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Summer Farm Clothing: Blending Comfort and Durability

Summer Farm Clothing: Blending Comfort and Durability

The right farm wear is essential for comfort and productivity, especially during the hot summer. Learn more about summer farm clothing and how IFA can... Continue >>>

What to Feed Chickens? Key Ingredients in IFA’s New Poultry Feed Lineup

What to Feed Chickens? Key Ingredients in IFA’s New Poultry Feed Lineup

Ensure healthy backyard flocks with IFA’s new premium poultry feed lineup adds DHA Omega-3s, probiotics and prebiotics. Discover what to feed chickens. Continue >>>

Early Season Stand Evaluation For a Healthy Alfalfa Crop

Early Season Stand Evaluation For a Healthy Alfalfa Crop

Early evaluation is key to guaranteeing a healthy alfalfa crop. Learn more about how IFA can help you care for your alfalfa crop so it’s in great shape... Continue >>>

An Urban Gardener’s Guide to Finding the Best Organic Fertilizer

An Urban Gardener’s Guide to Finding the Best Organic Fertilizer

IFA gardening experts rate the best organic fertilizer for tomatoes, vegetables, lawns, fruit trees, roses and all-purpose lawn and garden needs. Continue >>>

Optimizing Livestock Health: Vaccination Schedule Essentials

Optimizing Livestock Health: Vaccination Schedule Essentials

Following a well-planned vaccination schedule helps reduce the risk of production losses from preventable diseases. Learn how to optimize livestock health. Continue >>>

The Best Out West? Brown-Egg-Laying Chickens for Your Backyard

The Best Out West? Brown-Egg-Laying Chickens for Your Backyard

Find a favorite or mix it up. Here are 15 backyard chicken breeds that lay pretty brown eggs, plus bonus info on what chicken feed provides the best... Continue >>>

Anderson Family Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast

Anderson Family Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast

This farm-to-table biscuits and gravy recipe — direct from a Utah farm family — fuels hungry kids, busy farmers or anyone who loves a hearty breakfast. Continue >>>

Taking a Gamble on the Anderson Family Farm

Taking a Gamble on the Anderson Family Farm

From raising cattle to building a meat packing plant, the Anderson Farm in Fillmore, Utah, continues to grow by taking necessary risks. Continue >>>

Rotational Grazing Systems to Maximize Livestock Nutrition

Rotational Grazing Systems to Maximize Livestock Nutrition

Rotational grazing is an efficient way to meet the nutritional needs of your livestock. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of rotational... Continue >>>

Improving Livestock Production with IFA ICBM Cattle Mineral Supplement

Improving Livestock Production with IFA ICBM Cattle Mineral Supplement

Combat nutrient deficiencies with IFA’s expertly formulated cattle mineral supplement for livestock. Learn more about the benefits of our ICBM mineral... Continue >>>

30 l 30 Feed-Through Fly Control with IFA ICBM Mineral

30 l 30 Feed-Through Fly Control with IFA ICBM Mineral

Implement IFA's 30 l 30 feed-through fly control strategies to prevent production losses in cattle and help achieve optimal returns on your calf crop. Continue >>>

The Dangers of Grass Tetany in Cattle

The Dangers of Grass Tetany in Cattle

Mineral deficiencies in intermountain grasses can cause serious nutritional problems for livestock. Learn to recognize the grass tetany in cattle. Continue >>>

5 Benefits of Drone Farming

5 Benefits of Drone Farming

Did you know that farming with drones can improve your farm yields, lower costs, and keep employees safe? Learn more about the benefits of drone farming. Continue >>>

Sorenson Sheep Co.: A Family’s Sheep Farm Story

Sorenson Sheep Co.: A Family’s Sheep Farm Story

A Utah family started a sheep farm with six lambs. Today, it sells buck lambs to ranchers around the country, lamb meat directly to consumers and artisan... Continue >>>

