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Bulbs to Plant This Fall for Spring Flowers

Bulbs to Plant This Fall for Spring Flowers

Planting spring-flowering bulbs in the fall is a great way to liven up your yard when the winter season subsides. Continue >>>

How To Choose the Right Chicken Treats For Your Flock

How To Choose the Right Chicken Treats For Your Flock

Get to know your chickens' personalities & reward your best egg layers by learning what treats and foods are best to feed your chickens, and which to avoid Continue >>>

Cattle Fly Control Methods & Strategies To Protect Your Herd

Cattle Fly Control Methods & Strategies To Protect Your Herd

As summer comes around, so do the flies. Learn how you can protect your cattle from the harm and stress caused by horn flies, stable flies and face flies. Continue >>>

Tomato Plant Care: How to Have More Productive Tomato Plants

Tomato Plant Care: How to Have More Productive Tomato Plants

Once you’ve prepared your garden and planted your tomato seeds, it’s time to care for the plants. Learn how with IFA’s team of experts. Continue >>>

Dead Grass? Grub Worms May Be the Issue

Dead Grass? Grub Worms May Be the Issue

Are you seeing brown spots in your lawn? Learn how to determine if grub worms are the issue and how to get your grass back to green and healthy. Continue >>>

Time to Split! How to Split a Beehive

Time to Split! How to Split a Beehive

Learn how to recognize the signs that your bees are getting ready to swarm and then learn how to split your beehive to prevent swarming before it starts. Continue >>>

Family-Friendly Ideas To Make Your Kid's Garden Special & Fun

Family-Friendly Ideas To Make Your Kid's Garden Special & Fun

The final step in our children's gardening series, and the most important of all, make gardening a fun and special time for your family to spend together. Continue >>>

Gardening With Kids: How to Choose Plants They Will Love

Gardening With Kids: How to Choose Plants They Will Love

Family-friendly gardening doesn't have to be hard, here are some tried-and-true tips on choosing plants your kids will love to grow and take care of. Continue >>>

How To Build a Family-Friendly Garden Your Kids Will Love

How To Build a Family-Friendly Garden Your Kids Will Love

Where do you start when introducing children to gardening? Follow these steps for everything you need to know about building a garden for your kids. Continue >>>

The Best Egg Laying Chickens: A Guide to Egg Production

The Best Egg Laying Chickens: A Guide to Egg Production

Breed, feed, age, season - there are a lot of variables in chicken egg production. Get the answers you need with IFA's guide to the best laying hens. Continue >>>

Virtual Beekeeping Classes

Virtual Beekeeping Classes

Join us for our FREE Virtual Beekeeping Classes and learn about hives from the comfort of home with avid beekeeper, Matt Bangerter. Continue >>>

6 Tips for Sure-Fire Winter Pellet Grilling

6 Tips for Sure-Fire Winter Pellet Grilling

Pellet grilling and tasty, smokey food doesn't need to stop when the temperatures drop. Use these six tips to keep grilling through the cold winter months. Continue >>>

Outfit Your Crew the Top-of-the-Line Workwear for Less

Outfit Your Crew the Top-of-the-Line Workwear for Less

IFA's B2B Workwear Program lets businesses get quality workwear for less from top brand names like Carhartt, Wrangler, Ariat, Keen, Dickies, Muckboots, etc Continue >>>

Why Your Chickens Need More Protein in Winter

Why Your Chickens Need More Protein in Winter

Chickens need more protein in winter as they molt and prepare for the cold. Here are a few tips to help them remain healthy and productive until spring Continue >>>

How to Care for Your Outdoor Pets During Winter

How to Care for Your Outdoor Pets During Winter

Many faithful farm, ranch and home pets spend most of their lives outdoors. Here's how to keep your outside/working pets safe and warm over the cold winter Continue >>>

Complete Horse Nutrition Starts With the Best Feed

Complete Horse Nutrition Starts With the Best Feed

Here's what you need to know about complete horse nutrition and why the right feed will improve your horse's well-being, vitality and performance. Continue >>>

