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Ag Student Groups Operate Corn Maze at Lewiston Roundup
Posted: Friday, October 8 2010
Written by Bill Loftus LEWISTON, Idaho – The Clearwater Corn Maze in Lewiston opens Friday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m., but it has already exceeded expectations. The nearly 11-acre cornfield next to the Lewiston Roundup Grounds at 2100 Tammany Creek Road stands 10 to 12 feet tall. "We thought this variety would grow 8 or 9 feet," said Lewiston farmer Phil Kaufman, who grew the corn. The maze will opera...
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Rod Hill Named ACE Fellow
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
Rod Hill, associate professor of physiology and secretary of the faculty, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for 2010-11. The prestigious fellows program, founded in 1965, identifies and prepares promising senior faculty and administrators for responsible university administrative roles. Forty-six fellows, nominated by the presidents or chancellors of their institutions, were s...
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New Website Pulls Together Data Used To Monitor Health of Northwest Communities
Posted: Monday, August 30 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho –The new Indicators Northwest website provides the most up-to-date social and economic data for states, counties, Native American reservations, and tribes for Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. The University of Idaho, with support from the Community Action Partnership headquartered in Lewiston, developed the new website. It provides a publicly available tool to help citizens an...
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Business Plan Team Takes Fifth at Rice Contest with New Idaho Potato Process
Posted: Wednesday, April 18 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – 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. University of Idaho students Gaylene Anderson and Jacob Pierson competed in the contest Rice University billed as the world’s richest. This...
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Idaho's Devadoss Honored with Top Regional Teaching Award
Posted: Friday, December 3 2010
Written by Bill Loftus MOSCOW, Idaho – 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. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities honored Devadoss with its West Regional Teaching Award while meeting in Dallas in November...
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Extension Faculty Receive Awards
Posted: Friday, September 3 2010
University of Idaho Extension faculty were recognized at a ceremony held during the 7th Natural Resource Extension Professionals Conference in late June at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Gold Awards for Career Leadership Gold, Strengthening Forest Stewardship Skills: Yvonne C. Barkley, Randy Brooks, Ronald L. Mahoney and Chris Schnepf Silver Award for Promotional Materials, Washington-Idah...
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Wolf Receives Author Award
Posted: Tuesday, August 24 2010
Kattlyn Wolf, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, received the third place Author of the Year Award from the Journal of Agricultural Education. Dr. Wolf received the award for her historical research article titled “Winning the War: A Historical Analysis of the FFA During World War II.” Wolf received the award at the 2010 American Association for Agricu...
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Devadoss Advises and Bayham Receives AAEA Thesis Award
Posted: Monday, July 12 2010
Jude Bayham, a master's student in the Department of Agricultural Economics, received the Outstanding Thesis Award -- honorable mention -- from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). The award will be presented at the AAEA's annual meeting's award ceremony in Denver on July 26. Bayham completed his thesis, titled "A General Equilibrium Analysis of Biofuel Market Policies," un...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Stephen Devadoss | Acknowledgements | Register Features
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Devadoss Receives Distinguished Scholar Award
Posted: Thursday, June 10 2010
Stephen Devadoss, professor of agricultural economics, received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA). This award is the WAEA's highest honor, which recognizes Devadoss' enduring contributions over his career to agricultural economics and his excellence in research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and graduate advising. The award will be pr...
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Research Suggests Strategy to Prevent Deadly E coli in Cattle
Posted: Wednesday, May 12 2010
Written by Bill Loftus MOSCOW – Scientists, including the University of Idaho's Carolyn Hovde Bohach, Monday reported they have learned how deadly E. coli bacteria sense the cattle gastrointestinal tract. The work may provide "an exciting alternative to diminish contamination of meat products and cross-contamination of produce crops because of cattle shedding this human pathogen," the scientists...
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Stephen Devadoss
Posted: Tuesday, February 2 2010
Professor of Agricultural Economics
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2012 Projections Show Idaho Farmers, Ranchers Post Strong Year Financially
Posted: Thursday, January 3 2013
  MOSCOW, Idaho – The year 2012 was a year to celebrate for Idaho agriculture, according to the “Financial Condition of Idaho Agriculture: 2012” report by University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences economists.   Projected cash receipts from Idaho crops and livestock for farmers and ranchers set a record of $7.7 billion. That is a gain of 5 percent,...
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Order Your 2012 Christmas Ham by Dec. 5
Posted: Tuesday, November 13 2012
The deadline is Dec. 5 for ordering hams cured the old-fashioned way by the University of Idaho meats students and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Block and Bridle Club through Vandal Brand Meats. “Ours are natural hams, old-fashioned cure, with no water added,” says Ron Richard, Vandal Brand Meats manager. “The pork legs are trimmed and cured by the studen...
