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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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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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Northern Idaho | Extension | Forestry | Kootenai County
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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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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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Bannock County
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Bannock County
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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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Richard Allen | Acknowledgements | Extension
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | Extension
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UI Ag Days Workshops Offer High School Students Fun Classes, Career Previews
Posted: Thursday, September 18
MOSCOW – Ag Days at the University of Idaho Sept. 26 and 27 will celebrate Idaho agriculture and bring hundreds of high school students to the Moscow campus to explore career opportunities in many fields. They will join alumni of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and leaders of major agricultural industry companies on campus for Celebrating Idaho Agriculture. The slate of events...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension
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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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Acknowledgements | Extension
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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 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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | News Release | Extension | 4-H
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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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University of Idaho Kicks Off 125th Anniversary in Boise
Posted: Wednesday, January 15
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho’s founding university, the University of Idaho, will celebrate its 125 year anniversary since its opening with a series of late-January events in Boise kicking off the yearlong celebration. The University of Idaho was founded in 1889 to fulfill the land-grant university mission: opening the doors of higher education to the citizens of Idaho. Since then, the Unive...
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University of Idaho Boise | News Release | Office of the President | Extension | University of Idaho | UI Campus | President's Office
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Extension | Forestry
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension
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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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Northern Idaho | Extension | Latah County
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Idaho 4-H Celebrates a Century Sunday at the Western Idaho Fair
Posted: Thursday, August 16 2012
BOISE – Break out the party hats because Idaho 4-H members, volunteers and friends will celebrate the program’s first 100 years Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Western Idaho Fair. The fair has designated Sunday as 4-H Day in honor of the program’s centennial. At 4 p.m. in the Kids Corral, University of Idaho Extension will provide birthday cake to celebrate the 4-H centennial. From its first stirrings in...
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News Release | Extension | Ada County | 4-H
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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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U-Idaho Extension to Deliver Master Water Steward Training to Sandpoint and Boise
Posted: Monday, July 2 2012
By Donna Emert COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – University of Idaho Extension’s Master Water Steward program, IDAH2O, got a boost in 2012 with a $77,000 EPA Environmental Education grant. The funding will allow the popular citizen-science training to reach more Idahoans. The grant also funds the development of an online web mapping service to host water monitoring da...
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Water Resources | News Release | Southern Idaho | Northern Idaho | Environmental Science & Water Resources | Extension | Water Resources | Idaho Water Resources Research Institute | Sandpoint
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Annual U-Idaho Pest Management Tours June 27 at Aberdeen, June 28 at Kimberly
Posted: Friday, June 22 2012
The annual University of Idaho Snake River Pest Management Research Tours are planned June 27 at Aberdeen Research and Extension Center and June 28 at the Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Registration for the free tours that are open to the public will begin at 8 a.m. with the tour starting at 8:30. A sponsored lunch at noon will conclude the tours. Attendees will received 3 ISD...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Research | Twin Falls | Extension
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Global Seed Company, University of Idaho Agree on Novel Wheat Pact
Posted: Friday, June 22 2012
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Idaho State Board of Education today approved an innovative agreement between the University of Idaho and Limagrain Cereal Seeds, one of the world’s largest seed companies, that expands graduate education in agriculture and wheat variety development opportunities. “This agreement is important to meet the needs of Idaho’s wheat growers and our ability to serve a...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Research | Extension | Nez Perce County | Latah County
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Kimberly Twilight Tour July 18 Offers Fun, Practical Weed Advice: Eat ‘em to Beat ‘em
Posted: Friday, June 15 2012
KIMBERLY, Idaho – University of Idaho researchers at the Kimberly Research and Extension Center will add some fun to science July 18 with an insect-petting zoo, horse-drawn hay rides and other programs for the whole family as they host the Fourth Biennial Twilight Tour. “It’s supposed to be fun, relaxing and educational,” said College of Agricultural and Life Sciences soil scientist Am...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Don Morishita | Amber Moore | Twin Falls | Extension
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June 21 Moscow-area Weed Tour Focuses on Control in Small Grain, Pulse Crops
Posted: Wednesday, June 13 2012
MOSCOW – A half-day bus tour to review research aimed at controlling Italian rye, rattail fescue, downy brome and other common weeds that threaten Idaho small grain and pulse crops will be the focus of a June 21 tour sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The tour will be led by Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Director and Professor of Wee...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Extension | Bonner County | Kootenai County | Nez Perce County | Latah County
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Sandpoint Forestry Shortcourse Registrations Due June 6
Posted: Wednesday, May 30 2012
Many Idaho forest landowners desire a better understanding of how forests grow and how they can better manage their forest property to meet their goals. Furthermore, forest landowners are often required to demonstrate planned, active forest management to qualify for forestry property tax incentives and cost-share assistance. This summer, a 6-session program, titled the Forestry Shortcourse, ...
