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Ned Moon

District 3
Commissioner
Cassia, Minidoka, Lincoln, Twin Falls, Jerome, Blaine, Gooding, Elmore, Jerome, Owhyee, Canyon County, Camas counties.
(208) 532-4119 ex 103
ned@jkfarms.com

Ned, grew up on a farm in Heyburn, and is the marketing manager for Jentzsch-Kearl Farms, a 16,000 acre partnership growing potatoes, sugar beets, wheat, hay, and seed beans.  He also is responsible for chemical and fertilizer inputs, handles all land leases, audits and government programs.  

Moon earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from BYU, and then entered the Air Force where he flew jets for over 10 years.  In 1993 Captain Moon left the Air Force and returned to the Burley/Twin Falls area and started his own retail business.  He also spent several years as the manufacturing manager for an agricultural chemical company prior to working for Jentzsch-Kearl Farms.

Friday, February 13, 2015
New Report Confirms Biotechnology Crop Growth
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Idaho Annual Crop Production
Winter wheat acres planted in Idaho are estimated at 760,000 acres, down 20,000 acres from last year. Harvested area is forecast at 720,000 acres, down 1 percent from 2014.

Idaho spring wheat planted acres increased from 480,000 acres in 2014 to 570,000 acres in 2015.

All Wheat stored in all positions on June 1, 2015 totaled 18.5 million bushels in Idaho, up from 13.4 million bushels a year ago. Off-farm stocks were up 9 percent, while on-farm stocks were up 243 percent compared to the previous year.