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Success Stories

University of Idaho research is put to work in the real world every day. Here are some of the stories about how our research impacts our region, and the globe.

University of Idaho and Limagrain Cereal Seeds Launch the Varsity Idaho™ Brand

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 15, 2020 — A joint effort by the Idaho Wheat Commission (IWC) and Limagrain Cereal Seeds® (LCS) helped form a strategic public-private partnership for breeding wheat with the University of Idaho, the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Read More »

Company Licenses Chinook Winter Canola

A Midwest-based company recently licensed a new, herbicide-resistant winter canola variety developed by retired University of Idaho plant breeder Jack Brown and colleagues as a new tool for wheat growers. Read More »

Idaho Wheat Industry Has High Hopes for New Variety

POCATELLO – Idaho wheat industry leaders believe a new wheat variety called “UI Cookie” could have significant potential for a lot of the state’s grain farmers. The new variety was developed at the University of Idaho Research and Extension wheat breeding center in Aberdeen by researcher Jianli Chen and it has been licensed by the Idaho Wheat Commission. Read More »

Limagrain Royalties Grow

The University of Idaho’s pioneering agreement with Limagrain Cereal Seeds that forged links between the two in marketing and developing wheat varieties will return $75,000 to the university this year, said Frank Curtis, the company’s executive vice president. Read More »

Physical Address:
Food Research Center
860 W. Idaho Ave, #201
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

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