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Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County
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The Month of the Military Child: Wear Purple and Support their Sacrifice
Posted: Monday, April 2 2012
BOISE, Idaho – They make untold sacrifices for their state, nation and world. They are often without a parent, sometimes two, as their mothers and fathers face war and battle. This month though, everyone can show their support for military children by wearing purple for “Purple Up! For Military Kids.” Operation: Military Kids, a 4-H Youth Development program of the University of Idaho C...
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News Release | Extension | Ada County | 4-H | 4-H Youth Development | family
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Tours explore Idaho’s surprising diversity
Posted: Wednesday, March 14 2012
Idaho may not have as much diversity among its residents as California and New York, but the University of Idaho Extension’s eight popular “Journey for Diversity” tours—hosted since 2005—continue to surprise participants with Idaho’s colorful past. The next tour Oct. 4-5 will explore diversity in the Twin Falls to Pocatello region. One tour “helped me teach students that Idaho not only...
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Boosting women’s strength in 6 weeks
Posted: Wednesday, March 7 2012
Can strength training twice a week improve people’s health and daily abilities? Yes, believes the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It set a goal for 30 percent of American adults in the U.S. to weight train twice a week to retain muscle mass and reduce fall-related injuries compared to adults who do not work with weights twice a week. A 2004 National Healt...
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Robots help University of Idaho dietetics students in North Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, March 7 2012
Simulation robots that talk back are helping University of Idaho dietetics students gain experience with problems like cardiac care and renal failure. The novel approach to clinical education is proving its worth as the third group of dietetics students progresses through their clinical rotations in hospitals across southern Idaho and the Idaho Panhandle this spring. The robot exe...
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St. Maries Logger Education Workshop Registrations Due March 8
Posted: Thursday, March 1 2012
Over 1,400 Idaho loggers have taken the 3-day University of Idaho Extension program on forest ecology, silviculture, and water quality, titled Logger Education to Advance Professionalism or LEAP. LEAP Update is an annual opportunity for LEAP graduates to build on that professional development in forestry. LEAP Update will be held in St. Maries, March 15-16. This year’s topics include: soil d...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Forestry | Kootenai County | Nez Perce County | Latah County
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March 6 Nutrient Management Conference Looks at Ins and Outs of Dairy Operations
Posted: Friday, February 10 2012
JEROME, Idaho – A promising technology to reduce dairy odors, “designer manures,” and other presentations about using animal wastes and fertilizers will be the focus of the 2012 Idaho Nutrient Management Conference planned March 6. Sponsored by University of Idaho Extension, the conference offers updates on the latest federal and state agencies and University of Idaho researchers. ...
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Food Safety Advisor Program (formerly Master Food Preserver)
Posted: Thursday, January 26 2012
The University of Idaho will sponsor a food safety advisor program Tuesdays from April 10 thru May 29  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Individuals will learn how to safely preserve a variety of food products. Topics will include canning fruits, tomatoes and low acid foods, making jams, jellies and preserves, pickling, dehydration and freezing. The program will include lectures and ...