A Taste of Millard County Favorite: Smoked Leg of Lamb

A Taste of Millard County Favorite: Smoked Leg of Lamb

A fan favorite at the annual Taste of Millard County is sheep farmer Erin Sorenson’s smoked leg of lamb. Continue >>>

7 Conditions That Vary Livestock Feed Nutrients

7 Conditions That Vary Livestock Feed Nutrients

Ensure the highest standards in animal nutrition. A Ph.D. compliance manager explains the manufacturing conditions that vary the quality of livestock feed. Continue >>>

Utah Irrigation Water: Making Every Drop Count

Utah Irrigation Water: Making Every Drop Count

IFA crop consultants can help your irrigation dollars go further with water and soil tests, soil nutrition strategies and polymer soil surfactants. Continue >>>

IFA Makes Record Contributions to FFA and Livestock Shows in 2023

IFA Makes Record Contributions to FFA and Livestock Shows in 2023

Intermountain Farmers Association supports youth and communities through sponsorships, donations and IFA Scholarship programs. Discover IFA's 2023 impact. Continue >>>

Winter Warmth Made Easy: Pellet Stoves and Heaters

Winter Warmth Made Easy: Pellet Stoves and Heaters

Pellet stoves and heaters are efficient and cost-effective solutions that can keep your home, barns and garages comfortable throughout the wintertime. Continue >>>

How to Read a Pet Food Label

How to Read a Pet Food Label

Meat or fish? Budget or boutique? Pet food labels reveal more than ingredients. Here’s how to read pet food labels to ensure a nutrient-dense diet. Continue >>>

Easy, Cheesy Dutch Oven Potatoes

Easy, Cheesy Dutch Oven Potatoes

Enjoy the nostalgic taste of easy, cheesy Dutch oven potatoes on any outdor adventure. Discover why we love this dish and our trusty cast iron tools. Continue >>>

5 Reasons to Season Cast Iron Cookware & Dutch Ovens

5 Reasons to Season Cast Iron Cookware & Dutch Ovens

Cast iron cookware and Dutch ovens are nostalgic and versatile cooking tools. Learn how to properly season cast iron to ensure your cookware's longevity. Continue >>>

Ranch and Farm Clothing for Winter Work

Ranch and Farm Clothing for Winter Work

Ranch and farm life in the winter demands warmth and comfort when it comes to farm clothing. Winter-friendly materials, layering, insulation, footwear and... Continue >>>

Most Popular Backyard Chicken Breeds to Consider When Buying Chicks

Most Popular Backyard Chicken Breeds to Consider When Buying Chicks

The 12 most popular backyard chicken breeds to consider when buying chicks. Continue >>>

Chad Rowley Brings His Fruit Farming Legacy to IFA

Chad Rowley Brings His Fruit Farming Legacy to IFA

Announcing IFA’s newest Board of Directors addition. Chad Rowley brings his fruit farming expertise — more than 40 years of marketing, processing, and... Continue >>>

Momma Rowley’s Christmas Salad

Momma Rowley’s Christmas Salad

Jello salad for the holidays? Yes, please. Here’s the Christmas salad recipe Momma Rowley used to keep 8 hungry kids on her Utah fruit farm happy year... Continue >>>

Steps for Consistent and Quality TMR Mixes

Steps for Consistent and Quality TMR Mixes

Measure. Mix. Monitor. Use these tips for consistent and quality TMR mixes to ensure your dairy cows get the correct nutrition in their farm feed. Continue >>>

Tips for Successful Fall Planting

Tips for Successful Fall Planting

Need a fall planting strategy? Find fall fertilizer and soil prep tips — specific to the Intermountain West climate — for corn, grain and alfalfa growers. Continue >>>

From Fresh to Forever: How to Freeze Dry Food at Home

From Fresh to Forever: How to Freeze Dry Food at Home

Do you want to enjoy the fruits, vegetables and herbs from your garden for years to come? Keep reading to learn how to freeze-dry food at home! Continue >>>