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University of Idaho Livestock Researcher Focuses New Book on Feed Efficiency
Posted: Friday, September 28 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – Making sure cattle use their feed efficiently is key to affordable beef and sustainable businesses, says University of Idaho animal scientist Rod Hill, whose book on that topic was published in September. Hill, a livestock physiologist in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, has spent much of his career conducting feed efficiency studies on cattle. His studies...
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Registrations due July 12th for Forest Root Disease workshop in Hayden, Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, July 3 2012
HAYDEN, Idaho -- A two-day workshop, "Root Disease: The Hidden Menace," is planned July 19-20 at to help forest owners, loggers and natural resource professionals better diagnose root disease issues and manage forests in ways that reduce root disease impacts. Registrations are due July 12. Root diseases are the primary tree killer on two-thirds of northern Idaho forests. ...
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July 9 U-Idaho Field Day Highlights Collaborative Wheat Breeding Initiative
Posted: Monday, June 18 2012
MOSCOW -- A July 9 wheat breeding field day will feature a first look at top European varieties and showcase the benefits of an innovative collaboration between the University of Idaho and Limagrain Cereal Seeds. Wheat varieties selected for high production and disease resistance in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, the Czech Republic and Germany will be on display at the College of A...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Extension | Nez Perce County | Latah County
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Idaho’s Agricultural Research Enhanced through Multi-Million Dollar Endowments from Idaho Wheat Commission and Limagrain Cereal Seeds
Posted: Friday, January 6 2012
BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Wheat Commission today announced a plan to create two faculty research endowments with $2 million to the University of Idaho’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences to support Idaho’s 4,500 wheat growers and their $766 million-per-year harvest. In addition, Limagrain Cereal Seeds has agreed to collaborate with the college on breeding new wheat varieties for Idaho and...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | University of Idaho Boise | Idaho Falls | Research | News Release | Northern Idaho | Office of the President | Extension | Nez Perce County
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2011-2012 Idaho Forest Stewardship Educational Programs Offered
Posted: Wednesday, October 12 2011
Roughly 40 percent of the forests in Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai and Benewah counties are owned by family forest owners. Over the next year, University of Idaho Extension will again conduct a series of 12 forestry educational programs at over 20 locations throughout northern Idaho, to help strengthen family forest owners' abilities to manage their forest land to meet their goals. Topics ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Northern Idaho | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County | Latah County
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National 4-H Hall of Fame Honors Boise’s Frankie Marler
Posted: Tuesday, October 11 2011
BOISE, Idaho – Retired University of Idaho Extension faculty member Frankie Marker was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame Friday for her lifetime achievements and contributions to the 4-H Youth Development Program. Marler was one of 15 inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md. Beginning her ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Ada County | 4-H Youth Development
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Zebra Chip Finds Its Way to Idaho’s Potato Fields
Posted: Friday, October 7 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – A potato pest from points south has reached Idaho, University of Idaho Extension specialists with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences confirmed this week. It was reported last month in Oregon and Washington. There are no known health safety or nutritional problems associated with zebra chip. Zebra chip is named for the dark bands that develop in potatoes infected by...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Research | Twin Falls | Extension
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The Mountain Man and the Beetle: Robert Redford’s Conservation Legacy Honored
Posted: Thursday, September 22 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – But can it act? There’s a new beetle on the block, and it goes by Redfordi, for its namesake, actor and conservationist Robert Redford. The water beetle, discovered in 2007 by University of Idaho and Montana State University researchers, honors Redford and one of his pivotal roles, the mountain man Jeremiah Johnson. The beetles were collected from Jerry John...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | James Johnson | Research | Rocky Mountains | Entomology
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Secure Your Future - Estate Planning
Posted: Tuesday, September 13 2011
Session 1: Organize Your Important Papers Learn the kinds of personal information to gather, organize and store so that family members can easily access it. Instructor: Beverly Healy, Extension Educator Advance Health Care Directives Understand the importance of Advance Directives, Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney. Instructor: attorney Pete Sisson, Boise or Honey Goodman, Idaho E...
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Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Extension | Ada County | Family and Consumer Sciences
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Devadoss Receives National Distinguished Teaching Award
Posted: Wednesday, August 10 2011
Stephen Devadoss, Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, received the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award. This national award honors the excellence in teaching of faculty members in agricultural economics. This prestigious award is bestowed on Dr. Devadoss for his rigorous and in-depth material coverage, subject matter expertise, ...
