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April 16 Afterschool Summit to Help Chart Course for Quality Programs
Posted: Thursday, April 10
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 9, 2014 – The Idaho Afterschool Network will host a summit April 16 to convene instrumental stakeholders who are defining new ways of developing high quality expanded learning opportunities for children statewide. Featuring leaders and advocates of successful programs, Idaho’s Afterschool Summit will be held at the Sun Valley Conference Center. Its goal is ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | 4-H Youth Development
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Cover Crops, Nitrogen and Waste Focus of 2014 Nutrient Management Conference in Twin Falls
Posted: Wednesday, February 12
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Feb. 12, 2014 – University of Idaho Extension researchers will attempt to cover the spectrum of information and issues related to managing agricultural waste, nutrients for crops, dairies and water quality during a conference in Twin Falls March 6. Offering the latest related news, research, education and activities in Idaho, the Idaho Nutrient Management Conferenc...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Twin Falls | Extension
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UI Extension, NW Farm Credit Services Join Forces to Promote Youth Financial Literacy
Posted: Thursday, February 6
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 5, 2014 - University of Idaho Extension educators have led efforts to help more than 40,000 young people learn about personal finances and credit in recent years without learning the lessons the hard way by running up debt. Northwest Farm Credit Services recently committed $280,000 to a four-year project to help expand those efforts to four more states to improve youth ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | 4-H
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University of Idaho Kicks Off 125th Anniversary in Boise
Posted: Wednesday, January 15
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho’s founding university, the University of Idaho, will celebrate its 125 year anniversary since its opening with a series of late-January events in Boise kicking off the yearlong celebration. The University of Idaho was founded in 1889 to fulfill the land-grant university mission: opening the doors of higher education to the citizens of Idaho. Since then, the Unive...
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University of Idaho Boise | News Release | Office of the President | Extension | University of Idaho | UI Campus | President's Office
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U-Idaho Report: Idaho Agriculture Posts Third Straight Year of Record Cash Receipts
Posted: Thursday, January 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 2, 2014 – Idaho’s farmers and ranchers made it a threepeat in 2013. They posted a third year of record cash receipts with a tally of $7.82 billion, up 3 percent from 2012, according to University of Idaho agricultural economists. Net farm income was projected at $2.73 billion, a decline of about a half percent or $12 million but considered essentially stable...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology | 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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Idaho’s Linda Webb inducted to National 4-H Hall of Fame
Posted: Saturday, October 12 2013
MERIDIAN – Linda Webb of Meridian spent a lifetime participating in the University of Idaho Extension 4-H program, first as a youngster benefitting from the youth development program and later as a professional. She recently joined a group of 16 4-H advocates as the newest inductees to the National 4-H Hall of Fame. The Oct. 11 ceremony was held at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | Extension | Ada County | Valley County | Canyon County
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Idaho Master Gardener School Mentor Program Sprouts Statewide
Posted: Friday, August 30 2013
MOSCOW – School gardens across Idaho will get some expert help from 11 University of Idaho Extension Master Gardener volunteers who will serve as mentors this growing season. An Idaho Department of Education child nutrition grant planted the seeds for the cooperative effort. UI Extension selected the mentors from those trained in its Idaho Master Gardeners program who already provide ser...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension
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UI Student Studies Consequences of Meat Aging, Makes Tough Steak Toothsome
Posted: Friday, August 30 2013
MOSCOW – In the season of sizzle, budget-conscious grilling fans may welcome University of Idaho graduate student Michael Colle’s research into the science of steak. Colle’s study showed that inexpensive top round can become as juicy and tender as pricier New York strip steaks with the right aging. His master’s degree research recently won top honors during a conference...
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Agricultural and Life 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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