Overseeding Your Lawn for Rejuvenating Growth

Overseeding Your Lawn for Rejuvenating Growth

It may not seem like it, but now is the time to pay close attention to your lawn. See how overseeding your lawn can help you repair troublesome patches. Continue >>>

Summer Pet Safety for Dogs: Tips for Happy and Healthy Canines

Summer Pet Safety for Dogs: Tips for Happy and Healthy Canines

Know how to spot sunburns, dehydration and heat stroke. Use these easy summer pet safety tips to keep your dog safe. Continue >>>

Buchanan Bovine: Growing On 100 Years of Utah Farming Tradition

Buchanan Bovine: Growing On 100 Years of Utah Farming Tradition

A Utah farming family business becomes a century-old livestock legacy. Here's how high-quality feed, pest control, soil amendments and livestock supplies... Continue >>>

Backyard Fruit Trees 101 for Intermountain West Growers

Backyard Fruit Trees 101 for Intermountain West Growers

Grow your own apples, cherries, peaches and nectarines for farm-to-table nutrition. Here's how to pick and care for backyard fruit trees. Continue >>>

Aunt Mary’s Magic Peach Cobbler

Aunt Mary’s Magic Peach Cobbler

There was no leaving Aunt Mary’s without a slice of pie or a scoop of sticky-sweet cobbler with just a hint of tartness from fresh picked peaches. Continue >>>

Alfalfa Seed Selection

Alfalfa Seed Selection

Think alfalfa seed selection is all about cost? Wrong. Instead, focus on variety. Consider yield, persistence, fall dormancy, winter survival and pest... Continue >>>

Growing Future Growers: IFA Scholarship Recipients 2023

Growing Future Growers: IFA Scholarship Recipients 2023

IFA is dedicated to growing and supporting local communities. By contributing to youth FFA scholarships, IFA hopes to help youth grow in agriculture. Continue >>>

Fodder Livestock Feed: Friend or Foe

Fodder Livestock Feed: Friend or Foe

Fodder livestock feed is experiencing a rebirth in animal nutrition. What exactly is fodder and what are the benefits and draw backs of this feed? Continue >>>

Four Steps to Finding the Right Ideas or Products for your Operation

Four Steps to Finding the Right Ideas or Products for your Operation

Making decisions to implement a new strategy or use a new product on your operation can be challenging. Make the best decision with four steps. Continue >>>

Turning Over the Reins: IFA Welcomes a New President

Turning Over the Reins: IFA Welcomes a New President

Matt Swan was named President and CEO of IFA in 2022. Matt leads the co-op with an extensive background in agriculture and an 18-year career with IFA. Continue >>>

The Best Dog Food: What Ingredients Make for a Rich, Happy Canine?

The Best Dog Food: What Ingredients Make for a Rich, Happy Canine?

What ingredients make the best dog food? We go beyond the pretty packaging to weigh in on what nutrition your dog needs — watch for these 6 major... Continue >>>

A Guide to Choosing the Right Dog Food

A Guide to Choosing the Right Dog Food

Our dogs are more than just pets, they're family and family deserves the best, healthiest food. Here's a few tips for finding the right dog food. Continue >>>

7 Reasons to Start Beekeeping

7 Reasons to Start Beekeeping

Why should you start beekeeping? Increased self-sufficiency, better pollination around the yard and honey are just a few advantages of raising bees. Continue >>>

3 Reasons To Keep Your Yard Tools Sharp

3 Reasons To Keep Your Yard Tools Sharp

Yard tool sharpening is an important part of yard maintenance. Learn why dull blades and tools can be a problem for more than just your tools. Continue >>>

100 Years of Growing Healthy Chickens With Your Local Farmer's Co-op

100 Years of Growing Healthy Chickens With Your Local Farmer's Co-op

IFA is a local farmer's co-op helping grow healthy chickens and poultry for 100 years. Learn about IFA's locally-milled poultry feeds and supplies. Continue >>>

