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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 >>>

Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

Warm up with Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup. Hearty and delicious, this dish incorporates all the wonderful flavors of home. 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 >>>

When to Rotate Alfalfa to Other Crops to Prevent Diseases

When to Rotate Alfalfa to Other Crops to Prevent Diseases

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 >>>

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 and smokers, plus tips to 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 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 early spring gardening and what vegetables thrive in cooler temperatures? Here are some helpful early spring gardening tips. 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 >>>

5 Tips To Help You Choose The Best Pet Food for Your Furry Friends

5 Tips To Help You Choose 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 Forage Alternatives to Hay in a Drought Year

10 Forage Alternatives to Hay in a Drought Year

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

3 Agricultural Pests Invading Intermountain West Farms

3 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

Grandpa Weller's Traditional German Sauerbraten

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

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 >>>

Monthly Beekeeping Guide: Bee Activity and Beekeeper To-Dos

Monthly Beekeeping Guide: Bee Activity and Beekeeper To-Dos

Promote greater self sufficiency and enjoy a fun past-time by building or growing a productive apiary and caring for your bees year-round. Continue >>>

Grandma Mickelsen's German Pancakes

Grandma Mickelsen's German Pancakes

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... 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

Gramma Sue's Fudge

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 Meringue Pie

Grandma Chrystal's Lemon Meringue Pie

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

Smokin' Honey Dutch Oven Anasazi Beans

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 flock 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 Problems

Troubleshooting Common Bee Problems

Whether you're a seasoned beekeeper or a beginning hobbyist, here are some solutions to bee problems that pop up for every hive and apiarist. Continue >>>

How to Start a Raised Garden Bed

How to Start a Raised Garden Bed

Start a raised garden bed and successfully grow your favorite vegetables in any space. See the benefits and plan a raised bed garden with these tips. 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 Homemade Bread & Zucchini Casserole Recipes

Mama's Homemade 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 >>>

The Benefits of Mega 3™ in Your Cattle Feeding Program

The Benefits of Mega 3™ in Your Cattle Feeding Program

What are the benefits of adding Mega 3™ to your feeding program? It provides omega-3 fatty acids, improves overall health and feed efficiency and more. 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 >>>

How One Family Uses 4H To Teach Their Kids Valuable Life Lessons

How One Family Uses 4H To Teach Their Kids Valuable Life Lessons

The lessons learned raising livestock are invaluable, from the work ethic to money decisions. My kids get experiences they wouldn't have outside of 4H. Continue >>>

The Major Role of Phosphorus in Plant Growth and Productivity

The Major Role of Phosphorus in Plant Growth and Productivity

Maintaining an adequate supply of Phosphorus is essential for plant health. Learn more about the role phosphorus plays in plant growth and reproduction. Continue >>>

Preventing Summer Pneumonia in Cattle

Preventing Summer Pneumonia in Cattle

Warm dry weather does not mean your cattle are no longer at risk for disease. Protect your heard against summer pneumonia by vaccinating in the spring. Continue >>>

The Fussiest Bull Buyer and Cattle Raiser in America

The Fussiest Bull Buyer and Cattle Raiser in America

Gib Yardley is a 3rd-generation cattle rancher, loyal IFA co-op member and the self-proclaimed "fussiest bull buyer and cattle raiser in America." Continue >>>

Discovering New Livestock Nutrition Research in Amino Acid Balancing

Discovering New Livestock Nutrition Research in Amino Acid Balancing

As research in ruminant nutrition continues to grow, understanding Amino Acid Balancing is another step to better feed and production efficiency. Continue >>>

HarvXtra Alfalfa Product Enhances Digestibility and Weed Control

HarvXtra Alfalfa Product Enhances Digestibility and Weed Control

W-L Alfalfa's HarvXtra alfalfa product gives crop growers flexibility when it comes to cutting, without sacrificing forage quality or yield potential. Continue >>>

JoAnne Smith's Hot Fudge Sauce

JoAnne Smith's Hot Fudge Sauce

Joanne Smith's Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe is perfect as an ice cream topping and more with the chocolate goodness you expect and a taste of home. Continue >>>

Tips for Successfully Gardening In Utah

Tips for Successfully Gardening In Utah

The most important part of preparing a garden starts with the soil. Before you play in the dirt, here are our tips for successfully gardening in Utah soil. Continue >>>

Have a Beautiful Lawn in Four Easy Steps

Have a Beautiful Lawn in Four Easy Steps

Having the best lawn in the neighborhood starts with the best lawn fertilizer. IFA's easy 4 step lawn care program will help you get that deep green envy. Continue >>>

How to Guide to Winterizing Your Bees & Hives

How to Guide to Winterizing Your Bees & Hives

Winterizing your beehive is a 12-month process. Let us show you the steps you need to take to protect your hives and bees before the snow flies. Continue >>>