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Searle: 2022 Has Proven To Be Challenging For Idaho Ag
Searle: 2022 Has Proven To Be Challenging For Idaho Ag
Every year has challenges for farmers across the Pacific Northwest.  But, 2022 has put more challenges before Idaho producers than typical, that according to Idaho Farm Bureau Federation President Bryan Searle.  He said weather has been more difficult than normal, with an extremely dry winter and early spring, giving way to wet and cool conditions, with some locations experiencing flooding. In ad.
NRCS: Recent Snowstorms Did Not Have A Big Impact On Idaho Snowpack
NRCS: Recent Snowstorms Did Not Have A Big Impact On Idaho Snowpack
The snowstorms of mid-April and early-May dropped a lot of snow in the higher elevations across Idaho, but according to the NRCS, those storms didn’t greatly impact the drought and water situation across the state. Corey Loveland with NRCS-Idaho said the state had already seen a large portion of the snowpack melt off, meaning what fell over the past 30 days really didn’t add to the snowpack, more
Five More Idaho Counties Declared Disaster Areas By The USDA
Five More Idaho Counties Declared Disaster Areas By The USDA
On Thursday, the USDA designated five Idaho counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas. Because of this weeks’ designation, Blaine, Butte, Caribou, Custer and Fremont counties are eligible for emergency credit from the FSA. The funds can be used to meet various recovery needs, such as replacing essential items, livestock equipment and operation reorganization. F ...
Drought Conditions Unchanged After Wet Week
Drought Conditions Unchanged After Wet Week
Despite all of the rain and even snow the region received over the past week, conditions remain very dry. According to the latest drought numbers from the USDA, Oregon’s soil moisture numbers remained unchanged this week. Data released Thursday shows, over 90% of the state is Abnormally Dry for this time of year, with over half of Oregon under a D-3, or Extreme Drought, and 17% of the state unde

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