017
Gubernatorial Candidates Speak to Idaho Farm Bureau Federation County Presidents (Page 15) - August 2017
Climate Extortion (Page 33) - August 2017
Farm Bureau Presents Farm Bill Goals to Congress (Page 37) - August 2017
Bill Supports Rural School Funding Program (Page 23) - July 2017
Obama Sage Grouse Plan Now Under Review (Page 32) - July 2017
White House’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Key USDA Programs (Page 33) - July 2017
New Laws Allow More Money for Depredation Claims (Page 13) - June 2017
Farmers, Ranchers Call for Senate Action on Regulatory Reform (Page 25) - June 2017
Owyhee County Ranchers Offer Gratitude (Page 27) - June 2017
White House’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Key USDA Programs (Page 28) - June 2017
Senate Committee Advances Farm Bureau-backed Regulatory Reform Bill (Page 28) - June 2017
Farm Bureau Urges Support for Bills Leveling the Sales Tax Playing Field (Page 31) - June 2017
State Approves Invasive Species Bills (Page 10) - May 2017
Monopoly – It’s Not Just a Game (Page 33) - May 2017
Senators Introduce Legislation to Prevent Labor Union Slowdowns, Protect Local Business Exports During Maritime Union Disputes (Page 33) - April 2017
Idaho Ag leaders Call for Immigration Reform  (Page 14) - March 2017
Farm Bureau Encourages House to Pass Regulatory Transparency Bill (Page 35) - March 2017
House Passes Resolution to Halt BLM Planning Rule (Page 35) - March 2017
Coggins Exemption Lifted (Page 37) - February 2017
Legislation Authorizes Port Investments (Page 32) - January 2017
Gubernatorial Candidates Speak at FB Meeting (Page 5) - December 2016
AFBF Election Results Statement (Page 32) - December 2016
Agricultural Policy in the 2016 Election (Page 20) - November 2016
Presidential contenders weigh in on clean water, clean air, endangered species (Page 28) - October 2016
Protect Your Freedom, Vote YES on HJR5 (Page 34) - August 2016
Idaho Farm Bureau Announces Support for Legislative Candidates (Page 30) - May 2016
Representing You (Page 31) - May 2016
Coveted IFBF “Friend of Agriculture” Awards Announced (Page 33) - May 2016

                

Grain
Grain Elevator Operators Worried about new tax law - January 26, 2018
Grain Storage Tight - November 20, 2017
Mexican Millers Tour Idaho Grain Elevators - October 19, 2017
Grain storage tight - August 02, 2017 
Horse Candy (Page 23) - September 2016


Grazing (See Range Issues)


H

Hay
Hay Lift Brings Together County Farm Bureaus in Minnesota, Montana (Page 35) - March 2018
Farmer Finds Niche in Hay Market (Page 3) - September 2017 
Hay Bales, Kyle Meyer (Video) - September 06, 2017
Hay market improves - August 07, 2017
Eastern Idaho Hay Harvest, Drone Flyover (Video) - August 01, 2017

Health Insurance
Farm Bureau Urges Lawmakers to Stop the Health Insurance Tax for 2018 - September 18, 2017

Herbicides
Understanding herbicides (Page 18) - April 2018



Hogs
Entrepreneurs Chase their Hog Business Dream (Page 6) - August 2016



Hops
Idaho hop farmers plan to add about 700 more acres (Page 16) - June 2018
Mill 95 provides Idaho hop growers more options (Page 27) - June 2018
Hops Growers Struggle with Difficult Growing Season (Page 8) - October 2017
Hop Harvest in Full Swing - September 08, 2017



Honey
NW Region Honey Production Up (Page 33) - April 2017



Hurricane
Florida’s Farm Families Recovering from Losses (Page 27) - October 2017


I

Idaho Department of Water Resources
Idaho Water Resource Board Meeting (Page 3) - March 29, 2018
IDWR and IWRD Legislative Report (Page 3) - February 2, 2018
IDWR Bills (Page 5-6) - March 26, 2018
IDWR Board Meeting (Page 4-5) - March 26, 2018

                  

Idaho National Laboratory

Idaho National Laboratory Legislative Report (Page 4-5) - February 2, 2018


IFBF Convention
Idaho Farm Bureau Holds 78th Annual Convention (Page 12) - January 2018
IFBF Recognizes Past President at 77th Annual Meeting - Frank Priestley (Page 8) - January 2017
77th Annual Idaho Farm Bureau Convention (Page 9) - January 2017
Convention Workshop – Can You Carry? (Page 30) - November 2016
Water Panel Participant Brian Patton (Page 31) - November 2016
Convention Workshop – Big Dog Solar (Page 32) - November 2016
Water Panel Participant Norm Semanko (Page 32) - November 2016
76th Annual Idaho Farm Bureau Convention (Page 5) - January 2016



