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2007 North-Central Idaho Crop Management Trials > PDF
Summarizes field agronomic performance evaluations conducted in northern Idaho during 2007, including a demonstration trial of safflower yield, an herbicide response study with Clearfield wheat, an ag . . . . . more details
 

2007 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report: Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
Presents the results of variety performance trials conducted during the 2006-07 season at sites from Craigmont to Bonners Ferry. Varieties of winter wheat, spring wheat, spring barley, and spring legu . . . . . more details
 

2007 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeast Idaho Cereals Research & Extension Program > PDF
Presents the results of variety performance trials established at four locations for winter varieties and five locations for spring varieties in southcentral and southeastern Idaho during the fall of . . . . . more details
 

2008 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report: Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, spring barley, spring pea, lentil, and chickpea cultivars tested in trials conducted in Idaho, Lewis, Nez Perce, Latah, and Boundary counties . . . . . more details
 

2008 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The 2008 annual report of the southcentral and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2008 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring . . . . . more details
 

2009 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report: Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, spring barley, spring pea, lentil, and chickpea cultivars tested in trials conducted at 11 test sites in Idaho, Lewis, Nez Perce, Latah, and B . . . . . more details
 

2009 Small Grains Report > PDF
The annual report of the southcentral and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2009 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring wheat . . . . . more details
 

2010 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report of the Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, spring barley, spring pea, lentil, and chickpea cultivars tested in trials conducted in Idaho, Lewis, Nez Perce, Latah, and Boundary counties . . . . . more details
 

2011 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report > PDF
From the Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program at the University of Idaho comes this summary of the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, spring barley, spring pea, le . . . . . more details
 

2011 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The annual report of the southcentral and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2011 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring wheat . . . . . more details
 

2012 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report > PDF
Summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, winter barley, spring barley, dry pea, lentil, and chickpea cultivars tested in trials conducted at eight test sites in Lewis, Nez Perce, Lata . . . . . more details
 

2012 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The annual report of the southcentral and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2012 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring wheat . . . . . more details
 

2013 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report of the Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, winter barley, spring barley, dry pea, lentil, and chickpea cultivars tested in trials conducted at eight test sites in Lewis, Nez Perce, Lata . . . . . more details
 

2013 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The annual report of the southcentral and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2013 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring wheat . . . . . more details
 

2014 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report of the Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, winter barley, spring barley, dry pea, lentil, and chickpea cultivars tested in trials conducted at 12 test sites in Lewis, Nez Perce, Latah, . . . . . more details
 

2014 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The annual report of the southcentral and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2014 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring wheat . . . . . more details
 

2015 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report of the Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, winter barley, spring barley, dry pea, lentil, and chickpea varieties tested in trials conducted at 10 test sites in Lewis, Nez Perce, Latah, . . . . . more details
 

2015 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The annual report of the south-central and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2015 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring whea . . . . . more details
 

2016 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The annual report of the south-central and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2016 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring whea . . . . . more details
 

2017 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeastern Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
The annual report of the south-central and southeastern Idaho cereals research and extension program provides 2017 agronomic data for hard and soft white winter wheats; hard and soft white spring whea . . . . . more details
 

2018 Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook
A comprehensive guide to insect management in commercial crops and environments and in home landscapes and gardens in the Pacific Northwest. Covers pesticide safety and toxicity, protecting . . . . . more details
 
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2018 Pacific Northwest Plant Disease Management Handbook
A comprehensive guide to plant disease management in the Pacific Northwest. Includes materials and tactics suitable for organic production and homeowner use as well as for commercial produc . . . . . more details
 
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2018 Pacific Northwest Weed Management Handbook
A comprehensive guide to weed management in the Pacific Northwest. Covers biological weed control agents, pesticide safety and disposal, agrichemicals and their properties, and control of p . . . . . more details
 
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4-H Home Food Preservation Series: Boiling Water Canning Project Manual > PDF
For ages 8-18, the boiling water canning project manual covers the basics of healthy eating and food safety and specific instructions for canning fruits, tomatoes, tomato salsa, pickles, and jams and . . . . . more details
 

4-H Home Food Preservation Series: Drying Project Manual > PDF
For ages 8-18, the drying project manual covers the basics of healthy eating and food safety and specific instructions for drying fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Thirteen hands-on activities engage you . . . . . more details
 

4-H Home Food Preservation Series: Freezing Project Manual > PDF
For ages 8-18, the freezing project manual covers the basics of healthy eating and food safety and specific instructions for freezing fruits; juices; vegetables; meat, fish, and poultry; and convenien . . . . . more details
 

4-H Home Food Preservation Series: Pressure Canning Project Manual > PDF
For ages 14-18, the pressure canning project manual covers the basics of healthy eating and food safety and specific instructions for canning vegetables, dry beans, meats, poultry, fish, and prepared . . . . . more details
 

4-H Horse Project > PDF
This is a basic resource for 4-H members doing a horse project in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Book sections cover horse breeds, psychology, and how to choose a horse; the horse's health, care, and . . . . . more details
 

4-H Poultry Showmanship Questions > PDF
Lists questions a 4-H member could be asked by the judge during a 4-H poultry showmanship competition. Questions are organized by level of difficulty (junior, intermediate, and senior) and are followe . . . . . more details
 

A Field Guide to Grasses and Grass-Like Plants of Idaho
Grasses and grass-like plants are key to the productivity, function and diversity of Idaho's rangelands, wetlands and forests. Learn to identify almost 100 plant species and understand the value of th . . . . . more details
 
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Acidifying Soil for Crop Production: Inland Pacific Northwest > PDF
Explains the relationship between high soil pH and nutrient deficiencies in crop plants. Color photos illustrate symptoms of pH-induced nutrient deficiency. Authors: Donald Horneck, Donald . . . . . more details
 

Adopting Quinoa in Southeastern Idaho > PDF
This is a comprehensive guide to what's known about growing quinoa in southeastern Idaho, including environmental requirements, seeding, fertility and water requirements, pest control, harvesting and . . . . . more details
 

Advances in Dryland Farming in the Inland Pacific Northwest (REACCH Handbook)
Farmers make tough decisions all the time—it comes with the territory. When that territory includes the dryland region of the inland Pacific Northwest, decisions can be even more challenging. Fluctuat . . . . . more details
 
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After the Burn: Assessing and Managing Your Forestland after a Wildfire > PDF
Chapters cover fire ecology; fire mechanics and behavior; fire's effect on vegetation, wildlife, soils, watersheds, and aquatic environments; emergency rehabilitation treatments; assessing fire's impa . . . . . more details
 
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Alaska Field Guide to Potato Pests and Beneficial Insects in English and Russian > PDF
This 122-page pocket-sized manual helps potato field workers scout for and identify economically important diseases, insects, and weeds in potato crops in Alaska. Each pest or beneficial insect is a . . . . . more details
 

Alfalfa Nematodes in Idaho > PDF
This publication offers information for the alfalfa grower on various parasitic nematodes that affect their crops. It covers the distribution, life cycle, symptoms, impact, and management strategies f . . . . . more details
 

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 economic . . . . . more details
 

Anaerobic Digestion Basics > PDF
Anaerobic digestion offers the dairy and food-processing industries a way to address environmental concerns associated with waste, generate renewable energy, cut bedding-material costs, reduce pathoge . . . . . more details
 

Apple Scab > PDF
Particularly troublesome where rainfall and relative humidity are high, and under overtree irrigation, apple scab can defoliate trees and blemish fruit to a point where it is unmarketable. Learn the s . . . . . more details
 

Applying Adaptive Grazing Management > PDF
Grazing management requires flexibility to adapt to ever-changing climatic conditions, and changes in grazing management for public lands may be required because of endangered or threatened species. I . . . . . more details
 

Aquatic Vegetation Management and Control > PDF
Provides information on how to control algae and vascular plant weeds in recreational waters, drinking water reservoirs, agricultural reservoirs and water distribution channels, ornamental ponds, coas . . . . . more details
 

Are Your Streams Healthy? Stream Quality Survey for Managing Private Forest Ecosystems
The purpose of this survey is to assist landowners in evaluating and recording important information about the condition of streams flowing through their forested property. This inventory is designed . . . . . more details
 
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Ascochyta Blight of Chickpea > PDF
This publication offers an overview of the blight fungus, its disease cycle and spread, and control strategies. Control information includes host resistance, clean seed, fungicides, crop residues, and . . . . . more details
 

Avoiding Residues in Small Poultry and Game Bird Flocks > PDF
Don't let any chemical residues show up in meat or eggs from your flock. Discusses where residues can originate and how to avoid them in poultry and eggs. Author: J.C. Hermes 2 p . . . . . more details
 

Baby Corn > PDF
With a crisp texture and a subtle, slightly sweet corn flavor, this delicious veggie is surprisingly easy to cultivate — learn how here. Authors: Carol Miles, Catherine Daniels, Leslie Zenz . . . . . more details
 

Backpack Guide to Idaho Range Plants
The landscapes of Idaho's vast rangelands are rich with diverse plant life that can intrigue the curious explorer and observant naturalist. This full-color guide is the ideal tool for learning to reco . . . . . more details
 
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Balanced Living
This wellness curriculum designed for busy adults allows instructors to teach a range of skills for balanced living. Your clientele will gain knowledge and skills for managing time and stress, eatin . . . . . more details
 
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Barley Thrips Biology and Control > PDF
The barley thrips is a pest in Idaho that has caused economic damage in barley crops. This publication covers the damage, description, distribution and biology of barley thrips as well as treatment in . . . . . more details
 

Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Idaho Cereal Crops > PDF
Describes the symptoms, method of spread, and control measures for barley yellow dwarf, a viral disease spread by aphids. 4 pages with color photos. Authors: Juliet M. Marshall and Arash Ra . . . . . more details
 

Basic Forest Inventory Techniques for Family Forest Owners > PDF
An inventory is a cornerstone of forest stewardship planning that not only ensures your forest is healthy and productive, but can meet your objectives as a landowner for years to come. This manual wil . . . . . more details
 

Best Management Practices for Constructing Sand-based Athletic Fields for Football and Soccer > PDF
Sand-based, natural turfgrass and synthetic surfaces are the best options for athletic fields in the rainy Pacific Northwest. Sand-based, natural turfgrass fields, when compared to synthetic surfaces, . . . . . more details
 

Best Management Practices for Maintaining Sand-based Natural Grass Athletic Fields > PDF
This publication recommends specific ways to manage sand-based fields, which will require more frequent fertilization, irrigation, and cultivation for proper maintenance than native soil fields. This . . . . . more details
 

Best Practices for CIPC Residue Sampling of Potatoes and Storage Facilities > PDF
Provides a uniform, documented method for residue sampling of CIPC, a potato sprout inhibitor, in potatoes stored in commercial potato storages and a protocol for surface swabbing to detect CIPC resid . . . . . more details
 

Big Game from Hunt to Home > PDF
For your next hunting trip, the information in this publication will make sure the meat you bring home will be high quality. Meat from big game animals (deer, antelope, elk, moose, and bear) is a nutr . . . . . more details
 
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Bio-swales for Natural Stormwater Treatment > Video
Stormwater runoff carries lots of pollution from roads, parking lots, and other impervious surfaces in urbanized areas. Bioinfiltration swales offer a natural stormwater treatment solution in many are . . . . . more details
 

Biofilters in Animal Agriculture > PDF
Biofilters can reduce odor emissions from concentrated livestock facilities. This publication discusses what they are and how they work, describes different types, and discusses important factors affe . . . . . more details
 

Biology and Management of the Potato Tuberworm in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Since 2000, potato tuberworm, a difficult-to-control insect pest, has been detected in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. This publication describes its distribution, hosts, identifying characters, and bi . . . . . more details
 

Bitterroot Soft White Winter Wheat > PDF
This 4-page publication covers the history, description, agronomic performance, milling and baking quality, and disease reactions of this new variety of wheat. Authors: Juliet Windes, Chad . . . . . more details
 

Blueberry Cultivars for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication describes blueberry cultivars, including northern highbush, southern highbush, rabbiteye, lowbush, and half-high types. It includes information on commercial value and identifies whic . . . . . more details
 

Boron in Idaho > PDF
This publication covers factors affecting crop response to boron, boron deficiency symptoms, soil analysis, plant tissue sampling, detection of boron problems, boron fertilizer, application methods, a . . . . . more details
 

Boxelder Bug: Nuisance Management for Homeowners > PDF
Although not particularly harmful, these insects can be aggravating when they wander indoors to spend the winter. Learn about the insect's seasonal biology, landscape features that increase pest probl . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Cattle Processing and Injection Site Management > PDF
Successful beef producers know that beef quality assurance requires keeping cattle healthy throughout their lives. Since cattle can get sick, preventing and treating disease means processing cattle . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Components of Superior Cattle Handling Facilities > PDF
Well-designed and effectively run cattle-handling facilities help to decrease cattle injury, illness, and death; ensure high-quality beef; and improve consumer perceptions of the beef cattle industr . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Feedstuff Guidelines > PDF
Beef producers must document the safety of their product by keeping accurate records of the feedstuffs they use in their operations, including records of pesticides being applied to feed crops. This . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Guidelines for Calving Management > PDF
Good calving management practices can increase animal health and beef product safety by reducing the need for antibiotics and other pharmaceutical treatments. This publication discusses numerous hel . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Guidelines for Culling Beef Animals > PDF
Having a plan for identifying cull animals is key for maintaining a safe and healthy cow herd. This publication explains how to identify animals that should be removed from the herd, when to cull th . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Guidelines for Preconditioning and Weaning > PDF
Preconditioning calves involves a number of practices that prepare calves for the next production phase and includes acclimating calves to a new diet, vaccinating and weaning calves, and teaching th . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Proper Euthanasia for Cattle > PDF
Termination of an animal's life should be taken seriously and done in the most humane manner possible. This brief publication discusses making euthanasia decisions, methods of proper euthanasia, and . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Record Keeping > PDF
Keeping accurate records on a consistent basis is important for maintaining beef quality assurance and a healthy herd, and to protect a beef operation from litigation regarding drug residue. This pu . . . . . more details
 

Break-even Analysis of Small-Scale Production of Pastured Organic Poultry > PDF
Data from five years of trials at Washington State University were used to compare costs and returns for pastured organic broilers using two strains of Cornish Cross meat birds, the industry standard. . . . . . more details
 

Business Management Guide for Grazers > PDF
Describes the management process for management-intensive grazing (MiG) as a series of three recurring operations—strategic, tactical, and operational. Provides sample enterprise budgets and informati . . . . . more details
 

Buying Locally Raised Meat for Custom Processing > PDF
Most people who buy meat from a local producer purchase a live animal (or a portion of one) and have it butchered by a "custom-exempt" processing plant. This publication explains how the process works . . . . . more details
 

Calculating Timber Removal Costs Under Ecosystem Management
Estimating the cost of timber harvesting can be difficult because of the large number of factors affecting harvesting costs. This publication can be used to develop cost estimates for timber harvestin . . . . . more details
 
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Camelina: Effects of Planting Date and Method on Stand Establishment and Seed Yield > PDF
To help determine the agronomic potential of camelina as an oilseed crop, research was conducted to find the best planting date and method for optimum stand establishment and seed yield. Field experim . . . . . more details
 

Canning Fruits > PDF
This publication explains how to ensure both safety and quality when canning fresh fruits. Details covered include selecting and preparing equipment; preparing apples, apricots, berries, cherries, pea . . . . . more details
 
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Canning Meat, Poultry, and Game > PDF
This guide walks you through the essential steps to ensure tasty yet safe results. You will find information every beginner needs, including recipes and an easy-to-read table for determining process t . . . . . more details
 
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Canning Seafood > PDF
Learn how to can salmon, tuna, clams, crab, oysters, shrimp and other fish and how to be sure your canned seafood is safe to eat. Author and revised by Carolyn A. Raab, 1979, 2003, 2011. Re . . . . . more details
 
