Montana State University research shows yield benefits from using cover crops in a no-till, dry-land system after continuing with a rotation involving cover crops for eight years.
A new survey shows the agriculture and forestry programs at OSU are ranked among the best in the world.
USDA researchers in Peoria, Ill., and University of Idaho crop scientists are making progress on a b
A $20 million climate change study has issued its annual report providing an update on efforts to help farmers create systems that can handle projected climate change. REACCH project director Sanford Eigenbrode says the scope of the work will go beyond the five-year study.
The USDA Agricultural Research Service's U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative is surveying more than 16,000 U.S. farmers for fusarium head blight, or scab, management.
Next week UC-Davis will host a research conference run by the university’s recently founded Coffee Center. The center is currently without a dedicated home, but J. Bruce German, director of the university’s Foods for Health Institute, says...
Oregon State University scientists have found that cattle get post traumatic stress symptoms after encounters with wolves.
J.R. Simplot Co. has contracted with a start-up research business to help develop potatoes with improved photosynthesis efficiency to boost yields.
The Idaho Barley Commission will spend $322,507 on a variety of research projects in fiscal year 2015, a 5.7 percent increase over 2014.
The Idaho Wheat Commission will provide the start-up money needed to create a wheat molecular geneticist position at the University of Idaho. That person will work at the molecular level to identify and develop new traits that can benefit Idaho farmers.
Washington State University and University of Idaho agriculture officials say the passage of the Farm Bill means a positive outlook for federal funding for research efforts. WSU associate dean of research Jim Moyer says the bill increases funding for the...
Washington State University virus genomics professor Hanu Pappu says information learned about the tomato spotted wilt virus will benefit researchers battle a number of related virus, including the iris yellow spot virus affecting onions in the PNW.