Choosing The Best Rabbit Feed

Choosing The Best Rabbit Feed

Healthy rabbits require a balanced diet. Choosing a rabbit pellet, forage and treats can help your furry friend remain happy. Continue >>>

Safe! IFA Safe Feed for Horses with Metabolic Challenges

Safe! IFA Safe Feed for Horses with Metabolic Challenges

IFA Safe Horse Conditioner provides reliable nutrition for horses with unique dietary needs and metabolic challenges. Continue >>>

What to Feed Metabolically Challenged Horses

What to Feed Metabolically Challenged Horses

Horses with metabollic challenges have unique nutritional needs. Learn about different metabolic issues and what to feed horses with metabollic challenges. Continue >>>

IFA Contributions to Local Communities and Livestock Shows

IFA Contributions to Local Communities and Livestock Shows

IFA is dedicated to growing and supporting local communities. By contributing to youth livestock shows IFA hopes to support youth in agriculture. Continue >>>

Counting Calories: Improving Availability for Livestock

Counting Calories: Improving Availability for Livestock

Calories play a major role in livestock production. Find out how increaasing calorie availability of your feeds can improve livestock health. Continue >>>

Fertilizer Math

Fertilizer Math

Fertilizer can help increase your crop yeilds exponentially but are you doing the math right? Learn how doing your fertilizer math can help boost yeilds. Continue >>>

Pauline Buehler's Chicken 'n' Dumplings

Pauline Buehler's Chicken 'n' Dumplings

Pauline's Chicken 'n' Dumplings is sure to delight. This family favorite is rich, creamy and perfect at a table full of family, friends or hired hands. Continue >>>

Helping Build The Cannon Angus Brand

Helping Build The Cannon Angus Brand

Los Angeles, California native, John Cannon, was always drawn to the ranching lifestyle. Now, he raises pure-bred cattle on his own Cannon Angus Ranch. Continue >>>

Pack Trip Prep: Saddles and Panniers

Pack Trip Prep: Saddles and Panniers

A successful pack trip starts with the right gear. Learn about traditional sawbuck and decker pack saddles as well as different styles of pannier sets. Continue >>>

Optimizing Feed Intake in Dairy Cattle

Optimizing Feed Intake in Dairy Cattle

Feed intake has a major impact on milk production in dairy cattle. Optimize feed intake with environmental controls, forage quality and bunk management. Continue >>>

Alfalfa Stand Rotation

Alfalfa Stand Rotation

Knowing when and how to rotate out your alfalfa stand ensures that your fields are performing and your yields are able to off set high production costs. Continue >>>

6 Tips for an Effective Rodent Control Strategy

6 Tips for an Effective Rodent Control Strategy

Protect your home, garage and outdoor structures from the damaging affects of vermin with these tips for effective rodent control strategy. Continue >>>

Got Ropes? Selecting the Right Rodeo and Ranch Rope

Got Ropes? Selecting the Right Rodeo and Ranch Rope

Selecting the right rodeo and ranch rope starts with understanding rope types. Learn how rope length, stiffness and activity all impact rope performance. Continue >>>

Helping Grow a “Spirit of Excellence” with Smarty Roping

Helping Grow a “Spirit of Excellence” with Smarty Roping

IFA now sells Smarty roping systems. Smarty provides quality roping training equipment for team, breakaway and calf ropers. Continue >>>

Tips for Aphid Control & Treatment

Tips for Aphid Control & Treatment

Aphids are small soft-bodied insects that suck nutrients from your plants and cause black spots, wilting and more. Learn how to identify and control an... Continue >>>

Smoked Greek Roasted Potatoes

Smoked Greek Roasted Potatoes

Traditional-tangy goodness with a savory, smoky twist! Smoked Greek Potatoes are the perfect side dish for any and every occasion. Continue >>>

Protective Leg Gear for Horses

Protective Leg Gear for Horses

Protective leg gear for horses serves an important role in supporting leg structures and maintaining health. Learn about horse leg wraps and boots. Continue >>>

