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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-6681
Fax: (208) 885-6654

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2331
Moscow, ID 83844-2331


College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
phone: (208) 334-2999
toll free: (866) 264-7384
fax: (208) 364-4035

Coeur d'Alene

College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277
phone: (208) 667-2588
toll free: (888) 208-2268
fax: (208) 664-1272


Idaho Falls

College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
1776 Science Center Dr., Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho  83402
phone: (208) 282-7900
fax: (208) 282-7929


Student and Faculty Features

Yummy or Yucky?
Unlocking children’s acceptance of whole grain bread
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Promoting Youth Financial Literacy
Northwest Farm Credit Services partners with UI Extension in new educational effort
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Rod Hill Selected as AAAS Fellow
Hill was honored for distinguished contributions to field of animal physiology and for service to the scientific community in conveying science broadly.
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Wheat Team Revs Up Research
More than 20,000 research plots are in place to provide answers for growers in northern Idaho.
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A Toast to Idaho Wine
Angie Shaltry ’99, Boise, fermented her first fruit while a sophomore in Patricia Hartzell’s Microbiology 250 class. After earning her microbiology degree and interning with award-winning wineries in California, Shaltry established Périple winery.
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Fostering Food Technology
From home kitchen to store shelf: How the Food Technology Center helped four cooks find success selling edibles.
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A Joint Venture for Barley Research
Idaho Barley Commission members announce their establishment of an endowment to support university research on the crop.
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Creating Opportunity Through Collaboration
Explore the promise of a novel collaborative research effort focused on Idaho’s wheat industry.
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Tomatoland in Potatoland; a Discussion Panel
Barry Estabrook, author of Tomatoland, is joined by a panel of Idaho ag industry executives for a lively discussion on the topic of farm and food issues pertaining to modern agriculture.
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CALS Awards 2013
CALS students, faculty and staff honored at awards ceremony
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Tractor Restoration Builds Academic Skills
Students Gain Leadership and Research Skills by Rebuilding a 1943 John Deere Tractor
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UI Honors CALS Researchers
Sanford Eigenbrode named a University Distinguished Professor, Alex Karasev receives Mid-Career Faculty Award
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Cultivating an Education
Ewing Balances Research and Leadership Skills Between Lab and FarmHouse
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A Passion for Agriculture
A Foundation in FFA Grows Into a Career Focus and a Ticket to National Ag Forum for Travis Chase
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Red Carpet
Ag Economist

Ben Affleck’s Movie ‘Argo’ Recalls 1980 Joint Canada-CIA Rescue of Lee Schatz from Iran
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Aflutter with Butterflies
Art and entomology collide in an astonishing collection, featuring tens of thousands of butterflies, donated to the University of Idaho.
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Green Revolution’s Next Generation
U-Idaho Students’ International Research Projects Win Fellowships Honoring Humanitarian Norman Borlaug
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Like a Dog