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National Ag Week Activities Win Kudos for Extension Educators
Posted: Monday, May 2 2011
Extension Educators Shannon Williams, Katie Hoffman, Sarah Baker and Chad Cheyney won the regional award and were national finalists for the Agricultural Awareness and Appreciation award sponsored by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. Although the educators' three counties, Butte, Lemhi and Custer, are considered rural with a combined population of 14,912, agriculture is not t...
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Extension's Bischoff and Healy win national Outstanding Educational Program Award
Posted: Thursday, December 16 2010
Marilyn Bischoff and Beverly Healy, University of Idaho Extension Family and Consumer Sciences professors, received the Outstanding Educational Program Award from the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. The national award recognized the "Legally Secure Your Financial Future: Organize, Communicate, Prepare" curriculum available to practitioners at http://www.cals.uidaho.ed...
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2011 Potato Conference Focuses on Production Topics, PVY Management
Posted: Thursday, December 9 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – Potato Virus Y, better known simply as PVY, worried potato producers when researchers first saw new strains appear in recent years that damaged tubers with little apparent injury to the plants' leaves. This year's University of Idaho Extension Potato Conference Jan. 19-20 at Pocatello will include a PVY symposium that will help growers learn how to better manage this virus. Confer...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Phillip Nolte | Extension | Bannock County
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Bannock County Strong Women Stay Young
Posted: Thursday, December 9 2010
Bannock County Extension will be offering Strong Women Stay Young, a six-week exercise program for middle-aged and older women. Classes will begin Jan. 4. The class will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for six weeks. Registration fees are $15. The series will be led by Audrey C. Liddil, MS. The Strong Women Stay Young Program was developed by Miriam Nelson, an associate...
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Bannock County Master Gardener Program
Posted: Thursday, December 9 2010
University of Idaho Bannock County Extension will be starting enrollment for the 2011 Master Gardener class. Those interested may stop by the Extension office to pick up an enrollment form. Class size is limited to 25. The fee for the class is $80 and includes the Master Gardener Handbook and CD. Classes will run from Jan. 26 through April 27 from 1 to 4 pm Wednesdays. More information on this exc...
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Report Details Idaho's Hispanic Labor Force and Economic Status
Posted: Friday, December 3 2010
Written by Bill Loftus MOSCOW, Idaho – The recent recession doubled the unemployment rate for Idaho's Hispanic workers to 15 percent in 2009 from 7 percent in 2007, according to a report prepared by the University of Idaho in partnership with the Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs. The November report on Hispanics in the state’s labor force and economy is part of the university’s "Idaho at a Gl...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Priscilla Salant
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Devadoss Wins National Teaching Award
Posted: Wednesday, December 1 2010
Dr. Stephen Devadoss, Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, received the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award for the western region. This award honors the excellence in teaching of faculty members who practice and advocate effective and innovative teaching in food and agricultural sciences. This prestigious award ...
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Students to Learn About Poverty Through 'Tyranny of the Moment'
Posted: Wednesday, September 29 2010
Written by Bill Loftus MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho students will learn about issues that afflict those in poverty through a two-day campus exercise Oct. 1–2. Bridges Out of Poverty, a student-focused discussion of poverty programs, will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, in the Idaho Commons Clearwater-Whitewater rooms. The discussion will be open to all students. A three-hour poverty ...
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Fallahi Elected Vice President of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Posted: Friday, September 24 2010
Esmaeil "Essie" Fallahi, professor and director of the pomology program in the Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences, has been elected vice president of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS). The society’s entire membership cast ballots for the highly competitive position. Fallahi will serve in this position for three years and will oversee several of the society’s i...
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Extension offers Small Farm and Ranch Programs in the Treasure Valley this Fall
Posted: Wednesday, September 1 2010
CALDWELL: Idaho -- Small- and mid-sized family farms have unique advantages: they can adapt quickly to new markets and they can meet the heightened demand for local and sustainably raised food. But how do those who are either new to farming—or new to sustainable farming—identify and use these advantages? University of Idaho Extension will offering three programs to help participants find those a...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant Science | Extension | Ada County
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Wolf and Connors Receive Author of the Year --3rd Place -- Award
Posted: Tuesday, June 29 2010
Department of Agricultural and Extension Education professors Kattlyn Wolf and Jim Connors received the third place Author of the Year Award at the 2010 American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE) annual conference. Their research paper titled "Winning the War: A Historical Analysis of the FFA During World War II" was published in the Journal of Agricultural Education, Volume 50. Thei...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | James J. Connors | Kattlyn J. Wolf | Acknowledgements | Register Features
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Allen Hosts Geological Society and NASA Science Team Meeting
Posted: Monday, May 17 2010
Richard Allen, professor of water resources engineering, and Anthony Morse, former geospatial analysis section director at the Idaho Department of Water Resources, will co-host the summer meeting of the USGS/NASA Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Science Team June 15-17 at the Owyhee Plaza Hotel in Boise. The Science Team is a group of 22 international researchers that uses data from the Land...