Choosing a Livestock Water System

Choosing a Livestock Water System

Access to clean, quality water sources is essential for livestock health and production. Keep livestock hydrated with the best livestock water systems. Continue >>>

Drought Management Strategies for Livestock Producers

Drought Management Strategies for Livestock Producers

By utilizing key drought management strategies, livestock producers can help alleviate stress and concerns as it relates to their herds. Continue >>>

Preparing for Drought and Other Growing Season Challenges

Preparing for Drought and Other Growing Season Challenges

Preparing for drought by determining the best crops to plant, adapting management practices and utilizing humectants can help with the growing season. Continue >>>

How To Keep Grass Green During Drought

How To Keep Grass Green During Drought

Keep your grass green during hot summer months with these tips from IFA’s lawn care experts. Read more! Continue >>>

Planting Tomatoes Like a Pro

Planting Tomatoes Like a Pro

Planting tomatoes can be tricky, but knowing how, when, and where to start can lead you to a bountiful harvest this year. Learn how with this complete... Continue >>>

Simple, Savory Smoked Artichoke Dip

Simple, Savory Smoked Artichoke Dip

Looking for the perfect appetizer? Try this simple, savory smoked artichoke dip. Pair with your favorite chips, bread or veggies and enjoy! Continue >>>

Proper Grill Maintenance and Cleaning

Proper Grill Maintenance and Cleaning

Properly maintaining and caring for your grill increased its serviceable life and ensures that your food selections are being cooked safely. Continue >>>

How To Get Rid of Grub Worms In Your Lawn

How To Get Rid of Grub Worms In Your Lawn

Grub worms are a common lawn issue. Learn how you can prevent and kill grub worms before they cause damage. Continue >>>

The Power of Prime (Prime Rib That Is)

The Power of Prime (Prime Rib That Is)

Prime rib is good. Smoked prime rib is great! Enjoy the tender and juicy flavors of prime rib with a little bit extra by preparing the perfect rib roast. Continue >>>

Raising Grass-Fed Beef on Limited Acreage

Raising Grass-Fed Beef on Limited Acreage

Interested in raising grass-fed beef? Get started with quality pasture, cattle nutrition and sound management strategies. See more from the experts at IFA! Continue >>>

IFA’s Growing Guide for a Plentiful Potato Harvest

IFA’s Growing Guide for a Plentiful Potato Harvest

Enjoy a bountiful potato harvest by selecting the right seed potatoes and learning tips for planting, growing, harvesting and storing. Continue >>>

Aiming For Profit One Acre at a Time

Aiming For Profit One Acre at a Time

Farm budgeting is increasingly difficult due to outside forces. Aim for profit by learning how to create a farm budget and assess variable costs. Continue >>>

The Power of Proper Horse Nutrition

The Power of Proper Horse Nutrition

The benefits of a quality horse nutrition extend beyond equine performance. Find out how IFA Horse Safe Conditioner and balanced nutrition can help horses. Continue >>>

14 Best Farm Dog Breeds for Herding and Protection

14 Best Farm Dog Breeds for Herding and Protection

Working dogs have aided in moving, holding and handling livestock for many years. If you’re looking for help, consider these farm dog breeds. Continue >>>

How to Fit a Western Saddle

How to Fit a Western Saddle

Saddle fitting is import for the health and comfort of both horse and rider. Use this guide to asses the fit of your western saddle. Continue >>>

Calving Season Essentials

Calving Season Essentials

Calving season is a vital time for cow-calf operations. Being prepared with the right calving tools is the best way to ensure healthier calves and cows. Continue >>>

IFA Crop Advisors Help Producers Plan & Adapt

IFA Crop Advisors Help Producers Plan & Adapt

Effectively managing common crop insects includes taking measures to prevent insect resistance to products and practices used to control them. Continue >>>

Staying Positive and Profitable in Challenging Times

Staying Positive and Profitable in Challenging Times

In an ever-evolving industry subject to a variety of external forces, saying positive and overcoming adversity is a staple of agricultural producers. Continue >>>

