Northwest potato research leader Andy Jensen recently took on the title of president of the Potato Association of America. Jensen says a strong association will strengthen the potato industry with research advances.
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.
The intention is for RoboBee, about the size of a penny, to pollinate crops and perform other tasks, from military surveillance to searches.
The U.S. Department of Energy has a rich history of contributing to the advancement of agriculture a
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...
The USDA and university researchers are testing a sprayer that dramatically cuts pesticide use and drift.
Experts advise Idaho potato growers to take precautions for late blight due to extremely wet weather.
Scientists favor tobacco plants because they grow quickly and their biology is well understood.
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.
The Potandon Produce subsidiary Sunrain Varieties LLC has announced several capital improvements to help the company conduct a seed development program in-house, rather than contracting with local seed growers for most of the work.
Crop experts worry recent rainfall in Southern and Eastern Idaho may lead to more volunteer plants to support aphids, which vector barley yellow dwarf virus.
The joint School of Food Science at Washington State University and University of Idaho is teaming up with Seoul National University in Korea to create a Center for Applied Food Safety and Processing. Interim director Barbara Rasco says the center will...