The test will be similar in size to Oxitec’s 2012 experiment in the Cayman Islands, where 3.3 million modified mosquitoes were released over six months, suppressing 96 percent of the targeted bugs. Oxitec says a later test in Brazil also was...
Michael Neff, director of Washington State University's molecular plant sciences graduate program, b
Levels of zebra chip, a crop disease in potatoes spread by potato psyllids and caused by the Liberib
Gov. Butch Otter has asked the Idaho Legislature to provide an additional $1.53 million in ongoing f
Google is stopping sale of its Glass wearable computer devices for now, but applications for agriculture and other professions are possible in the future.
Wearable technology is the next wave to hit agriculture. Smart glasses will be like wearing a computer, providing quick and efficient hands-free communication and data transfer.
New state restrictions on the use of chloropicrin, a powerful soil fumigant, could add costs to growers, the California Strawberry Commission contends.
University of California Cooperative Extension advisor Scott Stoddard has spent nearly 17 years trying to help develop a sweet potato that is both visually appealing and stores well. He said the quest has been "sort of like trying to rope a cloud."
Oregon State University's Ag Research Foundation will get a new executive director this summer.
Canadian researchers have found extracts made from two varities of potatoes, including Russet Burbank, cause significant weight loss in mice.
Nutritionist Samantha Ramsay will host an Idaho Wheat Commission webinar Jan. 13 about her research into identifying preferences for hard white winter wheat and hard red winter wheat in young children.
Mild winter temperatures increase the likelihood the rust pathogen will survive the winter, experts say.