Idaho

Idaho Dairymen’s Association

“Since 1944, the Idaho Dairymen’s Association (IDA) has worked tirelessly to develop and sustain the Idaho dairy industry, while protecting and promoting the health and welfare of the public… As we have since our creation, IDA will continue to advance the interests of Idaho’s dairies. We will advance legislation and support causes that promote the quality and sustainability of our industry.”

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Conservation Programs
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support

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  • Idaho

Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS)

The Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS) uses organic gardening to engage students, teachers and community members in issues of ecology, local food economies, sustainability, nutrition, health and literacy. The BUGS summer program provides youth with an alternative to a world of instant gratification, fast food, fast travel, and consumerism. BUGS teaches youth the value of the natural world, patience, perseverance, and responsibility for themselves, their community and the planet, and empowers them to make their world a better place.

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We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • Idaho

Socially Responsible Agriculture Project (SRAP)

SRAP is a network of national and international consultants who provide services as needed to work with grassroots organizations, rural communities, family farmers and ranchers, and the general public on issues relating today’s agricultural practices and its effect on the current food system and the environment. Our goal is to restore a food production system that is economically viable for producers and local communities, healthful, humane, and environmentally sound. Refer to the website (http://www.sraproject.org/opposing/activistresources/) for extensive resources on opposing factory farms.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • National

Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Clinic

The Fulcrum Institute DRC serves as the provider of state wide agricultural mediation services for the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana through the USDA certified mediation program. Each year, producers are provided the opportunity to select mediation as one approach to resolving conflicts with the Farm Service Agency, NRCS, Rural Resources, the U.S. Agriculture Department, and the Forest Service. Additionally, Fulcrum employees provide valuable training services to those entities through the annual contractual arrangements.

We specialize in:

  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Washington

Northwest Farm Credit Services

Farm Credit ServicesTM, also known as Northwest Farm Credit Services or Northwest FCS, is a cooperatively owned lending association specializing in financing farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishermen, timber producers, and country home owners in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. It also provides leasing and appraisal services, and life, mortgage, disability, and crop insurance programs.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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We work in these areas:

  • Alabama
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Idaho Dept. of Agriculture

Contact the department for a range of services and programs, including organic certification.

We specialize in:

  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • Idaho

Idaho State Farm Service Agency (FSA)

The primary mission of the Idaho State FSA is to assist Idaho’s farmers and ranchers secure the greatest possible benefit from programs administered by FSA such as farm loans, commodity price support, disaster relief, conservation, and other available resources.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho

IDAHO NRCS STATE OFFICE

Natural Resources Conservation Service Idaho State Office

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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  • Idaho

University of Idaho Extension

University of Idaho Extension provides educational opportunities in the general areas of agriculture, natural resources, families, youth, and community development. They help people improve the social and economic, and environmental qualities of their lives through research-based education and leadership development focused on issues and needs. The home office also offers short classes and workshops on topics like farm/ranch management, FINPACK, and marketing. They work on potatoes, grain, beef and dairy as the major commodities, in addition to other crops. Offices are located in 42 of Idaho’s 44 counties and on 3 Indian reservations. The following site offers a map to locate county Extension offices: http://www.extension.uidaho.edu/find.asp

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We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Land Access
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho

SARE – ID (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Idaho)

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a competitive grants and education program operating in every state and island protectorate to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture. ID SARE is in the Western SARE region.

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We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative/Regenerative Transition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho