US nurses will read that manufacturing has overtaken agriculture as the most important sector of Idaho’s economy. Cattle and dairy goods are among the leading agricultural products. Idaho’s chief crops are potatoes, hay, wheat, peas, beans, and sugar beets. Electronic and computer equipment, processed foods, lumber, and chemicals are the major manufactured items.
Nurses will see that the the unspoiled quality of much of Idaho’s land has fostered the tourist trade. Sun Valley, one of the nation’s best-known spots, is an example of the development of resorts in Idaho.