The Best Compost, Mulch and Soil Amendments for Your Garden

The Best Compost, Mulch and Soil Amendments for Your Garden

Let us explain what soil amendments can do for your soil, outline the benefits of our fav brands and show you the best method to add them to your garden. Continue >>>

5 Reasons We Love Pellet Grills and Smokers

5 Reasons We Love Pellet Grills and Smokers

Pellet grills are taking over backyard BBQs. Here are 5 reasons we love pellet grills, plus tips to help you elevate your outdoor cooking to new levels. Continue >>>

Canning Guide: Tips & Recipe Ideas

Canning Guide: Tips & Recipe Ideas

Gardening and preserving the harvest go hand-in-hand. Here's a canning guide: a list of tips, best practices, and recipe links for preserving your crops. Continue >>>

Controlling Varroa Mites in Your Beehive

Controlling Varroa Mites in Your Beehive

Controlling Varroa Mites is essential for a healthy, productive bee colony. Learn how these parasites impact your hive and what you can do to control them. Continue >>>

Revive Your Lawn

Revive Your Lawn

Revive your lawn and help yellow spots turn green with this organic-based soil treatment. Revive helps save water & improves lawns in a matter of days. Continue >>>

Tips for Growing Fall Vegetables in Your Garden

Tips for Growing Fall Vegetables in Your Garden

Don't hang up your garden gloves after the summer harvest! Find out which cool-season vegetables thrive in the autumn and the best times for fall planting. Continue >>>

IFA's Lawn Watering Guide - The Best Time To Water Your Grass

IFA's Lawn Watering Guide - The Best Time To Water Your Grass

Is your lawn getting enough water in the summer? Find out and learn other tips for better grass watering habits with IFA's lawn watering guide. Continue >>>

How to Harvest Honey From Your Beehive

How to Harvest Honey From Your Beehive

How do you extract honey from the hive? When is the best time of year to collect honey? Here are essential tips for how to harvest honey from your beehive. Continue >>>

8 Reasons Plant Leaves Turn Yellow

8 Reasons Plant Leaves Turn Yellow

Plant leaves can tell a story. When leaves turn yellow, there are signs that help identify the problem. What are 8 reasons plant leaves turn yellow? Continue >>>

Maximize Crop Production With Micro 500 Micronutrient Fertilizer

Maximize Crop Production With Micro 500 Micronutrient Fertilizer

Micronutrients zinc, manganese, iron, copper and boron work together to stimulate healthy growth by improving chlorophyll production and photosynthesis. Continue >>>

Daily Chicken Care: 5 Things to Do in Summer

Daily Chicken Care: 5 Things to Do in Summer

As spring shifts to summer, the hotter season can be rough on your chickens. Here are 5 things you need to know about daily chicken care in summer. Continue >>>

How To Choose the Best Wood Pellets for Your Grill

How To Choose the Best Wood Pellets for Your Grill

There are a lot of options when it comes to smoker pellets. Learn which are best, and how to pair the best wood pellets with whatever you're smoking! Continue >>>

COVID-19: Lessons from Animal Agriculture

COVID-19: Lessons from Animal Agriculture

The COVID-19 pandemic fears of 2020 prompted near depletion of grocery store shelves providing a few lessons to be learned from animal agriculture. Continue >>>

How to Identify & Control Lawn Weeds

How to Identify & Control Lawn Weeds

Has your lawn been taken over by unruly weeds? Learn how to identify, remove and prevent numerous common weeds in your grass. Continue >>>

What To Feed Your Chickens From Chicks To Egg-Laying Hens

What To Feed Your Chickens From Chicks To Egg-Laying Hens

The type of feed your chickens need changes over their lifetime. Let's take a look at which feeds are best for your chickens, depending on their age. Continue >>>

Tips for Growing Great Tomatoes

Tips for Growing Great Tomatoes

From planting tips to caring for and protecting your tomato plants, our knowledgeable team has shared these tips for growing great tomatoes! Continue >>>