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Forestry Meets Aquifer Protection in Field Day near Athol June 12
Posted: Friday, May 7 2010
ATHOL, Idaho – An Idaho-Washington Forest Owners Field Day planned June 12 near Athol, Idaho, will focus on practices that maintain or improve the Spokane Valley – Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer. Participants are asked to preregister for the field day by June 4. Advance registration is $20 per person or $30 for two or more in the same party. On-site registration will be $30 per person or $40 per family.
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University of Idaho Celebrates 3 Decades of Biodiesel Research
Posted: Wednesday, May 5 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho scientists and engineers invite the public to celebrate three decades of biodiesel research with an afternoon of educational events and an evening banquet on May 25. The program will include a farm tour and banquet presentation by biodiesel pioneer Charles Peterson, an agricultural engineer who first began biodiesel research at the University of Idaho in 1979. P...
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Third Annual CALS Dual Credit Institute
Posted: Monday, April 19 2010
The third annual Dual Credit Institute will be held on the University of Idaho campus from noon PDT July 6 to noon PDT July 9. The institute is sponsored by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and organized and led by the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education. High School agriculture, mathematics and science instructors participating in the institute will be provided housi...
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UI Celebrates Agriculture, Student Opportunities; Explores Technology’s Role in Feeding 9 Billion
Posted: Monday, September 22
MOSCOW, Idaho – Ag Days at the University of Idaho Sept. 26 and 27 will celebrate Idaho agriculture and bring hundreds of high school students to the University of Idaho to explore career opportunities in many fields. A Friday panel discussion will bring together top agricultural leaders to discuss how agriculture will employ technology to feed the world’s rapidly growing population....
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Sept. 5 Fruit Field Day at Parma R&E Center Offers Research Updates and Taste Testing
Posted: Friday, August 29
PARMA, Idaho – Aug. 29, 2014 – The Sept. 5 annual fruit field day at the University of Idaho Parma Research and Extension Center pomology orchard and vineyard site will offer the latest information on fruit and grape topics tailored to Idaho. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and a program at 9 sharp that will feature reports on tests of new cultivars of table grapes, pe...
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UI Child Development Lab Has Preschool Openings for 3- to 5-Year Olds
Posted: Thursday, August 21
The Child Development Laboratory in the University of Idaho School of Family and Consumer Sciences is looking for a few 3- to 5-year olds to fill openings in the afternoon session MWF from 1-3:30 p.m. for the 2014-2015 school year. The Child Development Laboratory is a preschool program that serves young children. Our mission is to provide a high quality, developmentally appropriate program for y...
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Professor Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez Elected Fellow of the Entomological Society of America
Posted: Wednesday, July 30
The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected ten new fellows of the society for 2014, including Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, a professor with the Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences at the University of Idaho. The election as a fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extensi...
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UIdaho Horticulture Prof Tripepi, Ag Ed Grad Student Masser Honored by National Teaching Group
Posted: Monday, July 28
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 28, 2014 – University of Idaho horticulture professor Bob Tripepi, a 30-year teaching veteran, and Douglas Masser, an agricultural education graduate student, were honored recently by the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. The group at its 60th annual awards ceremony honored Tripepi as a NACTA teacher fellow for his commitment to student success ...
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UI Potato Researcher Olsen to Finish Term as Potato Group’s President Close to Home in Spokane
Posted: Friday, July 25
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 25, 2014 – University of Idaho Extension potato specialist Nora Olsen will wrap up her year as president of the Potato Association of America this weekend in Spokane at the group’s annual meeting. Based at the UI Kimberly Research and Extension Center near Twin Falls, Idaho, Olsen will return to her roots with the Spokane trip. A native of northeastern Washi...
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University of Idaho Field Day Focuses on Wheat Partnerships, Introduces New Variety
Posted: Wednesday, July 9
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 9, 2014 – An agricultural field day sponsored by the University of Idaho and Limagrain Cereal Seeds July 8 near Genesee focused on highlighting collaborative UI-LCS research and breeding efforts to help wheat growers in Idaho and beyond. The field day drew leading wheat researchers and top officials from the university, its College of Agricultural and Life Science...
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Idaho Wheat Commission, UI Renew Research Agreement, Set New Direction for Wheat Breeding
Posted: Wednesday, June 25
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 25, 2014 – The Idaho Wheat Commission and University of Idaho officials announced Wednesday they have signed a three-year renewal of an agreement outlining wheat research. The commission represents wheat growers throughout the state and oversees funds generated by a self-imposed assessment on wheat sales. For the past four years, the commission has directed more ...