IFBF Policy
IFBF Policy for 2018 (Page 8-22) - February 2018
IFBF Policy for 2017 (Pages 8-22) - February 2017
IFBF Policy for 2016 (Pages 8 - 22) - February 2016

Invasive Species
Invasive Species Program Report (Page 3-4) - February 9, 2018


Insurance
Texting and Driving Kills 11 U.S. Teens Per Day (Page 27) - February 2016

 


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Labor
Idaho farm labor market gets tighter as earnings rise (Pages 35) - May 2018
Farm Labor - Hiring Locals - May 13, 2018
Idaho farm labor market gets tighter as wage earnings rise - April 9, 2018
Farm Labor Update (Video) - April 05, 2018
Inmate Labor Bill Gets Overwhelming Senate Vote (Page 4) - January 26, 2018
Senator Lodge Amends Inmate Labor Statute (Page 3) - January 19, 2018
Farm Bureau Video: Farmers Squashed by Labor Shortage (Page 38) - November 2017
Labor shortage plagues California - October 26, 2017
Department of Labor Vows Crackdown on Work Visa Fraud (Page 14) - July 2017
Ag Calls for a Balanced Approach on Immigration Reform (Page 22) - October 2016
Immigration Reform News Conference held in Boise (Page 7) - September 2016
Wage and Hour Requirements for Agricultural Employers (Page 12) - September 2016
Labor shortage Threatens 2016 Crops (Page 10) - August 2016
On the Farm, Labor = Work (Page 26) - February 2016




Land
Cash Rents Move Lower Across Corn Belt Irrigated Cash Rents Are Record-High (Page 33) - October 2017
USDA Opens Land for Emergency Haying and Grazing (Page 40) - August 2017
Outdoor Groups Sponsor Public Lands Rally at Capitol (Page 3) - April 2017
Forest Service Neglects Wilderness Trail System (Page 5) - April 2017
Report Identifies Top 15 Public Lands Enemies (Page 15) - April 2017
Land Board Restructures Portfolio (Page 6) - February 2017
Why We Fight Over Western Lands (Page 8) - December 2016
Attorney Argues for Public Lands Transfer (Page 4) - August 2016
4 Ways We Are Keeping Our Farm Sustainable (Page 20) - August 2016
Growers in Idaho’s Treasure Valley Consider Almonds (Page 12) - July 2016
IDL Seeks Comments on Grazing Fee Restructure (Page 6) - June 2016
Earth Day: Embracing Technology to Provide Food and Protect the Planet (Page 20) - May 2016
Utah Spells Out Plan to Acquire Federal Land (Page 3) - April 2016 
Farm Bureau Asks Court to Stop Federal Overreach on Sage Grouse (Page 31) - April 2016
Farmers and Ranchers: The Original Conservationists (Page 35) - March 2016
Harriman State Park: A Rich History of Agriculture and Recreation (Page 4) - February 2016


Legislative Bills
Cercla Fix Included in Omnibus Spending Bill (Page 5) - March 29, 2018
Personal Property Tax on Ag Equipment (Page 4) - March 29, 2018
H658a, Property Rights Bill Crosses Finish Line! (Page 1)- March 29, 2018
Update: 2 Bills Pass Senate, Go to Governor (H537, H538; Page 3) - March 16, 2018
Some Bills That Will Not Move Forward (H396, H397, S1224; Page 2) - March 16, 2018
Wolf Collaring Gets a "Do Pass" Then Passes House (Page 2) - March 9, 2018
Federal Stockwater Rights Bill Advances (Page 1-2) - February 23, 2018
Several Other Bills of Interest (Page 4) - February 16, 2018
Trespass Bill Advances (Page 1) - February 16, 2018
Three Wolf Bills Introduced (Page 1) - February 9, 2018
Trespass Bill Introduced (Page 1) - February 9, 2018
Democrat Bills (Page 2-3) - February 2, 2018
Quit Parking in the Passing Lane (Page 5) - February 2, 2018
Update on H375 and S1208 (Page 1-2) - February 2, 2018

Legislative Candidates
Get Familiarized with 2018's Legislative Candidates (Page 5) - March 29, 2018

Legislative Conference

Legislative Conference (Video) - February 15, 2018
Strolling Buffet highlights IFBF Legislative Conference - February 13, 2018

Legislators
Lawmakers honor JFAC chairmen - March 20, 2018 


Lowry/Nettleton (See Stockwater Rights)


