Idaho State Department of Agriculture

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has an ever-important place in one of the state’s largest industry sectors. We recognize Idaho’s economic well-being is forever tied to the health of its farming and ranching. We also recognize new opportunities exist that will redefine the future of agriculture in Idaho. As agriculture changes, ensuring efficient and superior service delivery will be the department’s foremost priority. The pledge has been made to optimize the value of principles our farmers and ranchers have framed over the past century.

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Contact Idaho State Department of Agriculture

2270 Old Penitentiary Rd.
Boise, Idaho  83707
Phone: 208-332-8680


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Statewide service provider in:
  • Idaho
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

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7 Introductory articles were found for Idaho State Department of Agriculture

Don't Let It Loose, Idaho

  • Abandoned pets can become an invasive species problem when overwhelmed owners let them loose into nearby waters or woods.
  • Letting your pets loose is never a good option.
  • Prospective pet owners should make sure they will be able to accommodate all life stages of a pet  before buying or adopting it.
  • Releasing plants and animals into the wild may be illegal and can have serious repercussions for natural environments.


Elm seed bug, Arocatus melanocephalus - an exotic invasive pest new to the U.S.


Updated information on the Elm Seed Bug infestation in Idaho and Oregon.


Ground Water Quality Best Management Practices for Pesticide Application


The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) has developed a set of core voluntary Best Management Practices (BMPs) for pesticide application in order to help protect Idaho’s ground water resources. The core voluntary BMPs are listed in the attached table entitled “Water Quality BMPs for Pesticide Application” and should be adopted when applying any agricultural pesticides in Idaho. The BMPs may also refer to mandatory label use requirements. Always read product labels before using pesticides. 


Idaho Invasive Species Program - 2012 Program Summary



Idaho Invasive Species Watercraft Inspection Program 5 Year Review 2009-2013


The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) performed a review of the watercraft inspection program from 2009 - 2013. This review documents the accomplishments of the program, lessons learned, and highlights the potential sources for infestation of Zebra/Quagga Mussels into Idaho and the Pacific Northwest.


Idaho is Under Attack! Learn About Invasive Species That Threaten the State You Love (and have fun doing it!)


Activity book to help teach kids about Invasive Species in Idaho.


Northwest Owyhee Cooperative Weed Management Area - End of Year Report


Goals of NOCWMA:

  • Prevent the introduction, reproduction and spread of designated noxious weeds and invasive exotic plants into and within Northwest Owyhee County
  • Reduce the extent and density of established noxious weeds to a point that natural resource damage is within some acceptable limits
  • Restore/re-vegetate infested, treated or newly disturbed areas to reduce re-invasion potential
  • Implement the most effective, economical and appropriate control methods for each specifically targeted weed or infestation
  • Implement an integrated management system which uses all appropriate available methods or combination of methods
  • Reduce present and future negative economic impacts caused by noxious weeds