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University of Idaho Field Day Focuses on Wheat Partnerships, Introduces New Variety
Posted: Friday, June 20
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 20, 2014 – An agricultural field day sponsored by the University of Idaho and Limagrain Cereal Seeds July 8 near Genesee will focus on highlighting collaborative UI-LCS research and breeding efforts to help wheat growers in Idaho and beyond. The field day will include leading wheat researchers and top officials from the university, its College of Agricultural and ...
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UI-led Idaho Biomedical Research Network Lands $16.3 million, 5-year Renewal Grant
Posted: Thursday, June 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 11, 2014 – The University of Idaho-led statewide biomedical research network will receive a $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health. The network benefits hundreds of faculty and students from the state’s 10 higher educational institutions and the Boise VA Medical Center. UI food science professor Carolyn Hovde Bohach dir...
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New Herbicide, Chickpea Weed Control, Rose Control Focus of UI Weed Science Field Day June 19
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 3, 2014 – The annual University of Idaho Weed Science Field Day is planned June 19 near Moscow. Weed science researchers will offer farmers updates on new control strategies for Italian ryegrass and rattail fescue in winter wheat and other crops. The field day, which is free and open to the public, will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. in the University Inn Be...
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UI Horticultural Explorer Stephen Love’s Discoveries Featured in Field Days June 12 and 13
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
ABERDEEN, Idaho – June 3, 2014 – Tucked in among research plots of grains, potatoes and other crops at the University of Idaho’s Aberdeen Research and Extension Center are research plots of native wildflowers and plants to test their garden and landscape appeal. A Native Plant Field Day, the center’s sixth, is planned June 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. to give native plant lovers, n...
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Regional Climate Project Sets Precision Ag Demo Day Near Moscow
Posted: Tuesday, May 13
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 9, 2014 – Drones, satellite mapping and other high technology will be featured during the Precision Agriculture Technology Demonstration Day at the University of Idaho’s Parker Farm a mile east of Moscow June 5. Sponsored by the USDA-funded Regional Approaches to Climate Change in Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH) and partners, the workshop will offer pr...
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2014 CALS Awards Honor Outstanding Students, Faculty, Alumni and Friends
Posted: Thursday, May 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 8, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences honored outstanding students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends during its recent spring banquet. Student award winners included: Travis Chase, an agribusiness major from New Plymouth, was named the college’s outstanding senior. Chase served as president of CALS Ambassadors and in Fe...
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White House Releases National Climate Assessment with UI Researcher’s Look at NW Ag Impacts
Posted: Tuesday, May 6
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 6, 2014 – The White House released a new National Climate Assessment Tuesday that includes a section in the Northwest chapter about impacts to the region’s agriculture authored by University of Idaho researcher Sanford Eigenbrode. An entomologist in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Eigenbrode is one of some 300 members of the report’s writ...
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CoBank Gives $150,000 to Expand UI Extension 4-H Youth Financial Literacy Project
Posted: Wednesday, April 30
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 30, 2014 – A $150,000 gift from CoBank, a national cooperative bank, will help the University of Idaho Extension 4-H program to expand efforts to teach young people about credit and financial literacy. The Northwest Farm Credit Services Youth Financial Literacy Program was established last year with $280,000 from the ag lender for a four-year pilot project. It ex...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Idaho Master Gardener School Mentor Program Sprouts Statewide
Posted: Friday, August 30 2013
MOSCOW – School gardens across Idaho will get some expert help from 11 University of Idaho Extension Master Gardener volunteers who will serve as mentors this growing season. An Idaho Department of Education child nutrition grant planted the seeds for the cooperative effort. UI Extension selected the mentors from those trained in its Idaho Master Gardeners program who already provide ser...
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UI Student Studies Consequences of Meat Aging, Makes Tough Steak Toothsome
Posted: Friday, August 30 2013
MOSCOW – In the season of sizzle, budget-conscious grilling fans may welcome University of Idaho graduate student Michael Colle’s research into the science of steak. Colle’s study showed that inexpensive top round can become as juicy and tender as pricier New York strip steaks with the right aging. His master’s degree research recently won top honors during a conference...
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Parma Fruit Field Day Spotlights Research Sept. 6
Posted: Friday, August 30 2013
PARMA, Idaho – Peaches, nectarines, apples and grapes will be among the stars during the University of Idaho Parma Research and Extension Center’s Annual Fruit Field Day Sept. 6. Several hundred visitors flock to the free field day each year to taste the fruits grown at the center’s pomology orchard and vineyard site at 31727 Parma Road, Parma, Idaho 83660. The pomology site is...