Legislative Retirements
Additional Legislative Changes (Legislative Retirements, Open Seats; Page 3) - March 16, 2018
Rep. Hartgen Announces Retirement (Page 3) - January 26, 2018
Raybould Announces Retirement (Page 3) - January 19, 2018
There'll Be Lots of New Faces a Year From Now (Legislative Retirements; Page 2-3) - January 11, 2018

Livestock Haulers
Two New ELD Actions Benefit Livestock Haulers (Page 2) - March 29, 2018
        


M

Manure Emissions
Court of Appeals Stays Manure Emission Rule Until May 1st - February 05, 2018 

Marketing
Use historical futures trends as part of decision-making process (Page 24) - July 2018
Marketing our commodities is a 12-month opportunity (Page 24) - June 2018
Don’t forget to keep track of the markets (Page 24) - April 2018
Soft White Price Level Expected to Improve: Marketing is the Key (Page 24) - March 2018
Look for Opportunities to Profitably Market Your Wheat (Page 24) - January 2018
Market Your Wheat the Same as Large Grain Traders (Page 24) - December 2017
Expect a Wheat Futures Rally Soon (Page 24) - October 2017
Net Farm Income Does a Dead Cat Bounce (Page 11) - October 2017
Using the Futures Market to Create Opportunity (Page 24) - September 2017
Don’t Push Marketing to the Backburner (Page 26) - July 2017
A Reminder About Marketing (Page 24) - June 2017    
Supply-Driven Grain Market Persists (Page 24) - April 2017
Oversupplied Grain Market Encourages Diversification (Page 24) - March 2017
Record Crop Consumption Could Move Even Higher (Page 32) - March 2017
Use the Correct Tools to Assist in Marketing Commodities (Page 24) - January 2017
The Importance of a Marketing Plan (Page 24) - December 2016
Don’t Delay Your Marketing Education (Page 24) - October 2016
It’s Never Too Early to Look at Next Year (Page 24) - September 2016
Grain Market Makes Wide Swings in June (Page 23) - July 2016
Use Historical Data Rather Than Chase the Market (Page 24) - June 2016
On-Farm Storage Provides Marketing Options (Page 24) - April 2016
Structured Marketing Plan a Necessity This Year (Page 24) - March 2016
Prepare for Marketing Challenges in the Upcoming Year (Page 24) - January 2016
AFBF Crop Market Update for December 2015D Supply and Demand Estimates (Page 34) - January 2016




Memorial
Memorials: Columbia River Treaty and Federal Land Designations (Page 4) - March 9, 2018
Stibnite Minining Project Joint Memorial (Page 4) - February 9, 2018



Millenials
4 Types of Millennials Shape the Future of Agriculture Advocacy (Page 22) - March 2017


Monuments
Zinke Recommends Shrinking Monuments: Mum on Specifics (Page 12) - December 2017
AFBF Hails Bears Ears, Escalante Reforms - December 07, 2017
Congress Considering Antiquities Legislation - October 12, 2017
Butte County Voters Approve Craters Change to National Park (Page 12) - December 2016




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NAFTA (See Trade)

Net-Metering
Net-Metering Proposed Changes (Page 4) - March 2, 2018


Noxious Weeds
War on Noxious Weeds (pt1) (Video) - June 18, 2018 
War on Noxious Weeds (pt2) (Video) - June 18, 2018 
War on Noxious Weeds (pt3)(Video) - June 18, 2018


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Onion
Mixed Onion Harvest in Idaho and Oregon (Page 14) - November 2017
Mixed Onion Harvest in Idaho and Oregon (Page 3) - October 2017
Mixed Onion Harvest in Idaho and Oregon - September 14, 2017
JC Watson Onion Company, Jon C. Watson (Video) - September 12, 2017



Open Range
State Still Mum on Yantis Investigation (Page 14) - June 2016


Opioid
Survey Shows Massive Opioid Impact in Farm Country (Page 34) - January 2018

 


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Pesticides
ISDA Announces Unused Pesticide Disposal Dates - September 06, 2017

PILT
Secure Rural Schools Act Anything but Secure - February 19, 2018 
Western Senators want Rural Schools and Self Determination Act Funded - November 08, 2017

Planning and Zoning
Planning and Zoning by Referendum (Page 3) - February 23, 2018

Policy Development
State Resolution Committee Meets (Video) - April 26, 2018
State Resolution Committee Meets in Boise (Video) - September 22, 2017

