Simplot's new GMO potato, Innate, will be kept in a closed-loop, director of commercialization Kerwin Bradley said during the Washington-Oregon Potato Conference in Kennewick, Wash.
A genetically modified variety of pine developed by Arborgen cannot be restricted by USDA, the agenc
Eastern Idaho growers on a cover crop panel during the 47th Annual University of Idaho Potato Confer
The test will be similar in size to Oxitec’s 2012 experiment in the Cayman Islands, where 3.3
Michael Neff, director of Washington State University's molecular plant sciences graduate program, believes in spreading the scientific evidence about genetically modified organisms, and continuing to have productive conversations.
Levels of zebra chip, a crop disease in potatoes spread by potato psyllids and caused by the Liberibacter bacterium, were down signficiantly in the Pacific Northwest.
Gov. Butch Otter has asked the Idaho Legislature to provide an additional $1.53 million in ongoing funding for University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The money would be used to support 21.5 new or existing positions designed to...
Google is stopping sale of its Glass wearable computer devices for now, but applications for agriculture and other professions are possible in the future.
Wearable technology is the next wave to hit agriculture. Smart glasses will be like wearing a computer, providing quick and efficient hands-free communication and data transfer.
New state restrictions on the use of chloropicrin, a powerful soil fumigant, could add costs to growers, the California Strawberry Commission contends.
University of California Cooperative Extension advisor Scott Stoddard has spent nearly 17 years trying to help develop a sweet potato that is both visually appealing and stores well. He said the quest has been "sort of like trying to rope a cloud."
Oregon State University's Ag Research Foundation will get a new executive director this summer.
Canadian researchers have found extracts made from two varities of potatoes, including Russet Burbank, cause significant weight loss in mice.