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Idaho Refugees Get Food Processing Training from University of Idaho’s Food Technology Center Staff
Posted: Friday, April 9 2010
CALDWELL, Idaho—About 25 Idaho refugees from three Boise resettlement agencies will get job training in food processing the week of April 12 from specialists at University of Idaho’s Food Technology Center in Caldwell. Refugees from Iraq, Bhutan and Congo will be introduced to food processing concepts and practices on April 12 in the Idaho Department of Labor office at 219 W. Main St. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Ada County
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Caldwell's Theresa Araquistain Wins Honors as 4-H Western Region Volunteer
Posted: Friday, April 9 2010
CALDWELL, Idaho – For the past 32 years, 4-H volunteer Theresa Araquistain of Caldwell provided fun, education and entertaining ways for youth to learn valuable skills. The Western Region 4-H Volunteer Forum recently honored her work as co-leader of the 60-member Vallivue 4-H Club in Caldwell as its regional 4-H Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer. Universit...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension
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University of Idaho Students Post Top Tier Finish in North American Dairy Challenge
Posted: Friday, April 16 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students completed a top-tier finish at the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge against teams from across the U.S. and Canada. The annual event drew teams representing 30 universities that visited working dairies near Visalia, Calif., and made recommendations to improve their operations based on the students' ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Animal and Veterinary Science | Animal & Veterinary Science: Dairy | Extension
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Southern Idaho Livestock Judging Camp Planned in Jerome
Posted: Monday, May 3 2010
This event is to be held at the Jerome County Fairgrounds in Jerome, Idaho. The date and time is to be determined in July. For more information, please contact Cindy Kinder at ckinder@uidaho.edu.
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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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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension
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University of Idaho Partnership with Coeur d'Alene Tribe and Communities Named Finalist for National Engagement Award
Posted: Friday, May 7 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is a finalist for the national C. Peter Magrath University/Community Engagement Award. The university was selected for its partnership with the Coeur d'Alene Tribe and its communities, and is one of just five universities to be selected as a finalist. The university/community partnership also received the Outreach Scholarship/W.K. Kellogg Foundation Engagem...
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Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | Priscilla Salant | Bioregional Planning | News Release | Office of the President | Landscape Architecture | Extension
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Idaho Beef Council Announces New Beef Coordinator
Posted: Friday, May 14 2010
Recently the Idaho Beef Council made the commitment to fund a half-time coordinator of our Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program. The Animal and Veterinary Science Department will match this commitment with funding for the other half of the position so that we will now have a full-time person coordinating the various activities of the BQA program. Jackie Owens was recently selected from our current...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Beef
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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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