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Reed Findlay

Reed Findlay

Extension Educator, Crops and Horticulture

Office

Bingham/Bannock, Room 412

Phone

208-236-7310

Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County
412 W. Pacific
Blackfoot, Idaho 83221

Reed Findlay graduated from Brigham Young University with a master’s degree in agronomy in 1993. He began his career as an agricultural Extension educator with Montana State University working out of Rosebud and Treasure counties. He currently serves with the University of Idaho as a crops and horticulture Extension educator and county chair in Bannock and Bingham counties.

M.S., Brigham Young University, 1993
B.S., Brigham Young University, 1990

  • Alfalfa variety trials 
  • Grass and forage variety trials 
  • Regional forage quality assessment 
  • Wheat and barley large plot yield trials 
  • Quality attributes of alfalfa varieties
  • Thrips populations and damage in alfalfa

  • Mulityear succession and estate planning for farm and ranch families, 2017. Journal of Extension Publications. 
  • Effects of colony creation method and beekeeper education on honeybee mortality, 2015. Journal of Extension Publications. 
  • Effects of queen source and age of colony on nosema spore load in honeybees, 2010. Journal of Extension Publications.

  • Jones W., J.R. Findlay. ESP Western Region Diversity Team Award, Reaching Hispanic Potato Farmers, 2004. 
  • Findlay J.R., W. Jones. IACAA Professional Excellence, Extension Development Committee Winner, Reaching Spanish Speaking Clientele with the Idaho Master Gardener Program, Teaching and Educational Technology, 2004. 
  • Nash S., J.R. Findlay, S. Harrison, J. Packham, R. Panting, S. Sanchez, S. Williams. IAE4-HA Excellence in Teamwork Award, Western Region, June 2001. 
  • Nash, S.A., S.N. Harrison, J.R. Findlay, S.C. Parkinson, J.H. Packham, R.R. Panting and S.R. Williams (Utah). Excellence in Teamwork. National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Western Region Winner, State Winner, 2000. 
  • Nash, S.A., S.N. Harrison, J.R. Findlay, S.C. Parkinson, J.H. Packham, R.R. Panting and S.R. Williams (Utah). Search for Excellence in 4-H/Youth. National Association of County Agricultural Agents, Western Region Winner, State Winner, 2000. 
  • Findlay, J.R., S. Parkinson, J. Packham, S. Jones, IACAA Communicator Award, Video Presentation Team Award, Hand Signals for Farm Tractor Safety (Spanish), April 2015. 
  • Findlay, J.R., S. Harrison. Small Farm Beekeeping Workshop, National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting Poster Session, National Winner, First Place Poster, Extension Education, 2006. 
  • Findlay, J.R., W. Jones, S. Parkinson. National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting Poster Session, Western Regional Finalist, Extension Education, 2004. 
  • Findlay, J.R. National Finalist 2003, NACAA/RISE Horticulture/Turfgrass Study Tour, National Association of County Agricultural Agents Professional Improvement Council, May 12, 2003. 
  • Findlay, J.R., W. Jones. National Association of County Agricultural Agents Search for Excellence Crop Production Achievement Award (Spanish Agricultural Education Curriculum), State Winner, July 30, 2002. 
  • Findlay, J.R. National Association of Extension 4-HAgents, Communicator Award, Video Program, Leader Liability, October, 2002. 
  • Findlay, J.R., Nash, S.A., B. Abo, J. Peutz, S.N Harrison. National Association of Extension 4-HAgents, Communicator Award, State Association Publication, IAE4-HA Newsletter, October, 2002. 
  • Findlay, J.R., W. Jones. Idaho Cooperative Extension System Diversity Award, April 3, 2001. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Joint Council of Extension Professionals, Professional Development Scholarship, 2001. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Western Region National Association of County Agricultural Agents, state winner, Search for Excellence in 4-H/Youth, June 2000. 
  • Harrison, S., J.R. Findlay, J. Packham, R. Panting, S. Parkinson, S. Nash. R.W. Schermerhorn Extension Faculty Award, March 2000. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Outstanding Agronomy Student, Brigham Young University, 1990. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Outstanding Student Award, The American Society of Agronomy, 1990. 
  • Findlay, J.R., B. Eborn, S. Harrison, J. Packham, J. Hogge, K. Hart, Idaho Barley Commission All Stars Award, April 28, 2015. 
  • Findlay, J.R. National Academic Networking Association, (registered), March 15, 2011. 
  • Findlay J.R. National Association of County Agricultural Agents, Distinguished Service Award, July15, 2010. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Extension Years of Service Award, 15 years, April 2010. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Excellence in Extension Award, Idaho Grain Producers Association, December 2, 2005. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Extension Years of Service Award, 10 Years, April 2004. 
  • Findlay, J.R. National Association of County Agricultural Agents, Achievement Award, July, 2004. 
  • Findlay, J.R. University of Idaho Honorary Alumnus, granted by President Hoover, May 2001. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Idaho Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Achievement in Service Award, 2000. 
  • Findlay, J.R. Extension Years of Service Award, 5 Years, April 1999. 

University of Idaho Extension

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

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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