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

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

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  • Idaho

Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education)

Western SARE is one of four regional offices that run the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program, a nationwide grants and education program to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture.

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

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  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC)

WORC is a regional network of 7 grassroots community organizations that include 10,000 members and 38 local chapters. WORC helps its member groups succeed by providing training and coordinating regional issue campaigns. WORC is focusing on environmental and family farming and ranching issues.

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  • Activism & Organizing
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Industrial Ag Issues

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  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Wyoming

Western Rural Development Center

The Western Rural Development Center is one of four regional centers funded by the USDA-CSREES to strengthen the capacity of local citizens and rural communities.

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  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options

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  • Crisis Assistance
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Rural Roots

Rural Roots supports and enhances sustainable and organic agriculture and community based food systems in the Inland Northwest. The program areas include: direct marketing, organics, education and community economic development. Also sponsor Cultivating Success program – small farm education courses.

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  • Activism & Organizing
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Provender Alliance

“Provender Alliance provides its members with practical and enriching leadership and networking tools, including:
an exciting, annual educational conference providing a dynamic, cooperative format for workshops, inspirational and informative speakers, networking, and diverse opportunities to discuss issues and challenges important to the natural products trade.
an outreach news bureau, by providing information from and about the natural products trade to our membership and beyond — through e-Journals, e-newsletters, and online media.
a united voice for members of the natural products trade on issues such as food safety, food justice, sustainable business and agricultural practices, and environmental integrity.
a communication and information service, linking its members, while ensuring a safe, nourishing, and democratic future.
common ground with the deepest and widest range of businesses and individuals who have created, shaped, and continue to drive the natural community in the PNW.”

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  • Activism & Organizing
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

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  • California
  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Quivira Coalition

“The Quivira Coalition builds soil, biodiversity, and resilience on western working landscapes. We foster ecological, economic, and social health through education, innovation, and collaboration.

Our Land and Water program helps ranchers develop plans and management strategies for restoring and building resilience on slope wetlands, grasslands, and other working landscapes.
Our New Agrarian program helps to ensure that living and working knowledge of these practices, and the landscape itself, is stewarded into the future.
Our Education program, including our annual conference and open source publications, creates a space for our coalition to share ideas and resources, and for the general public to learn about the critical role working lands play in the health of our food systems, communities, and our planet.
Our Carbon Ranch Initiative is working to build the capacity of producers, land managers, and technical service providers to implement land management practices focused on mitigation of and adaptation to climate change.
At the foundation of all our work is the concept that well managed working rangelands and forests are two of the most effective, efficient, and immediately viable paths to remedy the devastating impacts of climate change.”

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  • Conservation Programs
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

““ATNI, as a nonprofit organization, has its structure built around programming of technical assistance, training, information sharing, and providing appropriate platforms to develop strategically policy that serves our member tribes and leadership.” Programs areas include Climate Change, Energy and Natural Resources.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

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  • Alaska
  • California
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Pacific Northwest Ag Network

Covering WA, OR and ID. News articles on Crops/Commodities, Legislative News, COVID-19, Direct Marketing, Economy/Trade, and other ag-related articles.

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  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Industrial Ag Issues

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We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Washington