Idaho reports 3 grizzlies dead in 2 days after human conflicts
Three grizzly bears in Idaho were dispatched by humans between Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, according to Idaho Fish and Game (IDFG).
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Idaho brand board pursues long-range plan to address budget shortfalls
The ripple effects of inflation have been felt by all in agriculture, and the Idaho Brand Department is no different. According to Idaho’s state brand inspector Cody Burlile, the department closed its fiscal year on July 1 with a $85,000 deficit.
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Livestock Marketers: Producer Profitability Initiative to spark conversation, unite industry
Livestock Marketing Association members have a front-row seat to a disturbing trend: the continued loss of livestock producers across the U.S. They see this as a critical threat, not only to the livestock industry, but to the nation’s food supply. That’s why they’re launching an initiative to strengthen producers’ bottom lines and incentivize the next generation of farmers and ranchers.
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NRCS Announces Application Deadline for EQIP and RCPP Sign-Ups
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Idaho announces an October 6, 2023, application deadline for Fiscal Year 2024 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) projects.
“Farm Bill programs like EQIP and RCPP allow us to provide financial assistance to Idaho’s farmers, ranchers and private timber producers,” said Curtis Elke, NRCS State Conservationist for Idaho. “However, we also offer technical assistance and conservation planning. So, please get in touch with your local NRCS field office and learn more about what we have to offer.”