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Nellis Outlines University’s Statewide Impact, Supports Executive Budget Recommendations for Higher Ed
Posted: Wednesday, January 25 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The human capital at the University of Idaho – students, faculty, staff, partners and alumni – moves the state’s economy forward and is an unparalleled investment for the state. That’s the message that M. Duane Nellis, university president, delivered today to members of the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee on behalf of the state’s land-grant university. In...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Office of the President | Duane Nellis | Extension
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Idaho Agricultural Cash Receipts Post Record Year in 2011
Posted: Thursday, January 5 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho -- Idaho’s farmers and ranchers posted a record year in 2011, with a projected $7.4 billion in cash receipts, up 29 percent from the previous year, according to University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences economists. Agricultural producers’ net farm income fared even better, soaring 88 percent in 2011 from the past year to $2.6 billion, according to econ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Garth Taylor | Paul Patterson | Agricultural Economics | Idaho Falls | Extension
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Idaho 4-H Hall of Fame Honors Nine Longtime Volunteers
Posted: Wednesday, November 9 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho 4-H Hall of Fame honored nine longtime volunteers from across the state who committed their time and energy to helping young people through the University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. Pat Ostrom of Nampa, Myrn Gosse of New Plymouth, Art Butler of Bliss, LeeAnn Orcutt of Middleton, Maurine Johnson of Greenleaf, Gerald and Grace Ingle o...
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Diggin’ Deeper: Building Soils for Better Crops, A 'How to' Series for All Land Managers
Posted: Friday, October 28 2011
A how-to seminar saries for land managers will be offered by University of Idaho Extension in Nez Perce County the first three Thursday evenings in November  from 5 to 8 p.m. The sessions will meet at the Brammer Building at 1225 Idaho St. in Lewiston. The fee is $10 per session or $25 for the series of three. The scheduled sessions and topics include: Nov. ...
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Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension
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Nov. 5 South Idaho Garden Symposium: A Garden for Everyone - Food and Fun!
Posted: Monday, September 26 2011
The 5th South Idaho Garden Symposium will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 in Burley. This event is sponsored by the Mini-Cassia and Magic Valley Master Gardeners. Cost is $30 for the full day if registered by Oct. 28 and includes lunch. The public is invited. The event will be held at Morey’s Event Center and Steakhouse in Burley from 8:50 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Information from local experts, Master Gar...
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Ag Days Celebrated at University of Idaho Oct. 7-8
Posted: Monday, September 12 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho -- The University of Idaho will celebrate Ag Days and Homecoming Oct. 7-8 with fun events for alumni and a sample of college life for high school students through various activities. High school students who travel to the Moscow campus for Ag Days will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, overnight stays, barbecues, visits to living groups, a trip to the Clea...
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Parma Fruit Field Day Set for Sept. 20
Posted: Monday, September 12 2011
Written by Bill Loftus PARMA, Idaho - Tables laden with fruit fresh from the orchards and vineyards of the University of Idaho’s Parma Research and Extension Center’s pomology orchard and vineyard will welcome visitors to Annual Fruit Field Day Tuesday, Sept. 20. The annual field day organized by College of Agricultural and Life Sciences researchers will begin with registration a...
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Early Registration Extended for Beef Reproduction, Genetics Conference at Boise
Posted: Monday, September 12 2011
Written by Bill Loftus BOISE, Idaho – The early registration deadline has been extended until Sept. 29 for beef producers who want to learn how to increase the quality and efficiency of their herds through use of modern breeding technologies to improve their herds’ genetics at a conference in Boise. University of Idaho animal scientist John B. Hall said the conference, “Applied R...
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Conference Will Help Improve Northwest Beef Herds’ Reproduction, Genetics
Posted: Thursday, August 18 2011
BOISE, Idaho – Beef producers will learn how to increase the quality and efficiency of their herds through use of modern breeding technologies to improve genetics at a conference in Boise Sept. 30-Oct. 1. University of Idaho animal scientist John B. Hall said the conference, “Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle – Northwest,” will draw together top beef experts from across the nation and...
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Quinoa super grain growing in Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, August 16 2011
University of Idaho Extension Educator Tony McCammon in Washington County and a team of Extension specialists and educators working on alternative crop and forages are looking into future quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) variety trials and irrigation and harvesting recommendations. With the support and encouragement of McCammon, local producer Bill Villdres planted 11 acres of quinoa with great suc...
