Idaho

Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)

The Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides works to protect people and the environment by advancing ecologically sound alternatives to pesticides. NCAP is dedicated to sustainable agriculture, public education around pesticides and related health concerns, and helping to develop better public policy relating to pesticides.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

We work in these areas:

  • California
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Idaho Cultivating Success: Small Acreage Farming & Ranching Education Program

Whole Farm Planning, Financial Planning, Sustainable Crop & Livestock Production, and Land Access short courses and workshops; Small Acreage Farming & Ranching webinars, beginning farmer hands-on practicums.

We specialize in:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

We work in these areas:

  • 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/Regenerative Transition & Support

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • 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.

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • 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/Regenerative Transition & 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 & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Washington

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

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

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.

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

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

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho

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

We can also help you with:

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 & Business Planning

We can also help you with:

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

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho