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Who Buys The Farmer’s Crops?

We were talking about this topic earlier today, and thought you would enjoy knowing where some of the farmer’s crops end up. A large percentage of the dry crops like peas, lentils, garbanzos, and wheat are exported to other countries, … Continue reading

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Agribusiness Profile – John Zietz

This month’s agribusiness professional is John Zietz, of InteGrow Malt/Cargill. ┬áJohn is a member of my Leadership Idaho Agriculture class. ┬áTheCitySlicker and I had the opportunity to take a tour of John’s barley malting plant earlier this month. ┬áThat was … Continue reading

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Notes From the Palouse

Rolling hills and patchwork farm fields          This past week I visited the farmers who live and farm in the Palouse Region of Eastern Washington state.  This area comprises roughly in the south-east portion of the state, … Continue reading

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Recipe from a Farmer’s Table – Chicken and Barley Soup

Chicken and Barley Soup Sooo gooooood! From the kitchen of TheFarmGirl 1T butter 1 onion, diced 2 medium carrots, diced 1C celery, diced 2 chicken breasts, diced 6C water or chicken broth (throw in bullion cubes if you don’t have … Continue reading

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Barley There!

      Barley. That’s what you use to make beer and whiskey, right?   Well, yes, but there’s a lot more to barley than that!  It’s the fourth largest grain crop in the world, and, along with wheat, was … Continue reading

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Recipe from a Farmer’s Table – Curried Barley Salad

CURRIED BARLEY WITH NUTS AND DRIED FRUIT This is a good one, great for potlucks, serve hot or cold From the Kitchen of Robin W.L 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 C. onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 tsp. curry … Continue reading

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