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UI Celebrates Mom’s Weekend Gala, Niccolls Building Renovation Open House April 4
Posted: Tuesday, March 25
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 20, 2014 – Newly renovated child development and foods laboratories will welcome visitors to the University of Idaho’s Niccolls Building Celebration and Open House April 4 during Mom’s Weekend. The 1952 building serves as home to the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences, the largest academic unit of the College of Agricultural and L...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Family and Consumer Sciences | Early Childhood Development and Education | Dietetics | Nutrition
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UI Research Reports BPA Affects Fetal Heart Development in Rhesus Monkeys
Posted: Thursday, March 6
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 5, 2014 – University of Idaho researchers reported Tuesday that fetal heart development in rhesus monkeys whose mothers were exposed to bisphenol A or BPA, a common plastics additive, showed genetic changes that may signal later heart problems. Gordon Murdoch, an associate professor of physiology in the animal and veterinary science department, led the study fund...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Animal and Veterinary Science | Gordon Murdoch
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Cover Crops, Nitrogen and Waste Focus of 2014 Nutrient Management Conference in Twin Falls
Posted: Wednesday, February 12
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Feb. 12, 2014 – University of Idaho Extension researchers will attempt to cover the spectrum of information and issues related to managing agricultural waste, nutrients for crops, dairies and water quality during a conference in Twin Falls March 6. Offering the latest related news, research, education and activities in Idaho, the Idaho Nutrient Management Conferenc...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Twin Falls | Extension
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UI Extension, NW Farm Credit Services Join Forces to Promote Youth Financial Literacy
Posted: Thursday, February 6
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 5, 2014 - University of Idaho Extension educators have led efforts to help more than 40,000 young people learn about personal finances and credit in recent years without learning the lessons the hard way by running up debt. Northwest Farm Credit Services recently committed $280,000 to a four-year project to help expand those efforts to four more states to improve youth ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | 4-H
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U-Idaho Report: Idaho Agriculture Posts Third Straight Year of Record Cash Receipts
Posted: Thursday, January 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 2, 2014 – Idaho’s farmers and ranchers made it a threepeat in 2013. They posted a third year of record cash receipts with a tally of $7.82 billion, up 3 percent from 2012, according to University of Idaho agricultural economists. Net farm income was projected at $2.73 billion, a decline of about a half percent or $12 million but considered essentially stable...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Extension
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UI Animal Physiologist, Cattle Feed-use Efficiency Expert Rod Hill Selected as AAAS Fellow
Posted: Tuesday, November 26 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 26, 2013 –– Animal physiologist Rodney A. Hill was among 14 researchers focused on agriculture, food and renewable resources named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Monday. Hill, whose research focuses on feed-use efficiency in cattle, was honored “for distinguished contributions to field of animal physiology, for serv...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Animal and Veterinary Science | Acknowledgements
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UI Wheat Team Focusing on Developing New Varieties, Boosting Yields
Posted: Friday, November 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – More than 20,000 individual test plots of winter wheat are seeded in northern Idaho fields and greenhouses, one sign that University of Idaho research on the valuable crop is up to speed. The plots will help plant breeder Jack Brown assess wheat varieties already released and develop new ones, said Donn Thill, Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station director at Moscow. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Extension
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UI/Costa Rican Interdisciplinary Study Receives National Science Foundation Grant
Posted: Thursday, October 17 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Bats. Pineapple. People. What do they all have in common? All are factors in an interdisciplinary study recently funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $249,000 Coupled Natural Human Ecosystems grant is the first of its kind received by the University of Idaho. Lisette Waits, a professor in the UI College of Natural Resources’ Department of Fish and Wildl...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Lisette Waits | John McIver | Nilsa Bosque-Pérez | Research | News Release | Office of the President | President's Office
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Idaho’s Linda Webb inducted to National 4-H Hall of Fame
Posted: Saturday, October 12 2013
MERIDIAN – Linda Webb of Meridian spent a lifetime participating in the University of Idaho Extension 4-H program, first as a youngster benefitting from the youth development program and later as a professional. She recently joined a group of 16 4-H advocates as the newest inductees to the National 4-H Hall of Fame. The Oct. 11 ceremony was held at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | Extension | Ada County | Valley County | Canyon County
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CHS Gift Funds Trading Room Renovations, Business and Ag Curriculum Development
Posted: Wednesday, September 18 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The Barker Capital Management and Trading Program’s trading room, located in the University of Idaho’s College of Business and Economics (CBE), will undergo a significant renovation, thanks, in part, to a $250,000 grant from CHS Inc., a global agribusiness based in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Combined with other gifts to CBE, $100,000 of the grant will fund the tr...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Business & Economics | Business | Mario Reyes | News Release | Economics
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