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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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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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Wet Spring Delays Kimberly, Aberdeen Weed Research Tours Until June 22, 23
Tuesday, June 22 2010 to Wednesday, June 23
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Even weeds are slow to grow in the cold, wet weather across Idaho this spring, says Don Morishita, University of Idaho professor of weed science and extension specialist at the Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Plants are growing so slowly that the annual Kimberly Weed Research tour will be delayed a week until June 22 as will a similar tour at Aberdeen June 23. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Twin Falls | Extension
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Extension
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Research | Extension
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | Extension
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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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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences | 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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