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Contact

Physical Address:
Superintendent's Office
255 Farm Road

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2090
Moscow, ID 83844-2090

Phone: 208-885-3526

Fax: 208-885-4221

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/preec

Directions

Physical Address:
E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 45
606 Rayburn Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2337
Moscow, ID 83844-2337

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/iaes

Directions

Parker Farm

Parker Farm is used for research, Extension and teaching activities. Subject areas include:

  • Weed, insect and plant disease management
  • Crop production, plant breeding and genetics
  • Woody landscape plants
  • Soil microbiology and ecology
  • Organic farming

Short (one growing season or less) and long-term (several growing seasons) research is conducted at this facility. Parker Farm also provides equipment and personnel for research conducted by UI faculty on private lands in northern Idaho and eastern Washington.

The farm includes 172 acres, of which 110 are usable as field plots. A few acres can be irrigated.

Parker Farm is located about 2 miles east of Moscow, adjacent to and north of Highway 8. The main entrance is at the intersection of Highway 8 and Plant Science Road.

Facilities include:

  • 3,400-square-foot seedhouse
  • 1,800-square-foot seedhouse annex
  • 4,000-square-foot foundation seed building
  • 4,000-square-foot shop and equipment storage area
  • 1,000-square-foot pesticide storage, loading and cleaning facility
  • Three 1,200-square-foot polyhouses and one 3,000-square-foot polyhouse
  • Residence for the farm manager
  • Field-size and plot-size tilling, seeding, spraying and harvesting equipment for small grain, legume, Brassicaceae and many other crops

Parker Farm is also the site of the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research, the Logger Sports Arena and buildings and storage areas used by various units of the College of Natural Resources. A NOAA weather station is also located here.

Contact Roy Patten at royp@uidaho.edu for tours and more information.

Roy Patten

Farm Operations Supervisor

Contact

Physical Address:
Superintendent's Office
255 Farm Road

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2090
Moscow, ID 83844-2090

Phone: 208-885-3526

Fax: 208-885-4221

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/preec

Directions

Physical Address:
E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 45
606 Rayburn Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2337
Moscow, ID 83844-2337

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/iaes

Directions