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.

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.

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.

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