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Employee Achievements


Ariel Agenbroad was selected as one of the Idaho Business Review’s 2018 Women of the Year. Agenbroad is an area Extension educator, community food systems and small farms, based in Ada County.

The Mealtime Inspirations (PDF) team won First Place Western Region, Communications Television/Video Program Award 2017 at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) meetings in Omaha, Nebraska. Team members are Julie Buck, Laura Sant, Lorie Dye, Katie Hoffman, Leslee Blanch, Luke Erickson, Stuart Parkinson and Marnie Spencer.

The Eat Smart Idaho team for their effective marketing effort: Long Live Idaho! Let’s get healthy together which received First Place Western Region Winner and State Winner, 2017 in the Marketing Package division at National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) meetings in Omaha, Nebraska. Team members include Joey Peutz, Bridget Morrisroe-Aman, Annie Roe, Kristin Hansen, Elizabeth Comer, Nicole Telford, Shelly Johnson, Julie Buck and Rhea Lanting.

Joey Peutz won the Continued Excellence Award at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) meetings in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Idaho 4-H Food Smart Families (PDF) team for their Excellence in Healthy Living Programming Award. They took First Place in State, First Place Western Region and National Winners from National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA). Team members include Grace Wittman, Maureen Toomey, Shelly Johnson, Joey Peutz, Rhea Lanting, Julie Buck, Donna Gillespie, Surine Greenway, Liliana Vega, Annie Roe and Bridget Morrisroe-Aman.

Liliana Vega received the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's "Sembrador del Futuro" award for 2017 (Planting Seeds for a Better Future) in recognition for the work she does with youth in the Treasure Valley, the difference she's making in the community by helping shape tomorrow's leaders and for her activism within the Latino community.

Recent Publications

Congratulations to Tyanne Roland for her recent scholarly publication in Rangeland Ecology & Management. Tyanne has collaborated with Oregon State University faculty on this five-year project. This original research report was titled “Effects of Wolf Presence on Daily Travel Distance of Range Cattle” the lead article in the journal and co-authored by Patrick E. Clark, Douglas E. Johnson, Larry L. Larson, Mounir Louhaichi, Tyanne Roland and John Williams.

A Field Guide to Ripple Effects Mapping, co-edited by UI Extension Specialist Lorie Higgins; Debra Hansen and Rebecca Sero, Washington State University; Scott Chazdon, University of Minnesota; and Mary Emery, South Dakota State University has been published. A free online monograph is available through the University of Minnesota Library’s Digital Conservancy.

UI Extension Director Barbara Petty is a co-author on the publication, The Manifesto for Extension and Engagement: A perspective on Family and Consumer Sciences for the Future, published in the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. DOI: Co-authors include: Jan B. Carroll, Barbara Chamberlin, Ester Devall, Roxie Dinstel, Doreen Hauser-Lindstrom and Barbara D. Petty.

Retiring Faculty

Don Morishita

Professor; Superintendent of Kimberly Research and Extension Center

Don Morishita

NGF 101

208-423-6616 or 208-736-3616

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
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875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654


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