How to Start a Garden From Seeds

How to Start a Garden From Seeds

From germinating seeds indoors to a plentiful outdoor garden, IFA has your step-by-step guide to starting a garden. Continue >>>

Understanding Fertilizer Numbers to Grow a Healthier Lawn

Understanding Fertilizer Numbers to Grow a Healthier Lawn

Learn what the three numbers on the front of your fertilizer bag mean, and which fertilizer blends will give you the best hearty, green lawn this year. Continue >>>

Sowing the Seeds of Success on the Robert Nielson Ranch

Sowing the Seeds of Success on the Robert Nielson Ranch

Five generations of the Nielson family have farmed and ranched near Lyndall, Utah. Today Chad Nielson serves on IFA's Board of Directors. Continue >>>

6 Tools to Defend Your Crops Against Drought

6 Tools to Defend Your Crops Against Drought

Some effects of drought can't be avoided, but these six tools can help you alleviate several negative impacts of drought to improve your crop profits. Continue >>>

'Dang Good' Deviled Egg Recipe

'Dang Good' Deviled Egg Recipe

Dang Good Deviled Eggs are a Farm House favorite and the perfect way to enjoy your hard boiled eggs whether they are home fresh or not. Continue >>>

How to Introduce New Chicks to Your Flock

How to Introduce New Chicks to Your Flock

Introducing new chicks to your flock can be difficult. These tips will help give your new chicks the best chance of successfully integrating into the flock Continue >>>

How to Control Common Fruit-Tree Pests

How to Control Common Fruit-Tree Pests

Fruit-tree pests can be effectively managed with the right tools and knowledge. Here are five common fruit-tree pests and how to control them. Continue >>>

Pruning Different Types of Fruit Trees

Pruning Different Types of Fruit Trees

Annual pruning improves the overall health and growth of your fruit tree, with these simple tips you'll add years of great fruit production. Continue >>>

Stock Contactor Breeds for Bucking Genetics, but Feeds for Performance

Stock Contactor Breeds for Bucking Genetics, but Feeds for Performance

Rodeo stock contractor known for their award-winning bucking horses tells how IFA's custom feed gives their animals the nutrition they need for performance Continue >>>

Reproductive Benefits of Omega-3 Fats in Beef Cattle

Reproductive Benefits of Omega-3 Fats in Beef Cattle

Research has highlighted potential benefits of Omega-3 Fats in beef cattle reproduction efficiency. Find out how these could help in your operation. Continue >>>

There Isn't Only One Way To Win When Growers Have Different Goals

There Isn't Only One Way To Win When Growers Have Different Goals

Your crop production goals are unique making your approach to planting, irrigation and of course fertilizer unique to you as well. Continue >>>

An Easy Guide to Winter Horse Blankets

An Easy Guide to Winter Horse Blankets

Get answers to common questions about horse blankets: Does my horse need a blanket? What are the different types? How important is the blanket's fit? Continue >>>

Daily Chicken Care: 5 Things to Do in Winter

Daily Chicken Care: 5 Things to Do in Winter

As temperatures drop, your daily chores and routine may change. Here are 5 things you need to know about daily chicken care in winter. Continue >>>

Winterizing Tips for Your Chicken Coop

Winterizing Tips for Your Chicken Coop

Here are several helpful tips for how to keep your chickens happy, healthy and productive through winter. Continue >>>

Herdsman Fencing: Farmer-Owned, American-Made

Herdsman Fencing: Farmer-Owned, American-Made

The Herdsman brand is built to meet the needs of IFA's co-op members and customers, and provide the best quality products on your farm or ranch. Continue >>>

Wrangling the Beast: Bison Ranch Gets Help To Optimize Feed Rations

Wrangling the Beast: Bison Ranch Gets Help To Optimize Feed Rations

Learn how IFA feed & nutrition experts helped progressive Idaho bison ranchers balance gains with cost to optimize their feed rations Continue >>>

Roger Ball's Bison Jerky Recipe

Roger Ball's Bison Jerky Recipe

Though not the most common, bison jerky makes a delectable treat when prepared right. The Ball Bison Jerky recipe is one such way to enjoy. Continue >>>

