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Idaho grower pleased with no-till spuds
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Idaho grower pleased with no-till spuds
An Eastern Idaho farmer has experimented with no-till potatoes.

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Cereal pathologist fears bad year with three diseases
Cereal pathologist fears bad year with three diseases
A Univeristy of Idaho cereals pathologist anticipates challenges in Eastern Idaho grain crops with barley yellow dwarf virus, Fusarium headblight and stripe rust.
Tiny spider mite can cause big yield loss in dry beans
Tiny spider mite can cause big yield loss in dry beans
Scouting for signs of the tiny twospotted spider mite could prevent potential yield losses of 80 percent in dry beans.
Ug99 battle progresses, wheat expert says
Ug99 battle progresses, wheat expert says
CIMMYT researcher Ravi Singh will be in the United States to be recognized as a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancedment of Science in Washington, D.C., for his work in wheat genetics, pathology and breeding.
Field trials show success with alternative PCN controls
Field trials show success with alternative PCN controls
University of Idaho's pale cyst nematode program director says results of a field trial assessing alternative approaches to ridding fields of the damaging, quarantined pest were encouraging, but control was better in a greenhouse setting.
200 Bushel Club sees benefits of careful seeding
200 Bushel Club sees benefits of careful seeding
Idaho's 200 Bushel Club has some new research results demonstrating the wisdom of growers who take their time at planting.
Study says tillage might have helped spread bird flu
The authors said their findings should be viewed as “hypothesis-generating rather than confirmatory” and more research is needed.
Researcher offers recommendations from manure study
Researcher offers recommendations from manure study
A University of Idaho Extension soils scientist has issued her first recomendations from a planned eight-year study on how crops and soil respond to manure applications.
State seeks funds for methyl bromide study
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has requested funding to dispose of hay containing traces of methyl bromide and to research other crop options for growers in the pale cyst nematode program who had fields treated with bromide.
Thinning improves forest health but can impact wildlife, study finds
Clearing fuels from forest floors can improve tree health and slow the spread of wildfire, but managers must also factor in projects' impacts on species that prefer a dense forest for habitat, University of California scientists conclude in a report.
‘Living snow fence’ shows promise for E. Washington
‘Living snow fence’ shows promise for E. Washington
Washington State University recently released an extension bulletin about a decade-long "living snow fence" acting as a windbreak north of Davenport, Wash.

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