Potatoes
Potato Breeding Program releases two new varieties (Page 10) - July 2018
New varieties could result in more royalties for potato breeding efforts (Page 11) - July 2018
Idaho contingent attends World Potato Conference in Peru (Page 27) - July 2018
Potato Plant 2018 (Video) - April 23, 2018
Judge rules in favor of potato farmers in PCN lawsuit - March 29, 2018
Potato Yields Down, Prices Up (Page 8) - December 2017 
Potato yields down, prices excellent - November 27, 2017
2016 Spud Packing Season Ends (Page 25) - September 2017         
Famous Potato, Harvest, Stephanie Mickelsen (Video) - September 21, 2017
'16 season over, '17 season starts, Stephanie Mickelsen (Video) - August 22, 2017
USDA Program Helps Keep Spuds Cool (Page 35) - June 2017


Population
Idaho’s Rural Depopulation Trend Remains Prevalent (Page 14) - August 2016

Preparedness
Protecting your world with a holistic approach to insurance (Page 27) - May 2018
Home Heating Safety (Page 27) - February 2018
Prevent Frozen Pipes (Page 27) - November 2017
Wildfire Preparedness for Pets and Livestock (Page 18) - August 2017
Protect Your Home From Mold (Page 27) - May 2017
Clear Heavy Snow Before Disaster Hits (Page 27) - February 2017




Property Rights
H658a, Property Rights Bill Crosses Finish Line! (Page 1)- March 29, 2018
Property Rights Bill Advances (Page 1) - March 16, 2018
Landowners Want Their Right Protected (Page 1-2) - March 9, 2018


Property Tax, Ag Equipment (See Tax, Personal Property)


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Railroad Tax (See Tax)


Range Issues

Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission Legislative Report (Page 4) - February 2, 2018
Ranchers return to Range - December 20, 2017
Ranchers, Land Managers Tour Morgan Creek Allotment - August 17, 2017
Cattle on the Range, Drone Flyover (Video) - August 16, 2017
Grazing Rate Change, Cody Chandler (Video) - August 16, 2017
Grazing Lease Rate Formula up for review - August 11, 2017


Regulations - General
Overregulation Threatens Family Farms, AFBF President Duvall Tells Senate - February 07, 2018
AFBF Submits Regulatory Reform Priorities - September 25, 2017
Landowner Groups Seek Different Power Line Route (page 3) - December 2016



Retirement
New Book Addresses Farm Succession (Page 21) - June 2016


Right To Repair
The Right to Repair (Video) - March 30, 2018


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Sage Grouse
Sage Grouse Ruling (Video) - August 08, 2017

Sales Tax (See Tax)


Seed
IFBF Offering seed discounts to members (Video) - May 02, 2018

Sheep
Docking of the Sheep, Soulen Livestock - May 08, 2018
Shearing of the Sheep (Pages 8-9) - April 2018
Sheep Shearing (Video) - March 19, 2018
Sheep sheering season underway - March 14, 2018
Higher June Lamb Exports, Not the Cause of Higher Priced Lambs (Page 34) - October 2017
Gem County Rancher Looks Forward to Greener Pastures (Page 8) - April 2017



Social Media
Staying Above the Fray on Social Media (Page 22) - October 2017


Soil Conservation
The Story of Hugh Hammond Bennett, Father of Soil Conservation (Video) - November 13, 2017

Snowpack
High Country Snow Pack (Video) - March 14, 2018
Despite storms Snowpack below normal (Video) - March 04, 2018
Snowpack: Still Below Normal Despite the Return of Winter - February 28, 2018
Jet Stream Divides Idaho - February 08, 2018
Snowpack below normal levels - February 01, 2018
January Snow Survey (Video) - February 01, 2018
Idaho Snowpack Below Normal - January 01, 2018
Snow Survey (Video) - January 01, 2018
La Nina and Early Season Snowpack (Video) - December 01, 2017

Spotlights - On The Farm
Jackson Family Farm Tour - Dairy (Video) - June 25, 2018
AFBIS Farm Tour Treasusre Valley (Video)  - June 12, 2018
Boundary County Farm Tour (Video) - June 07, 2018
Farm Labor - Sunnyside Farms - May 13, 2018
Docking of the Sheep, Soulen Livestock - May 08, 2018
Our Family Farm, Sterling & Manu Hatch (Video) - February 07, 2018
2017 Farm Wrap, Terry Walton, Travis Bryant (Video) - November 28, 2017
Sweet Beet Harvest, Tyson Wrigley (Video) - October 16, 2017
Boundary County Farm Bureau members help Montana ranchers - August 23, 2017
Magic Valley harvests, Brian Darrinton - August 01, 2017
Bean Harvest, Neil Durrant (Video) - September 29, 2017
Wine & Fruit, Dar Symms (Video) - September 18, 2017
JC Watson Onion Company, Jon C. Watson (Video) - September 12, 2017
Touring Agriculture, Treasure Valley Agribusiness Tour (Video) - September 07, 2017
Hay Bales, Kyle Meyer (Video) - September 06, 2017
My Beautiful Normal, Lauren Devries (Video) - August 24, 2017
Canyon County Farm Family, Beranna Dairy (Video) - July 27, 2017


