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UI College of Ag and Life Sciences Honors Students, Faculty, Staff, Alums
Posted: Friday, May 1
MOSCOW, Idaho –– The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences honored outstanding students, faculty and staff during its annual awards reception Monday, April 27. Here are this year’s recipients: Seth Pratt of Blackfoot was named the college’s outstanding senior. Pratt is graduating with degrees in agricultural and extension education and agribusiness...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Extension
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Idaho Ag Economist: Credible Seafood Sustainability Relies on Verifying Progress
Posted: Friday, May 1
MOSCOW – Sustainable seafood, a category that includes Idaho-raised rainbow trout, is in demand by some of the world’s largest retailers, including Wal-Mart, a University of Idaho agricultural economist notes. “The challenge for fishermen, fisheries management agencies, aquaculturists and retailers alike, however, is ensuring progress on the goal of achieving sustainable produc...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | Sustainability | Southern Idaho | Extension
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Tammany Area Field Day & Crop Tour June 22
Posted: Wednesday, April 29
The Tammany Area Field Day & Crop Tour will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Monday, June 22. We'll meet at Bert Henricksen’s Farm, 2810 Powers Ave. in Lewiston,.
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension
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Forest Insects and Disease Field Day for Forest Owners and Loggers June 18
Posted: Tuesday, April 28
Is something bugging your trees? It can be very disheartening to see patches of trees dying on your property. One of the primary goals of most forest owners is to have a healthy forest and, to most, that means healthy, living trees. Unfortunately, many people do not act on insect and disease issues until they see dead branches or similar visible symptoms. Successful methods to minimize forest i...
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North Central Idaho Hay Day on May 14
Posted: Tuesday, April 28
North Central Idaho Hay Day will be held on Thursday, May 14, at the Fraser Community Hall, Highway 11, in Fraser. Hay production has a long and venerable history in American agriculture and is growing in importance with increasing economic opportunities for hay producers. North Central Idaho Hay day will bring the latest research and product information for growing hay in this part of the state...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Extension | Central Idaho
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Virus Infecting Southern Idaho Wheat, Barley Crops, Forcing Tough Choices for Growers
Posted: Wednesday, April 1
University of Idaho plant disease specialist Juliet Marshall is warning farmers that winter wheat and barley crops across southern Idaho are showing a disturbing echo of last summer’s abnormal wet spell.   Barley yellow dwarf virus, a major disease threat to wheat and barley, is rampant from Parma to Ririe, said Marshall, a UI Extension cereal pathologist.   An early spring that pu...
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UI Extension Natural Resources Camp Continues 55-year Tradition
Posted: Thursday, February 26
KETCHUM, Idaho – Feb. 26, 2015 -- Natural Resources Camp, a University of Idaho Extension tradition tucked away in some of the state’s grandest scenery, will again offer Idaho youth a unique opportunity to learn about and explore the environment June 22-27. The camp for 12- to 14-year olds will celebrate its 55th anniversary this year with a program that focuses on wildlife, rangeland...
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UI Extension Offers Precision Ag Seminar at Boise Library Feb. 24
Posted: Thursday, February 19
BOISE, Idaho – Feb. 19, 2015 – A free seminar focused on precision agriculture and technologies to help farmers use water and fertilizer more efficiently is planned Feb. 24 at the Boise Public Library. Sponsored by University of Idaho Extension, the seminar is free and open to the public. It will run from noon to 5:40 p.m. in the library’s William F. Hayes Memorial Auditorium. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Sustainability | Extension
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UI Project Explores Best Strategy to Help Farmers Access Local Food Markets
Posted: Thursday, February 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 12, 2015 – A University of Idaho research project seeks strategies to help small- to medium-sized farms supply foods to local markets. One of the first efforts of the USDA-funded project will be a survey of restaurant and grocery stores to better understand how consumers’ desire for local foods translates to dollars and cents for farmers and those who buy the...
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Idaho 4-H Teen Conference seeks workshop proposals
Posted: Monday, February 2
The 2015 Idaho 4-H Teen Conference planning team invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a workshop at our upcoming conference to be held at the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID June 10-13, 2015. We are seeking proposals for two teaching opportunities. Opportunity 1: A six-hour (3 two hour sessions) workshop track Opportunity 2: A two-hour career experiential learning session The plan...
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Faculty and Staff Announcement | Extension | 4-H
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