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Posted: Friday, August 30 2013
PARMA, Idaho – Peaches, nectarines, apples and grapes will be among the stars during the University of Idaho Parma Research and Extension Center’s Annual Fruit Field Day Sept. 6. Several hundred visitors flock to the free field day each year to taste the fruits grown at the center’s pomology orchard and vineyard site at 31727 Parma Road, Parma, Idaho 83660. The pomology site is...
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Field Day at Tetonia Research Farm Focuses on Barley, Potatoes
Posted: Friday, July 19 2013
TETONIA – Idaho’s barley and potato growers will gather at the University of Idaho’s Tetonia Research Station to review variety development and research and recognize the station’s importance to Idaho agriculture during a field day July 25. The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Idaho Barley Commission and Idaho Potato Commission will co-host t...
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Twilight Tour at Aberdeen R&E Center Offers Food, Fun and Ag Education
Posted: Friday, July 19 2013
ABERDEEN – Updates on agricultural research, a free barbecue and purslane potato salad will be among the highlights Wednesday, July 24, during the University of Idaho’s Aberdeen Research and Extension Center Twilight Tour. The Twilight Tour is planned Wednesday, July 24, from 5 – 8 p.m. It is co-hosted by the center, which is operated by the UI College of Agricultural and Life ...
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Food Science Students Win National Product Development Competition
Posted: Thursday, July 18 2013
Two student teams representing the University of Idaho/Washington State University School of Food Science earned a first place award for a Greek yogurt cake named “Aphrodite’s Treats” and second place for a sweet potato pasta appetizer called “S.P. Stuffed Puffs”. The teams won the DuPont Knowledge Award, a national food product development competition. The use of eme...
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UI Receives $47,300 Grant to Expand Child-Hunger Relief Program in Twin Falls and Power Counties
Posted: Wednesday, June 12 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is teaming up with the ConAgra Foods Foundation to help put food on the table in Twin Falls and Power counties in Idaho, where Feeding America recently reported there are nearly 4,700 children facing food insecurity. ConAgra Foods Foundation awarded the university a $47,300 Community Impact Grant, where UI Extension will work with Idaho nonprofits and...
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University of Idaho Names a Term Dean for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Posted: Tuesday, June 11 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho announced the decision to postpone the national search for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences dean. The search will resume after a permanent provost has been named. The current interim dean, John Foltz, has been named as the college’s dean until June 2015. “I appreciate John’s willingness to remain while the search is adj...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Katherine Aiken | Office of the President | Provost Staff | President's Office | John Foltz
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Dairy Expert McGuire to Lead U-Idaho Animal and Veterinary Science Department
Posted: Tuesday, May 21 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Animal scientist Mark McGuire, who specializes in dairy cow physiology, will lead the University of Idaho Department of Animal and Veterinary Science. McGuire joined the faculty of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in 1995. He has served as interim department head since 2012. “Dr. McGuire will be a strong leader and supporter of animal agriculture in the sta...
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CALS Honors Students, Faculty and Staff
Posted: Monday, May 13 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Will Loucks graduated Saturday with an animal science degree and plans to become a veterinarian. He is the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences outstanding senior for 2013, too. Loucks was honored recently during the college’s annual award ceremony for students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. Gregory Möller, professor of environmen...
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UI Website Aims to Simplify Forestry Best Management Practices
Posted: Wednesday, May 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – A new website is taking root to help forest owners and others comply with Idaho forestry best management practices designed to protect water quality and the environment. University of Idaho Extension Forestry and the Idaho Department of Lands developed the website, www.idahoforestrybmps.org. It explains the importance of best management practices or BMPs toprotecting watersh...
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Devadoss Selected as Teacher Fellow
Posted: Monday, April 29 2013
Stephen Devadoss, professor of agricultural economics, was selected as Teacher Fellow by the Association of North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). This national award recognizes “those individuals whose efforts represent the very best in agricultural higher education.” This prestigious award is bestowed on Devadoss for his availability to students, ability to att...
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Twentieth Annual Engineering Design EXPO Announces Winners
Posted: Friday, April 26 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Student Union Building was home to robots, snowmobiles, submarines and other student-built engineering projects April 26 for the 20th annual Engineering Design EXPO. Teams of senior students from U-Idaho’s College of Engineering displayed and presented their hands-on projects to the university community and the public.
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Engineering | Electrical & Computer Engineering | Civil Engineering | Computer Science | Mechanical Engineering | Chemical & Materials Engineering | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | News Release
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Two Academic Advisers Earn National Awards
Posted: Friday, April 19 2013
Two University of Idaho academic advisers have been awarded the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding adviser honor. Kristi Overfelt, adviser in CLASS, won in the New Adviser category for her work with general studies and undecided students. Larry Makus, interim associate dean in CALS, won in the Faculty Adviser category for his work with students in the department of agricu...