Spotlights - IFBF State Leadership
Ribbon Cut at U of I (Video) - May 28, 2018
Popcorn Day With IFBF Board of Directors (video) - April 20, 2018
A visit with Idaho Farm Bureau President Bryan Searle - April 11, 2018
Maxine Bell (Video) - March 21, 2018
Priestley elected to Ag Hall of Fame - March 07, 2018
IFBF President Bryan Searle elected to AFBF Board - January 22, 2018
Searle Elected to AFBF Board of Directors - January 10, 2018
President's Cup, Dean & Shirlene Schwendiman (Video) - December 06, 2017
Stanley Bean Harvest, Brent & Judy Woody (Video) - October 26, 2017
Famous Harvest, Stephanie Mickelsen (Video) - September 21, 2017
Cattle Market Flat, Kyle Wade (Video) - September 04, 2017
Crop Report from the North, Tom Daniel (Video) - August 29, 2017
'16 season over, '17 season starts, Stephanie Mickelsen (Video) - August 22, 2017
Grazing Rate Change, Cody Chandler (Video) - August 16, 2017
4-H Show Season, Rupert, Pigs, Nalder Family (Video) - August 08, 2017
Summer on the Farm, Tracy Walton (Video) - August 01, 2017


Spotlights - Other
1919 GMC Milk Truck (Video) - Video on  June 25, 2018
Easter Egg Hunt (Video) - April 01, 2018
Dogs & Ticks (Video) - March 28, 2018
Kramer inducted into the Hall of Fame - February 03, 2018
Gem County Farm Bureau Banquet - November 13, 2017
FDR Visits Idaho (Video) - September 26, 2017
Junkyard to Gold Mine, Nampa’s Northwest Industrial Machine is thriving - August 29, 2017
Eclipse County prepares for Worst - August 15, 2017
Weiser Eclipse (Video) - August 15, 2018
Eclipse Prep & Concerns (Video) - August 09, 2017
Council Welcomes Super Bowl Champion Home - Matt Paradis (Page 9) - March 2016 



Stockwater
Idaho lawmakers call for ranchers to be reimbursed for legal fight - April 2, 2018
Federal Stockwater Rights H718 (Page 2) - March 29, 2018
HP1-Stockwater Rights/Attorney Fee Payment (Page 4) - March 29, 2018
Legislature Passes S1305-Stockwater Appurtenance (Page 2) - March 16, 2018
S1306-Notification to Water Delivery Entities (Page 2) - February 23, 2018
S1305-Stockwater Appurtenance (Page 2) - February 23, 2018
Notice to Water Delivery Entities (Page 2-3) - February 16, 2018
Stockwater Bill to be Introduced (Page 2) - February 9, 2018
Lowry/Nettleton Donation (Video) - February 05, 2018
Just Two Cowboys Lowry/Nettleton (video) - November 14, 2017
Ada County Farm Bureau Aids Ranchers - October 02, 2017




Storms
Catastrophic Storms Smash SW Idaho Farms, Businesses (Page 3) - March 2017



Sugar
Sugar Agreement Relieves Concerns Over Mexican Imports (Page 10) - July 2017
Putting Sugar Prices in Perspective (Page 23) - June 2017



Sugar Beets
Sweet Beet Harvest (Video) - October 16, 2017
Lee Named President of American Sugar Beet Growers (Page 25) - May 2016


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Tax - Fuel
Fuel Tax Refund Rules Approved (Page 2) -January 26, 2018

Taxpayer Funding
Electioneering Using Taxpayer Funding (Page 3) - March 9, 2018

Tax - Personal Property/Ag Equipment
Four services that help with tax time (Page 33) - April 2018
Personal Property Tax on Ag Equipment (Page 4) - March 29, 2018

Tax - Railroad
IFBF Supports Shortline Railroad Tax Credit (Page 2-3) - January 26, 2018


Tax Reform
Tax Reform Key to Preserving Our Family Farm (Page 22) - January 2018
Tax Code Revamp Should Support Agriculture (Page 32) - October 2017
Poll: Tax Reform Needed for Farmers and America (Page 34) - September 2017
Tax Reform - September 06, 2017
Tax Reform - August 04, 2017 
Farmers and Ranchers Push for Comprehensive Tax Reform (Page 40) - August 2017
Tax Experts: Farmers and Ranchers Should be Ready for Changes (Page 24) - February 2017