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Aberdeen Celebrates Centennial During Twilight Tour July 21
Posted: Wednesday, July 20 2011
Written by Bill Loftus ABERDEEN, Idaho – Dreams of bountiful harvests of potatoes, wheat and other crops provided the seed that grew into the University of Idaho’s field station at Aberdeen a century ago. The University of Idaho’s Aberdeen Research and Extension Center now supports state, regional and national research teams that have worldwide impact. A centennial celebration is planned for Thurs...
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Natural Resources Camp Connects Youth to the Environment for 53rd Year
Posted: Monday, May 16 2011
Written by Bill Loftus KETCHUM, Idaho – Young people ages 12 to 14 who want to learn about the environment first hand at the Idaho Natural Resources Camp this summer need to act fast to make the May 21 early registration deadline and save some money. So far 30 campers have registered, about half of the normal turnout. "We usually get a lot of applications just before the early registration deadli...
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Natural Resources Camp Connects Youth to the Environment for 53rd Year
Posted: Monday, May 16 2011
Written by Bill Loftus KETCHUM, Idaho – Young people ages 12 to 14 who want to learn about the environment first hand at the Idaho Natural Resources Camp this summer need to act fast to make the May 21 early registration deadline and save some money. So far 30 campers have registered, about half of the normal turnout. "We usually get a lot of applications just before the early registration deadl...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Amber Moore | News Release | Extension | Randy Brooks
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Forestry Shortcourse Wednesdays at Sandpoint June 15 to July 20
Posted: Wednesday, May 11 2011
The Forestry Shortcourse, a six-session program, enriches family forest owners' basic understanding of forest management planning, forest ecology, silviculture, insects, disease, goal setting, record keeping, and other forest stewardship topics. (2 University of Idaho credits available). The program will be offered Wednesday mornings from June 15 to July 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Holiday Inn E...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County
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Map and Compass for Family Forest Owners
Posted: Wednesday, May 4 2011
COEUR D'ALENE -- University of Idaho Extension program will offer a workshop titled “Map and Compass for Family Forest Owners” on Saturday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kootenai County office at 1808 N. 3rd St. in Coeur d’Alene. The program features two to three hours indoors interpreting various natural resource maps, followed by field activities using magnetic compasses. The program will...
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Fifth Annual Southern Idaho Livestock Judging Camp July 6-8
Posted: Tuesday, April 19 2011
June 1 is the due date for registration and scholarship applications for the fifth annual Southern Idaho Livestock Judging Camp planned July 6-8 on the College of Southern Idaho campus in Twin Falls. Judging coaches and teams from College of Southern Idaho, California State University, Chico and University of Idaho Extension will help youth build their skills presenting oral reasons skills, anima...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Twin Falls | Extension | Twin Falls 4-H | 4-H Youth Development
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University of Idaho Team Excels in National, Regional Dairy Competitions
Posted: Wednesday, April 6 2011
Written by Bill Loftus MOSCOW, Idaho –– University of Idaho dairy students brought home reserve platinum awards from the 10th North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge held in Hickory, N.C., March 31-April 2. During the event's history, more than 3,000 college students from across the U.S. and Canada country participated in the innovative dairy educational program. North Carolina State Univ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Animal and Veterinary Science | Extension | Animal and Veterinary Science
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Explore Edible Landscaping with University of Idaho Extension Educator Ariel Agenbroad
Posted: Friday, March 4 2011
University of Idaho Extension Educator Ariel Agenbroad will present "The edible yard: practical tips for getting more food into (and out of) your existing landscape" on March 8 at the Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge in Nampa, Idaho. The lecture is part of the "Wild About Life" series. Attendees will explore creative ideas for incorporating edible plants into new and existing Treasure Valley landscapes....
