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Explore Idaho’s Link to Oreos, Agricultural Science at UI Aberdeen Twilight Tour July 29
Posted: Friday, July 24
ABERDEEN, Idaho – The University of Idaho Aberdeen Research and Extension Center will hold the Twilight Tour from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 29.   The event welcomes families and farmers with fun ways to learn more about efforts by the university to improve lives and benefit agriculture from home landscaping to major crops.   Topics include Idaho wheat’s role in Oreo cookies...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Extension
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Open Forums for CALS Dean Candidates July 20-21
Posted: Friday, July 10
Please join the Search Advisory Committee as we host additional finalists for the position of Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in Moscow. Opportunities to hear from the candidates will be at open sessions, with recorded sessions posted after the final candidate has visited. We will accept advance questions for the open session (submit to kmalm@uidaho.edu), as well as during th...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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Thank you to Diane Noel, CALS
Posted: Tuesday, June 30
Olga Walsh and the Cropping Systems Agronomy Research & Extension program at Parma R&E Center are grateful to Diane Noel, Publishing Leader, Educational Communications in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences for stellar professionalism and always meeting the tightest deadlines. We are ecstatic to have been able to distribute the most recently produced Extension bulletin on remote ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Acknowledgements
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UI Showcases New Beer, Bread Research at Parker Farm Field Day
Posted: Monday, June 29
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 29, 2015 — The University of Idaho Parker Farm Field Day on Thursday, July 9, will feature agricultural research focused on wheat, canola, acidic soils and horticultural applications for biochar. The tour will also feature research focused on taste preferences for bread baked from hard red or hard white wheat and a new wheat beer, UI Stone Gold Vandal Wheat Be...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release
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UI Extension, Regional Climate Change Project Hosts Precision Ag Field Tour July 8
Posted: Friday, June 26
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 26, 2015 — The USDA-funded Regional Approaches to Climate Change (REACCH) project and University of Idaho Extension are holding a Precision Agriculture Field Tour on Wednesday, July 8, to respond to a growing desire among Palouse-area farmers to learn ways to more efficiently use resources, including fertilizers, pesticides and emerging technologies. Registrat...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release
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Job Opportunity: Director, Administrative Services/Fiscal Officer
Posted: Friday, June 26
The College of Agricultural & Life Sciences is accepting applications for a Director, Administrative Services/Fiscal Officer position. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences and has the responsibility of maintaining the fiscal integrity of the college. Provides leadership and guidance on administrative support functions for seven (7) departments, t...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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UI Microbiologist Appointed to National Advisory Committee
Posted: Thursday, June 25
University of Idaho microbiologist/food science researcher and Distinguished Professor Carolyn Hovde Bohach was appointed Tuesday to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Bohach will serve a two-year term, from 2015-2017, on NACMCF, which was established in 1988 by the USDA (Food Safety and Inspection Service), the U.S...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Science | News Release
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UI Research Tours to Help Growers Weather Weed, Insect and Disease Issues
Posted: Thursday, June 11
KIMBERLY, Idaho – An explosion of weeds sparked by recent downpours across Idaho make this year’s University of Idaho Snake River Pest Management Research Tours in Kimberly and Aberdeen timely for farmers and others, said UI Extension weed scientist Don Morishita. The Kimberly and Aberdeen Research and Extension Centers will host the tours Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23-24. “It...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Juliet Marshall | Don Morishita | News Release | Southern Idaho | Extension
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Soil Science Professor Updates Textbook and Makes it Cheaper
Posted: Friday, June 5
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 5, 2015 – Soil chemistry just won’t be the same as a result of University of Idaho professor Dan Strawn’s “labor of love.” At least the textbook, the fourth edition of “Soil Chemistry,” changed a lot as a result of Strawn’s efforts to bring an updated perspective to the undergraduate-level soil science book. He is particula...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Daniel Strawn | News Release
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UI Readies to Host Record Turnout for State FFA Gathering Tuesday to Friday
Posted: Monday, June 1
University of Idaho agricultural education faculty expect a record turnout of more than 900 FFA members on the Moscow campus Tuesday through Friday, June 2-5, for state career development events.   Jim Connors, UI Agricultural and Extension Education Department head, said the record turnout reflects a recent change in Idaho school funding to increase support for agricultural education.  ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release
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