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Canning Smoked Fish at Home > PDF
This bulletin gives instructions for lightly smoking fish in preparation for canning and for the canning process itself. Fully smoked fish, in contrast, is too dry and strongly flavored after canning. . . . . . more details
 

Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products > PDF
Covers how to select equipment, prepare equipment and tomatoes, pack jars, add acid and salt, close jars, cool, test for a seal, store, and check jars for spoilage. Outlines steps for processing in pr . . . . . more details
 
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Canning Vegetables > PDF
Canning is a great way to preserve your garden vegetables. When canned properly, vegetables will retain their nutrients and flavor. Canned improperly, they can kill, sicken, or be poor in quality.
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Cattle Vaccine Handling and Management Guidelines > PDF
Recent research indicates vaccine efficacy is at risk due to improper handling and storage by retailers and livestock producers. Following these guidelines will help ensure effective disease immunity . . . . . more details
 

Center Pivot Irrigation for Corn: Water Management and System Design Considerations in Southern Idaho > PDF
This bulletin describes the water requirements of the corn crop and explains how to manage a center pivot irrigation system to deliver enough water to the crop at the right times. It focuses on three . . . . . more details
 

Cereal Cyst Nematodes: Biology and Management in Pacific Northwest Wheat, Barley, and Oat Crops > PDF
Cereal cyst nematodes reduce yields of wheat, barley, and oats in the Pacific Northwest states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. It is estimated that these pests reduce wheat profitability in these st . . . . . more details
 

Cereal Leaf Beetle > PDF
A pest of small grains, the cereal leaf beetle now occurs in 29 Idaho counties. Learn about its host plants, appearance, life cycle, damage, and control recommendations. Five color photographs picture . . . . . more details
 

Charles Two-Row Winter Malt Barley > PDF
Charles barley is the first winter malt type barley accepted by the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) as having adequate malt quality and brewing characteristics. This 4-page publication cove . . . . . more details
 

Chateau Herbicide for Use in Potatoes > PDF
Chateau can be used in a weed management program to provide hairy nightshade control. The publication discusses mode of action, herbicide characteristics, application rate and timing, weeds suppressed . . . . . more details
 

Cherry Training Systems: Selection and Development > PDF
This publication describes the seven major pruning systems used in commercial cherry tree orchards in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and Michigan. Download the cherry training systems app (desi . . . . . more details
 

Choosing and Growing Adapted Vegetable Varieties > PDF
Recommended vegetable varieties for short-season, high-altitude regions, including cool-season hardy vegetables; cool-season tender vegetables; and tender warm-season vegetables. Authors: S . . . . . more details
 

Cleaning and Disinfecting Potato Equipment and Storage Facilities > PDF
One important step in preventing the spread of potato diseases from field to field is the careful cleaning of equipment used in potato fields and by the effective cleaning of storage facilities befo . . . . . more details
 

Clover Root Curculio in Alfalfa: Identification, Biology, and Management > PDF
This publication helps growers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to identify clover root curculio infestations and to design an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program for managing clover root curculi . . . . . more details
 

Commercial Application of CIPC Sprout Inhibitor to Storage Potatoes > PDF
For potato storage managers, this publication describes how CIPC works and when and how it is applied. Discusses causes of sprout inhibition failure. Authors: Michael Lewis, Michael Thornto . . . . . more details
 

Commercial Red Raspberry Production > PDF
A comprehensive guide to commercial red raspberry production in the Pacific Northwest. Includes chapters on cultivar selection, plantation establishment, plantation maintenance, plant nutrition manage . . . . . more details
 
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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in Idaho: Seasonal Eating Week by Week > PDF
How to find Idaho food producers who share their crops with subscribers via a program known as Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is focus of this publication. Some 60 food producers in Idaho off . . . . . more details
 

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA): A Marketing Strategy for Small Acreage Producers in Idaho > PDF
For some small-acreage producers, a CSA program is a valuable marketing strategy that contributes to whole farm sustainability. This 7-page publication helps growers think through whether CSA is right . . . . . more details
 

Cómo manejar a los boxelder bugs > PDF
Una plaga molesta común en Idaho, los boxelder bugs (las chinches boxelder) pueden volverse intolerablemente numerosas. Aprenda de su apariencia, portadores, y el ciclo de vida y las maneras que usted . . . . . más detalles
 

Compost: Production, Quality, and Use in Commercial Agriculture > PDF
The livestock industry produces large quantities of manure that must be disposed of in a way that prevents contamination of water resources. Composting is an efficient way to deal with manure, reducin . . . . . more details
 

Composting and Using Backyard Poultry Waste in the Home Garden > PDF
For the backyard agriculturist, proper composting of chicken manure has no downsides. This publication provides basic information on how to properly process backyard-poultry waste and use it in a gard . . . . . more details
 

Composting at Home > PDF
This compact user's guide promotes composting as a rewarding way to turn leaves, grass, and food scraps into an organic fertilizer for enriching your garden and lawn. Recycling debris reduces the cost . . . . . more details
 
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Conduct Your Own Garden Research > PDF
Want to know whether a new potato variety yields more than an old standard? This publication explains how to run scientific experiments in market or backyard gardens and interpret your results. Five r . . . . . more details
 

Conservation Tillage in a Winter Wheat - Fallow System, Ron Jirava (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Ron Jirava's approach to conservation tillage helps his farm to remain economically viable. Learn more in this farmer-to-farmer case study. 20 pp. Authors: Georgine Yorgey, Kristy Borrelli, . . . . . more details
 

Considerations and Resources for Vineyard Establishment in the Inland Pacific Northwest > PDF
Vineyard establishment requires careful planning and implementation. This guide is designed to help you through the initial questions and considerations before establishing a new vineyard. Early decis . . . . . more details
 

Continuing to Manage Foreign Material For Quality Idaho Potatoes
Foreign material is any material that is not the potato tuber. It is "trash" or "garbage" in potatoes. Many foreign materials originate in the field, but others enter the product stream through equipm . . . . . more details
 
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Contracting for Timber Harvest Under Ecosystem Management
A guide to creating a comprehensive and effective contract for timber harvest. Contains basic contract decisions to consider and a sample contract to use as a general guide in creating a contract that . . . . . more details
 
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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 Agribusiness to the Magic Valley Economy, 2010 > PDF
Taking into account the ripple effects of exports from Magic Valley agribusinesses in 2010, agribusiness in the Magic Valley contributed close to 60% of the region's sales, 45% of its gross regional p . . . . . more details
 

Contribution of Agribusiness to the Magic Valley Economy, 2013 > PDF
Agriculture in the Magic Valley has grown from family farmsteads into a giant agribusiness industry, providing jobs for the valley’s residents and food for national and international markets. In 2013, . . . . . more details
 

Contribution of the Grape and Wine Industry to Idaho's Economy > PDF
The grape and wine industry is one of the fastest growing in the United States and while Idaho's grape and wine industry is relatively small, it is beginning to grow, gaining in both regional and nati . . . . . 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. A . . . . . more details
 

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
 

Controlando a las tuzas en Idaho > PDF
Una de las alimañas vertebradas más destructivas y prevalentes de Idaho, las tuzas pueden controlarse restringiendo su acceso a las plantas de alto valor, inundando las madrigueras de tuza, atrapando, . . . . . más detalles
 

Controlando a los topillos en Idaho > PDF
Los topillos pueden controlarse sin los productos químicos o con los productos químicos llamados "rodenticidas." Las estrategias sin el uso de los productos químicos incluyen eliminando el hábitat del . . . . . más detalles
 

Controlando los insectos picudos en el césped > PDF
Esta publicación describe los síntomas y las estrategias de control para los gusanos de los insectos picudos (las larvas) en los céspedes de Idaho. Las estrategias sin el uso de los productos químicos . . . . . más detalles
 

Controlling Ascochyta Blight of Chickpea > PDF
This publication covers the background of the fungal blight and information on how to sustain profitable chickpea production. Topics covered include rotating crops, choosing crop varieties, using cert . . . . . more details
 

Controlling Billbug Grubs in Lawns > PDF
This publication describes symptoms and control strategies for billbug grubs (larvae) in Idaho lawns. Nonchemical strategies include growing grass varieties that are resistant to billbug feeding and a . . . . . more details
 

Controlling Iron Deficiency in Plants in Idaho > PDF
One of the most common problems for Idaho growers, landscapers, and home gardeners is plant iron deficiency, or chlorosis. Leaves turn yellow while the veins remain green. This publication describes m . . . . . more details
 

Controlling Root and Crown Diseases of Small Grain Cereals > PDF
This publication describes practices to manage and minimize losses from root and crown diseases of wheat and barley throughout the Pacific Northwest. Authors: Richard Smiley, Timothy Paulit . . . . . more details
 

Corn Smuts > PDF
Two types of smut attack corn in the Pacific Northwest: common smut and head smut. This publication provides descriptions of symptoms and the disease cycle, and management strategies (which differ con . . . . . more details
 

Cost and Returns Baseline for the Dryland Grain Annual Cropping Region of the Pacific Northwest for 2011–2015 with a 2016 Comparison > PDF
How do growers know what to grow — what will be profitable for their operation? This publication provides benchmark estimates for farm-level costs and returns for the dryland crops typically produced . . . . . 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
 

Costs and Returns for Irrigated Organic Russet Burbank Potato Production in Southern Idaho > PDF
This study compares economic costs and returns for producing organic potatoes on farms of two sizes, a relatively small farm with 30 to 50 acres in potatoes and a larger farm with about 100 to 120 a . . . . . more details
 

Costs of Liquid-Manure Application Systems > PDF
This publication gives the costs of four liquid-manure field application methods available to Idaho dairies: knife injection, disk injection, broadcast, and drag hose. Authors: C. Wilson Gr . . . . . more details
 

Costs of Owning and Operating Farm Machinery in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Detailed tables present the ownership and operating costs associated with specific pieces of farm equipment used to produce crops in the Pacific Northwest. Author: Kathleen Painter
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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 origin . . . . . more details
 

Cover Crops for Grazing Use in Idaho > PDF
This publication will help crop and livestock producers in Idaho or other high-desert systems to select, plant, and manage cover crop species and mixtures that can also serve as livestock forage. Topi . . . . . more details
 

Cover Crops for High-Desert Farming Systems in Idaho > PDF
This guide presents optimal cover crops for high-desert farming systems in the intermountain West under irrigated or low-moisture conditions. Species included were selected for cold hardiness, biomass . . . . . more details
 

Creating Farmer Networks: A Toolkit for Promoting Vibrant Farm Communities > PDF
A toolkit for farmers, extension agents, community organizers, and other agricultural professionals interested in starting and maintaining a successful farmer network. The publication is divided into . . . . . more details
 

Credit Cents Curriculum
Credit Cents was developed for educators who teach personal finance, consumer education, or life skills to adults and teens. The curriculum covers credit basics, credit scores, how to take control . . . . . more details
 
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Credit Cents: Making Sense of Credit, Debt, and Identity Theft
A set of 11 fact sheets explains how credit works and how to avoid debilitating debt. Topics cover choosing loans and credit cards, building and repairing credit history, understanding credit scores a . . . . . more details
 
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Cuándo recoger las manzanas > PDF
Entérese de cómo puede determinar cuándo sus manzanas están listas para recogerse. El tiempo será diferente dependiendo de si quiere comerse las manzanas ahora o almacenarlas. Autores: Tony . . . . . más detalles
 

Cuatro Pasos Sencillos para la Poda de Cerezos Sobre Gisela y Otros Portainjertos Productivos > PDF
A Spanish translation of PNW 592, Four Simple Steps to Pruning Trees on Gisela and Other Productive Rootstocks. Author: Lynn E. Long 2 pages . . . . . más detalles
 

Cull and Waste Potato Management > PDF
Potatoes that are unusable for fresh market, processing, or dehydration because they do not meet minimum size, grade, or quality standards, or potatoes disposed because of low market value due to over . . . . . more details
 

Cultural Management of Blazer Russet Potatoes > PDF
Four pages of information about growing and storing Blazer Russet potatoes, an early maturing variety notable for high yields of long to oblong tubers. It is resistant to sugar-ends, tuber malformatio . . . . . more details
 

Cultural Management of Classic Russet Potatoes > PDF
Reports the findings from research studies on the cultural management of Classic Russet potatoes in southern Idaho. Growers can use the results in developing management guidelines for their own loca . . . . . more details
 

Cultural Management of Ranger Russet Potatoes > PDF
This publication provides management tips for producing high-quality Ranger Russet potatoes in southern Idaho. Growers should adapt this information to their own situations. Information includes seed . . . . . more details
 

Cultural Management of Russet Norkotah Potatoes > PDF
Russet Norkotah, an early-maturing variety with long to oblong tubers and dark russet skin is well adapted for the fresh market, but not well-suited for processing due to low specific gravity. Publica . . . . . more details
 

Cultural Management of Western Russet Potatoes > PDF
Five pages of information about growing and storing Western Russet potatoes, a medium to high yielding variety useful for both processing and fresh markets. It has good resistance to tuber malformatio . . . . . more details
 

Custom Rates for Idaho Agricultural Operations: 2013-2014 > PDF
This publication reports the rates being charged for custom agricultural operations in Idaho. It also provides information on how to calculate machinery costs for setting custom rates and how to adju . . . . . more details
 
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Dairy Ammonia Control Practices > PDF
"Rules for the Control of Ammonia from Dairy Farms," established by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in 2006, requires Idaho dairy farms that may emit more than 100 tons of ammonia per ye . . . . . more details
 

Dairy Compost Production and Use in Idaho: On-Farm Composting Management > PDF
This publication describes composting management practices starting from compost material preparation and ending with the evaluation of the finished product. Authors: Lide Chen and Mario de . . . . . more details
 

Dairy Compost Production and Use in Idaho: The Composting Process > PDF
This publication explains what composting is, how it occurs, and how various factors affect it. First in a series on composting dairy wastes in Idaho and using dairy compost on the farm. . . . . . more details
 

Dairy Manure Field Applications: How Much is Too Much? > PDF
Dairy manure can increase crop yields and improve soil. However, manure can also cause an excess of certain nutrients, which can damage waterways and crops. This publication presents background inform . . . . . 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 state . . . . . more details
 

Date, Rate, & Place: The Field Book for Dairy Manure Applicators > PDF
This publication provides recording keeping sheets and examples for manure applications on dairy farms. Examples are provided for a number of different manure handling systems. 80 pp. Autho . . . . . more details
 
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Deficit Irrigation of a Diverse Irrigated Rotation: Jake Madison (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
In our Farmer-to-Farmer Cast Study Series, explore innovative approaches that regional farmers are using to increase their resilience in the face of a changing climate. In this case study, . . . . . more details
 

Dehorn Calves with Paste/Descornar Terneras con Pasta > PDF
Of the various methods for dehorning calves that will live in confined areas, dehorning with paste is easy, effective, economical, and low stress to the animals. This illustrated sheet covers the main . . . . . más detalles
 

Design and Construction of Earthen Embankments for Animal Liquid-Waste Containment > PDF
Properly designed earthen embankment facilities for animal liquid-waste containment will have adequate storage capacity and be constructed to ensure minimal seepage from the sides and bottom of the la . . . . . more details
 

Developing Quality Christmas Trees in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Each Christmas tree species requires special skill and specific knowledge to be grown successfully. This publication outlines how trees grow and the culturing practices necessary to develop the size, . . . . . more details
 

Diagnosis and Management of Potato Storage Diseases > PDF
Learn how to identify the major storage diseases of potatoes and how to manage them through prevention, storage disinfection, and management of temperature, humidity and airflow during storage. Contai . . . . . more details
 

Dollar Decisions (Decisiones de Dinero) Curriculum in English and Spanish
Teach low- and moderate-income adults successful ways to track expenses and make ends meet. The CD-DVD set contains the curriculum in both English and Spanish. You can adapt the curriculum for one 3 . . . . . more details
 
