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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 >>>

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 >>>

Protecting Your Operation with Bird Pest Control

Protecting Your Operation with Bird Pest Control

Find out how bird pest control can help protect your operation from the monetary and nutritional losses caused by birds. Continue >>>

Mom Allen’s Fruit Cocktail Cake

Mom Allen’s Fruit Cocktail Cake

The ooey-gooey goodness of Fruit Cocktail Cake make it an easy and delicious dish to finish off any meal. Continue >>>

IFA's Grass-Fed Beef Irrigated Pasture Seed Mix

IFA's Grass-Fed Beef Irrigated Pasture Seed Mix

IFA Grass-Fed Beef Irrigated Pasture Seed Mix is specially designed for small scale and hobby farm operations to grow nutritious grass-fed beef. Continue >>>

Seed Selection and Profitability

Seed Selection and Profitability

Seed selection and profitability go hand in hand. Find out how the quality of your seed could result in better returns on your farm. Continue >>>

Tips to Managing Your Silage Pile

Tips to Managing Your Silage Pile

Protect the nutritious aspects of your silaged feeds by properly managing your silage pile. Keep in mind these simple tips for quality silage. 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 >>>

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 >>>

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 >>>

Cattle Disease Prevention Program Lessons from COVID-19

Cattle Disease Prevention Program Lessons from COVID-19

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 >>>

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 >>>

Feed Consistency in an Ever-Changing World

Feed Consistency in an Ever-Changing World

As the agriculture industry evolves, the IFA feed and nutrition team brings new opportunities and consistent quality to our local livestock producers. 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 >>>

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 Eggs

'Dang Good' Deviled Eggs

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 >>>

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 >>>

Stock Contractor Breeds for Bucking Genetics, but Feeds for Performance

Stock Contractor 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's More Than One Way To Win When Growers Have Different Goals

There's More Than 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 fencing 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

Roger Ball's Bison Jerky

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 Start a Lawn From Seed

How To Start a Lawn From Seed

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 Backyard Chicken Coop

How to Set Up a Backyard Chicken Coop

Whether you plan to buy a coop for your hens or build one yourself, these helpful tips make it easier to set-up a backyard chicken coop for your flock. 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 >>>

Beekeeping for Beginners & How To Set-Up a Hive

Beekeeping for Beginners & How To Set-Up a Hive

Increased self sufficiency, better pollination around the yard and honey are just a few advantages of raising bees. Learn beekeeping basics to get started. 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 >>>

6 Helpful Tips on How to Prune a Tree

6 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 >>>