A seventh-grade class in Pocatello is helping USDA assess heirloom oat varieties for their ability to germinate in cold conditions.
Cooling tomatoes below 54 degrees stops them from making some of the substances that contribute to their taste, according to researchers.
The company is working on proof that the tempered glass panels are strong enough and have enough traction to handle motor vehicles, including semitrailers.
The teams will have a year or so to demonstrate their techniques in laboratories and compete for the first $5 million in prize money.
Plots of different alfalfa varieties planted side-by-side at the University of California Kearney Agriculture and Research Center allow for comparison over the growing season.
Washington State University will ask for nearly $100 million in state funding for two buildings it says are critical to plant and animal research.
The study says human-caused global warming contributed an additional 16,000 square miles of burned forests from 1984 to 2015.
Over the next year, students will work on the aquaponics lab to make it the most efficient environment they can.
An Idaho fresh potato packing company is using a new bag designed to block ultraviolet light and extend the shelf life of spuds.
Washington State University Extension specialist Steve Van Vleet recently received an award for service from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
Ronald "Troy" Primeaux crosses peppers of his own creation in a quest for the hottest pepper on the planet.
Washington State University plant patholgist Gary Chastagner studies how to cultivate a Christmas tree that won't make the holiday a mess.