Resources should be reallocated so that hop research can be expanded into two, full-time USDA-ARS positions, more than 100 members of Congress say.
The American Malting Barley Association is seeking improved varieties to bolster barley acres.
Idaho farm industry leaders say they are happy that Mark McGuire has taken over as director of the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station, which oversees the University of Idaho's nine research and extension centers.
Researchers will work with Tokyo-based Sumitomo Chemical Co. to look at plants’ roots and leaves and analyze what chemicals or fertilizers they need.
Columnist Doug Warnock writes about the latest developments in livestock grazing research.
Two $1 million research endowments created by the Idaho Wheat Commission in 2012 are now fully funded, five years ahead of schedule.
The Washington State Wine Commission is expanding its research seminars for both sides of the state in 2017.
University of Idaho soil scientist Jodi Johnson-Maynard takes a look at the bigger picture when deciding how to improve soil health. A big part of her focus is on the roles earthworms play.
Washington State University has released the names of the search committee members who will help look for the next dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.
Slug expert Rory McDonnell is looking for ways that Oregon farmers can eliminate the slimy pests.
University of Idaho has high hopes for a new fall wheat with resistance to a host of diseases, including stripe rust.
University of Idaho has completed the first broad screening of Northwest wheat lines for fusarium headblight resistance, which should aid in future efforts to breed resistant cultivars.
A team of environmental sociologists from Idaho State University is starting a long-term study of the 2015 water call settlement between Idaho's Surface Water Coalition and junior groundwater users.
The Aberdeen Plant Materials Center, run by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, is researching ways to better propagate milkweed, believing the seed could be planted in pviot corners or fallow farm land to help declining monarch butterfly...