SHELLEY — For about 45 years now, Shelley High School ag and FFA students have roped, mugged, vaccinated and branded cattle at the Kelley ranch.

This is Kahler Duncan’s first year in a Bonneville County 4-H archery club but he has experienced archery before in Boy Scouts.

PRESTON — Franklin County residents have filled a variety of Idaho State FFA positions, but Herman Roberts is the first to become president of the state organization.

MONTPELIER — Students, parents, and supporters will be honored for the work in and with the FFA when the Bear Lake High School FFA Awards and Appreciation Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bear Lake Senior Center in Montpelier.

DESHLER, Neb. — Reinke Manufacturing has recognized Irrigation Systems in Blackfoot with a Gold Reinke Pride award in recognition of the company’s marketing year success. The dealership was honored during Reinke’s annual convention in Spokane, Wash.

Liam McMurtrey has belonged to a 4-H archery club for going on three years now and has found he likes everything about the sport.

DRIGGS — As of this year, Teton County 4-H is certified to offer a shotgun club and a hunting club, but because Teton Valley has no official shooting range, the youth organization needs a venue for shooting clay pigeons.

RIVERSIDE — Food from Kittie’s Kitchen on the edge of Highway 39 in Riverside is wholesome and hearty, and if you arrive to pick up an order and find her wearing cowboy boots, Wranglers and a baseball cap instead of a chef’s coat and hat, her manner of dress could explain the fare.

Madalyn Martin is following in her older sister’s footsteps by belonging to FFA and taking ag classes at Shelley High School.

Jessy Wanner and his team, Hadtobenuts Bob and First Element placed second in the World Chariot Racing competition held last weekend in Ogden, Utah.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Korn family, owners of Korn Dairy in Terreton, has been named among the 2019 Members of Distinction by Dairy Farmers of America, according to a news release.

Caitlin Okeson selected a butterfly design in string art class to give to her sister Anneka because butterflies are her sister’s favorite.

DUBOIS — Dubois- and Terreton-area farmer/rancher MaCoy Ward will receive the 2019 Ed Duren Memorial Young Producer Award at the Eastern Idaho Agriculture Hall of Fame Reception & Banquet on March 22.

Five of eastern Idaho’s most distinguished leaders in the agriculture industry will be inducted into the 47th Eastern Idaho Agriculture Hall of Fame during the annual recognition dinner March 22 at Fort Hall.

The Eagle Rock Chapter of Idaho’s Back Country Horsemen will host the annual state convention at the Shilo Inn and Convention Center in Idaho Falls next week.

RIGBY — Rigby FFA students were recognized at the annual Rigby FFA Chapter banquet March 6. Listed below were students recognized and the awards received.

POCATELLO — Dr. Lonna Gerstner sees literally thousands of horses in her career but one of her all-time favorites is a stallion she recently purchased — Jess Got Easier.

During Brynnley Freeman’s first year in 4-H, she raised a Holstein dairy heifer and plans to raise more.

More than two decades ago, Rod and Kristi Thompson became enchanted with Missouri fox trotters for their easygoing temperament and gaited comfortable stride.

Initially Hunter West got involved in FFA as a freshman because his uncle Vince Wray is an FFA adviser and ag teacher at Shelley High School.

VICTOR — Chris Mason’s truck is stocked with most of the same tools and equipment as other farriers. But instead of steel shoes and boxes of nails, he carries protective boots, polyurethane “plastic” shoes, and various glue products, technologies he uses in his hoof/founder rehabilitation an…

Being president of his FFA chapter has helped Mattson Thompson develop organizational skills he’ll use in the future.

MADISON COUNTY — A 10-year old cow gave birth to Triplets on Scott Wood’s Farm in Madison County, just east of Newdale, on Jan. 26. This will be the cow’s eighth set of calves.

POCATELLO — Idaho potato farmers are getting paid about the same amount for their spuds as they’re investing in raising them, according to a University of Idaho Extension agricultural economist’s report.

POCATELLO — An Arimo ranching couple says they will soon lose access to feed some of their livestock, following a district judge’s decision Monday afternoon to allow the county to go forward with a road-use restriction.