Sean Macy had a “huge problem” 11 years ago. He and his wife Chantelle had started an orchard at their Fort Hall area farm and bought two beehives to pollinate the trees. The hives produced about 6 gallons of honey — too much for the family to use.
BLACKFOOT — Robert Bishop has a vision: Consumers should be able to scan a tag on a bag of produce and know at a glance the route it took from the field to the store. The sales engineer consultant for Greentronics is paving a path to his ultimate goal with the RiteTrace system. In developmen…
MENAN — As a child digging in the dirt, Preston Skaar probably never dreamed he would base a business around his childhood activity. With East Idaho Mini Excavator Services, the Menan man is exploiting a niche market and steadily building a profitable company.
In 1933 — in the depths of the Great Depression — August and Carmalita Zamzow founded a livestock feed store in Meridian. Fast-forward 85 years and grandson Jim Zamzow continues to expand their legacy.
FORT HALL — When Mike and Wendy Swore purchased the farm on Ballard Road north of Pocatello in 2000, they wanted to build on the foundation laid by former owners George and Kin Sato. For a generation the Satos sold what many considered the best sweet corn in the area.
Doing something out of the ordinary for someone he loved is the story behind a unique dairy operation.
BLACKFOOT — A family-owned business demonstrated a breakthrough innovation in cattle handling at the Eastern Idaho State Fair last week. The Arrowquip Q-Catch 86 series squeeze chute is engineered so well that it is possible for a single person to care for an entire herd.
Building custom-tough equipment and making welding repairs is what Black Venom Products in Ucon is all about.