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Food Summit Eyes Ways to Develop and Finance Local Food System
Posted: Tuesday, January 27
MOSCOW, Idaho – The Palouse-Clearwater Food Summit 4.0 planned Friday will focus on drawing together, distributing and assuring public access to local foods in northern Idaho. Keynote speaker Carol Peppe Hewitt of North Carolina will expand on that theme to share her experiences on ways to fund food businesses with local money. Food Summit 4.0 is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Northern Idaho | Extension
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CALS Dean Search Begins
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
The University of Idaho has begun a national search for the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Dean John Foltz will fulfill his two-year commitment to serve as dean through June. Foltz has served as dean since former dean John Hammel announced he would return to teaching and research in December 2012.  Foltz was asked to serve a two-year term as dean while the universit...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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The Confluence Project Receives Grant from ISDE to Develop Project-Based Watershed Science Curriculum
Posted: Monday, January 12
The Confluence Project (TCP), outreach arm of the Waters of the West program, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Idaho State Department of Education Science Education Grant Program. This competitive program awards grants to organizations that “encourage knowledge of and interest in the disciplines of STEM among Idaho’s elementary and secondary school students.” TCP does ju...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Science | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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UI Economists Say Idaho Agriculture Posts Strong Year Financially
Posted: Friday, January 9
MOSCOW, Idaho - Idaho’s farmers and ranchers posted a fourth-straight record year for projected cash receipts in 2014, according to University of Idaho agricultural economists. The $9.7 billion in sales of milk, livestock and crops was a 16 percent increase from 2013 projections. Net farm income of $4.53 billion set a second-straight record, too, up 46 percent from 2013. Soaring milk rece...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | News Release | Extension
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UI Extension Sets Idaho Ag Outlook Seminars in Burley, Idaho Falls Dec. 10, 11
Posted: Thursday, December 4 2014
BURLEY, Idaho – Dec. 4, 2014 – Idaho’s farmers and ranchers will get a chance to take a detailed look at agricultural prospects from the global to local level in 2014 through workshops planned by University of Idaho Extension at Burley Dec. 10 and Idaho Falls Dec. 11. The Idaho Ag Outlook Seminars will draw in perspectives from Northwest Farm Credit Services, Idaho Barley Commis...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension
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UI Snake River Sugar Beet Conference Focuses on Adapting Research Results to Individual Farms
Posted: Monday, December 1 2014
BOISE, Idaho – Nov. 26, 2014 – The University of Idaho Snake River Sugar Beet Conference planned Dec. 9 in Boise and Dec. 11 in Burley will focus on ways growers can adapt research findings to their own farms and combat herbicide-resistant weeds. This year’s conference is part of an annual series stretching back some three decades. Speakers this year will offer growers ideas for...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Don Morishita | News Release | Sustainability | Extension
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Neibling Shares in National Research Award
Posted: Friday, November 7 2014
Howard Neibling, Kimberly-based University of Idaho Extension irrigation management engineer, works to improve irrigation efficiency on Idaho’s farms and ranches. Work by Neibling and his colleagues on the 19-state project Microirrigation for Sustainable Water Use or W-2128 won the 2014 Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award. Neibling’s research on using m...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension
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Open Sessions Scheduled for Attending Veterinarian Position
Posted: Thursday, November 6 2014
The Office of Research and Economic Development extends an invitation to interested faculty, staff and students to attend open forums for questions and discussion with Attending Veterinarian finalist candidates. Please meet Donna Lewis  at 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov 10, and Peter Autenried 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov 11. Both open forums will be held in Morrill Hall 402...
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Animal and Veterinary Science | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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UI Professor Möller Wins USDA National Teaching Award
Posted: Sunday, November 2 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 3, 2014 – University of Idaho professor and environmental chemist Greg Möller received one of the nation’s most exclusive and prestigious teaching awards Sunday, Nov. 2. He became the first professor at the University of Idaho and neighboring Washington State University since 1996 to win a National USDA Excellence in Teaching Award given by the Associat...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Food Science | News Release | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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UI Extension Supports Dairy Margin Protection Program Education
Posted: Monday, October 13 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 13, 2014 – The University of Idaho, USDA Farm Services Agency and Idaho Dairymen’s Association will co-sponsor meetings for Idaho dairy producers about the new Farm Bill’s Dairy Margin Protection Program. The sessions will introduce decision tools developed by the USDA to help producers choose among the new insurance options. University of Missouri Ext...
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