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Avista and Water Resources Program Announce Annual Scholarship Winners
Posted: Thursday, February 21 2013
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Environmental Science and Water Resources Program is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship. Ricardo Sánchez-Murillo, a doctoral student working with Jan Boll and Erin Brooks of the biological and agricultural engineering department will be awarded $3,000. He is researching th...
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Engineering | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Jan Boll | Environmental Science | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Environmental Science | Water Resources | Research | News Release | environment | Environmental Science | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Water Resources
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Seattle Philanthropists Create Endowed Chair and More at U-Idaho
Posted: Friday, February 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – A Seattle couple has donated $3.3 million to the University of Idaho to benefit faculty, students and facilities. The gift, from husband and wife Tom Alberg and Judi Beck, will establish the university’s first fully funded endowed chair, a pair of graduate student fellowships, establish a separate faculty excellence fund and pay for costs associated with the constructio...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Anthony S. Davis | Research | News Release | Donor | Funding | Fellowships | Duane Nellis | Kurt Pregitzer | Advancement | CNR
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CALS Awards Nomination Deadline Feb. 15
Posted: Tuesday, January 22 2013
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is soliciting nominations for alumni, student, faculty and staff awards. The annual awards recognize outstanding achievement. Recipients are honored at the college’s spring banquet in April. Nominations are due Feb. 15. More information is available at www.uidaho.edu/cals/awards and by contacting Katie Strittmatter, CALS Academic Programs assi...
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Foltz Named U-Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Interim Dean
Posted: Wednesday, December 26 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has named John Foltz as the interim dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. “John has a broad understanding of the college, its people and its mission, which will be vital in making the transition to a new dean,” said M. Duane Nellis, president of the University of Idaho. Foltz has served since 2004 as associate dean and d...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Agricultural Economics | News Release | Duane Nellis | Agricultural Economics | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Agricultural Economics | Economics | John Foltz
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Engineering Professor Appointed to USGS/NASA Landsat Science Team
Posted: Monday, December 17 2012
After a competitive nationwide process, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has named Rick Allen, University of Idaho faculty member of the departments of biological and agricultural engineering and civil engineering, to the National Science Team supporting the new Landsat Data Continuity Mission Satellite, scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in February. The expert tea...
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Morrill Act Contest Winners Announced
Posted: Tuesday, December 11 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – FFA members from Meridian, sixth graders at Idaho Falls Rimrock Elementary and high school seniors at Meridian took top honors in a University of Idaho video contest to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the law that created the U.S. land-grant university system. Elementary students from Marsing, Lewiston and Kootenai won top prizes in a poster contest focusing on education....
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Duane Nellis | 4-H Youth Development | 4-H Annual | 4-H Annual | 4-H Robotics | President's Office | Copy President's Office for Backup
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New Year will Bring Change in Ag Dean
Posted: Friday, December 7 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – John Hammel will close out his time as the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences this month after nine years in the position to pursue full-time teaching and research opportunities. “I have greatly appreciated the time that I have served as dean – in spite of some challenging times, we have seen advances with our partners around the state. I look...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Research | News Release | Duane Nellis | Extension | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | President's Office | Copy President's Office for Backup
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U-Idaho Entomologist Nilsa Bosque-Pérez Honored by Top U.S. Science Association
Posted: Thursday, November 29 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho — Entomologist Nilsa Bosque-Pérez of the University of Idaho has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon association members by their peers. The association’s section on agriculture, food and renewable resources recognized her “for international leadership in entomology related to plant health ma...
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Regional Livestock Processing Forum Supports Local Meat Sales
Posted: Friday, October 26 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is promoting the distribution and sale of local livestock products through its Regional Livestock Processing Forum on Monday, Nov. 5 from 8-11:30 a.m. in the Great Room at the 1912 Center, 412 E. 3rd St. in Moscow. Following the forum, a lunch and keynote speech presented by Arlie Sommer, from Idaho’s Bounty, and Brett Donnelly, from the USDA Rural Develop...
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Registrations due Nov. 1 for Forestry Shortcourse offered in Coeur d’Alene
Posted: Tuesday, October 23 2012
COEUR D'ALENE -- A six-session Forestry Shortcourse scheduled Nov. 7 to Dec. 9 at Coeur d'Alene will help enrich forest landowners' understanding of forest ecology, silviculture, forest health, wildlife habitat, and other forestry topics. Those interested are asked to pre-register by Nov. 1. In the process, participants are coached by natural resource professionals on how to develop a m...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Moscow | Kootenai County | Sandpoint
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U-Idaho Celebrates Ag Days Oct. 5-6
Posted: Friday, September 28 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumni and friends, and high school students interested in learning about agricultural careers, will help celebrate Ag Days on the University of Idaho campus Oct. 5 and 6.   Some 200 high school students typically attend Ag Days to participate in FFA career development events and sample the college’s academic offerings ...
