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Targeted Tank Mixtures for Weed Control in Potatoes > HTML
Managing weeds in potato fields with an integrated approach—using all available cultural, mechanical, chemical, and biological tools—is more effective than relying on any single weed-contr . . . . . more details

Consejos para Emprendedores: Gestión del dinero para Empresarios > HTML
Esta hoja informativa de dos páginas, que forma parte de la serie Consejos para emprendedores, le indica cómo administrar las finanzas de su empresa, incluido el establecimiento de un presupuesto, el . . . . . más detalles

Red Firebug—A New Idaho Invader? > HTML
The red firebug, Pyrrhocoris apterus (Heteroptera: Pyrrhocoridae), is an introduced and invasive true bug with a vividly colored red and black body. Since its introduction and establishment, . . . . . more details

Predicting Alfalfa Forage Quality in Southern Idaho > HTML
So that growers can meet certain goals or marketing criteria, it’s important to know how to determine the quality of alfalfa hay. Indeed, producers who raise dairy quality hay can expect higher return . . . . . more details

Ties to the Land: Succession Planning for Property Owners > HTML
Whether you own a farm, forest or rangeland, you care about your property and what happens to it. That's why you need a succession plan to help guide its transition to future owners. Ties to the Land . . . . . more details

Women Farmers on the Rise? Understanding USDA Data-Collection Methods > HTML
Agricultural data collection in the United States has become more systematic since the first census report appeared in 1820. Conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Census . . . . . more details

Native Plant Landscaping: Curb Appeal and Low Water Use > HTML
Many property owners don’t fully realize that native plants are economical and effective solutions for use in landscape design, particularly since Idaho’s climate is so weather-dependent. This guide g . . . . . more details

Consejos para Emprendedores: Regulaciones para la Venta Alimentos Caseros en Idaho > HTML
Este documento informativo de dos páginas es parte de la serie Consejos para Emprendedores. Este boletín brinda información sobre cómo establecer un negocio de alimentos caseros en Idaho (pro . . . . . más detalles

Nurturing Resilience: Interactions are the Heart of Resilience/Las interactions son el corazon del la resiliencia > HTML
One way to nurture resilience in young children is to practice “Serve and Return.” When a child expresses themselves, respond by joining them in an activity and offering encouragement. This practice h . . . . . more details

Nurturing Resilience: Mindful Practices for Resilience/Practicas conscientes parala resiliencia > PDF
Trauma and stress can have physical effects on young children. Learn mindful activities for kids that can help calm the body’s response to stress. El trauma y el estrés pueden resultar en efectos físi . . . . . more details

Nurturing Resilience: Protective Factors for Resilience/Factores protectores de la resiliencia > HTML
Protective factors help children respond to life’s challenges. These factors include supportive relationships, access to quality care and safe places to play. You can nurture resilience by encouraging . . . . . more details

Simplify Dinnertime: A Guide to Make-Ahead Freezer Meals for Electric Pressure–Cooking > HTML
Do you scramble to put something together for dinner after work? Worry no more. With a freezer meal plan in hand and your electric pressure cooker at the ready, you can prepare meals way ahead of time . . . . . more details

Spring Annual Forage Hay Production in North-Central Idaho > HTML
Cattle producers in north-central Idaho need quality feed for their herds. But to satisfy that need, you need to do your homework. This publication helps growers and cattlemen understand how to use nu . . . . . more details

Homeowner Guide to Centipedes and Millipedes > HTML
Centipedes and millipedes are many-legged relatives of insects that thrive in damp, dark yard and garden habitats. Sometimes they accidentally wander into homes, creating minor concern as a pest. This . . . . . more details

Integrated Pest Management for Ants in Schools > HTML
Ant species are often beneficial in landscape settings. They aerate the soil, distribute seeds and play an important role in recycling organic matter. But the same ant species obtain pest status when . . . . . more details

Integrated Pest Management for Ants in the Classroom > HTML
Ants invading school buildings is a commonly reported pest problem in the Pacific Northwest. Many ant species are remarkably capable of finding food and moisture and highly efficient at harvesting and . . . . . more details

There Are Dangers Lurking in Your Flour > PDF
Many don’t realize that raw flour can transmit foodborne illnesses. This PNW publication outlines the risks of flour-based crafts and the steps you can take to keep people safe. Authors: St . . . . . more details

Economic Contribution of Idaho Agribusiness > HTML
The agribusiness sector accounts for a greater share of the state economy in Idaho than in all of its neighboring states and the United States as a whole. This publication details the economic contrib . . . . . more details

Integrated Management of Wild Oat in the Pacific Northwest > HTML
In the Pacific Northwest (PNW), wild oat has become a notable weed pest of small grain and rotational crops, including pulse crops, potato, sugar beet, and oilseed crops. It has infested more than 3 m . . . . . more details

Black Medic > HTML
Black medic (Medicago lupulina) is an annual or short-lived perennial from Eurasia. It can be found in lawns, pastures, rights-of-way, and other marginal sites. Learn how to manage this summe . . . . . more details

Curlycup Gumweed > HTML
Curlycup gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa) (Pursh) Dunal is native to North America except in the southeastern United States. This forb (herbaceous broadleaf plant) is commonly found along roadsi . . . . . more details

The Financial Condition of Idaho Agriculture: 2021 > HTML
This comprehensive yet concise annual report, often relied upon by state legislators, summarizes the financial condition of Idaho agriculture. The categories covered for 2021 include net farm income, . . . . . more details

Large Yellow Underwing: A Cutworm Pest in Idaho > HTML
Noctua pronuba (pronounced knock-TOO-ah pro-NEW-bah) is an accidentally introduced cutworm known as the large or greater yellow underwing for its distinctively colored adult moth stage. Learn . . . . . more details

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606 S Rayburn St

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Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

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