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Dollar Decisions: Making a Spending and Saving Plan > PDF
Making a Spending and Saving Plan helps users identify and wisely handle all income and expenses. Two worksheets help plan. Audience is lower to middle income families, but publication can help anyone . . . . . more details
 

Don't Bag It! Recycle Your Grass Clippings > PDF
Grass clippings, when recycled at home, are a resource of valuable plant nutrients and organic matter for your soil. This publication outlines the Don't Bag It! grass clipping recycle program and cove . . . . . more details
 

Double-Cropped Winter Forages > PDF
Double cropping winter forages with corn silage increases total forage available to livestock operations while also removing more phosphorus from the soil. This 13-page bulletin with 14 figures helps . . . . . more details
 

Drying Fruits and Vegetables > PDF
Written primarily for drying in an electric dehydrator, this guide applies as well to oven drying. Sections cover selecting, preparing, and pretreating foods for drying as well as storing and using dr . . . . . more details
 
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Early Blight Biology and Control in Potatoes > PDF
With a focus on Idaho conditions, this publication describes the symptoms and disease cycle of early blight in potatoes and recommends control measures including cultural control, resistant cultivars, . . . . . more details
 

Eat Smart Idaho > PDF
Get practical tips and the latest nutritional advice for shopping, cooking, and eating well on a limited budget. Publication includes worksheets, menu and shopping list templates, a seasonal produce g . . . . . more details
 
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Economic and Environmental Impact of Nematode Research and Extension Program on the Idaho Agricultural Industry > PDF
This publication outlines the beneficial environmental and economic impact of nematode research on the Idaho agricultural industry. It has information on the historical perspective of research, variou . . . . . more details
 

Economic Assessment of Alternative Kentucky Bluegrass Seed Production Systems > PDF
Examines the operating and ownership costs associated with non-thermal, reduced burn, and full-load burn residue management systems in Kentucky bluegrass seed production in northern Idaho. Based on fi . . . . . 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 que . . . . . 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 Nationa . . . . . more details
 

Economic Feasibility of Growing Wine Grapes in Idaho > PDF
Presents wine grape enterprise budgets for a typical Idaho vineyard and a current economic analysis of growing wine grapes in Idaho. The analysis indicates the typical vineyard would break even in 16 . . . . . more details
 

Economic Impact of Snowmobiling in Valley County > PDF
Results of a survey document how much money snowmobiling brings into Valley County on both a good- snow and poor-snow year. It also examines impacts of three scenarios in this county, considered one . . . . . more details
 

Economic Importance of Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation: An Analysis of Idaho Counties > PDF
In 2012, Idaho OHV enthusiasts took close to 1 million OHV trips in Idaho and spent $434 million on the activity in their own county or in destination counties. This publication gives the findings of . . . . . more details
 

Economics of Yellow Mustard in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication addresses the economic feasibility of producing mustard in the Pacific Northwest. Specific topics reviewed include yield potential, supply and demand considerations, markets and pri . . . . . more details
 

Edamame > PDF
Growing edamame, a delicious and versatile vegetable, is also a joy with a little help from these experts. 10 pp. Authors: Carol Miles, Justin O'Dea, Catherine Daniels, Jacky King . . . . . more details
 

El control de las avispas y de los avispones en Idaho > PDF
Aprenda a reconocer las avispas chaquetas amarillas bravas, los avispones cariblancos, y las avispas papeleras de Idaho y a controlarlas con o sin los productos químicos. Autores: Stuart C. . . . . . más detalles
 

El control de polillas: Las Bolas de Naftalina y Otros M > PDF
Spanish version of PNW 606: Mothballs: Proper Use and Alternative Controls for Clothes Moths. Authors: David Stone, Tim Stock 2 pages . . . . . más detalles
 

Elaboración de conservas de tomates y productos de tomates > PDF
Se deben usar métodos seguros para el envase de tomates o productos de tomate. Como resultado de nuevos hallazgos de investigación y cambios en las variedades de tomates, las recomendaciones para su c . . . . . más detalles
 

Elements & Principles of Design > PDF
Created to be part of a 4-H art curriculum, this informational card will provide a continuous visual reference for both youth and adults learning about visual art. The Elements & Principles card provi . . . . . more details
 
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Empiece las semillas adentro con éxito > PDF
Empezando las semillas adentro comienza con la programación para asegurar que sus trasplantes están listos para irse para afuera cuando el jardín está listo para recibirlos. Esta hoja de datos cubre l . . . . . más detalles
 

Encouraging Beneficial Insects in Your Garden > PDF
Discusses how to use beneficial insects for controlling garden pests, including how to protect beneficials, create habitat for them, and buy and release them. Includes drawings of common beneficials a . . . . . more details
 
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Enhancing Crop Diversity: Steve and Becky Camp > PDF
Steve and Becky Camp farm near LaCrosse, Washington, in an area receiving about 12-14 inches of annual precipitation. In this publication, the Camps discuss their strategy for diversifying and intensi . . . . . more details
 
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Enhancing Reforestation Success in the Inland Northwest > PDF
This publication highlights vegetation management strategies to improve conifer seedling survival and growth. It compares vegetation management methods such as scalping, mulch mats, and herbicides for . . . . . more details
 

Ensiling Pressed Beet Pulp > PDF
Ensiling pressed beet pulp for dairy feed is a relatively new practice in the U.S. This publication summarizes storage alternatives, guidelines for ensiling pressed beet pulp, and tips for evaluatin . . . . . more details
 

Erosion Control Progress in the HUA > PDF
The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water qua . . . . . more details
 

Estimating Plant-Available Nitrogen Release from Cover Crops > PDF
A key benefit of cover crops is their ability to supply plant-available nitrogen (PAN) for the following crop. This publication is based on cover crop research done in the Willamette Valley of Orego . . . . . more details
 

Estimating Water Requirements of Hard Red Spring Wheat for Final Irrigations > PDF
This publication teaches how to use the soil "feel and appearance method" and information on crop stage and soil type to determine whether and how much to irrigate. Authors: Roger Ashley, L . . . . . 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
 

Eurasian Watermilfoil > PDF
Covers the biology, detection, and management of this invasive aquatic plant. Includes illustrations and descriptions of similar species and estimated costs for various control options, including trea . . . . . more details
 

Evaluating Honey Bee Colonies for Pollination > PDF
For commercial growers who rent honey bees for pollination and beekeepers who provide pollination services, here is information on honey bee colony strength evaluation, average number of colonies need . . . . . more details
 

Evaluating Private Forest Ecosystems for Silvicultural Prescriptions and Ecosystem Management Planning
Discusses the importance of evaluating private forests and provides evaluation forms to guide readers in their own forest evaluation. The evaluation process guided by this publication can be conducted . . . . . more details
 
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Evaluating Wildlife Habitat for Managing Private Forest Ecosystems in the Inland Northwest
This itemized inventory form examines wildlife habitat within an area. It's intended to ensure various wildlife habitat components are considered when developing management plans, and to provide a rec . . . . . more details
 
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Fall Pest Problems of Winter Wheat > PDF
This publication discusses the most common arthropod-associated problems that occur when winter wheat is planted too early, including Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko)), barley yellow d . . . . . more details
 

Farm or Business Succession Planner > PDF
This publication is a workbook for people who are planning for the future of their farm or business. Through a series of activities, the planner guides you through the steps of succession, helping you . . . . . more details
 

Farm Safety Series (English) > PDF
A sturdy envelope contains this series of 15 fact sheets designed to help farm and ranch managers conduct employee training on health and safety topics. Each fact sheet can be used as a master for mak . . . . . more details
 

Farm Safety Series (Spanish) > PDF
A sturdy envelope contains this series of 15 fact sheets designed to help farm and ranch managers conduct employee training on health and safety topics. Each fact sheet can be used as a master for mak . . . . . más detalles
 

Farm-direct Marketing: An Overview and Introduction > PDF
This revision summarizes benefits, drawbacks, and requirements of several direct marketing options, including farmers markets, farm or roadside stands, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), U-pick, w . . . . . more details
 

Farm-direct Marketing: Costs and Enterprise Selection > PDF
This revision covers how to do a general budget analysis for your farm-direct enterprise. Includes how to identify fixed and variable costs and do a breakeven analysis. Author: Larry Lev . . . . . more details
 

Farm-direct Marketing: Financial Management > PDF
This revision looks at several aspects of a successful farm-direct enterprise, including benefits of good farm financial planning, explanation of important terms used in financial planning, keys to su . . . . . more details
 

Farm-direct Marketing: Food Safety and Product Quality > PDF
This is the new, eighth publication in the Farm-direct Marketing set. Includes information on aspects of keeping your products fresh and safe, such as proper cooling, handling, and storage, chilling a . . . . . more details
 

Farm-direct Marketing: Legal Guide to Farm-direct Marketing > PDF
This is the new, seventh publication in the "Farm-direct Marketing" series. Covers the risks and regulations associated with a farm-direct small business, including choosing and registering a limited . . . . . more details
 

Farm-direct Marketing: Location and Facilities for On-farm Sales > PDF
This revision discusses aspects of good location and facilities for a farm-direct marketing business, including location, site selection, parking, and types of facilities (such as a roadside stand or . . . . . more details
 

Farm-direct Marketing: Merchandising and Pricing Strategies > PDF
This revision discusses the strategies direct marketers use to make sales. It includes making a merchandising plan, display and packaging, customer service, pricing strategies and techniques, and prom . . . . . more details
 

Farm-direct Marketing: Personnel Management > PDF
This revision includes information on complying with labor laws, ways to find good employees, employee orientation and training, employee policies, and employee management. 8 pp. Author: Ch . . . . . more details
 

Feeding Meat-type Chickens > PDF
Guidelines for feeding small flocks of meat-type chickens. Including a discussion of standard versus organic feeds, mixing feeds at home, and alternatives to traditional ingredients. This publication . . . . . more details
 

Fertilizer Placement > PDF
Discusses the relative strengths of broadcasting, banding, and pop-up fertilizer applications, especially with respect to protecting water quality and maximizing yields. Also discusses placement of sp . . . . . more details
 

Fertilizer Primer: Terminology, Calculations, and Application > PDF
Essential for anyone trying to make sense of the often confusing terminology surrounding fertilizers, this publication defines fertilizer terminology, describes the various forms of commercial fertili . . . . . more details
 

Fertilizing Gardens > PDF
This publication covers organic fertilizers, commercial inorganic fertilizers, application methods, specific elements (iron, zinc, and sulfur), and general tips. Authors: Robert L. Mahler, . . . . . more details
 

Fertilizing with Biosolids > PDF
Focuses on how biosolids can be used to supply nutrients to crops. Describes the nutrient content and fertilizer replacement value of biosolids and the relationship between biosolids nutrient inputs a . . . . . more details
 

Fertilizing with Manure and Other Organic Amendments > PDF
Description: Are you thinking about using manure to fertilize your farm but want more information? Properly managed manure applications recycle nutrients to crops, improve soil quality, and protect wa . . . . . more details
 

Field Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis L.: Convolvulaceae > PDF
Field bindweed is one of the most common noxious weeds in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) and one of the most difficult to control. Crop yields often are reduced 50 percent or more where field bindweed in . . . . . more details
 

Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards > PDF
To produce high-quality wine and juice grapes, effective pest management is essential. Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards addresses this critical need b . . . . . more details
 

Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards: Pocket Version
This bilingual IPM field guide is an essential resource for producing high-quality wine and juice grapes in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. The companion to PNW644 provides the same effective color pho . . . . . more details
 
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Field Guide to Potato Pests in English and Spanish
This 130-page pocket-sized manual helps potato field workers scout for common diseases, insects and weeds which can impact potato yields. Scouting is an important part of Integrated Pest Management. B . . . . . more details
 
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Field Guide to the Bark Beetles of Idaho and Adjacent Regions
This practical guide for forest owners and managers, entomologists, and natural history enthusiasts allows anyone with a basic knowledge of Idaho trees to seek out and identify any of Idaho's more tha . . . . . more details
 
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Field Guide to the Willows of East-Central Idaho > PDF
Willow identification is difficult for land managers and professional botanists alike because existing floras emphasize short-lived flower and fruit characteristics not present during much of the fiel . . . . . more details
 

Financial Records Organizer: Preparing for Emergencies and Disasters > PDF
This publication provides advice for safeguarding your important documents and a set of fillable forms (in PDF) for recording your personal and financial information, identifying your advisors, and gi . . . . . more details
 

Fire-Resistant Plants for Home Landscapes > PDF
Lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this booklet pictures fire-resistant ground covers, perennials, shrubs, and trees. It provides information on how homeowners can landscape their prope . . . . . more details
 
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Flex Cropping: Bill Jepson (Farmer to Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Bill Jepson farms in northeastern Oregon, in an area receiving 12 inches or less of annual precipitation. In this publication, Bill Jepson discusses his operation's strategy for flex cropping to make . . . . . more details
 

Forest Water Quality
A companion to the book Idaho Forestry Best Management Practices Field Guide, the video contains two parts. Part 1 describes how water moves through the forest, how our forest activities can . . . . . more details
 
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Four Simple Steps to Pruning Cherry Trees on Gisela and Other Productive Rootstocks > PDF
Provides color photo illustrations and step-by-step instructions for pruning trees on productive rootstocks, techniques that are are completely counter to pruning trees on Mazzard rootstock.

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Freezing Convenience Foods > PDF
Learn all about freezing foods that you have prepared at home, including cakes; pies; meat, fish, poultry, and pasta dishes; soups, meals in a bag; and vegetable dishes. Find out which items not to . . . . . more details
 
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Freezing Fruits and Vegetables > PDF
This publication describes how to freeze fruits, vegetables, and juices, and how to refreeze frozen foods. Includes freezing fruit without sugar, with ascorbic acid, in syrup, and packed in sugar; and . . . . . more details
 
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Gardening Strategies for Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-elevation gardening series, this publication covers plant selection, plant placement, management of plant growth rate and maturity, season-extending techniques, and wint . . . . . more details
 

Genetic Improvement of Private Woodland Ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Introduces woodland owners and managers to basic concepts and general practices of genetic improvement. Describes "plus tree selection" to encourage or limit reproduction to trees with desirable t . . . . . more details
 

Genetically Engineered Alfalfa and Feral Alfalfa Plants: What Should Growers Know? > PDF
Alfalfa is the world's most important forage crop, and the western US is its most important production area. Feral alfalfa is common and can potentially lower the genetic purity of alfalfa seed and cu . . . . . more details
 

Getting the Most Feed Nutrient for the Dollar > PDF
This publication describes a process livestock producers should use to determine the value of a feed that will provide energy or protein to balance a forage-based ration. Authors: Glenn She . . . . . more details
 

Gold Standard of Customer Relations
This curriculum for small-business managers and their employees brings a unique approach to customer service based on research into effective customer-business interactions. It frames customer service . . . . . more details
 
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Grand Parents: Raising our Children's Children > PDF
Clearly and authoritatively written by Doris Williams of the UI School of Family and Consumer Sciences, this attractive 72-page, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch, informative book will be useful to second-time pa . . . . . more details
 
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Grass Seeding Forest Roads, Skid Trails, and Landings in the Inland Northwest > PDF
Sediments are one of the main nonpoint sources of pollution for lakes, rivers, and streams in the Inland Northwest. This 8-page publication (including cover) shares strategies for protecting waters by . . . . . more details
 

Groundwater and Wellhead Protection in the HUA > PDF
The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water q . . . . . more details
 

Grow Your Own: Beans and Peas > PDF
Describes the types of beans and peas that fare well in the Pacific Northwest and how to grow them. Drawings illustrate a variety of bean and pea supports. Authors: James R. Myers, W. M . . . . . more details
 

Growing Apples for Local Markets in Cold Climates > PDF
Offers the basics for getting started in a small scale commercial apple orchard, including sections on rootstocks, apple varieties, training and pruning, winter protection, fertility and groundcover . . . . . more details
 