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National Agricultural Teachers Group Honors U-Idaho Dairy Professor Ahmadzadeh
Posted: Wednesday, September 19 2012
MOSCOW -- Amin Ahmadzadeh, a University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences professor of dairy science, received the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teacher Fellow Award during the group’s annual conference recently. “Your selection as a NACTA Teacher Fellow is an international recognition of your excellence in teaching and your commitment to the scholarship of...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Research | News Release | Extension | Animal & Veterinary Science: Dairy | Animal Science | Amin Ahmadzadeh
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Probiotics, prebiotics, health the focus of U-Idaho-WSU food science symposium
Posted: Wednesday, September 19 2012
PULLMAN, Wash. – Topics centering on the health benefits of probiotics and prebiotics are the focus of a free, public symposium to be offered at Washington State University Nov. 1-2. "This is a wonderful opportunity for not only faculty and students at our local universities but also the Moscow-Pullman community,” said Denise Smith, director of the WSU and University of Idaho School of...
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U-Idaho Parma Fruit Field Day Sept. 14 Shifts to Pomology Orchard and Vineyard
Posted: Friday, September 7 2012
PARMA, Idaho – The annual University of Idaho Parma Fruit Field Day planned Friday, Sept. 14 will shift entirely to the Pomology Orchard and Vineyard this year. In past years the day began at the Parma Research and Extension Center’s headquarters. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m. sharp at the Pomology Orchard and Vineyard site, which is located abo...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Research | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension | Ada County | Canyon County
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Fruit Fly Found in Moscow Threatens Soft Fruits: Cherries, Peaches, Grapes and More
Posted: Tuesday, September 4 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho –– University of Idaho Extension entomologists have confirmed the first Idaho discovery of an exotic fruit fly, the spotted wing drosophila, that can damage a wide variety of soft fruits from berries and cherries to grapes and peaches. Dylan Champagne, a Moscow homeowner, initially reported to the University of Idaho Extension Latah County office that his cherry crop was ...
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U-Idaho Morrill Act Contest Online Sessions Scheduled Sept. 6, 13 and 20
Posted: Tuesday, September 4 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – If Abraham Lincoln were around today, he might say that seven score and 10 years ago, Congress brought forth a revolutionary idea to make higher education available to the working classes. No doubt the $6,000 in prize money available to Idaho students this fall to celebrate his signing of the Morrill Act in 1862 would seem generous to a president whose salary was $25,00...
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Registrations due Sept. 7 for GPS Workshop in St. Maries
Posted: Monday, August 27 2012
ST. MARIES -- A Global Positioning System or GPS receiver is becoming as common to work and play in forests as a compass. A University of Idaho Extension Forestry workship planned Sept. 14 at St. Maries focuses on helping users who feel they are only using a small portion of their GPS receiver's capabilities.  The University of Idaho Extension “Using Your GPS” pr...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Northern Idaho | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County | Latah County
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U-Idaho Extension Water Quality Monitoring Workshop Set at Moscow Sept. 7
Posted: Monday, August 20 2012
MOSCOW – A one-day workshop planned Sept. 7 will offer training to anyone interested in monitoring and protecting water quality in streams and lakes. More than 100 volunteers have already qualified as master water stewards through similar workshops offered by the IDAH2O program sponsored by University of Idaho Extension. Workshop participants learn water quality monitoring ...
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Forest Thinning & Pruning Field Day Set for St. Maries June 16, Cottonwood July 20
Posted: Saturday, July 21 2012
Local forest owners can learn how to implement these practices more effectively in Thinning and Pruning Field Days scheduled June 16 in St. Maries and July 20 in Cottonwood. Trees killed by bark beetle attacks always make forest owners ask: “what can we do about it?” Whether you have problems with insects or disease, concerns about fire, or just want to help forest growth, the...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County | Nez Perce County | Latah County
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Organic Production Research Reviewed at July 24 Field Day at Kimberly R&E Center
Posted: Thursday, July 12 2012
KIMBERLY, Idaho – A field day to report on organic research conducted by University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences researchers at the Kimberly Research and Extension Center is planned July 24 beginning at 9 a.m. The Organic Research Field Day will feature current U-Idaho research projects focused on organic production of potato, dry bean, forages and cover crops. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Research | Twin Falls | Extension
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