Jim B. Davis
Principal Research Specialist, Retired
Ag Science, Room 328B
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2333
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2333
Jim previously managed the breeding research program’s field trials, regional variety trials and its oilseed quality laboratory. He currently works part time assisting in all areas of the research program.
M.S., University of Idaho, 1988
B.S., University of Idaho, 1985
Jim is an Idaho native and University of Idaho alumnus. He grew up on a small beef cattle ranch near Grangeville, Idaho. Jim has worked for the University Idaho Canola, Rapeseed and Mustard Program for 30 years as of 2023 and has 34 years of experience working with canola and related crops. Jim has also worked with a handful of other crops including Austrian winter peas and barley.