A new comprehensive analysis of several years of crop studies comparing conventional and organic production questions conventional wisdom about the yield gap between the two production methods.
Ranchers, rice growers and University of California Cooperative Extension researchers are still fine
The Washington Department of Agriculture entomology laboratory in Olympia is the go-to place in the
Seven long-time Department of Crop and Soil Science personnel are honored as they retire.
One position filled, another approved by dean.
Heavier equipment means soil compaction that can affect crop yield, says University of Idaho soil scientist John Hammel. Farmers need to start thinking about how to address the issue.
J.R. Simplot Co. and University of Idaho have renwed an argeement that has helped the university's Parma research and extension station in Southwestern Idaho remain open. Under the agreement, Simplot provides the Parma station $330,000 a year.
In aeroponics, farmers grow plants without soil and with little water. They use pumps and gravity to feed the roots with water loaded with nutrients.
University of Idaho researchers in the child development laboratory of the food science college have performed controlled experiments on 26 preschool-age children. The study involves baking bread made from non-whole grain red and white wheats, and whole...
A three-year partnership between the Idaho Wheat Commission, Limagrain Cereal Seeds and the University of Idaho is close to being renewed. Officials from all parties say they expect the agreement, which expires in June, to be renewed long before that...
Sherlock Holmes would feel at home, deducing plant diseases at an Oregon State University clinic.
University of Idaho has a new agronomist with expertise in water-use efficiency at its Aberdeen Research and Extension Center.
Washington State University wolf researcher Robert Wielgus has released a report that killing wolves leads to increased depredations.
Washington State University Extension's first Wheat Academy is waiting-list only. Weed science researcher Drew Lyon says the university is exploring ways to reach more farmers.