Growing Blueberries in the Inland Northwest & Intermountain West > PDF
Highbush and lowbush blueberries are native to North America and can be harvested 2 to 3 years after planting. This publication covers selecting a growing site, recommended cultivars, preparing the . . . . . more details
 

Growing Christmas Trees in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This primer for new Christmas tree growers covers market trends, opportunities and risks, tree management, species descriptions, laws and regulations, and costs and returns. Contains 11 color photogra . . . . . more details
 

Growing Corkbark Fir and Subalpine Fir for Nursery Production > PDF
Explores the cultivation of corkbark fir and subalpine fir for use as landscape (corkbark fir only) or Christmas trees. Topics covered include site selection, seeding production, tree establishment an . . . . . more details
 

Growing Currants, Gooseberries and Jostaberries in the Inland Northwest and Intermountain West > PDF
This 21-page publication provides basic information on growing these fruits, which are common in Europe. Includes detailed lists of recommended cultivars, as well as information on fertilization, pl . . . . . more details
 

Growing Kiwifruit > PDF
Idaho gardeners with curiosity and diligence may want to attempt to grow hardy kiwifruit. This publication explains how. Author: Bernadine Strik 27 pages . . . . . more details
 

Growing Mushrooms Commercially-Risks and Opportunities > PDF
This publication is a general overview for those who are interested in commercial mushroom production, especially for specialty varieties. Information covered includes production facilities, managem . . . . . more details
 

Growing Raspberries and Blackberries in the Inland Northwest & Intermountain West > PDF
Raspberries and blackberries have similar growing requirements and offer a market advantage to commercial growers, providing local customers with high-quality fruit. This publication covers, select . . . . . more details
 

Growing Saskatoons in the Inland Northwest and Intermountain West > PDF
Saskatoons are shrubs that bear edible fruits resembling blueberries. They are known by other names including juneberry, serviceberry, and shadbush. This publication covers selection of a growing si . . . . . more details
 

Growing Small-Fruit Crops in Short-Season Gardens > PDF
Choosing hardy and early maturing small-fruit varieties is critical to gardening success as is using proper maintenance techniques. Part of the Short-Season, High-Altitude Gardening series, this pub . . . . . more details
 

Growing Strawberries in the Inland Northwest & Intermountain West > PDF
This publication covers selecting a growing site, recommended cultivars, preparing the site, planting, training, irrigation, fertilization, weed control, winter protection, pest and disease control, . . . . . more details
 

Growing Tomatoes in Cool, Short-Season Locations > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-altitude gardening series, this publication provides tips and strategies for growing tomatoes in harsh climates. Authors: Michael Bauer, Danny L. Barney, Jo . . . . . more details
 

Growing Tree Fruits in Short-Season Gardens > PDF
Part of the Short-Season, High-Altitude Gardening series, this publication lists adapted varieties of apples, apricots, cherries, pears, and plums and gives critical tips for successfully producing . . . . . more details
 

Growing Wasabi in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Describes wasabi cultivar selection, propagation methods, growing environments, irrigation and fertilizer needs, planting requirements, weed control, harvest considerations, storage, and insect and di . . . . . more details
 

Growing Western Huckleberries > PDF
From a leading huckleberry expert comes the information you need to start your own attempts at growing huckleberries at home or for market. This publication covers plant and growing site selection, . . . . . more details
 
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Guardado de frutas en conserva > PDF
Esta publicación explica aómo garantizar tanto la seguridad como la calidad de las frutas frescas guardadas en conserva. Los detalles cubiertos incluyen la selección y la preparación del equipo; la pr . . . . . más detalles
 

Guardado de vegetales en conserva > PDF
Guardar en conserva puede ser una estupenda forma de obtener el beneficio total de los vegetales de su jardin. Cuando se preparan correctamente, los alimentos retienen sus nutrients y sabor. Si se hac . . . . . más detalles
 

Haanchen Barley Mealybug: A New Pest of Barley Emerges in Idaho > PDF
A new pest in at least four varieties of barley, the Haanchen barley mealybug, was found for the first time in southern Idaho's Bingham, Bonneville, Caribou, Jefferson, and Madison counties in 2003. . . . . . more details
 

Handling Potato Waste for Beef Cattle Feeding > PDF
Feeding potato waste to beef cattle requires good feed management and certain precautions. This publication covers the storage and feeding of different forms of potato waste including filter cake an . . . . . more details
 

Hardwood Plantations for the Inland Northwest > PDF
Addresses considerations when establishing a high-value hardwood plantation including cost, location, time and maintainence. Covers planning your plantation, site preparation, planting your plantation . . . . . more details
 

Hardy Roses for Harsh Climates > PDF
Do you live in a cold high-elevation Idaho location? Don't worry. You can still have beautiful roses that will thrive. Stephen L. Love has tested dozens of rose varieties bred especially for harsh col . . . . . more details
 

Harvesting and Storing Fresh Garden Vegetables > PDF
Harvesting vegetables at the right stage of maturity and storing them properly helps ensure top taste, nutrition, and storage life. This publication explains how, covering vegetables from asparagus . . . . . more details
 
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Hawkweeds > PDF
Describes the history of hawkweeds' invasion of the Pacific Northwest, how to identify hawkweeds, the biology and ecology of hawkweeds, and their control. Includes six color photographs and a map of . . . . . more details
 

Healthy Diabetes Plate, 2d edition (38 MB download)
This curriculum trains adults with type 2 diabetes in a simple visual method for planning healthy meals. Who can benefit from using the Healthy Diabetes Plate Method?
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Helping Memory-Impaired Elders: A Guide for Caregivers > PDF
Discusses the causes of dementia and how to cope with a progressive dementing illness, respond to dementia-caused difficult behaviors, and communicate with a memory-impaired person. Provides guideline . . . . . more details
 

Herbaceous Ornamentals: Annuals, Perennials, and Ornamental Grasses > PDF
How to obtain, plant, and care for flowers, grasses, and bulbs for the short-season garden. Includes detailed tables listing hardy annuals, perennials, bulbs and grasses suitable for short-season, h . . . . . more details
 

Herbicide Drift and Carryover Injury in Potatoes: Recognizing the Symptoms
Fifty-two full color photographs show symptoms of herbicide carryover and drift in potato tubers, roots, and leaves. Discusses factors affecting carryover and drift and describes injury symptoms fro . . . . . more details
 
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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds and Their Management > PDF
Keep weeds in your fields from becoming herbicide resistant by rotating among herbicides regularly. Learn how and why in this publication. Especially useful is a color-coded chart to help you distin . . . . . more details
 
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Highway Districts Protecting Clean Water > Video
Stormwater runoff carries lots of pollution from roads, including tire wear dust, drips of oil and other fluids, and plastic trash that’s tossed aside. But Idaho's Kootenai County regional highway dis . . . . . 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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Hobo Spiders in Idaho > PDF
This Idaho Green Thumb How-to fact sheet covers identification and control of hobo spiders, mistakenly referred to as "aggressive house spiders." These spiders can bite, but are no longer thought to b . . . . . more details
 

Home Freezing of Seafood > PDF
Learn how to prepare and freeze fish so that it tastes almost as fresh and delicately flavored as the day it was caught. Revised by Barbara Rasco and originally prepared by Kenneth S. Hilde . . . . . more details
 
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Homeowner Guide to Bees > PDF
Many yellow and black buzzing insects-variously referred to as yellowjackets, hornets, wasps, and bees- are feared for their stings. Although stings can be painful and cause life-threatening allergic . . . . . more details
 
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Homeowner Guide to Centipedes and Millipedes > PDF
This publication helps you to identify these many-legged relatives of insects, to understand their biology and feeding habits, and to make a decision as to whether they are creating enough of a nuisan . . . . . more details
 

Homeowner Guide to Minor Stinging Insects > PDF
Many types of stinging insects occur around Idaho home landscapes. This 8-page publication illustrated with 18 color photographs deals with insects less well known than bees or yellowjackets. Included . . . . . more details
 
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Homeowner Guide to Pillbugs and Sowbugs > PDF
This publication helps you to identify these many-legged relatives of insects, to understand their biology and feeding habits, and to make a decision as to whether they are creating enough of a nuisan . . . . . more details
 

Homeowner Guide to Scorpions and Their Relatives > PDF
This publication helps you identify scorpions and pseudoscorpions and understand the threats they pose. Full color. Authors: Edward John Bechinski, Dennis J. Schotzko, and Craig R. Baird . . . . . more details
 

Homeowner Guide to Spiders around the Home and Yard > PDF
The 28-page publication includes life-size diagrams and color photographs of the overwhelmingly harmless spiders that inhabit Idaho's homes and gardens. It also includes detailed information on poison . . . . . more details
 
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Homeowner Guide to Yellowjackets, Bald-Faced Hornets, and Paper Wasps > PDF
Yellowjackets and their relatives have well-earned reputations for painful stings. Yet when these insects occur at safe distances from human activity, none automatically requires elimination from Id . . . . . more details
 
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How to Feed Your Laying Hens > PDF
This publication helps small-flock chicken producers select the correct feeds and manage watering to meet the nutritional needs of their laying hens at specific stages of the birds' development.
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How To Prune Coniferous Evergreen Trees > PDF
This publication offers information on pruning evergreen shade trees to prevent them from becoming sickly, unsightly, or hazardous. It covers pruning objectives, hiring a professional, timing of pru . . . . . more details
 

How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides > PDF
Covers causes of bee poisoning in the PNW, signs and symptoms of bee poisoning, and ways growers, beekeepers, and pesticide applicators can reduce bee poisoning. Includes extensive tables listing pest . . . . . more details
 

IDAH2O Master Water Stewards Handbook > PDF
The official handbook for University of Idaho Extension's Master Water Stewards trained to conduct water quality monitoring in Idaho lakes and streams. The handbook explains the program and provides s . . . . . more details
 

IDAH2O Playing Cards - Cleaner. Water. Faster.
For grades K-12, this complete deck of playing cards includes grade-specific mini-lessons on watershed science topics in Idaho. Use them in classrooms and out-of-school settings. For more i . . . . . more details
 
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Idaho Crop Profiles: Apples > PDF
This publication is an overview of commercial apple production including production regions, production practices, pest management, weeds, and diseases. Information includes a description of the poten . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Crop Profiles: Barley > PDF
This publication is an overview of commercial barley production including production regions, production practices, pest management, weeds, and diseases. Information includes a description of the po . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Crop Profiles: Dry Beans > PDF
This publication is an overview of commercial dry bean production including production regions, production practices, pest management, weeds, and diseases. Information includes a description of the . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Forage Handbook (third edition) > PDF
This comprehensive information source for anyone who grows forage in Idaho or neighboring states covers topics from species and variety selection to pest control to harvest management, hay storage, . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Forestry Best Management Practices Field Guide: Using BMPs to Protect Water Quality > PDF
This practical guide will help forest landowners, managers, and operators apply Idaho's mandatory forestry BMPs. Contents include (1) the science related to forests, forest hydrology, aquatic ecology, . . . . . more details
 
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Idaho Master Gardener Program Handbook, 18th Edition
Gardeners throughout Idaho use this basic gardening handbook as their text in the increasingly popular Master Gardener classes. The 25 how-to chapters cover everything from soil fertility to insect ma . . . . . more details
 
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Idaho Plant Quarantines and the Home Garden: Understanding the Laws > PDF
What farmers know but many home gardeners are just learning is that the shipping, sale, and planting of some 70 food crop or nursery species in Idaho are governed by state quarantine laws overseen b . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Private Rangeland Grazing -- Lease Arrangements > PDF
Although the USDA publishes lease rates for grazing on private rangelands in Idaho, little it known about the leasing details, services provided by landowners, or other critical factors that influence . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Spring Barley Production Guide > PDF
With chapters on field selection, varieties, seeding, irirgation, fertilization, pest control, and more, this publication presents best management practices for Idaho barley producers. Color photogr . . . . . more details
 

Idaho's Forest Products Industry: Current Conditions and Forecast 2010 > PDF
A new report from the University of Idaho's College of Natural Resources will benefit anyone with an interest in the Idaho forest products industry. The report examines the Idaho forest products indus . . . . . more details
 

Idaho's Nitrate Areas of Concern > PDF
Idaho's major agencies that deal with water have identified 25 geographic areas within the state that have elevated concentrations of nitrates in aquifers (groundwater). This publication offers an o . . . . . more details
 

Idaho's Noxious Weeds 2011 Control Guidelines > PDF
This pocket-sized booklet lists specific herbicides and biological control agents for each weed on Idaho's official noxious weeds list. Authors: Timothy S. Prather, Mark Schwarzlaender, Joh . . . . . more details
 

Idaho's Noxious Weeds, 9th edition > PDF
This newest edition of our popular pocket guide shows all the weeds on Idaho's official noxious weeds list, including examples of brooms—all of which are now prohibited in Idaho. Inside fin . . . . . more details
 
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Identification and Habits of Key Ant Pests in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication describes the 12 most common ants characterized as structural pests in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. Drawings and descriptions follow an introduction to ants and their general biolog . . . . . more details
 

Identifying and Managing Christmas Tree Diseases, Pests, and Other Problems/Identificación y Manejo de Enfermedades, Plagas y Otros Problemas en Árboles de Navidad
This full-color, bilingual (English and Spanish) field guide is for tree growers, field workers, and anyone else interested in Christmas tree production. It features descriptions of diseases, pests, d . . . . . more details
 
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Identifying the Corn Blotch Leafminer > PDF
Large populations of corn blotch leafminer, a pest recently discovered in Idaho, can lead to crop losses similar to those caused by hail. This publication describes the pest and its impacts on corn le . . . . . more details
 

Improving Nitrogen-Use Efficiency in Idaho Crop Production > PDF
This publication summarizes the most current applied scientific information on practices and methodologies available to growers for improving nitrogen-use efficiency. Topics include leaching and runof . . . . . more details
 

Improving Sprayer Accuracy: Simple Methods for Correct Calibration > PDF
Improper sprayer calibration is not only expensive, but can damage farm crops and impact human and environmental safety. This publication gives detailed instructions, including mathematical formulas, . . . . . more details
 

Integrated Management of Downy Brome in Winter Wheat > PDF
Downy brome (Bromus tectorum L.), also known as cheatgrass, is especially troublesome in low precipitation production areas where crop rotations are mostly limited to winter wheat followed by . . . . . more details
 

Integrated Management of Feral Rye in Winter Wheat > PDF
Feral rye (Secale cereale L.), also known as volunteer rye, is a troublesome weed in winter wheat production in the low and intermediate rainfall zones of eastern Washington and Oregon and so . . . . . more details
 

Integrated Management of Jointed Goatgrass in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Describes the components of an integrated system to manage jointed goatgrass, a particular problem in direct seed/reduced tillage management systems. The bulletin covers prevention, mechanical control . . . . . more details
 

Integrated Management of Mustard Species in Wheat Production Systems > PDF
Blue mustard, flixweed, and tumble mustard can be a headache to control when it comes to winter wheat; this article shows you how it can be done. 9 pp. Authors: Drew Lyon, Ian Burke, Joan C . . . . . more details
 

Integrated Management of Prickly Lettuce in Wheat Production Systems > PDF
Prickly lettuce is a common weed in wheat production systems throughout the PNW, but it's difficult to manage. Herbicides can control prickly lettuce in wheat, but many biotypes have developed resist . . . . . more details
 

Integrated Pest Management for the Wheat Head Armyworm Complex in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
The wheat head armyworm complex is comprised of two armyworm species, Dargida diffusa (Walker) and Dargida terrapictalis (Buckett), which caused recent and sporadic damage to cereal . . . . . more details
 

Integrated Weed Management in Dry Edible Beans > PDF
Describes problem weed species and the steps involved in integrated weed management: includes 20 full- color photographs of weed seedlings and a table listing the susceptibility of 26 weeds to specif . . . . . more details
 

