Agriculture remained a big contributor to Idaho’s economy in 2022 as farm cash receipts and net income hit record highs.

“In 2022, we blew the socks off of almost every ag category in the state,” University of Idaho agricultural economist Garth Taylor told the Legislature’s Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee Jan. 5.

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