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Coronavirus: In-Person Changes

  • Effective Thursday, March 26, University of Idaho Extension will be discontinuing all in-person meetings and programming and will move to an entirely virtual environment.
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News Releases

U of I Plans Pollinator Summit Feb. 26-27 to Explore Insects, Issues, History

Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:55:00 -0800

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 18, 2020 — The Pollinator Summit Feb. 26-27 will feature experts from the University of Idaho, Moscow-area groups and the San Diego Natural History Museum to consider the status and history of pollinators and their habitats, and efforts to sustain them. Read more

Rangeland Center Members Contribute to Translational Animal Science

Posted Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:08:00 -0800

Six Rangeland Center members recently published papers in a journal dedicated to animal science. The Translational Animal Science’s December 2019 issue featured University of Idaho faculty and graduate students from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the College of Natural Resources and U of I Extension. Authors in the Rangeland Center included Jim Sprinkle, beef extension specialist; Tracey Johnson, assistant professor of wildlife habitat ecology in rangeland systems and director of research at Rinker Rock Creek Ranch; Melinda Ellison, assistant professor of range livestock research; Carmen Willmore, Extension educator for Lincoln County; Joseph Sagers, Extension educator for Jefferson County; and John Hall, superintendent of the Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center and cattle management lead at Rinker Rock Creek Ranch. Read more

Albertson’s Foundation Helps Idaho Ag Industry with Investment in U of I’s Parma Center

Posted Thu, 02 Jan 2020 08:25:00 -0800

PARMA, Idaho — December 23, 2019 — A new University of Idaho facility at Parma, designed to support the fundamental elements of Idaho agriculture, is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a $1 million investment by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation. Read more

Workshop Proposals for Idaho 4-H State Teen Association Convention Now Being Accepted

Posted Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:13:00 -0800

The 4-H Youth Development Department is requesting workshop proposals for the 2020 Idaho 4-H State Teen Association Convention (STAC), formerly Idaho 4-H Teen Conference, which will be held June 22-25, 2020, on the Moscow campus. This event brings youth ages 14-18 from across the state to participate in activities focusing on post-secondary and career exploration. The conference is open to all Idaho teens, with an increased focus on recruitment from rural, isolated communities and underserved populations. Teens participate in on-campus workshops, campus and community tours, service learning, state elections and networking. In addition, and in partnership with Vice Provost Dean Kahler and the Strategic Enrollment Management team, teens will receive an in-depth overview of the University of Idaho. Read more

Vandal Brand Meats, Local Processing Topic of Discussion Dec. 11

Posted Tue, 10 Dec 2019 07:27:00 -0800

MOSCOW, Idaho — DEC. 9, 2019 — Vandal Brand Meats on the University of Idaho campus provides a laboratory for researchers, classroom for students and industry, and processing plant for small-scale livestock producers. Read more

Living with Fire on Idaho’s Rangelands Focus of U of I Talk in Boise

Posted Mon, 07 Oct 2019 08:57:00 -0700

BOISE, Idaho — October 7, 2019 — What Idahoans can do to be good stewards of the land and protect their home from fire in the wildland/urban interface is the subject of the next Vandal Voices speaker series event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, hosted by University of Idaho Boise Read more

U of I Parma Fruit Field Day Sept. 6 Honors Pomologist Essie Fallahi’s Work

Posted Tue, 03 Sep 2019 09:40:00 -0700

PARMA, Idaho — Aug. 30, 2019 — The University of Idaho Parma Fruit Field Day will be a little sweeter this year for its founder and emcee, pomology Professor Essie Fallahi. The event Friday, Sept. 6, showcases Fallahi’s work with apples, table grapes, peaches, nectarines, plums, quince, Asian pears and other fruits. Visitors by the hundreds flock to the annual event to taste the fruits of his labors. Read more

Inland Northwest Artisan Grains Focus of U of I-WSU Conference July 11-13

Posted Wed, 12 Jun 2019 09:30:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 11, 2019 — Farmers, bakers, brewers, grain brokers, investors and others with interests in what and how people eat and drink will find something to chew on during the first Inland Northwest Artisan Grains Conference July 11 - 13 in Pullman and Moscow. Read more

Strategies Food Marketers Use to Tempt Us Focus of U of I Boise Talk

Posted Wed, 29 May 2019 11:23:00 -0700

BOISE, Idaho — May 29, 2019 — How immune consumers are to the power of persuasion when it comes to shopping, preparing and eating food will be the subject of the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices speaker series event Thursday, June 6, in Boise. Ariel Agenbroad, a U of I area Extension educator for Ada County, will discuss “How Smart Marketers Influence the Way we Eat” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Amsterdam Lounge, 609 W. Main St., Boise. Read more

U of I McClure Center April Discussion Explores the Future of Food

Posted Wed, 27 Mar 2019 08:30:00 -0700

KETCHUM, Idaho — March 27, 2019 — Food and agriculture in the Wood River Valley will be the subject of the University of Idaho’s Policy Pub, “The Future of Food,” from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Sawtooth Brewery Public House and Tap Room, 631 Warm Springs Road, Ketchum. Read more

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