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University of Idaho Extension, Blaine County

Mailing Address:
302 First Avenue South
Hailey, ID 83333

Phone: 208-788-5585

Fax: 208-788-5587

Email: blaine@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/extension/county/blaine

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Agriculture and Horticulture

UI Extension, Blaine County provides training and education to serve identified needs of the agriculture and horticulture interests of Blaine County residents.

Services

Soil Sample Testing

UI Extension, Blaine County provides the tools to take soil samples and assists with interpreting lab results.

Contact our office for information on collecting a soil sample.

Learn to read soil test results from the UI Extension publication Using Soil Test Results for Garden Fertilization.

Insect Identification

Find a bug or pest you are not sure of in your yard or garden? Bring it into the UI Extension, Blaine County office along with an Insect Submission Form (Word) (PDF).

Resources from UI Extension

The resources below reach beyond Blaine County. Our practical education and research supports agriculture, natural resources, youth, families, communities and the environment.

Agriculture

The 2012 Census of Agriculture listed 186 farms in Blaine County and a total of 179,130 acres of farm land. The market value of products sold is $38.5 million. The major commodities grown are alfalfa, malting barley and seed potatoes.

A large part of the alfalfa grown in Blaine County is organic. Alfalfa is often used for dairies or sold out of state. Malting barley is grown under contracts with many companies, including Miller-Coors, Anheuser-Busch, Negra Modelo and open-market venues.

Local Research

Contact

University of Idaho Extension, Blaine County

Mailing Address:
302 First Avenue South
Hailey, ID 83333

Phone: 208-788-5585

Fax: 208-788-5587

Email: blaine@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/extension/county/blaine

Find us on Google Maps