Summer Traditions

For many people the fair means carnival rides and eating a funnel cake. However, at the Washington County Fair and many fairs around Idaho it is all about tradition, traditions of raising top quality livestock and the community gathering to celebrate the joys of...
Growing Season At SOLR

Growing Season At SOLR

Winter and spring are filled with preparation and gearing up for the upcoming season. All over the Gem State crops thrive throughout the summer months- optimal weather with great soil and moisture creates an environment for extraordinary growth. Just like many of the...

Alumni Highlight – Alan Krick

In 1978 Alan Krick zipped up the blue jacket for the first time as a Genesee FFA member. In 1982 he took the blue jacket off for the final time, this time retiring as the Genesee FFA chapter President. Little did Alan know that this wouldn’t be the last experience...
Here by the Owl: Pat Dixon

Here by the Owl: Pat Dixon

After graduating as a proud Vandal from the University of Idaho with a bachelors in agricultural education, Pat Dixon went to the Treasure Valley and began his teaching career at Nampa High School. After 14 years at Nampa High School, Mr. Dixon moved south down to...
Here by the Owl: Tom Jacobsen

Here by the Owl: Tom Jacobsen

Tom Jacobsen is headed into his 19th year of teaching at North Fremont High School after graduating with his bachelors from Utah State University. This past year Mr. Jacobsen has been hard at work as he just graduated from the University of Idaho with his Masters...