“I'd say we have an average crop. We don't have due to an early spring with a lot of rains. Growers want to plant them until about the 20th of April in some fields. So the crop was a little bit behind it finally caught up. But I'd say it's an average crop, whereas last year we would have had more of a bumper crop than this year. So the quality looks great.”
Canyon County Commissioner Leslie Van Beek says tours like this help her in making tough decisions impacting the county.
“It's pretty fabulous. You came out here to Sunny Slope and you look around at the value that this county places on agriculture and people that lead the way. Appreciate Roger Batt’s leadership in that. And we as county commissioners try to support and look at ag ground. And when you're looking at development and that's always the battle between, you know, the prime ground and going through development.”
The group also got to meet the MacIntyre family, selected this year as the Farm Family of the Year in Canyon County,