Bringing MORE to the Show Pen with IFA Platinum Show Power Feeds

Bringing MORE to the Show Pen with IFA Platinum Show Power Feeds

Proper nutrition is key to helping an animal achieve its genetic potential. IFA Platinum Show Power Feeds are designed to promote growth and performance. Continue >>>

Warming Up With Wishbone Soup (AKA Turkey Noodle Soup)

Warming Up With Wishbone Soup (AKA Turkey Noodle Soup)

Don't let a single piece of your holiday turkey go to waste. Unlock the savory, smoky flavors of every bite with a warm and hearty Turkey Noodle Soup. Continue >>>

Got Turkey? 3 Simple Sandwich Recipes to Upcycle Turkey Leftovers

Got Turkey? 3 Simple Sandwich Recipes to Upcycle Turkey Leftovers

The holiday turkey is a classic favorite until it becomes an every day monotony. Upcycle turkey leftovers and enjoy every bite of your leftover feast. Continue >>>

How to Prepare a Smoked Spatchcock Turkey

How to Prepare a Smoked Spatchcock Turkey

A flavorful, juicy turkey is the crowning centerpiece of almost all Thanksgiving tables. Try a Smoked Spatchcock Turkey to achieve poultry perfection. Continue >>>

Stepping Up for State Fair Fun

Stepping Up for State Fair Fun

The Utah State Fair Livestock Show encourages youth to develop valuable livestock production skills. IFA is proud to support these youth in their projects. Continue >>>

Golden Garlic Butter Rolls

Golden Garlic Butter Rolls

Perfect for holidays, birthdays or every day, discover golden, garlic butter goodness that is simple and everyone at your dinner table will enjoy. Continue >>>

The Sweetest Sweet Potatoes With Marshmallows

The Sweetest Sweet Potatoes With Marshmallows

This Candied Sweet Potato recipe is sweet enough to be a dessert but too good to wait till the end of the meal; so we call it a side dish. Continue >>>

Homemade Holiday Stuffing

Homemade Holiday Stuffing

Our Homemade Holiday Stuffing recipe is a great compliment to your holiday meals with classic flavors that simply add to tradition. Continue >>>

Goodness Gracious Green Bean and Bacon Casserole

Goodness Gracious Green Bean and Bacon Casserole

This Green Bean Casserole dish, bursting with flavor and delightful textures, is sure to earn its place on your table during the holiday season. Continue >>>

Coughing Calves and Other Problems Young Cattle Face During Winter

Coughing Calves and Other Problems Young Cattle Face During Winter

When days are short and nights are long, it's time to review your protocols for feeding, treating and bedding your calves in order to prevent common issues Continue >>>

Zucchini Bread and Muffin Recipe Ideas

Zucchini Bread and Muffin Recipe Ideas

A plentiful zucchini harvest means plenty delicious dishes! Mix and match your favorite ingredients for zucchini bread and muffins you'll love. Continue >>>

The Causes and Cures for Sulfur Deficiency in Plants

The Causes and Cures for Sulfur Deficiency in Plants

Learn why sulfur is essential to plant healthy growth, and how to identify and prevent sulfur deficiency in plants and crops. Continue >>>

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 cattle fly control strategies help protect against horn, stable 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 >>>

Creamy New Potatoes and Peas

Creamy New Potatoes and Peas

This Creamy New Potato and Pea recipe from Cheryl Maughan is a great side dish any time of year, but especially after harvesting veggies from your garden. Continue >>>

Supplement Grass-Fed Cattle with Beef Mineral

Supplement Grass-Fed Cattle with Beef Mineral

Understanding and meeting nutritional demands is essential to herd health. Discover the benefits of implementing grass-fed beef mineral for grazing cattle. Continue >>>

Managing Insect Resistance in Common Crops

Managing Insect Resistance in Common Crops

Effectively managing common crop insects includes taking measures to prevent insect resistance to products and practices used to control them. 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 >>>