Dambra balances raising a service dog and work
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Feed Efficiency in the Beef Industry
Animal Scientist Rod Hill's New Book Can Help Cattle Producers Cut Costs
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Of Microbes and Moms
Katherine Hunt’s Study of Mothers’ Milk Expands the Human Biome
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A More Positive World
Drop Out To Diploma: Louis Succeeds at the University of Idaho
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"Most Marketable" Design
Kelsee Morefield Gains Real-World Design Experience
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One Grad's Passion
A $2 Million Plan
Global Collaboration Through Research Strengthens Wheat and Grain Industries
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A Winning Combination
A University of Idaho food scientist’s invention that could promise healthier processed potato products helped a student business plan team finish fifth among more than 1,600 worldwide entries in the Rice University Business Plan Competition.
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Home is Where her Future Begins
Diana Graning has a clear goal when she graduates with a degree in animal science. She's heading home, where her family roots reach back four generations.
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Idaho Student National FFA Western Region Vice President
Seth Pratt discovered his love of FFA when he attended the annual national FFA convention as a freshman in high school. Since, he’s been involved in member drives and competitions.
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Collaborate, Innovate:
Regional Approaches to Climate Change (REACCH) - $20 million research project studies effects of climate change on agriculture. Partnering with regional researchers will enhance the Northwest's research and education capacity. It will strengthen scientific collaboration among the region's outstanding land-grant universities.
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Producing Uniforms for Roller Derby Teams
Athletic apparel reaches across a wide spectrum of design. University of Idaho students who enrolled in a School of Family and Consumer Sciences class focused on apparel design and development for a real-life client.
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Aberdeen Turns 100 Years Old
In 1911, University of Idaho Agriculture Dean W.L. Carlyle toured southern Idaho with F.D. Farrell, superintendent of the college’s Farmers’ Institutes, in search of a site to establish a branch agricultural experiment station.
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Real-World Research at Extension Center Connects With Ag Leader
Cooperative research through a public-private partnership is taking research to an exciting new level.
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Simulations Help Dietetics Students
Last fall the CPD Program took an innovative approach to teaching Clinical dietetic skills to students through simulation.
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Community Garden Spurs New Growth
Bioregional planning and ommunity design graduate student Melissa Hamilton is making an impact in Priest River.
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Sarah Reichman
This is Your Next Step
Growing up with dyslexia, Sarah Reichman was drawn to molecular biology, fascinated by gene modification.
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CALS Honors Outstanding Students, Faculty and Staff
The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences honored its outstanding students, faculty and staff Monday, April 25, at its annual banquet at Moscow.
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University of Idaho Team Excels in National, Regional Dairy Competitions
University of Idaho dairy students brought home reserve platinum awards from the 10th North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge held in Hickory, N.C.
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CALS' Marshmallow Peeps
Peeps, the marshmallow chicks and bunnies that signal the Easter season in many households, unleashed a flood of creativity from Professor Bob Mahler's introductory environmental science students.
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Professor Morra and U-Idaho Cycling
When University of Idaho soil biochemist Matt Morra needs an energy boost, he heads out to spin his wheels. An avid cyclist, he enjoys racing and serves as advisor to the University of Idaho Cycling club.
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Experiencing Taiwan Agriculture
For Doug Kippes, Japan's reality hit as the group walked down a street in Narita near Tokyo, and he leaned against a building to look into a window.
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Vandal Shakin’ Bacon Chipotle Sausage Earns National Attention
The rich, smoky taste of bacon and chipotle pepper proved the winning recipe for University of Idaho at the National Meat Association’s third annual Student Cook-off Panel Choice Award during the 2011 MEATXPO.
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$20 Million for Climate Change Research
CALS entomologist Sanford Eigenbrode directs the $20 million Regional Approaches to Climate Change in Pacific Northwest Agriculture, an agriculture project funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
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Carolyn Bohach Named an AAAS Fellow
University of Idaho microbiologist Carolyn Hovde Bohach was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Tuesday for her work with E. coli bacteria and a statewide biomedical research network.
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Foltz Earns an USDA Appointment
John Foltz, associate dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Idaho, has been appointed to the USDA advisory committee on agricultural statistics.
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Award Winning Stephen Devadoss
University of Idaho agricultural economist Stephen Devadoss spends a considerable amount of time helping his students. His students respond with notable work and give him high marks for his efforts in the classroom.
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What Tiffany Thornton Learned at U-Idaho
Tiffany Thornton chose the University of Idaho to study child development and family relations because she fell in love with its campus, and found it held warm and caring people who challenged her to succeed.
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U-Idaho's Corn Maze
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences partnered with local businesses to bring an exciting agricultural tourism venture to north Central Idaho: a corn maze covering nearly 11 acres and has 2.6 miles of path.
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Parma's Fruit Day Draws a Crowd
Research professor Essie Fallahi's annual presentation of research to the public drew more than 300 registered participants, although a media outlet estimated the turnout closer to 700.
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Giants Among Lacewings Prowl the Palouse
The giant lacewing is an enigma, even to professional entomologists who have spent careers studying the order Neuroptera, which includes some 5000 species of lacewings.
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What did you do this summer? Mason created DNA biosensors.
Frederickson spent his summer developing biosensors to detect DNA sequences, essentially genes, from four bacterial disease agents, E. coli, salmonella, listeria and campylobacter.
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Improving Biosensors and Local Water Health Monitoring
Shiva Rastogi has many, very very tiny irons in the fire, each of them with the potential to have huge impacts in food and water safety, and medical diagnostics.
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Fashion Student Ambitious to Clothe the World
Fashion and social justice: how does one tie two diverse topics together? For University of Idaho senior Kat Swick, the answer comes in a melding of her two passions.
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CALS' Earthworm Research Turns Up Rare Find: Giant Palouse Earthworm
A project to understand earthworms and where they are found in relation to native plants and invasive weeds yielded a rare find in late March: several giant Palouse earthworms.
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Ed Bechinski's Homeowner Guide to Spiders around the Home and Yard
Entomologist Ed Bechinski decided to create University of Idaho Extension’s series of household guides to spiders, stinging insects and other creepy-crawlies in a self-defense move of sorts.
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Learn About the Dairy Industry's Impact on Communities
During the past decade, southern Idaho's Hispanic population grew nearly 90 percent, parallel to the growth of the state's dairy industry, which is concentrated in three south central counties: Gooding, Jerome and Twin Falls.
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