Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Ellis joins Idaho Farm Bureau as media contact

POCATELLO – Veteran journalist Sean Ellis has joined Idaho Farm Bureau Federation as publications editor and will also handle media inquiries for IFBF.

Ellis joins Farm Bureau after working for Capital Press, a weekly farm publication that focuses on agricultural issues in the Northwest, for seven years.

During that time, he covered a wide variety of issues important to farmers and ranchers, from water, wolves, crop diseases and pests, government regulation and exports, to organic production, agricultural research, farm labor and genetically modified crops. 

He also covered the Idaho Legislature for Capital Press for eight sessions, writing stories about dozens of bills and their potential impact on Idaho’s agricultural industry.

Ellis, who has worked as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor for more than 30 years, previously worked for IFBF and has a solid knowledge of the group’s organizational structure and policies.

He can be reached at (208) 239-4292 or (208) 220-5428 or by email at

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