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An Industry Amidst Conflict and Change: Practices and Perceptions of Idaho's Bluegrass Seed Producers > PDF
Reports the findings of a survey of northern Idaho bluegrass farmers about their willingness and ability to adopt potential nonthermal production technologies. Also reports on the social and economi . . . . . more details
 

Contribution of Agribusiness to Idaho's Economy, 2010 > PDF
In 2010, Idaho agribusinesses sold more than $15 billion of goods and services, generated $3.4 billion in gross state product, and created 50,000 Idaho jobs. It was Idaho's largest base industry by sa . . . . . more details
 

Contribution of Agribusiness to the Idaho Economy, 2011 > PDF
In 2011, Idaho agribusiness contributed $24 billion (20%) of total Idaho sales, over $8.3 billion (14%) of the state's GSP, and over 123,000 (14%) Idaho jobs, according to a base analysis that takes i . . . . . more details
 

Contribution of Agribusiness to the Idaho Economy, 2013 > PDF
In 2013, Idaho agribusiness contributed more than $27 billion (20%) of total Idaho sales, over $10 billion (16%) of the state's GSP, and over 126,000 (14%) Idaho jobs, according to a base analysis tha . . . . . more details
 

Contribution of the Potato Industry to Idaho's Economy > PDF
Idaho's Potato Industry, from seed potatoes to French fries, directly and indirectly provided 39,500 jobs in 2002, nearly one in 20 in the state. This 8-page publication provides details.

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Contributions of Agriculture to Idaho's Economy: 2006 > PDF
Agriculture makes the biggest contribution to Idaho's economy, more than any other economic sector. This 12-page illustrated publication, intended for laymen and policy makers details the difference b . . . . . more details
 

Costs and Benefits of Applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) > PDF
This overview looks at applying for the DACA program as an economic investment. It provides important information for service providers and DACA applicants to use when considering whether applying fo . . . . . more details
 

Country of Origin Labeling and Livestock Producers > PDF
Provides background information on the new Country of Origin Labeling Law, how it might affect sales of U.S. meat, and how producers can track and provide documentation regarding the country of orig . . . . . more details
 

Data definitions table, A quick reference for communities & counties > PDF
Designed for novices, this free 10-page companion to CIS 1145 Reliable Data Tools for Idaho Counties and Towns clarifies terms often used by the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal and sta . . . . . more details
 

Economic Causes of Nonpoint Pollution in the Boise River > PDF
Non-point pollution creates a perplexing problem since it is difficult to relate it to specific causes. Exactly who is responsible for non-point pollution and to what degree are largely unanswered q . . . . . more details
 

Economic Contribution of Idaho Agribusiness > PDF
Idaho agribusiness, including multiplier effects, generated $27.8 billion in sales, 128,200 Idaho jobs, and $10.3 billion in value added in 2014. This publication details the gross and base contributi . . . . . more details
 

Economic Development Challenges for Small Towns in Idaho's Butte, Custer, and Lemhi Counties > PDF
Small towns in Idaho's Butte, Custer, and Lemhi counties face particular challenges because of their rugged remoteness and also because of the area's biggest, most famous employer--the Idaho National . . . . . more details
 

Ethanol in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Ethanol: Where does it come from? How is it used? Learn the background of ethanol as a transportation biofuel and the important role it plays in the PNW. 19 pp. Authors: Noelle M. Hart, Kea . . . . . more details
 

History of the College of Agriculture at the University of Idaho > PDF
Read how the college helped to diversify Idaho agriculture, how it survived the war years and the Great Depression, and even why Moscow was once called "The City Without Flies." Whether you are an alu . . . . . more details
 
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Outdoor Recreation Demand and Expenditures: Lower Snake River Reservoirs > PDF
RES 159 Outdoor recreation demand and expenditures: Lower Snake River Reservoirs This publication outlines the results of two surveys conducted on recreationists at the Lower Snake River reservoirs fo . . . . . more details
 

Outdoor Recreation Use And Value: Snake River Basin of Central Idaho > PDF
This publication outlines the results of two surveys conducted on recreationists in the Snake River basin in central Idaho for the purpose of measuring their willingness to pay for outdoor recreation . . . . . more details
 

Property Rights: A Primer > PDF
A compilation of discussions by eight experts in the field of property rights, including historical and philosophical perspectives and chapters on the economics of property rights, on common property . . . . . more details
 

Public Attitudes and Perceptions of Air Quality and Bluegrass Seed Residue Burning in Northern Idaho > PDF
Reports the findings of a survey assessing the perceptions of the general public regarding overall air quality in the region, possible trade-offs to bluegrass field burning, and the policies that impa . . . . . more details
 

Seven Popular Myths about Livestock Grazing on Public Lands, 2d edition > PDF
Provides factual, well-documented information on the harvest of livestock forage on western public lands. Its objective is to aid and promote decision-making based on facts, dispelling seven popular m . . . . . more details
 

Sport-Fishing Use and Value: Lower Snake River Reservoirs > PDF
This publication outlines the results of two surveys conducted on anglers fishing at the Lower Snake River reservoirs for the purpose of measuring their willingness to pay for recreational fishing tri . . . . . more details
 

Sport-Fishing Use and Value: Snake River Above Lewiston, Idaho > PDF
This publication outlines the results of two surveys conducted on sport fishers on the Snake River above Lewiston, Idaho, for the purpose of measuring their willingness to pay for fishing trips and th . . . . . more details
 

Sport-Fishing Use And Value: Snake River Basin of Central Idaho > PDF
This publication outlines the results of two surveys conducted on sport fishers in the Snake River basin of central Idaho for the purpose of measuring their willingness to pay for fishing trips and th . . . . . more details
 

Working with Juvenile Offenders through Extension > PDF
Written for youth development professionals, this publication covers the essentials of working with teen juvenile offenders, including understanding their characteristics, making contacts with organiz . . . . . more details
 


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