Internal Dry Scale and Associated Bulb Rots of Onion > PDF
Onion growers and packers in the Pacific Northwest have observed a problem on red, white, and yellow cultivars: internal dry scale. Bulbs affected by internal dry scale have dead inner scales that are . . . . . more details
 

Introduction to Clean Water Video Series > Video
Want to learn about how you can protect clean water in our lakes, streams and aquifers? This University of Idaho Extension video introduces ways to protect clean water and includes information on ripa . . . . . more details
 

Introduction to Short-Season Gardening in Idaho > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-elevation gardening series, this publication describes Idaho's three short-season climates (high desert; cool, moist locations typical of the Idaho panhandle; and high-e . . . . . more details
 

Iron in Drinking Water > PDF
Iron in drinking water, though harmless, can result in poor tasting unattractive water that stains both plumbing fixtures and clothing. PNW 589 discusses four types of iron in water and seven option . . . . . more details
 

Irrigation Management in the HUA > PDF
The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water q . . . . . more details
 

Irrigation Scheduling Using Water-Use Tables > PDF
Poor irrigation management can reduce crop yields, degrade crop quality, foster disease, and increase pumping costs. This publication has information on using water-use tables to irrigate crops prop . . . . . more details
 

Irrigation Systems for Idaho Agriculture > PDF
Discusses and compares agricultural irrigation systems: surface systems, sprinkler systems, and micro- irrigation and drip irrigation systems. Author: Howard Neibling 8 pages . . . . . more details
 

Irrigation Uniformity > PDF
Irrigation uniformity, or how evenly an irrigation system distributes water over a field, can have major effects on yield, quality, and gross receipts. This publication describes how to manage diffe . . . . . more details
 

Jointed Goatgrass Best Management Practices: Intermountain Region > PDF
Learn methods for preventing and controlling jointed goatgrass, a weed of particular concern in the intermountain region where low moisture increases the weed's competitiveness with wheat. . . . . . more details
 

Judging Beef Cattle and Oral Reasons 101 > PDF
This publication will help youth and beginning cattle producers to understand the five basic criteria for selecting a beef animal. It will also help beginners in 4-H and FFA livestock judging to under . . . . . more details
 

Judging Meat Goats and Oral Reasons 101 > PDF
This publication will help youth and beginning meat goat producers to understand the four basic criteria for selecting a meat goat. It will also help beginners in 4-H and FFA livestock judging to unde . . . . . more details
 

Judging Sheep and Oral Reasons 101 > PDF
This publication will help youth and beginning sheep producers to understand the four basic criteria for selecting a sheep animal. It will also help beginners in 4-H and FFA livestock judging to under . . . . . more details
 

Judging Swine and Oral Reasons 101 > PDF
This publication will help youth and beginning swine producers to understand the five basic criteria for selecting a swine animal. It will also help beginners in 4-H and FFA livestock judging to under . . . . . more details
 

Karnal Bunt > PDF
Karnal bunt, or partial bunt, is a fungal disease of wheat, durum wheat, rye, and triticale. This publication includes information on the history, impact, symptoms, disease cycle, and control of kar . . . . . more details
 

Keeping Bones Strong with Calcium, Vitamin D, and Physical Activity > PDF
Determine your risk factors for developing osteoporosis or other weakened-bone conditions and learn what steps you can take to develop and maintain strong bones. Authors: Marnie Spencer, . . . . . more details
 

Kentucky Bluegrass Growth, Development, and Seed Production > PDF
Preliminary research results for alternatives to burning in the production of Kentucky bluegrass seed are shared, including for bale + burn, bale + graze, full load burn, full load graze, and mechan . . . . . more details
 

Kentucky Bluegrass Production > PDF
Eliminating burning in the production of Kentucky bluegrass seed to alleviate public health concerns will greatly impact production of this crop, 90 percent of which is produced in Idaho, Washington . . . . . more details
 

Knotweed Shrubs: Identification, Biology, and Management > PDF
Being able to correctly identify the five knotweeds that grow in the Northwest can help you choose the best control strategies. Color photographs of the weeds accompany a detailed chart describing t . . . . . more details
 

La enfermedad "slime flux" de los árboles > PDF
"Slime flux," o madera húmeda bacteriana, comúnmente afecta a los siguientes árboles de Idaho-álamo de Norteamérica (cottonwood), sauce, olmo, y álamo. Aprenda los síntomas de "slime flux," los microb . . . . . más detalles
 

La mancha de la hoja del álamo temblón y del álamo > PDF
Esta hoja de datos para los jardineros caseros cubre los síntomas, el ciclo de vida, y las medidas de control para la mancha de hoja, una enfermedad común y ocasionalmente severa de los álamos temblo . . . . . más detalles
 

Land Survey and Mapping > PDF
Discusses types of plane surveys, including property surveys and cadastral surveys. Briefly sketches the history of the rectangular survey system in the United States and describes how the rectangular . . . . . more details
 

Landscaping and Utilities: Problems, Prevention, and Plant Selection > PDF
Without careful planning and plant selection prior to planting, trees and shrubs can become a nuisance and a dangerous and costly problem for homeowners and businesses. This publication has informat . . . . . more details
 

Landscaping with Native Plants > PDF
Information on designing and establishing landscapes using plants that are native to the Intermountain West. Includes lists of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, and grasses suitable for high desert . . . . . more details
 

Large Raspberry Aphid (Amphorophora agathonica) > PDF
Large raspberry aphid, Amphorophora agathonica, is an important pest in red and black raspberries in the Pacific Northwest. It transmits plant viruses that cause decreased cane vigor and frui . . . . . more details
 

Large Yellow Underwing: A New Cutworm in Idaho > PDF
The large yellow underwing cutworm, first detected in Idaho in 2005, is a potential threat in Idaho winter wheat and barley, Austrian winter peas, alfalfa, grass forages, winter vegetables and home ga . . . . . more details
 

Late Blight Management Action Plan for Potatoes > PDF
Late blight is the most important disease of potatoes worldwide. Since 1995, late blight has occurred in all Idaho commercial potato production areas. This publication offers best practices for cont . . . . . more details
 

Lawn Care in Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > PDF
This publication explains how to maintain a healthy lawn in Idaho's short-season, high-altitude areas by selecting suitable grasses and modifying management practices typically used at lower elevati . . . . . more details
 

Leaf Spot of Aspen and Poplar > PDF
This fact sheet for home gardeners covers symptoms, life cycle, and control measures for leaf spot, a common and occasionally serious disease of aspen and poplar trees caused by fungi in the genus . . . . . more details
 

Leafhoppers in the Landscape > PDF
Leafhoppers are small, winged insects that cause damage to trees and shrubs and are a nuisance for homeowners in Idaho. This publication describes the four common species of leafhoppers found in Idaho . . . . . more details
 

Lesser Bulb Flies on Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Lesser bulb flies have damaged more than 10 percent of tubers in some Idaho fields. Learn to identify this pest and read what cultural control practices minimize the problem. Authors: Jam . . . . . more details
 

Letter of Last Instruction: Everybody Needs One > PDF
A letter of last instruction is a personal document - not a legal one - that gives surviving family members instructions and facts about the deceased person's finances and personal information. It o . . . . . more details
 

Liming Materials > PDF
With the continuing pH decline of agricultural soils in northern Idaho, growers need to consider applying soil amendments to increase soil pH. This publication provides information about materials a . . . . . more details
 

Llevando el Trabajo y la Familia > PDF
Also available in English - Navigating Work and Family PNW 556. Author: Harriet Shaklee 15 pages . . . . . más detalles
 

Logging Selectively
A practical field guide to partial timber harvesting in forests of the Inland Northwest and the northern Rocky Mountains. Author: Chris Schnepf 96 pages . . . . . more details
 
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Logic Model for Program Planning and Evaluation > PDF
Describes how to use the logic model to identify elements of a program that are most likely to yield useful evaluation data and to identify a sequence for collecting data and measuring progress. 5 p . . . . . more details
 

Low Input Landscaping > PDF
Gardening inputs are materials and resources brought in from outside the borders of a yard or garden. This publication shows management strategies that use less of these inputs and how these same pr . . . . . more details
 

Major Wood Decays in the Inland Northwest
Describes examples of wood decay compiled from herbarium, laboratory and field specimens. Descriptions, photographs and keys help readers identify types of decay in lay terms. A glossary defines unusu . . . . . more details
 
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Making Garlic- and Herb-Infused Oils at Home > PDF
You can safely store your infused oils at room temperature when you follow the procedures in this publication. Authors: Barbara Abo, Josh BeVan, Surine Greenway, Beverly Healy, Sandra M. M . . . . . more details
 

Making Jerky at Home Safely > PDF
Traditional jerky preparation methods, in which raw meat is dried at about 140° to 155°F, won't kill pathogens present in the meat. Learn the steps in making tasty meat jerky at home, including a choi . . . . . more details
 
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Management of Corky Ringspot Disease of Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This 6-page publication covers symptoms, causes, and spread of corky ringspot disease; testing your soil for stubby-root nematodes, which carry the disease; options for controlling the disease; and ti . . . . . more details
 

Management of Goats for Controlling Noxious Weeds: A Primer > PDF
This publication presents an introduction to the use of goats for controlling noxious weeds, including the use of different goat management methods for various weed conditions. Authors: Sha . . . . . more details
 

Management of Vegetable Diseases in Home Gardens > PDF
Gives six practices to help you keep garden plants healthy, from disposing of plant residue at season's end to the occasional use of pesticides. Authors: W. Michael Colt,, S. Krishna Mohan, . . . . . more details
 

Management of White Mold of Beans > PDF
Describes the symptoms, disease cycle, and management of white mold in beans, including prelanting considerations, cultural control, and chemical control. Full-color photographs picture white mold as . . . . . more details
 

Management of White Pine Weevil in Spruce > PDF
In the West the white pine weevil, Pissodes strobi, almost exclusively attacks spruce rather than pine trees. Of major concern to homeowners, nurseries, and landscape businesses, the weevil c . . . . . more details
 

Management Planning for the Family Forest Owner > PDF
Leads you through the steps of preparing a useful management plan for your forest property. Includes numerous sources of further information. Authors: Randy Brooks and Ron Mahoney

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Management Strategies for Preventing Herbicide-Resistant Grass Weeds in Clearfield Wheat Systems > PDF
Based on computer modeling, the publication describes herbicide rotation strategies aimed at preventing the buildup of herbicide-resistant grass weeds (downy brome, jointed goatgrass, and wild oat) in . . . . . more details
 

Managing Boxelder Bugs Around Your Home > PDF
A common nuisance pest in Idaho, boxelder bugs can become intolerably numerous. Learn their appearance, hosts, and life cycle and ways you can manage them with and without insecticides. 2 pp.
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Managing Elm Seed Bugs around Your Home > PDF
The elm seed bug (Arocatus melanocephalus) in Idaho invades homes in July and August from surrounding landscapes where elm trees grow. Posing no direct threat to plants or people, they can still becom . . . . . more details
 

Managing Foreign Material for Quality Idaho Potatoes > PDF
Foreign material in potatoes includes anything that is not the actual potato tuber. Foreign material can be physical or chemical in nature. Much of this material comes from the field or the activities . . . . . more details
 

Managing Irrigation Water Quality for Crop Production in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Learn how to use water analyses to choose appropriate water treatment and water management practices in irrigated agriculture. The publication covers kinds of tests, sample collection, interpretation . . . . . more details
 

Managing Late Blight on Irrigated Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Discusses symptoms of late blight and biology of the late blight organism. Integrated pest management strategies cover between-season management, current-season management, and harvest and storage man . . . . . more details
 

Managing Organic Debris for Forest Health: Reconciling fire hazard, bark beetles, wildlife, and forest nutrition needs > PDF
This 60-page publication, with over 80 full-color photographs, tables, and charts, will help forest owners and those who work with them to maximize forest health and minimize problems. Auth . . . . . more details
 
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Managing Pocket Gophers in Idaho Lawns and Landscapes > PDF
One of Idaho's most prevalent and destructive vertebrate pests, pocket gophers can be controlled by restricting their access to high-value plants, flooding gopher burrows, trapping, and poisoning.
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Managing Russian Thistle Under Conservation Tillage in Crop-Fallow Rotations > PDF
Downy brome, Bromus tectorum L., is commonly called cheatgrass. Its rapid growing habit and prolific seed production make it a difficult weed to control in winter wheat. This bulletin gives specific r . . . . . more details
 

Managing Salt-Affected Soils for Crop Production > PDF
Describes the soil tests commonly used in evaluating salt-affected soils in the western U.S. and gives general guidelines for test interpretation. It will also help you to choose practices for maintai . . . . . more details
 

Managing Soils in Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-elevation gardening series, this publication describes the three basic soil types in Idaho's short-season, high-elevation gardening zones and offers management guideline . . . . . more details
 

Managing Voles in Idaho Lawns and Landscapes > PDF
Voles can be managed without chemicals or with chemicals called "rodenticides." Nonchemical approaches include eliminating vole habitat, excluding voles from sensitive areas, and trapping. Toxic baits . . . . . more details
 

Managing Woodland Roads
A full-color field guide to building and maintaining unpaved roads in woodland environments. Contains information on road shapes and surfaces, cross-drainage structures, stream crossings, wet-weather . . . . . more details
 
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Manure and Wastewater Sampling > PDF
A review of samples from 42 dairies in Idaho showed that nitrogen (N) and phosphorous (P) in wastewater lagoons vary greatly between farms and from year to year. So manure should be tested as close to . . . . . more details
 

Marketing Alternatives for Specialty Produce > PDF
Describes marketing and farm business management for Pacific Northwest vegetable and fruit growers as well as a snapshot of practices used in specialty agriculture. Authors: Larry Burt, Cu . . . . . more details
 

Matrix in Weed Management Systems for Potatoes > PDF
Provides information on Matrix's mode of action, its effectiveness on various weed species, and how to use it to maximize its strengths and avoid hazards of misuse. Authors: Pamela Hutchins . . . . . more details
 

Meadow Deathcamas in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Found in all areas of the Pacific Northwest, meadow deathcamas (Toxicoscordion venenosum) is capable of killing livestock whether eaten as forage or in dried hay. Human poisonings have been reported i . . . . . more details
 

Meadow Voles and Pocket Gophers: Management in Lawns, Gardens, and Croplands > PDF
Starting with background on the biology and behaviors of gophers and voles, this publication dwells primarily on the gamut of ways to manage these widespread pests. Color photos. 16 pp. Aut . . . . . more details
 
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Measuring Potato Dry Matter Content on the Farm > PDF
This publication describes three on-farm methods for measuring potato dry matter that provide similar results to commercial laboratory tests. Knowing the dry matter of cull potatoes is important to po . . . . . more details
 

Megachilid Bees in the Pacific Northwest: An Introduction > PDF
This publication is an introduction to the Megachilidae family of bees found in the Pacific Northwest. It highlights the characteristics of two important members of this family: leafcutting bees and m . . . . . more details
 

Methods for Conducting an Educational Needs Assessment: Guidelines for Cooperative Extension System Professionals > PDF
Cooperative Extension System professionals conduct needs assessments to learn about important issues and problems faced by our public in order to fill gaps and design effective educational programs (w . . . . . more details
 

Mineral Supplementation of Beef Cattle in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This bulletin will help ranchers to assess the mineral needs of their beef cattle and to start thinking about where to invest money on mineral programs and where to save a few dollars without diminish . . . . . more details
 

Mitigating High-Phosphorus Soils > PDF
According to Idaho law, livestock operators must make sure their operations are not dumping excess phosphorus into the soil, which could then contaminate surface water or groundwater. This publication . . . . . more details
 

Molybdenum in Idaho > PDF
This publication covers molybdenum availability in soil, crop responses, molybdenum deficiency symptoms, molybdenum fertilizer, application methods, residual effects, soil analysis, and plant tissue t . . . . . more details
 