Types of Liquid Feed and Their Benefits for Dairy Cattle

Types of Liquid Feed and Their Benefits for Dairy Cattle

Dairy cows have an enormous demand for energy. Learn about the different types of liquid feed and nutrition available and how they benefit milk production. Continue >>>

Equine Vaccines for Potentially Fatal Diseases

Equine Vaccines for Potentially Fatal Diseases

Protect your horses from potentially fatal diseases by implementing a regular vaccination program. Continue >>>

5 Ways To Grow a Vertical Garden Using Cattle Panels

5 Ways To Grow a Vertical Garden Using Cattle Panels

Learn how to build a vertical garden to maximize your space and produce more. Here are five ideas to help you grow a vertical garden using cattle panels. Continue >>>

Diagnose and Treat Necrotic Ring Spot Fungus (NRS) In Your Lawn

Diagnose and Treat Necrotic Ring Spot Fungus (NRS) In Your Lawn

Are circle-shaped brown spots dotting your yard? Your lawn may have Necrotic Ring Spot (NRS). Learn the symptoms & treatments for necrotic ring spot fungus Continue >>>

How to Arrange Beautiful Potted Flowers & Flower Baskets

How to Arrange Beautiful Potted Flowers & Flower Baskets

Get potted plant arrangements ideas and inspirations in this how-to guide to creating beautiful, well-balanced container gardens full of color and texture. Continue >>>

How To Seed a Lawn From Scratch

How To Seed a Lawn From Scratch

Planting a lawn from seed is a cost-saving alternative to sod. With these steps and a little patience, you will save money and still get a beautiful lawn. Continue >>>

How to Set Up a Chicken Coop in Your Backyard

How to Set Up a Chicken Coop in Your Backyard

Whether you plan to buy a coop for your hens or build one yourself, these helpful tips make it easier to set-up a great home for your feathered friends. Continue >>>

Spring Lawn Fertilizer: Step 1 to a Healthy Lawn

Spring Lawn Fertilizer: Step 1 to a Healthy Lawn

Providing your lawn spring fertilizer with preemergent herbicide will give it the lawn food and protection that it needs to rebound from the cold season. Continue >>>

Weed & Feed Lawn Fertilizer: Step 2 to a Healthy Lawn

Weed & Feed Lawn Fertilizer: Step 2 to a Healthy Lawn

IFA Weed and feed lawn fertilizer is specially formulated to provide intermountain west lawns nutrients and protection against post-emergent weeds. Continue >>>

Spring & Summer Lawn Fertilizer: Step 3 to a Healthy Lawn

Spring & Summer Lawn Fertilizer: Step 3 to a Healthy Lawn

IFA Spring and Summer Lawn Fertilizer is designed to provide intermountain lawns with balanced nutrients without burning your lawn in the warmer months. Continue >>>

Fall & Winter Lawn Fertilizer: Step 4 to a Healthy Lawn

Fall & Winter Lawn Fertilizer: Step 4 to a Healthy Lawn

A vital fall feeding of IFA Fall and Winter lawn fertilizer provides intermountain lawns with the nutrients needed to bounce back better next spring. Continue >>>

Find the Right Space for Your Beehive

Find the Right Space for Your Beehive

Here are some simple suggestions for how to create the ideal spot for your new, productive beehive. Continue >>>

Debunking the Myths of Ionophores

Debunking the Myths of Ionophores

The use of ionophores in cattle production is a safe and feed efficient way to protect and promote growth of animals in the herd. Continue >>>

The Regulating Power of Potassium in Plant Growth and Health

The Regulating Power of Potassium in Plant Growth and Health

Learn how Potassium is essential for photosynthesis, water efficiency, disease & pest resistance, nitrogen uptake efficiency, enzyme activation and more Continue >>>

Internal Parasites in Beef Cattle and Their Impact on Nutrition

Internal Parasites in Beef Cattle and Their Impact on Nutrition

Internal parasites can have major impacts on cattle health and productivity making it important to understand their effect on beef cattle nutrition. Continue >>>

