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University of Idaho ag school open to partnering with BYU
John Foltz, dean of University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, met with more than 30 people in Caldwell April 16 during an informal "coffee with the dean" meeting. Foltz said UI would be open to partnering with BYU-Idaho on some...

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Parasites protect cattle from disease, study finds
Parasites protect cattle from disease, study finds
A Washington State University researcher has found that when two parasites infect calves in East Africa at the same time, it renders them less deadly.
McFerson considering WSU tree fruit center job
McFerson considering WSU tree fruit center job
The manager of a state tree fruit research commission, funded by and representing private industry, is looking at also directing WSU's Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center.
Two Oregon ARS research centers face large budget cuts
Two Oregon ARS research centers face large budget cuts
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is asking for continued support of the federal Agricultural Research Service centers in Pendleton and Corvallis.
UI leads first potato industry grad student tour
UI leads first potato industry grad student tour
University of Idaho led first tour of the state's potato industry for graduate students studying crop research.
WSU researcher considers prickly lettuce as rubber source
WSU researcher considers prickly lettuce as rubber source
A Washington State University researcher wants to explore possible production of the weed prickly lettuce to make rubber.
University says local GMO ban would hamper researchers
University says local GMO ban would hamper researchers
A Benton County ballot measure would prohibit genetically engineered organisms and grant legal rights to soil, plants and water.
Researchers update biocontrol catalog
Researchers update biocontrol catalog
A University of Idaho researcher has updated a catalog of biocontrols and biocontrol releases after 16 years.
New OSU ag administrators told Extension spread thin
New OSU ag administrators told Extension spread thin
Two new Oregon State University administrators make a tour Extension Service facilities.
New generation of GMO food heads for stores
New generation of GMO food heads for stores
Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils are among the genetically modified foods likely to arrive in grocery stores in the coming years.
Critics discount WHO’s glyphosate report
A World Health Organization report linking glyphosate to cancer gets a blistering response from agricultural and medical experts.