Monitoring of Greater Sage-Grouse Habitats and Populations > PDF
This field guide for wildlife biologists and land managers gives techniques for assessing sage-grouse habitats and populations, monitoring sage grouse populations, and capturing and marking sage grous . . . . . more details
 
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Monitoring Populations of Sage-Grouse > PDF
Proceedings of a symposium at Idaho State University hosted by University of Idaho and Idaho State University. Discusses the importance of monitoring populations of animal species. The greater sage-gr . . . . . more details
 
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Monitoring Soil Nutrients Using a Management Unit Approach > PDF
This publication focuses on how to design a soil nutrient monitoring strategy using management units or zones for soil testing and nutrient application. The management unit approach is designed to pro . . . . . more details
 

Mothballs: Proper Use and Alternative Controls for Clothes Moths > PDF
Learn the right ways to use mothballs-chemical fumgiants-to protect your clothes and your health. Authors: David Stone and Tim Stock 3 pages . . . . . more details
 

Mustards in Mustards: Guide to Identification of Canola, Rapeseed, and Related Weeds > PDF
This four-color, field-oriented identification guide allows users to identify rapeseed, canola, and mustard crop plants and their related weeds. A durable folder holds nine full-color identification c . . . . . more details
 
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Natural Insecticides > PDF
This publication addresses the common misconceptions associated with products labeled "natural" and "organic," and describes related insecticides intended for home gardening. Categories include biolo . . . . . more details
 

Navigating Work and Family > PDF
For child care providers, employers, teachers, or almost anyone who serves parents and their children, as well as parents themselves, a sturdy folder holds ten 'handouts' suitable for photocopying and . . . . . more details
 
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Nematodes Associated with Onion in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > PDF
The most common nematodes on onion in Idaho and eastern Oregon are root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.), root-knot nematode (Meloidognye hapla), stem nematode (Ditylenchus d . . . . . more details
 

Nightshade: Biology and Control in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Covers nightshade distribution in the Pacific Northwest; identification of hairy, black, cultleaf, and bittersweet nightshades; nightshade biology and toxicity; crop damage; and control practices for . . . . . more details
 

Nitrate and Groundwater > PDF
The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho. Authors: Robert L. Mahler, B.A. Loll . . . . . more details
 

Nitrogen Management for Hard Wheat Protein Enhancement > PDF
With a focus on irrigated wheat in the Pacific Northwest, this bulletin discusses the many factors that govern wheat protein. It draws from regional research that addresses the nitrogen management req . . . . . more details
 

Nitrogen Management in Field Crops with Reference Strips and Crop Sensors > PDF
Learn how crop sensors and reference strips work and how to use them to fine-tune nitrogen (N) fertilizer applications to cut costs and increase revenues and yields. The techniques can be used in pota . . . . . more details
 

Nitrogen Uptake and Utilization by Pacific Northwest Field Crops > PDF
This publication is geared to promoting an understanding of the timing and pattern of biomass accumulation and nitrogen (N) uptake for crops in the Pacific Northwest. Proper use of N-based fertilizers . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Alfalfa Variety Testing Report > PDF
Thirty-three varieties of alfalfa were field-tested in in U of I Extension variety trials conducted in northern Idaho during 2013–2016 crop seasons. The variety trials were located in cooperators’ fie . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Alfalfa > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for alfalfa. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. It offers in . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Blueberries, Raspberries, and Strawberries > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on soil-plant relationships and are designed to produce above-average yields. It offers information on nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, magn . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Bluegrass Seed > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines developed from research at the University of Idaho. The guidelines assume the use of good management practices and are designed to produce above-average y . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Chickpeas > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for peas and lentils. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields.
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Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Grass Pastures > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for grass pastures. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields for bo . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Grass Seedings for Conservation Programs > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses. The fertilizer rates suggested are based on research results and are designed to produce ab . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Legume and Legume-Grass Pastures > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses. Information is offered for established non-irrigated legumes and legume-grass mixtures, est . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Lentils > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. It offers information fo . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Northern Idaho Lawns > PDF
Fertilization done incorrectly can result in diseased lawns, weedy lawns, or lawns that adversely impact water quality. This guide is for homeowners who wish to improve the quality of their lawn throu . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Oats > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines developed from research at the University of Idaho. The guidelines assume the use of good management practices and are designed to produce above-average y . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Soft White Spring Wheat > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses in spring wheat. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. It offer . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Spring Barley > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for spring barley. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. It off . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Spring Canola > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines and rates for spring canola in northern Idaho optimized for maximum production and returns. Information on nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, and li . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Spring Peas > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. It offers information fo . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Winter Barley > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for winter barley. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. Includ . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Winter Rapeseed > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines developed from research at the University of Idaho. The guidelines assume the use of good management practices and are designed to produce above-average y . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Winter Wheat > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for winter wheat. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. Include . . . . . more details
 

Nothing But Herbs
Barbara Arnold, owner of Nothing but Herbs, a 4 1/2-acre farm in the Idaho Panhandle, shares her expertise on growing and marketing more than 230 varieties of herbs. She discusses the opportunities an . . . . . more details
 

Nuez blanca > PDF
Una mala hierba venenosa "noxious," la nuez blanca crece rápidamente y puede sofocar y matar a los árboles pequeños y arbustos. Aprenda sus características y cómo identificarla y controlarla.
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Nutrient and Pesticide Management in the HUA > PDF
The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water qua . . . . . more details
 

Nutrient Management for Field Corn Silage and Grain > PDF
Adequate nutrition is essential if productive new corn hybrids are to realize their full yield potential. This publication provides fertilizer guidelines based on university research and a special sec . . . . . more details
 

Nutrient Management for Onions in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Based on data accumulated over many growing seasons and from many varieties grown in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, this nutrient management guide assists onion growers and crop advisers in producing . . . . . more details
 

Nutrient Management Guide for Dryland and Irrigated Alfalfa in the Inland Northwest > PDF
This full-color illustrated guide for optimizing alfalfa production according to the growing conditions common throughout Idaho and east of the Cascades in Oregon and Washington provides specific reco . . . . . more details
 

Nutrient Management Guidelines for Russet Burbank Potatoes > PDF
Efficient potato nutrient management systems are designed to ensure that all essential plant nutrients are available in appropriate amounts and at the most beneficial time to provide for optimal vine . . . . . more details
 

Nutrient Management in Idaho Grape Production > PDF
This publication answers common questions posed by Idaho vine grape growers regarding soils and nutrients. Authors: Mir-M. Seyedbagheri, Tony McCammon, Esmaeil Fallahi 5 pages . . . . . more details
 

Nutrients Plants Require for Growth > PDF
Plants require 17 essential elements for growth: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, calcium, magnesium, boron, chlorine, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, an . . . . . more details
 

Odor Assessments of Idaho Livestock Farms and Manure Application Practices > PDF
Presents the results of sampling odor and gas emissions on 38 dairies and 15 feedlots in southern Idaho. Authors: Ronald E. Sheffield and Matthew W. Thompson 34 pages . . . . . more details
 

Odor Control Practices for Northwest Dairies > PDF
Large confined dairy cow feeding operations have increased recently in the Pacific Northwest. They produce huge quantities of manure, odors from which can bring conflicts with neighbors. This 23-page . . . . . more details
 

Options for Storing Potatoes at Home > PDF
Recommendations for consumers on how to store large quantities of potatoes at home. Authors: Lynn Woodell, Nora Olson and Jim Wilson 4 pages . . . . . more details
 

Organic and Alternative Methods for Potato Sprout Control in Storage > PDF
This publication reports results of a series of projects conducted at the University of Idaho Potato Storage Research Facility in Kimberly to evaluate alternative potato sprout suppression product eff . . . . . more details
 

Organic Management of Flea Beetles > PDF
Flea beetles are common garden pests found throughout the Pacific Northwest. Flea beetle feeding on plants in the Brassicaceae and Solanaceae families can scar foliage and potato tubers, leading to re . . . . . more details
 

Organic Potato Production in Idaho: Nutrient Management and Variety Selection > PDF
Topics in this publication include selecting varieties that may be suited for organic production; adapting fertilizer recommendations intended for conventionally grown potatoes; selecting organic nutr . . . . . more details
 

Organic Small Grain Production in the Inland Pacific Northwest: A Collection of Case Studies > PDF
Organic farming can be a challenge anywhere, but the obstacles encountered by Inland Pacific Northwest organic small grain farmers are unique. Their options for managing weeds and soil nutrients are f . . . . . more details
 

Ornamental Grasses for Idaho Landscapes > PDF
Ornamental grasses are becoming irreplaceable landscape elements in many parts of the United States and are increasingly popular in Idaho. This 6-page publication lists the best grasses for Idaho's US . . . . . more details
 

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
 

Outlook Herbicide for Weed Control in Potatoes > PDF
Describes mode of action, use rates, application methods, weeds controlled, potato variety tolerances, and follow-crop restrictions. Provides UI research data on percentage control of various weeds in . . . . . more details
 

Overwintered Honey Bee Nucleus Colonies: Big Solutions in Small Packages > PDF
This publication describes how commercial and backyard beekeepers can minimize colony losses through such best management practices as establishing nuclear colonies, which can provide quick resolution . . . . . more details
 

Oxeye Daisy > PDF
How to recognize and manage oxeye daisy in pastures, rangelands, and road sides. Color photographs. Authors: Steven Hines, Timothy S. Prather and Sandra Robins 4 pages . . . . . more details
 

Pacific Poison-oak and Western Poison-ivy: Identification and Management > PDF
Pacific poison-oak and western poison-ivy are both native to the Pacific Northwest. All parts of these plants contain urushiol, an oily toxin that can cause an allergic reaction of contact dermatitis. . . . . . more details
 

Parent Connection: Group Learning for Parents and Young Children
The Parent Connection contains 12 complete lesson plans focused on building parenting strengths in parents of young children, newborn to age 5. Each lesson teaches parents key concepts of parenting an . . . . . more details
 
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Pasture and Grazing Management in the Northwest > PDF
The comprehensive resource for anyone who manages livestock on pastures in the Northwest, this 214-page book offers pasture managers information and tools to enable their pastures and their livestock . . . . . more details
 
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Pasture Principles for Smaller Acreages > PDF
Addresses the most common concerns of Idahoans interested in improving their pasture conditions. Topics covered include stand improvement, pasture soils, weed management, and grazing systems.
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Paterson's Curse (Echium plantagineum) in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Describes the weed, its habitat and dispersal mechanisms, and management strategies to prevent its introduction and to control it through manual removal, herbicide use, and biological control agents.< . . . . . more details
 

Pea Shoots > PDF
Pea shoots, the young, tender vine tips of garden peas, are increasingly found in high-end restaurants; learn to successfully grow this delicacy. 14 pp. Authors: Carol Miles, Justin O'Dea, . . . . . more details
 

Performance of Forage and Conservation Grasses in Northern Idaho > PDF
This publication summarizes the methods and results of two University of Idaho multi-year grass studies that aimed to evaluate the productivity of various perennial, cool-season grasses for commercial . . . . . more details
 

Performance of Hard Red Winter Wheat in Late-Planted Fallow > PDF
This publication describes results of field research on the performance of hard red winter wheat cultivars in a late-planted fallow system in the low-precipitation zone of Oregon and Washington. 6 pp. . . . . . more details
 

Performance of Perennial Forage Legumes in Northern Idaho > PDF
This publication summarizes the methods and results of a University of Idaho study that collected data from three growing seasons and assessed the productivity, seasonal growth distribution, and longe . . . . . more details
 

Pesticide Record Keeping Using the OnePlan PAR > PDF
The publication describes state and federal record-keeping requirements that applicators can fulfill using Idaho's OnePlan Pesticide Application and Soil Fumigation Recordkeeping tool (PAR). It explai . . . . . more details
 

Pesticides in Idaho Groundwater: Monitoring, Protection, and Prevention > PDF
Covers Idaho State Department of Agriculture programs for monitoring groundwater and acting on pesticide detections, provides data on the extent of groundwater contamination in Idaho, and gives ways t . . . . . more details
 

Phosphorus Fertilization of Late-Planted Winter Wheat in No-Till Fallow > PDF
This publication describes results of applied research on phosphorus fertilization of late-planted winter wheat in no-till fallow in the low-precipitation zone of Oregon and Washington. Aut . . . . . more details
 

Phosphorus in the Calcareous Soils of Southern Idaho: A Literature Review with Implications for Crop Production, Manure Management, and Water Quality > PDF
This publication summarizes research on the chemistry and movement of agricultural phosphorus in southern Idaho, where calcareous soils and a large supply of dairy manure create a unique situation for . . . . . more details
 

Photo Monitoring for Ranchers Field Guide > PDF
This condensed version of PNW 671, Photo Monitoring for Ranchers Technical Guide, contains pointers and suggestions for photo monitoring. Side 2 serves as a photo board template. Aut . . . . . more details
 

Photo Monitoring for Ranchers Technical Guide > PDF
Get started with photo monitoring of rangelands with this 8-step guide covering equipment, photo timing, site selection and identification, photography and photo boards, field notes, and photo storage . . . . . more details
 

Physiological Leaf Roll of Tomato > PDF
This publication helps distinguish between tomato physiological leaf roll and infectious plant diseases that can cause yield and fruit quality losses. Also discusses leaf roll management strategies su . . . . . more details
 

Pickling Fish and Other Aquatic Foods for Home Use > PDF
Outlines the basic steps in pickling fish and gives a basic recipe suitable for pickling most fish with high oil contents. Authors: Barbara Rasco and Kenneth S. Hildebrand, Jr 2 . . . . . more details
 
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Pickling Vegetables > PDF
Describes the equipment and ingredients needed for pickling, and how to pack jars, process vegetables, and store the pickled results. Includes 17 recipes, processing times for various altitudes, and a . . . . . more details
 
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Pit Disposal of Cull Onions > PDF
Describes the management practices that prevent leaching of nitrogen from cull onion burial pits, including site selection, pit development, loading and disposal of cull onions in pits, pit maintenanc . . . . . more details
 

Planning an Idaho Vegetable Garden > PDF
Four gardening experts provide successful gardening methods. Discusses site selection, garden layout, weed and insect control, and crop by crop planting instructions. Also contains a thorough list of . . . . . more details
 
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Planning and Implementing Cross-boundary, Landscape-scale Restoration and Wildfire Risk Reduction Projects > PDF
This guide describes the process the Klamath-Lake Forest Partnership (KLFHP) has used to plan and implement cross-boundary restoration projects to achieve improved forest health conditions on large la . . . . . more details
 

Plant-parasitic nematodes affecting small grain cereals in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Discusses several species of plant-parasitic nematodes that occur where small-grain crops are produced in the Pacific Northwest. Covers nematode biology, symptoms of injury, yield constraints, managem . . . . . more details
 

Planting Dates in Wheat Production in Southern Idaho > PDF
This publication summarizes more than three decades of research into planting date in spring and winter wheat production in southwestern Idaho. Much of the information will be pertinent to other areas . . . . . more details
 

Portable Test Kits for Diagnosing Potato Diseases > PDF
University of Idaho scientists evaluated commercially available portable test kits for diagnosing potato diseases, finding them generally accurate and easy to use. This publication discusses the impor . . . . . more details
 

Potato Irrigation Management > PDF
Efficient irrigation management can increase marketable yield while reducing production costs by conserving water, energy, and nitrogen fertilizer and while reducing potential groundwater contaminatio . . . . . more details
 

Potato Production in the Home Garden > PDF
This publication contains suggestions dealing with potato varieties, planting, rotation, irrigation, fertilization, pest control, harvesting, and storage. Authors: A. Thompson-Johns, S.L. L . . . . . more details
 

Potato Production Systems (softcover)
Originally $89.95, now 40% off: $53.97. (While supplies last.) Experts in all phases of potato production collaborated on this comprehensive potato production manual. With . . . . . more details
 
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Potato Production with Limited Water Supply > PDF
Research-based guidelines for irrigation, nutrient, and cultural management practices for producing potatoes when water supplies are limited are presented in this publication. Authors: Brad . . . . . more details
 