Tax Relief
PILT Distribution Unfair to Rural Counties (Page 3) - March 2018
Secure Rural Schools Act Delinquent (Page 5)- March 2018
Tax Reductions are on the Way (Page 1) - March 2, 2018
Tax Relief Bill Advances (Page 3) - February 23, 2018
More Options for Tax Relief Surface (Page 3) - February 16, 2018
Tax Relief -This is the Year! (Page 1-2) - January 19, 2018
Tax Code Revamp Should Support Agriculture (Page 37) - November 2017
Farmers and Ranchers Call for ‘Tax Relief Tuesday’ (Page 12) - January 2016



Tax, Sales Exemption

Sales Tax Exemption For Certain Free Medical Clinics Gets "Do Pass" (Page 4) - February 23, 2018



Technology
The right to repair farm equipment (Page 30) - April 2018
USDA Pulls Problematic Biotech Proposal (Page 34) - December 2017
Biotech Crops Benefit from Celebrity Endorsement (Page 8) - August 2017
Understanding the Rules and Regulations Surrounding UAV’s (Page 27) - August 2017
Ag Groups Urge USDA to Revamp Biotech Proposal (Page 28) - July 2017
Drone Mapping Helps Catch a Major Aphid Infestation (Page 34) - May 2017
Simple, Web-based Program Solves Herd Management Headaches (Page 16) - April 2017
Farmers Want Control of their Data (Page 3) - June 2016
Ag Technology Thrives: Can It Survive Tough Times to Come? (Page 3) - January 2016


Terrorism
Terrorism a Real Threat to U.S. Agriculture (Page 12) - April 2016


Timber
Custer County's Last Logger - October 26, 2017
Logging Project Improves Forest Health - August 16, 2017



Tour
Boundary County Farm Tour visits Naples (Page 16) - July 2018
Boundary County FB Hosts Farm Tour (Page 13) - July 2016


Trade
Agriculture could be big winner in U.S.- China trade thaw - May 24, 2018 
AFBF has always been strong advocate for international trade (Page 22) - April 2018

AFBF Market Intel: Chinese Tariff Analysis (Video) - April 07, 2018 
Chinese Tariffs concern Idaho Farmers - April 6, 2018
International Trade Outlook (Video) - February 21, 2018
Duvall Appointed to Trade Advisory Committee (Page 33) - January 2018
US Farm Exports on the Rise (Page 10) - December 2017
American Agriculture Can’t Afford to Lose out on Trade (Page 22) - December 2017
Importance of NAFTA to Agriculture in Each State for 2016 (Page 30) - December 2017
AFBF Host NAFTA Meetings - October 10, 2017
   
Idaho Inks Wheat Export Deal with Taiwan - September 20, 2017
AFBF Details NAFTA Priorities (Page 13) - July 2017
Farmers Urge Caution on Cuba Policy (Page 28) - July 2017
NAFTA TALKS - July 31, 2017
Pulse Shippers Adapt to Loss of Container on Barge Option (Page 8) - November 2016
Free Trade Makes Good Sence for U.S. Ag (Page 22) - September 2016
New Poll Shows Strong Support for TPP (Page 32) - September 2016



Transportation - Ag Haulers
Transportation Department Extends ELD Waiver for Ag Haulers (Page 34) - April 2018
Farm Bureau Calls for Clarity on Exemptions for Agricultural Haulers (Page 34) - March 2018
Federal Trucking Regulation Complicates Livestock Transportation (Page 35) - February 2018


Transportation
Counties slow to approve higher truck weight limits (Page 22) - July 2018
Container Shipments to Resume at Portland (Page 10) - January 2018

Transportation - Electronic Logging Devices
Two New ELD Actions Benefit Livestock Haulers (Page 2) - March 29, 2018
ELD Update - March 28, 2018
ELDS, GVWS, HOS and CDLS Get Attention (Page 3) - March 2, 2018
Farm Bureau Calls for Clarity on Exemptions for Agricultural Haulers- February 26, 2018
Electronic Logging Devices Cause Hardship for All Small Truckers (Page 2) - February 16, 2018
Electronic logging device could hurt livestock industry - January 19, 2018
Transportation Department Waives Logging Device Mandate (Page 35) - December 2017
New Legislation Would Delay Log-book Device Requirements for Truck Drivers - August 16, 2017

Transportation - Trucking Shortage
Trucking shortage persists in Idaho - January 19, 2018