How to Start Raising Chickens in Your Own Backyard

How to Start Raising Chickens in Your Own Backyard

From feeding and care to choosing the right coop, we've got your step-by-step guide for raising chicks to be happy, healthy and productive laying hens. Continue >>>

Early Spring Gardening: What to Plant and When

Early Spring Gardening: What to Plant and When

When should you start your spring garden? Which vegetables to plant? Here are some helpful early gardening tips that will answer these questions and more. Continue >>>

Six Helpful Tips on How to Prune a Tree

Six Helpful Tips on How to Prune a Tree

Are you unsure of how to trim your deciduous or evergreen trees with confidence? Here are 6 helpful tips to remember when pruning your trees and shrubs. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in January

Beekeeping in January

The bees really aren't doing much in January other than keeping warm and staying alive. The beekeeper, however, has certain tasks that need attention. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in February

Beekeeping in February

February is another slow month for the beekeeper and their hives, but towards the end of the month, your bees may begin to increase in activity. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in March

Beekeeping in March

March brings the first hints of spring. It is especially clear with your hives as the bees begin their early spring activities. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in April

Beekeeping in April

Spring showers and early flowers bring bees! April is here and your hive, and list beekeeping to-dos, is beginning to grow. Get ahead with this checklist. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in May

Beekeeping in May

It's May and your bee population is booming. There's plenty to do for every member of the hive, plus the avid beekeeper. Stay on task with our checklist. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in June

Beekeeping in June

In June, your hive is filling up. Monitor your bees health and home as the honey begins to flow. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in July

Beekeeping in July

Your hive is buzzing along in the summer weather with plentiful nectar sources. Monitor your bees health and home as the honey continues to flow. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in August

Beekeeping in August

Your bees will be busy again in August but there's less for the beekeeper to do this month, but you'll need to continue to monitor and care for the hive. Continue >>>

Beekeeping in September

Beekeeping in September

The transition to cooler months is in full effect. The bees are irritable as both the colony and the beekeeper are preparing the hive for the months ahead. Continue >>>

5 Tips To Help You Find the Best Pet Food for Your Furry Friends

5 Tips To Help You Find the Best Pet Food for Your Furry Friends

Check out our simple five-step guide to help you understand what to consider and look for when you're choosing the best food for your pets and animals. Continue >>>

10 Great Alternatives to Hay That Maintain Performance and Save Money

10 Great Alternatives to Hay That Maintain Performance and Save Money

Learn about forage alternatives that can minimize the impact of higher hay and alfalfa costs during drought, including Beet Pulp, Cottonseed and more. Continue >>>

Calving Season Essentials

Calving Season Essentials

Understanding and stocking up on calving season vaccines and other essentials is a great way to protect your youngest herd mates. Continue >>>

3 New Agricultural Pests Invading Intermountain West Farms

3 New Agricultural Pests Invading Intermountain West Farms

Identify and control non-native pests who are a growing concern for farmers in the intermountain west region of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and neighboring states Continue >>>

Why Water Is Essential to Your Livestock Nutrition Program

Why Water Is Essential to Your Livestock Nutrition Program

Water is a necessary nutrient that is found in almost every biological process but it is often overlooked in conversations about livestock nutrition. Continue >>>

6 Steps To Cook a Perfect Smoked Turkey

6 Steps To Cook a Perfect Smoked Turkey

A smoked holiday turkey is likely to be the best-tasting, easiest-to-cook turkey you've ever eaten. It's also a great way to start a new family tradition. Continue >>>

Grandpa Weller's Traditional German Sauerbraten Recipe

Grandpa Weller's Traditional German Sauerbraten Recipe

Create this traditional German sauerbraten recipe for a hearty meal with a heart-felt story behind it. Continue >>>

Understand Fertilizer Basics To Improve Productivity

Understand Fertilizer Basics To Improve Productivity

By understanding the basics, we can better know what will work on our specific farm and what changes would be beneficial for our operation. Continue >>>