Potato Psyllid Vector of Zebra Chip Disease in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication addresses the emergent issue in the PNW of a potato infection called zebra chip disease, vectored by the potato psyllid. Includes information on the bacterium, the biology of the vect . . . . . more details
 

Potato Seed Management: Seed Certification and Selection > PDF
Selection of high-quality seed is essential for the production of a profitable potato crop. This publication details the certification process and describes the aspects of seed selection that you shou . . . . . more details
 

Potato Seed Management: Seed Size and Age > PDF
Discusses impact of seed size and physiological age on seed performance and the implications for management. Authors: William H. Bohl, Phillip Nolte. Gale E. Kleinkopf, Michael K. Thornton< . . . . . more details
 

Potato Tuberworm: A Threat for Idaho Potatoes > PDF
Potato tuberworm has damaged potato crops in Oregon and could threaten Idaho potatoes. This publication describes the pest, its life cycle, and the damage it causes and goes into ways to manage the pe . . . . . more details
 

Potato Virus Y Management for the Seed Potato Producer > PDF
One of the most serious challenges facing seed potato producers is managing Potato virus Y (PVY), which causes a range of symptoms in infected potato plants, varying with potato varieties. This public . . . . . more details
 

Powdery Mildew on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification, and Control > PDF
Powdery mildew on sugar beets can be particularly severe in arid climates, causing sugar yield losses of up to 35%. This publication describes the pathogen, its symptoms, disease cycle and epidemiolog . . . . . more details
 

Predicting Alfalfa Hay Quality in Southern Idaho > PDF
The quality of alfalfa hay is determined by its maturity at cutting, by environmental conditions before and during harvest, and by handling and storage processes after harvest. Because environmental c . . . . . more details
 

Pregnancy Testing in Beef Cattle > PDF
Pregnancy testing in beef cattle is a tool to optimize heifer management and can identify candidates for culling or removal from the herd. Some methods of pregnancy detection can also provide addition . . . . . more details
 

Premiums and Discounts for Market Beef Cows and Bulls Sold at Auction > PDF
The results of the beef quality audits reported here will help beef producers to optimize the value of their market (cull) beef cows and bulls with the ultimate goal of improving the quality and consi . . . . . more details
 

Preventing Potato Bruise Damage > PDF
This publication covers information on types of bruising (skinning, blackspot, shatter bruise, and pressure bruise), bruise prevention before and after harvest, bruise prevention in potato piling, red . . . . . more details
 

Price Indices for Estimating Cattle Prices in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication describes trends in cattle prices and explains the use of seasonal price indices to estimate future cattle prices. The indices allow producers to estimate prices for potential sale mo . . . . . more details
 

Procedures for Planting Dryland Grasses for Small Acreage Landowners in Southeastern Idaho > PDF
Current and future small-acreage owners in southeastern Idaho can use this 9-page publication to help establish and maintain small acreage pastures with reduced irrigation water. With properly establi . . . . . more details
 

Propagating Plants from Seeds > PDF
The enjoyment of growing plants can be enhanced by using successful methods. This 20-page booklet covers seed selection, starting plants indoors, planting seeds outdoors, and starting both herbaceous . . . . . more details
 
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Propagating Shrubs, Vines, and Trees from Stem Cuttings > PDF
Adding more greenery to your home landscape? Tired of buying so many trees and shrubs to do it? A possible alternative is to use stem cuttings from your current trees and shrubs to make more, a method . . . . . more details
 

Propagation of Plants by Grafting and Budding
This handbook is well illustrated with clear photographs and drawings. It covers terms used in budding and grafting, tools and materials, grafting and budding factors, kinds of grafts, budding methods . . . . . more details
 
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Propagation of Plants from Specialized Structures > PDF
This substantially updated publication explains the various types of specialized plant structures that can be used to grow new plants. Individual reproduction requirements and options are detailed, an . . . . . more details
 

Proper Sampling (Coring) of Hay Bales and Stacks > PDF
Proper coring or sampling of hay stacks or bales is important to document nutrient content before you use, buy, or sell hay for animal feed. Color photography helps you know how to prepare samples for . . . . . 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
 

Protecting and Landscaping Homes in the Wildland/Urban Interface > PDF
Life on the urban-wildland interface is enjoyable but not without danger. In western forest environments, wildfire should be anticipated and planned for, not unexpected and dismissed. You have a choic . . . . . more details
 
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Protecting Grapevines from Winter Injury > PDF
Describes three systems that can help protect canes from freeze damage. Includes eight illustrations and three photographs. Authors: Clive Kaiser, Patty Skinkis, and Mercy Olmstead
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Protecting Streams and Lakes in Idaho: A Landowner's Guide > PDF
“Riparian” lands along the edges of lakes and rivers are home to many plants that, together, act as a buffer and first line of defense to protect local waterways and lakes. This brochure-style guide d . . . . . more details
 
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Pruning Western White Pine: A Vital Tool for Species Restoration > PDF
Pruning young white pine can increase survival of individual trees exposed to white pine blister rust and help restore the species in Inland Northwest forests. Learn when and how to prune and the silv . . . . . more details
 
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Public Attitudes about Water Quality in the HUA > PDF
The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water qua . . . . . 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
 

Puncturevine > PDF
A member of the Caltrop family, this weed produces woody fruits that always land with one sharp spine pointed upward. Spines injure hooves, feet, and vehicle tires. A toxin from the plant may be linke . . . . . more details
 

Raising Ratites: Ostriches, Emu, and Rheas > PDF
This publication is an overview of raising ratites. It covers topics such as incubation, brooding, growing, reproduction, and feeding. It also discusses zoning and farm plans, perception of the ratite . . . . . more details
 

Raspberry Cultivars for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication describes raspberry cultivars, including red, yellow, black, and purple types. It explains the difference between floricane-fruiting and primocane-fruiting cultivars, includes informa . . . . . more details
 

Rattail Fescue: Biology and Management in Pacific Northwest Wheat Cropping Systems > PDF
Mitigating rattail fescue has become easier: this publication addresses this increasingly common weed in Pacific Northwest cropping systems. Authors: Drew J. Lyon, Daniel A. Ball, and Andre . . . . . more details
 

Reading and Understanding Pesticide Labels > PDF
A pesticide label "a legal document" explains how to use, store, and dispose of a pesticide and how to protect yourself, other people, nontarget species such as pets and wildlife, and the water, soil, . . . . . more details
 

Recetas de Salsa para Guardar en Conserva > PDF
Esta famosa publicación ha sido actualizada con 5 nuevas recetas de salsa fijciles y sabrosas con suficientes variaciones aprobadas como para complacer hasta a los mijs esigentes preparadores de salsa . . . . . más detalles
 

Reducing Fire Risk on Your Property > PDF
The degree of wildfire risk depends on both the probability of an ignition and the potential for damage or harm (such as loss of trees, homes, or even lives). Recognizing that you may have a high wild . . . . . more details
 

Reemplazando documentos perdidos o dañados en Idaho (Replacing Important Lost or Damaged Documents in Idaho) > PDF
Encuentre información y fuentes para ayudarle a reemplazar sus papeles importantes cuando están perdidos O robados, incluyendo documentos personales, financieros y comerciales. El material es específi . . . . . más detalles
 

Replacing Important Lost or Damaged Documents in Idaho > PDF
Find information and sources to help you replace your important papers when they're lost or stolen, including personal, financial, and business documents. The material is specific to residents of the . . . . . more details
 

Reporting Child Abuse: Care Enough to Call
This video educates Idaho families, volunteers, employees, and other citizens on Idaho's child abuse reporting law. Topics include the definition of abuse, information to provide when you report abuse . . . . . more details
 
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Retirement Ready?
This retirement-planning curriculum is aimed at mid-life and older adults who are concerned with the financial and the nonfinancial aspects of their approaching retirements. In five group lessons, par . . . . . more details
 
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Return of the Giants > PDF
Foresters from the UI, USDA Forest Service, and Potlatch Corporation make the case for restoring white pine ecosystems in the inland Northwest by breeding and aggressively planting blister rust-resist . . . . . more details
 
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Rhizoctonia on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification, and Control in the Northwest > PDF
Color photographs illustrate symptoms of Rhizoctonia foliar blight and crown and root rot on sugar beet. The text discusses disease symptoms, the causal organism, and control measures including cultur . . . . . more details
 

Rhizoctonia Stem Canker and Black Scurf of Potato > PDF
With a focus on Idaho conditions, this publication describes the symptoms and disease cycle of Rhizoctonia stem canker and black scurf in potatoes and recommends cultural and chemical control measures . . . . . more details
 

Rhizomania on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification, Control > PDF
Rhizomania is the most serious disease of sugar beets worldwide. This publication describes the symptoms of the disease in the Pacific Northwest; its causes, epidemiology, and disease cycle; and metho . . . . . more details
 

Riparian Vegetated Buffers Protect Land and Streams > Video
The best and cheapest way to protect your land from eroding away and protect clean water and fish habitat is to maintain streamside and lakeshore vegetation. This University of Idaho Extension video e . . . . . more details
 

Role of Agricultural Processing in Idaho's Economy > PDF
Idaho food manufacturing accounts directly for 16,000 Idaho jobs (2% of the total), $8.5 billion in sales (7.3% of the total), and $1.2 billion of Idaho's gross state product (2% of GSP). T . . . . . more details
 

Root-lesion Nematodes: Biology and Management in Pacific Northwest Wheat Cropping Systems > PDF
Plant-parasitic root-lesion nematodes have been detected in approximately 90 percent of fields sampled in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. This publication explains their biology and symptoms, . . . . . more details
 

Rush Skeletonweed > PDF
Rush skeletonweed is an exotic herbaceous biennial or creeping perennial plant that has become troublesome in many western states. Rush skeletonweed aggressively infests rangeland, cropland, and distu . . . . . more details
 

Sage-Grouse Habitat in Idaho: A Practical Guide for Land Owners and Managers > PDF
This field guide describes in color photographs and drawings those habitat conditions favorable to each part of the greater sage-grouse life cycle. The contents reflect the habitat guidelines included . . . . . more details
 

Salsa Recipes for Canning > PDF
You can safely can a variety of salsas in a boiling water canner by following the procedures in this publication. Discusses salsa ingredients, including spices and sources of acid. Seven recipes inclu . . . . . more details
 
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Sampling Agricultural Odors > PDF
Agricultural odors are a combination of many different gases in extremely low concentrations. The slightest difference in composition can alter the way a person percieves the odor. To distinguish amon . . . . . more details
 

Sampling Dairy Manure and Compost for Nutrient Analysis > PDF
This guide describes how to obtain a representative sample of stockpiled dairy manure or dairy compost, select a reliable manure or compost testing laboratory, determine which lab analyses are needed . . . . . more details
 

Sampling Guide for Nutrient Assessment of Irrigated Vineyards in the Inland Pacific Northwest > PDF
Ensuring the appropriate nutrient levels in your grape plants will lead to the best quality fruit for your wine. This brief guide explains how and when to take samples and what to do with the laborato . . . . . more details
 

Sampling Procedure to Diagnose Nematode Infestations > PDF
Nematode sampling has become increasingly important in modern agriculture. This publication covers information on diagnosis of nematode infestations, sampling patterns, where to take samples, and back . . . . . more details
 

Sampling the Moisture Content of Alfalfa in the Windrow: A New Tool Helps > PDF
Production of high quality hay, vital for the dairy industry, is more predictable with the use of a simple tool to measure moisture content of hay for harvest. Learn how to make the tool with $10 in h . . . . . more details
 

Saving Energy and Fertilizer Costs: Best Management Practices for Southern Idaho Grain Producers > PDF
Describes ways southern Idaho grain producers can maximize fuel and fertilizer efficiency and better control input costs. Topics include straw management, fertility and nitrogen management, and a rang . . . . . more details
 

Scheduling the Final Irrigation for Wheat and Barley > PDF
Optimum irrigation management during grain formation sustains agronomic and economic productivity while reducing the water applied and the risk of water related diseases. The purpose of this bulletin . . . . . more details
 

Scotch Broom > PDF
Describes scotch broom and methods for its prevention and control in full-color. Authors: Andrew Hulting, K. Neff, E. Cooms, Ray Parker, G. Miller, L.C. Burrill 8 pages . . . . . more details
 
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Scotch Thistle > PDF
Scotch thistle was introduced to the United States in the 1800s as an ornamental plant from the Mediterranean region. It is a noxious weed in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Scotch thistle can form den . . . . . more details
 

Selecting Grape Cultivars and Planting Sites in Idaho > PDF
Grapes are temperate zone plants that require a cool season to meet chilling requirements and a warm growing season. This publication covers the characteristics of grapes, requirements for growing gra . . . . . more details
 

Selecting, Planting, and Caring for Trees, Shrubs, and Vines > PDF
Detailed tables and descriptions of a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and vines suitable for short-season, high-altitude regions. Also includes information on planting and caring for woody landscape pl . . . . . 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
 

Short-Season Vegetable Gardening > PDF
Pacific Northwest gardeners often find the climate too short to grow certain vegetables. Two horticulturists explain how to maximize a gardener's chances for success in the face of the vagaries of unt . . . . . more details
 

Shrub-Steppe Vegetation of the East Fork and the Middle Fork of the Salmon River Drainages
Authors describe nineteen shrub-steppe communities in the Middle Fork and East Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho. Blue bunch wheatgrass and Idaho fester occur as dominants or major subdominants througho . . . . . more details
 
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Silver Scurf Management in Potatoes > PDF
Describes the symptoms and damage caused by silver scurf, a fungal disease of potatoes. Includes color photos of symptoms. Discusses sources of inoculum and the disease life cycle. Suggests management . . . . . more details
 

Sistemas de Conduccion de Cerezos (Cherry Training Systems) > PDF
Esta publicación describe los ocho sisemas de poda de mayor importancia en los huertos de cerezos comerciales en Oregon, Idaho, Washington y Michigan. A nivel mundial, los productores de cerezas utili . . . . . más detalles
 

Slime Flux of Trees > PDF
Slime flux, or bacterial wetwood, commonly affects the following Idaho trees--cottonwood, willow, elm, and poplar. Learn the symptoms of slime flux, the microbes responsible for it, and the practices . . . . . more details
 

Smoking Fish at Home-Safely > PDF
This guide explains the basic techniques for preparing delicious, hot-smoked fish safely, including the crucial roles of salt, smoke, and heat. It also recommends refrigerated storage for all smoked f . . . . . more details
 
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Soil and the Environment: A Land and Homesite Evaluation Handbook and Training Guide > PDF
The official guide for participants in Idaho's 4-H and FFA soil judging events, this 32-page handbook explains the Idaho State Land and Soil Evaluation Program, introduces the study of soils, defines . . . . . more details
 
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Soil Fertility in Organic Systems: A Guide for Gardeners and Small Acreage Farmers > PDF
This publication discusses the many types of fertilizers and soil amendments available for organic plant production. Fertilizer formulations, nutrient availability, and application practices for commo . . . . . more details
 

Soil Fumigation: A Tool for Sugar Beet Cyst Nematode Management > PDF
Provides background information and tips on using soil fumigation to control the sugar beet cyst nematode. Soil fumigation is an exacting process that must be done properly if satisfactory results are . . . . . more details
 

