Crews hired by USDA are being extra careful in collecting hazelnut data to ensure an accurate crop forecast.
As new research faciities come online to tackle the Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing, the dead
Researchers report a possible breakthrough in using a parasitic wasp to control crop-damaging brown
Idaho's nursery industry will team up with University of Idaho researchers on a project designed to introduce new, aesthetically pleasing native plants to the market.
Neonicotinoid-maker Bayer Crop Science spokesman Jeffrey Donald said the firm’s scientists will review the study, but in general “artificial exposure to pesticides under lab conditions is not reflective of real-world experience.”
Potato and wheat growers will be among the first to benefit from a new breeding technology that quickly and cheaply introduces desirable traits without being considered genetic modification.
Oregon State University researchers in Malheur County are conducting field trials to determine whether camelina and quinoa can be grown in the region.
A University of California-Davis study finds that farms that market their products directly to consumers create more local jobs that conventional growers, who tend to use resources that are more far-flung.
Some growers in Idaho are concerned about a bacterial disease of potatoes long found in Europe, called dickeya, that is now spreading throughout the U.S.
University of California-Santa Barbara computer science researcher Chandra Krintz grew up on a farm in Indiana. Now she's developing new software that will help growers run their operations more efficiently.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study says the cases are part of eight outbreaks that have infected 611 people in 45 states.
Idaho and Oregon onion growers are reporting good results from applying a popular herbicide through drip irrigation systems. This is the first year they have been able to do that.
J.R. Simplot Co. hopes to work with farmers willing to raise no other potatoes aside from the company's Innate line of biotech seed on their seed farms.
Researchers and individual farmers in the Treasure Valley area who are experimenting with growing pumpkin seeds for the snack market reported mixed results this year. But they still think the crop could be a promising addition to local rotations.