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University of Idaho Extension, Cassia County

Physical Address:
1459 Overland Ave, Room 4
Burley, ID 83318

Phone: 208-878-9461

Fax: 208-878-7862

Email: cassia@uidaho.edu

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Agriculture and Farm Management

Explore essential farm financial skills, like marketing and risk management:

For specific information on farm business management, please visit the University of Idaho Extension Farm and Ranch Management website

For specific information on forestry, range and water, please visit the UI Extension Forestry, Range and Water website. 

Harvested forage production is an important industry in Cassia County. To support the dairy industry, producers raise thousands of tons of high quality alfalfa hay for dairies in the Magic Valley.

Hay grown in Cassia County is known for its high protein and low fiber content, as well as the amount of milk that can be made with it.

Additional forage information can be found on the UI Extension Idaho Forage website.

Cereals are the usual rotational crops for forages in Cassia County. They are harvested for forage themselves, but are more often harvested for grain.

Additional information on cereals is available on the UI Extension South Central and South Eastern Extension Cereals Program website.

From the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, Pesticides & Chemigation website:

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture, Division of Agricultural Resources works to promote, direct and ensure safe agricultural and environmental practices.

Through education and enforcement, the division ensures compliance with federal and state rules and laws governing pesticide use in Idaho.

Visit the Idaho State Department of Agriculture website for more information.

This program offers a series of courses that provide beginning and existing farmers with the planning and decision-making tools, production skills and support to develop a sustainable small acreage farm.

Online and in-person courses are available. Discover current class offerings through the Cultivating Success website.

For more information contact

Joel Packham

Extension Educator

Cassia County Courthouse Room #4

208-878-9461

jpackham@uidaho.edu

I teach farm and ranch financial management in connection with estate/succession planning. I also teach farm production and financial record management using Excel spreadsheets and QuickBooks. Cover crops are important to the Magic Valley, and I do research, teach and advise the use of grazing cover crops for soil management. 4-H livestock is an area of expertise. Full Profile

Contact

University of Idaho Extension, Cassia County

Physical Address:
1459 Overland Ave, Room 4
Burley, ID 83318

Phone: 208-878-9461

Fax: 208-878-7862

Email: cassia@uidaho.edu

Our People Google Map