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Columbia Basin Ag Research Center gets new director
Columbia Basin Ag Research Center gets new director
A native of Bulgaria with wide experience in dryland crop research will take over as director of the research center on Oct. 30.

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GPS devices find huge water loss in western U.S.
The sensors show that the earth’s crust has risen an average of 4 millimeters in the western United States since last year and as much as 15 millimeters in the California mountains.
Scientists hope tiny robotic bee takes flight
The intention is for RoboBee, about the size of a penny, to pollinate crops and perform other tasks, from military surveillance to searches.
A place where research meets agriculture
A place where research meets agriculture
The U.S. Department of Energy has a rich history of contributing to the advancement of agriculture and continues helping the industry today.
Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beers
The beer-making equipment is part of the company’s 1-year-old, 24,000-square-foot facility called the Innovation Center, the latest chapter for an enterprise that started a century ago when Washington, D.C., merchant John I. Haas first started...
New nursery sprayer could be ‘game changer’
New nursery sprayer could be ‘game changer’
The USDA and university researchers are testing a sprayer that dramatically cuts pesticide use and drift.
Idaho spud experts advise late blight precautions
Idaho spud experts advise late blight precautions
Experts advise Idaho potato growers to take precautions for late blight due to extremely wet weather.
Ebola puts focus on drugs made using tobacco plants
Ebola puts focus on drugs made using tobacco plants
Scientists favor tobacco plants because they grow quickly and their biology is well understood.
UI center adds pasture research facility
UI center adds pasture research facility
University of Idaho's newest research center, located near Salmon, is opening a new facility to test supplement intake of groups of livestock in a pasture setting.