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Idaho Farm Bureau Podcast: Drought sets in

Thanks for joining us, This the Idaho Farm Bureau Podcast,  I'm Jake Putnam

The heat is on…across Idaho. SW had thunderstorms but not enough rain to add up to anything…There is no rain and more heat in store for the northwestern drought areas. Stephanie Ho reports:

As our nation's agricultural export forecasts reach record numbers, there are possible signs of continued export expansion. Rod Bain 

Changes could be in store for the Packers and Stockyards Act. Chad Smith has more on what the USDA’s recent announcement might mean for agriculture.

South of Moscow on the Camas Prairie…farmers have only a fraction of rain they usually have…I visited Ray Mosman’s seed operation:

Thanks for joining us this week on the Idaho Farm Bureau Podcast. If you have a story idea, get ahold of me at and I'll come out do a story with you. For the Voice of Idaho Ag. I'm Jake Putnam