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Ned Moon

District 3
Chairman
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.

Monday, March 10, 2014
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All Wheat Acres Planted in the Northwest Region Down 3 Percent for 2014
Barley Acres Planted in the Northwest Region Down 6 Percent from Last Year
Northwest Region Expected to Plant 650,000 Acres of Corn in 2014

Wheat producers, in Idaho, expect to plant 1.20 million acres of wheat for harvest this year, down 8 percent from 2013.
Winter wheat acres planted are estimated at 700,000 acres, down 9 percent from last year. Planted acres of Durum wheat, in Idaho, are estimated at 11,000 for 2014, unchanged from the previous year. Spring wheat planted acres, excluding Durum, are expected to total 490,000 acres, down 8 percent from last year.