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Canyon County | Canyon 4-H
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Water Stewardship Training to be Offered in Northern Idaho
Posted: Friday, March 4 2011
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Due to growing public interest in measuring and maintaining water quality throughout northern Idaho, three workshops teaching water quality monitoring skills and best practices will be offered through University of Idaho Extension this spring. Completion of the training results in certification as Master Water Stewards. Cost is $25 per participant. Workshops providing trai...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | Water Resources | News Release | Sustainability | Northern Idaho | Natural Resources | Extension
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Southern Idaho District Skill-a-thon Contests
Posted: Wednesday, March 2 2011
A Sheep Skill-a-thon Contest is planned July 30 at Twin Falls to practice and demonstrate knowledge of large animal production and gain understanding of animal industry practices. Geared to youths ages 8 to 18 and adults, participants will become better livestock producers.
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Southern Idaho District Skill-a-thon Contests
Posted: Wednesday, March 2 2011
A Swine Skill-a-thon Contest is planned at the Gooding County Fairgrounds June 10 to practice and demonstrate knowledge of large animal production and gain understanding of animal industry practices. Participants will become better livestock producers.
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Southern Idaho District Skill-a-thon Contests
Posted: Wednesday, March 2 2011
A Beef Skill-a-thon Contest is planned April 23 in Shoshone to practice and demonstrate knowledge of large animal production and gain understanding of animal industry practices. Participants will become better livestock producers.
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Southern Idaho District Skill-a-thon Contests
Posted: Wednesday, March 2 2011
A Sheep Skill-a-thon Contest is planned June 7 at Shoshone to practice and demonstrate knowledge of large animal production and gain understanding of animal industry practices. Participants will become better livestock producers.
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Southern Idaho District Skill-a-thon Contests
Posted: Wednesday, March 2 2011
A Beef Skill-a-thon Contest is planned April 23 at Shoshone in Lincoln County to practice and demonstrate knowledge of large animal production and gain understanding of animal industry practices. To become better livestock producers.
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Southern Idaho District III Idaho Horsemanship Award
Posted: Tuesday, March 1 2011
4-H'ers who want to participate in the Southern Idaho District III Idaho Horsemanship Award may sign up at county offices by June 12. The written test will be scheduled the week of June 20 and those interested should contact their county offices. Oral presentations will be held Sept. 10. The performance phase will be Sept. 23 at the Filer Fairgrounds.
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New Hispanics and Education Report Shows Need for Accountability
Posted: Thursday, February 24 2011
Written by Bill Loftus BOISE, Idaho – Hispanics are the fastest growing demographic group in Idaho's education system and in its workforce, a datapoint that highlights the importance of educational policies and programs that take diversity into account. “Most of the growth in our student population is coming from Hispanics,” said Priscilla Salant, University of Idaho outreach and engagement coord...
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Food Safety Advisory Classes at Ada County Extension
Posted: Monday, January 31 2011
The cost is $135 per person. For more information call (208) 287-5900 or visit extension.ag.uidaho.edu/ada . The classes will be held on Thursdays, April 14 through May 26 at the Ada County Extension Office, 5880 Glenwood St., Boise, Idaho.
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Early Release Mondays and No School Day Project Camps
Posted: Friday, January 28 2011
Bannock County Extension will be having early-out Mondays and no-school-day project camps starting Feb. 7. Project camps are for children ages 8-18, 3rd graders or Cloverbuds. Early-out Mondays start at 2:30 p.m. and run till 4:30 p.m. There will be three classes per event, for a total of six hours of class time. This will enable the children to present their projects at the Bannock County Fair, ...
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New Zealand Mud Snail HACCP Training for Fish Hatcheries
Posted: Wednesday, January 26 2011
The potential exists for aquatic nuisance species, such as New Zealand mud snails, to spread to uninfested waters through the transport of fish. A free training is planned Feb. 23 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the University of Idaho Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station to help workers at public and private fish hatcheries that transport fish outside of the known established distribution of New Zealand ...
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University of Idaho Extension Program Can Transform Magic Valley Residents Into Master Composters and Recyclers
Posted: Thursday, January 20 2011
JEROME, Idaho – Students, teachers, professionals and others interested in careers or helping their own communities become more sustainable are invited to become master composters and recyclers through a University of Idaho Extension program in Jerome. Registration for the seven-week program is open through Jan. 28. Weekly class sessions will be held Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 2 to M...
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