Grandma Mickelsen's German Pancake Recipe

Grandma Mickelsen's German Pancake Recipe

Grandma Mickelsen's 'Bubbles' (aka German Pancakes) are a feel-good egg-lovers favorite that taste like home and pair well with fresh fruit. Continue >>>

Nutritious Eggs Start With Nutritious Feed

Nutritious Eggs Start With Nutritious Feed

Learn how the nutrition you feed your chickens impacts the nutrition they give back to you in their eggs. And how you can keep your flock healthy and happy Continue >>>

Nitrogen Management Tips & Best Practices

Nitrogen Management Tips & Best Practices

As growers look to manage risks and fertilizer application schedules are set, remember these management tips to optimize your nitrogen program. Continue >>>

Gramma Sue's Fudge Recipe

Gramma Sue's Fudge Recipe

Fantastic-fudge recipes straight from the farm house. Gramma Sue's Fudge Recipe is a sure win for any barbeque, get together or holiday. Continue >>>

Easy Backyard Chickens

Easy Backyard Chickens

Would you love to enjoy fresh eggs laid by your own hens, but think it'd be too much work? This beginner's guide gives you simple basics to get started Continue >>>

Understanding Calf Rumen Development

Understanding Calf Rumen Development

Cattle will transition from a monogastric digestive system to a ruminant one in order to be functional and productive members of the herd. Continue >>>

Grandma Chrystal's Lemon Pie Recipe

Grandma Chrystal's Lemon Pie Recipe

All the tangy-goodness you expect from a lemon pie with the the home-style feel, try out Grandma Chrystal's Lemon Pie for yourself. Continue >>>

Deciphering Fiber Analyses in Your Feed & Forage Reports

Deciphering Fiber Analyses in Your Feed & Forage Reports

Deciphering Fiber Analyses can be difficult with the ever-growing acronyms being used. Understand your feed analysis using this guide on nutrition terms. Continue >>>

Fall Planting Opportunities and Benefits for Crop Producers

Fall Planting Opportunities and Benefits for Crop Producers

Plant in the fall, reap the benefits come spring. Autumn offers some of the year's best planting opportunities for forage, pasture grass, and cover crops. Continue >>>

Smokin' Honey Dutch Oven Anasazi Beans Recipe

Smokin' Honey Dutch Oven Anasazi Beans Recipe

This Farmhouse Recipe of Smokin' Honey Dutch Oven Anasazi Beans is a sweet and tangy favorite from James Park. Continue >>>

Restock Your Chicken Coop This Fall for Eggs Next Spring

Restock Your Chicken Coop This Fall for Eggs Next Spring

Add new chicks to your chicken coop this fall so they can grow during the cold months when laying slows, and be ready to start producing eggs come spring Continue >>>

Troubleshooting Common Bee Issues

Troubleshooting Common Bee Issues

Whether you're a seasoned beekeeper or beginning hobbyist, there are a few issues that pop up for every beekeeper. Let us walk you through some solutions. Continue >>>

How to Start a Raised Garden Bed

How to Start a Raised Garden Bed

Raised bed gardens are a great way to easily add vegetables, flowers and herbs to your yard. Get simple how-to instructions and tips in this quick-read. Continue >>>

How To Use Your Grill to Smoke Vegetables, Fruits, Cheeses and More

How To Use Your Grill to Smoke Vegetables, Fruits, Cheeses and More

Learn how you can use your grill or smoker to add delicious, smokey flavors to vegetables, fruits, cheeses and more. Continue >>>

Mama's Bread & Zucchini Casserole Recipes

Mama's Bread & Zucchini Casserole Recipes

Mama's Bread & Zucchini Casserole recipe is a home-fresh meal that will bring you back to your childhood days with your mom or grandma in the kitchen. Continue >>>

Planting the Right Tomato

Planting the Right Tomato

When you're growing tomatoes, planting the right variety is important, but it doesn't need to be difficult. Here are some considerations to help you choose Continue >>>