Trespass
Bill strengthens, clarifies Idaho’s trespassing laws (Page 16) - May 2018
Trespass Reality (Video) -  April 30, 2018
Trespass Bill becomes law-IFBF Special report (Podcast) - April 18, 2018
Walton Trespass Story (Video) - April 16, 2018
Trespass Bill Clears Ag Committee (Page 16) - March 2018
H658A, PROPERTY RIGHTS BILL CROSSES FINISH LINE (Page 1) - March 29, 2018

Trespass bill protects property rights in Idaho - March 22, 2018
Boyle’s Trespass Bill Clears Ag Committee - February 15, 2018
Trucking Shortage Persists in Idaho (Page 37) - February 2018
Trespass Bill Introduced (Page 1) - February 9, 2018


Truffles
Some Idaho growers starting to find truffles - May 15, 2018
Expensive truffles being grown in Idaho (Page 4) - May 2018
Truffles (Video) - April 30, 2018


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University Of Idaho
UI christens its ‘Idaho Farm Bureau Federation Foyer to the Future’ (Page 8) - July 2018
Ribbon Cut at U of I (Video) - May 28, 2018 
Ag college dean seeks farm industry support for goal of investing millions in research stations (Page 3) - April 2018
University of Idaho plans new nuclear seed potato facility (Page 13) - April 2018
UI Team Rounds Up a Second in National Contest (Page 34) - January 2017
McGuire Selected as UI Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Director (Page 25) - December 2016
Barbara Petty Named UI Extension Director (Page 14) - July 2016
U of I Phases out Caine Center (Page 14) - March 2016


    


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Veterans
7th Annual Salute to Veterans - November 10, 2017
Bonner County Flag Dedication (video) - June 07, 2018


W

Wages

Family Business-Minimum Wage (Page 1) - February 9, 2018
Wage Claims-Time Extension (Page 3) - February 9, 2018


Water - Aquifer
Aquifer Recharge on pace to match last year's record - November 27, 2017
Water board blows away aquifer recharge record (Page 6) - May 2018
Water Managers Divert Spring Runoff into Snake River Aquifer (Page 8) - May 2017



Water - Bear River
Caribou, Franklin County Ranches Threatened by River Management Plan (Page 8) - January 2018
Ranches Threatened by RMP River Management Plans - December 28, 2017 


Water - Delivery
1306 Amended in the House, and Senate Concurs (Page 2) - March 16, 2018
S1306 Notice to Water Delivery Entities Amended (Page 3) - March 2, 2018
S1306-Notification to Water Delivery Entities (Page 2) - February 23, 2018
Bill Would Help Farmers Improve Irrigation Systems (Page 31) - June 2017
Snake River Family Fest gives thanks to $20-billion Impact of Waterway (Page 32) - June 2017



Water - Flooding
Floods Damage Feed Stores, Drive Production Costs Up (Page 10) - April 2017
Flood Shuts Down Interstate, Damages Farms, Homes (Page 12) - March 2017



Water - Irrigation 
Properties with Unpaid Irrigation Taxes to be Sold at Public Auction - December 04, 2017
TVWU Explains Irrigation Concerns (Page 36) - February 2016
Innovators Combine Hydroponics and Aquaculture (Page 38) - February 2016


Water - Recharge
Idaho water board blows away recharge record - April 12, 2018
Aquifer Recharge on Pace to Match Last Year (Page 3) - December 2017
Aquifer Recharge Expanding and On Track to Meet Goals (Page 8) - March 2017
Ranchers Create Wetlands in Owyhee County (Page 12) - June 2016


Water - Rights
Committee supports special legislative session to address water issue - June 07, 2018 
Pruitt signs Idaho Water Memorandum (video) - June 05, 2018 
Ranchers Encouraged to File for Stockwater Rights (Page 8) - July 2017
Former Chief Justice Writes About Swan Falls Agreement (Page 4) - February 2017
Groups Ask Court to Overturn EPA Water Rule (Page 27) - December 2016
Treasure Valley Farmers claim partial water right victory, consider options (Page 3) - October 2016


Water-Storage
Groundwater measurements expected to show an uptick in water levels (Page ) - June 2018
Idaho water supply outlook for 2018 looks promising - April 24, 2018
Irrigation water at record levels - July 30, 2017
Steady Snowpack: Good news for Idaho Farmers (Page 14) - April 2016
Prior Appropriation Reservoir One-Fill (Page 28) - January 2016


Weather

Spring Weather 2018 (Video)- June 01, 2018 
La Nina Could Bring Another Big Snow Year (Page 5) - December 2017
Weather Impacting Our Friends and Neighbors (Page 20) - November 2017


