What is the Summer Ag Academy?

What is the Summer Ag Academy?

Agriculture is the most important industry to the Magic Valley and to the state of Idaho. Students of the age 14-18 can come explore what agriculture is all about as they learn about the diversity and breadth of the industry. Students will tour ag businesses in the local area and participate in hands-on learning activities at the CSI Breckenridge Farm with the CSI Agriculture Department.
What Will Your Student Experience?

What Will Your Student Experience?

Agriculture is so much more than farming and students will get to explore the whole process of bringing agriculture commodities to market from farm to table as they explore crop production, soil, irrigation, technology, food processing, ag equipment, and more.

Come experience hands-on learning activities, this year we are learning all about the beef industry. Participate in:

  • Field trips
  • Meeting a beef producer
  • Creating your own livestock brand
  • Learning about cattle genetics
  • Conducting a meat science experiment
  • T-Shirt and lunch included!
Academy Mission

Academy Mission

The Summer Ag Academy's mission is to provide high school students with the opportunity to explore the possibility of a future in agriculture. We hope to show how diverse and exciting it could be to pursue a career in agriculture by experiencing it first-hand.

Title Sponsors

Barclay Mechanical Services, Inc.

Barclay Mechanical Services, Inc.

BMSI is an adroit mechanical contractor that was founded in 1980. Our rich history has allowed us to grow into a full service contractor. The company can provide services in Boiler Repair, Building Erection, Demolition, Custom Steel Fabrication, Food Processing Equipment, Crane Service and Equipment Installation. Barclay has a complete Machine Shop and OMAX Waterjet machines. We are also ASME, NBIC and MSHA Certified. Partners: Rick Hall, Rusty Perley

Address: 490 West 100 South - Paul, ID 83347
Phone: (208) 438-8108
Website: https://barclaymech.com

Glanbia Nutritionals

Glanbia Nutritionals

Glanbia Nutritionals is a science-led, innovative producer of dairy and non-dairy solutions, including cheese, nutritional and functional nutrition solutions and flavour solutions. With a decades-long history of nutritional product leadership, we solve for better performance – nutritional, functional and operational.

We believe that organizations succeed when a common vision drives what they do and why they do it. Our purpose, vision and values unite our people and set our course, providing the guiding principles behind what we stand for and what we aspire to achieve.

Address: 1728 S 2300 E, Gooding, ID 83330
Phone: (208) 934-8195
Website: https://www.glanbianutritionals.com/en

Idaho Power

Idaho Power

Idaho Power is a locally operated energy company headquartered in vibrant and fast growing Boise, Idaho. Our 2,000 dedicated employees have been proudly serving our residential, business and agricultural customers since 1916. We are passionate about safely powering lives with energy that is reliable, affordable and clean.

Reliable. We keep the lights on 99.9% of the time. Affordable. Our prices are 20% lower than the national average. Clean. Our goal is to provide 100% clean energy by 2045, building on our long history as a clean-energy leader with 17 clean hydroelectric projects.

Address: 199 Blue Lakes Blvd S. Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: (208) 388-2323
Website: https://www.idahopower.com/

Robert Weed

Robert Weed

For over 50 years the Robert Weed brand has evolved and changed with the times. It has been our ability to stay one step ahead that has allowed us to grow and adapt all while keeping focused on our customers. That still remains true today. Founded in 1966 as a wholesale distributor of wood, composite, and associated products to multiple industries in North America. In 1992, the company had established fabrication operations for laminated, wrapped, and wood products. Multiple fabrication products have been added over the last several decades, adding to our product portfolio. As a result, our business practices are based on these six criteria which are deeply interconnected with each other: Service, Quality, Supply, Pricing, Business Ethics, and Compliance.

Address: 3351 Eldridge Ave, Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: (208) 734-48272
Website: https://robertweedcorp.com/

Community Sponsors

Clif Bar Baking Company
D.L. Evans Bank
DOT Foods
Fusion Mechanical
GSE Construction
Hilex Poly
Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU)
McCain Foods
Optimist International
Seastrom Manufacturing
Wright Physical Therapy

In Kind Sponsorship

Float Magic
Lytle Signs

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Our Promise To You


We have the highest standards of quality for our training to ensure our participants get the best training results without leaving the state.


Our connection to local businesses gives us a finger on the pulse of our community so we can provide real-world training to use immediately.


We hire top professionals in their field so our participants receive the most cutting edge, hands-on training possible.