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Bannock County Farm Bureau is a volunteer organization selected by farmers/ranchers within the county to serve on their behalf to be aware of legislative and local decisions which could affect the quality of life.
   A group of individuals are elected by the Bannock County Farm Bureau members to serve on the board of directors to collaborate with Idaho Farm Bureau in their efforts to promote the production of agriculture and provide benefits for its members and to serve as their voice for legislative and regulatory issues.

Kids milking a cow at Farm Bureau Ag Days


Picking potatoes at Swore Family FarmsAg days at Swore Farms

Bannock County Farm Bureau board members sponsored Ag days at Swore Farms in Tyhee. There were about 1200 4th grade students for the Pocatello area. The students learned the aspects of running a farm and where their food comes from.

They learned how to milk a cow, make and taste their own butter from cream, pick potatoes,and how to be friendly to the land that provides our food supply.


Latest News

Farm Bureau board members met with legislators at Boise on January 27th and 28th and discussed issues related to the proposed increase of the State gas tax and vehicle registration fees.  Members also met with Idaho Fish and Game to discuss the proposals by Fish and Game to raise fees for licenses tags and permits and proposed new fees suggested by that agency.  Other issues discussed with legislators included issues associated with water resources and recharge to the aquifer.  There was considerable discussion regarding the ongoing problem with wolves and the depredation of livestock and game animals associated with the wolves.  Legislators briefed the group on budget cuts that have been ordered and how that will impact several State agencies.  The week economy at the State level and nationally is of grave concern to everyone.  Shown in the picture are members of the Bannock County Farm Bureau board during conversations with Representative Ken Andrus of Lava Hot Springs.
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