Wheat
Idaho Wheat Commission’s fiscal 2019 budget is heavy on research (Page 3) - July 2018
Family turns to direct wheat sales to save farm (Page 12) - June 2018
Idaho Wheat Commission invests $2 million in ag trading program (Page 10) - April 2018
Wheat Commission Plans Legislation to Collect Grower Information (Page 3) - January 2018   
Wheat and grain producers hope to change database rules - December 24, 2017
Grain Storage Tight (Page 33) - December 2017   
Wheat Yields down 12-Percent, Quality Excellent - November 30, 2017
Idaho Inks Wheat Export Deal with Taiwan - September 20, 2017 
2017 Wheat crop: Good quality, lower yields - August 29, 2017 
Wattenbarger Wheat Harvest, Drone Flyover (Video) - August 16, 2017
East Idaho Wheat Harvest, Drone Flyover (Video) - August 07, 2017
Wheat Harvest Underway - July 28, 2017

Barley Growers Forced to Store Crop and Hope for a Solution (Page 15) - June 2017
Falling numbers doom Camas Prairie Wheat Crop (Page 3) - September 2016


Wind Energy
Wind Generation Benefits Farmers, Environment - September 14, 2017

Wine
Wine grape crop should be bigger in 2018 (Page 20) - May 2018
Idaho’s wine industry has grown rapidly (Page 26) - April 2018
2018 Idaho wine grape crop looks to be better than 2017 - April 18, 2018
Trimming the Vineyard (Video) - February 26, 2018
Wine & Fruit, Dar Symms (Video) - September 18, 2017
Harsh Winter Takes Out 2017 Wine Crop (Page 4) - August 2017
2017 Grape crop wiped out (Video) - July 26, 2017

Wolves
Wolf Collaring Gets a "Do Pass" Then Passes House (Page 2) - March 9, 2018
Wolf Depredation Control Board Sunset Corrected (Page 4) - February 23, 2018
Three Wolf Bills Introduced (Page 1) - February 9, 2018
Funding Available for Wolf Depredation Compensation - October 27, 2017


Women's Leadership Committee
Idaho Farm Bureau Women’s 2018 Leadership Conference (Page 30) - May 2018
Women’s Leadership Committee Donates to Boise Charity (Page 32) - March 2018
Our Food Week Observed at Statehouse (Page 33) - March 2018   
Ronald McDonald House Donation (Video) - February 13, 2018
Women's Leadership Committee makes donation - February 13, 2018
Our Food Week, Observed at Statehouse - February 12, 2018
Speech Contest (Video) - February 12, 2018
Jerome County Student Wins Women's Leadership Committee Speech Contest - February 12, 2018

IFBF Women’s Leadership Conference Focuses on Food, Education (Page 25) - April 2017
Women In Ag Spotlight: Julie White (Page 31) - April 2017
Leadership Committee Donates to Ronald McDonald House (Page 20) - March 2017
2016 Essay Contest Winners - Shrimp Farming, Idaho’s Little Known Secret (Page 26) - May 2016  
IFBF Women’s Leadership Committee Mini-Grants Awarded (Page 27) - May 2016
Technology is Creating Endless Opportunities for Agriculture in Idaho - Speech Contest (Page 21) - April 2016
IFBF Women Donate to McDonald House (Page 6) - March 2016
Weiser Student Wins Women’s Leadership Committee Speech Contest (Page 7) - March 2016
Food Check-off day at the Statehouse (Page 21) - March 2016
Women in Agriculture Conference (Page 34) - March 2016


WOTUS
Farm Bureau Members Encouraged to Participate in new PR Campaign (Page 14) - March 2018
WOTUS Duck (Video) - March 06, 2018
Float us down with WOTUS - February 14, 2018 
Float us-Down with WOTUS - January 29, 2018
EPA to Finalize WOTUS Repeal in April - December 21, 2017 
WOTUS Comment Period Extended (Page 14) - September 2017
AFBF to EPA: Time to Rescind WOTUS Rule - September 27, 2017
WOTUS Comment period extended - August 22, 2017 
WOTUS On Hold After Inquiry (Page 10) - January 2016
Omnibus Is an Overall Win for Ag but Still No Fix for WOTUS or GMOs (Page 34) - January 2016


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Young Farmers & Ranchers
AFBF Seats New National Committee Members (Page 30) - January 2018
YF&R Conference (Video) - January 30, 2018
YF&R Food Donation (Video) - January 27, 2018
Young Farmers & Ranchers Announce National Competition Details (Page 27) - December 2017
Clark Goes to Nashville (Video) - December 22, 2017
2017 Achievers (Video) - December 18, 2017
YF&R Discussion Meet (Video) - December 11, 2017
Clark Wins 2017 State Discussion Meet - December 06, 2017



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