Soil Sampling > PDF
Poor soil sampling procedures account for more than 90 percent of all errors in fertilizer recommendations based on soil tests. Learn correct procedure, from sampling timing through sample analysis. C . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Dryland Winter Wheat Production Guide > PDF
Brings together the best available research information on management practices for economic and environmentally sound production of dryland winter wheat in southern Idaho. Includes chapters on variet . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Beans > PDF
Providing optimal levels of nutrients is critical for achieving competitive bean seed yields. Also, because of their poor root systems, beans are more prone than other crops to react to micronutrient . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Alfalfa > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for irrigated alfalfa. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. It . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Alfalfa Seed > PDF
This publication's estimated fertilizer recommendations for irrigated alfalfa seed are based on the nutrient requirements for alfalfa forage with modifications to reflect cultural practices used in gr . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Pastures > PDF
This publication defines nutrient management strategies to ensure a long-lived, high-producing irrigated pasture. The rates in this publication are recommendations and, when combined with careful soil . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Spring Wheat > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for irrigated spring wheat. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yield . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Winter Barley > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for irrigated winter barley. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yiel . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Winter Wheat > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses for irrigated winter wheat. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yield . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Onions > PDF
This publication offers fertilizer guidelines based on relationships between soil tests and yield responses of onions. The fertilizer rates are designed to produce above-average yields. It offers info . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Southern Idaho Lawns > PDF
Fertilization done incorrectly can result in diseased lawns, weedy lawns, or lawns that adversely impact water quality. This guide is for homeowners who wish to improve the quality of their lawn throu . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Sugar Beets > PDF
Sugar beet profits are based on three key factors: beet yield, sucrose content, and sucrose recovery efficiency. Nutrients can affect all 3 factors, especially Nitrogen. In this 8-page guide, you will . . . . . more details
 

Spatial Variability Considerations in Interpreting Soil Moisture Measurements for Irrigation > PDF
Detailed examination of the effects varying soil types have on irrigation practices and how to determine the appropriate volume of irrigation for those soil types. Authors: Bradley A. King, . . . . . more details
 

Speak up with Confidence: Nine Tips on Presenting > PDF
Youth and adults who learn to effectively speak in public gain an important leadership tool. This publication includes nine tip sheets (single page front and back) on nine topics ranging from parts of . . . . . more details
 

Special Forest Products > PDF
This publication covers the sale of nontimber forest commodities. These include edible wild mushrooms, fresh floral greens, dried flowers, wild berries, seeds, roots, bark, and other plant parts. Info . . . . . more details
 

Specialty Farming in Idaho-Selecting a Site > PDF
This publication was written to help prospective entrepreneurs select the best possible sites for their specialty farms. It includes information on deciding on a product, available resources, local cl . . . . . more details
 

Specialty Flowers-Dry Flower Production
This publication introduces potential growers to the enterprise of producing and marketing specialty flowers. Information includes potential markets, budgeting, labor, management and production, and m . . . . . more details
 
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Specialty Potato Production and Marketing in Southern Idaho > PDF
U.S. customers increasingly are willing to pay higher prices for quality specialty potatoes that come in a variety of colors and sizes. This CIS reports growing data for eight specialty cultivars--Car . . . . . 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
 

Spring Barley Quick Facts (2015 Southern Idaho) > PDF
This 2-page fact sheet offers concise recommendations for growing spring barley in southern Idaho, including specific pointers for rotation and seeding, irrigation, fertilization, use of plant growth . . . . . more details
 

Start Seeds Indoors with Success > PDF
Starting seeds indoors begins with scheduling to ensure your transplants are ready to go outdoors when the garden is ready to receive them. This fact sheet covers scheduling, planting and germination, . . . . . more details
 

Starting a Home Lawn > PDF
From preparing the site to caring for a freshly sprouted lawn, this publication explains how to establish a new lawn from seed or sod. Describes the characteristics of various turfgrass types and list . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management for Gem Russet Potatoes > PDF
One reason potato acreage in Idaho devoted to Russet Burbank has declined in recent years is because of new cultivars, including Gem Russet, which is being stored for use in both processing and fresh . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management for Summit Russet Potatoes > PDF
Details storage characteristics and recommendations for Summit Russet based on three years of storage data. Authors: Tina Brandt, Gale Kleinkopf, Nora Olsen, Stephen Love 4 pages . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management for Umatilla Russet Potatoes > PDF
Optimal storage conditions for the Umatilla Russet, a new cultivar developed for the frozen processing market, are evaluated based on three years of research trials. Specific recommendations are made . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of A93157-6LS Potatoes > PDF
Storage recommendations for 6LS potatoes are based on three years of storage research at the University of Idaho storage research facility at Kimberly. Authors: Tina L. Brandt, Nora Olsen, . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Alpine Russet Potatoes > PDF
This publication describes optimal storage conditions for Alpine Russet potatoes based on three years of research at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Alpine Russet behav . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Alturas Potatoes > PDF
Provides storage characteristics of Alturas potatoes and storage management recommendations based on 3 years of storage data from the UI Kimberly Research & Extension Center. Authors: Tina . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Blazer Russet Potatoes > PDF
Details storage characteristics and recommendations for Blazer Russet based on three years of storage data at the University of Idaho's Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Authors: Tina . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Classic Russet Potatoes > PDF
Best ways to store Classic Russet "an early" to mid-season russet potato variety that produces a high proportion of U.S. No. 1 tuber are summarizedin this 5-page publication. Based on 3 years of stora . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Clearwater Russet Potatoes > PDF
This publication describes optimal storage conditions for Clearwater Russet potatoes based on three years of research at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Clearwater Russ . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Payette Russet Potatoes > PDF
Details storage characteristics and recommendations for Payette Russet potatoes based on three years of storage data from the University of Idaho Kimberly Potato Storage Research Facility. . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Teton Russet Potatoes > PDF
This publication describes optimal storage conditions for Teton Russet potatoes based on three years of research at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Teton Russet behavio . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Western Russet Potatoes > PDF
Details optimal storage conditions for Western Russet Potatoes, based on two years of research at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center Potato Storage Research Facility in sou . . . . . more details
 

Strategies to Minimize the Risk of Herbicide-Resistant Jointed Goatgrass > PDF
This publication provides information about jointed goatgrass and its control with an emphasis on prevention and management of herbicide resistance. Authors: Lynn Ingegneri, Carol Mallory-S . . . . . more details
 

Strawberry Production: Overview > PDF
Strawberries are adapted to many growing regions in Idaho but are a labor-intensive, long-term commitment. This publication provides an overview of the factors involved in growing strawberries includi . . . . . more details
 

Strip-tillage for Onions and Sweet Corn, Lorin Grigg (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Lorin Grigg grows onions and sweet corn under sprinkler irrigation in Quincy, Washington. In this publication, Grigg discusses his strategy for cover cropping to protect seedlings from windblown sand . . . . . more details
 

Strip-tilled and Direct-seeded Vegetables Integrated with Cattle Grazing, Eric Williamson (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Eric Williamson integrates direct seeding, strip tillage, and raising cattle into his farm near George, WA: learn more in this farmer-to-farmer case study. 15 pp. Authors: Georgine Yorgey, . . . . . more details
 

Sugar Beet Nematodes in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > PDF
Crop losses from sugar beet nematodes can reach up to 80 percent. Learn how to successfully combat this agricultural pest and get the latest research information. Life cycles of each nematode species . . . . . more details
 

Sugar Beet Root Aphids: Identification, Biology, and Management > PDF
Sugar beet root aphids feed on the roots of sugar beet plants throughout major North American sugar beet-growing regions. In severe cases, they may reduce tonnage and sucrose levels by more than 30 pe . . . . . more details
 

Sugarbeet Cyst Nematode: Impact on Sugarbeet Production in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > PDF
This publication offers information on the sugarbeet cyst nematode (SCN) including the life cycle, plant symptoms, nematode spread, soil sampling for SCN detection, SCN management, and chemical contro . . . . . more details
 

Sugarbeet Irrigation Management Using Watermark Moisture Sensors > PDF
Explains how to install soil moisture sensors and use them to schedule irrigations more efficiently. Growers who have used them have reduced water use and sometimes improved yields. Color photos.
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Superficial Growth on Potatoes > PDF
Non-pathogenic fungi and bacteria can in some circumstances grow on the surface of a potato. This publication describes the growth, explains factors that can promote the growth, and gives management p . . . . . more details
 

Survey of Parenting Practice
The University of Idaho Survey of Parenting Practice (UISPP) is a pre-test for parents of young children to report the impact of a parenting education on their parenting practice. The survey was devel . . . . . more details
 
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Sweet Cherry Cultivars for the Fresh Market > PDF
Color photographs accompany descriptions of 12 sweet cherry cultivars suitable for fresh markets in the Pacific Northwest. Included is a chart covering bloom and harvest dates relative to Bing, pollen . . . . . more details
 

Sweet Cherry Orchard Establishment in the Pacific Northwest: Important Considerations for Success > PDF
Regularly producing sustainable yields of high-quality cherries is possible only where site and other conditions are near optimal. This publication summarizes factors to consider when establishing a c . . . . . more details
 

Sweet Cherry Rootstocks for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication presents the current level of understanding of the major cherry rootstocks and links it to their performance in the PNW. Authors: Lynn E. Long and Clive Kalser . . . . . more details
 

Teff Grass for Forage: Nitrogen and irrigation requirements > PDF
Teff is an ancient grain, made popular recently as more growers turn to teff for its high yields of high-quality hay. New research outlined here shows that teff requires less nitrogen fertilizer and i . . . . . more details
 

Thatch Prevention and Control in Home Lawns > PDF
Learn to prevent thatch buildup and to recognize and control it when it occurs. Authors: W. Michael Colt, William J. Johnston, and Susan M. Bell 4 pages . . . . . more details
 

The Dollar Game: Play scenarios to grow a local economy > PDF
A rapid succession of interactive scenarios demonstrate how a local economy creates wealth.
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The Grazed-Class Method to Estimate Forage Utilization on Transitory Forest Rangelands
Provides background information and instructions for utilizing the Grazed-Class Method to monitor vegetation on transitory rangeland to ensure proper use of the resource and attainment of management o . . . . . more details
 
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The PNW 4-H Horse Contest Guide > PDF
The definitive compilation of rules for 4-H horse contests in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, including General Rules, Clothing and Equipment, Contest Guidelines, Performance Guidelines, Driving, Groun . . . . . more details
 

The Western Oregon and Washington Pasture Calendar > PDF
This publication describes—by climatic zone—perennial pasture plant growth and how management actions can affect growth, both positively and negatively. Optimal management of forages by season is the . . . . . more details
 

Thinning-An Important Timber Management Tool > PDF
Explains how seedlings grow into mature trees and how stands of trees develop. Describes basic tree growth and growth processes (photosynthesis, respiration, and translocation-assimilation). Discusses . . . . . more details
 

Thumbnail Cracks of Potato Tubers > PDF
Learn what causes thumbnail cracks and what you can do to minimize them. Authors: William H. Bohl, Michael K. Thornton 2 pages . . . . . more details
 

Tools for Facilitating Change in Rural Communities > PDF
This publication focuses on the tools used in the Idaho Horizons program to facilitate the reduction of poverty in small, rural communities. Local civic and government leaders seeking to implement the . . . . . more details
 

Training and Pruning Your Home Orchard > PDF
Provides general rules for training and pruning fruit trees and explains how to apply the basics in fruit and nut trees (apple, pear, sweet and sour cherry, peach, prune, plum, walnut, filbert, and ap . . . . . more details
 
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Tree Growth, Forest Management, and Their Implications for Wood Quality > PDF
For foresters and wood products manufacturers, the publication provides basic information on tree growth, characteristics that define wood quality, and implications of common silvicutlrural activities . . . . . more details
 

Trees Against the Wind > PDF
Learn how to plan, establish, and care for windbreaks, shelterbelts, and living snow fences. Includes sections on windbreak design, planting for wildlife, windbreak species characteristics, and much m . . . . . more details
 

Trees for Southwestern Idaho Landscapes: Selection and Irrigation > PDF
This publication will help you pick water-conserving trees for southwestern Idaho and plan a watering regime to keep your trees healthy while conserving water. A listing of water-thrifty deciduous and . . . . . more details
 

Turfgrass Seeding Recommendations for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Explains the terms associated with applying turfgrass seed and provides tables that list scientifically tested differences in seeding rates for the cultivars most suited to specific areas of Washingto . . . . . more details
 

Tuxedo Bug: A New Home-Invading Insect in Idaho > PDF
Learn how to identify tuxedo bugs in your home and understand why they moved in. Publication includes control recommendations, including advice about insecticides and alternatives to them. . . . . . more details
 

UI 228 and UI 229-New Small Red Bean Cultivars > PDF
UI 228 and UI 239 are high-yielding small red bean cultivars. UI 228 is an early maturing cultivar with semi-erect growth habit that yields well under adverse field conditions. UI 239 is a high-yield . . . . . more details
 

Uncovering Hidden Linkages in Idaho's 2006 Teton Regional Economy > PDF
The beauty of Idaho's Teton region (Fremont, Madison, and Teton counties) helped attract a recent tourism boom and increased migration by retirees. However, these mask the real economic drivers of the . . . . . more details
 

Understanding Budgets and the Budgeting Process > PDF
The four type of budgets most commonly used by agricultural producers are whole farm, partial, cash flow, and enterprise. This publication discusses the various aspects of an enterprise budget includi . . . . . more details
 

Urban Farming For Healthy Water > Video
Community-based agriculture and home rain gardens can help protect water with soil conservation and wise water use. In this University of Idaho Extension video, the Gathering Garden stands as a highli . . . . . more details
 

Urban Forests and Protecting Lakes and Streams > Video
Urban Forests have a large positive impact on stormwater pollution and volume. In this University of Idaho Extension video, we will explore how cities' street trees can absorb pollution and slow down . . . . . more details
 

Urban Greenspaces for Clean Water > Video
Stormwater runoff carries lots of pollution from parking lots and other impervious surfaces in urbanized areas. Greenspaces offer an opportunity to filter and treat stormwater through natural processe . . . . . more details
 

Using and Caring for Your Pressure Canner > PDF
Pressure canning is the only safe way to can meat, poultry, seafood, and vegetables. This booklet explains how to keep your pressure canner in top condition and use it safely. Author: Maril . . . . . more details
 
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Using Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Crop Insect Pest Control > PDF
Discusses the use of nematodes to control soilborne insect pests and describes how to select, purchase, and apply nematodes. Includes information on effectiveness against specific pests, suppliers, an . . . . . more details
 

Using Soil Test Results For Garden Fertilization - A Guide for Fertilizing Home Landscapes and Gardens in Idaho > PDF
Once home gardeners get their soil tested, what should they do with the results? This 8-page publication demystifies the numbers on most fertilizer labels - such as 15-15-15 or 21-0-0-24 - and will he . . . . . more details
 

Vine Kill and Long-term Storage of Ranger Russet Potatoes > PDF
UI scientists at Idaho's Kimberly Research and Extension Center spent three years studying the best time to harvest Ranger Russet potatoes to maintain best processing quality during storage. Recommend . . . . . more details
 

Wasp and Hornet Control > PDF
Learn to recognize Idaho's stinging yellowjackets, bald-faced hornets, and paper wasps and to control them with or without chemicals. Authors: Stuart C. Parkinson, Danielle Gunn, Edward Bec . . . . . more details
 

Wastewater Treatment Plants Removing Phosphorous > Video
Small increases in phosphorous, a plant nutrient, can start big changes in aquatic nuisance plant life. This University of Idaho Extension video explains how phosphorous removal by wastewater treatmen . . . . . more details
 

Water and Rural Living: What Idaho Homeowners Need to Know > PDF
For homeowners, home buyers, and Realtors dealing with rural property, this guide explains which government agencies administer which water-related programs and which ones to contact with water-relate . . . . . more details
 

Water Testing > PDF
The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho. Authors: Ernestine Porter and Robert . . . . . more details
 

Watering Home Lawns and Landscapes > PDF
Learn how to conserve water in your landscape, including how to determine sprinkler application rate, how to decide how much to water and when, and how to use the feel and appearance method to judge w . . . . . more details
 

Watering Home Lawns: How Much and How Often > PDF
Avoid under-watering or over-watering your lawn using this 5-step method. Authors: William H. Bohl, Tom Salaiz, Howard Neibling, and Tony McCammon 7 pages . . . . . more details
 

Weed and Vegetation Management in Christmas Trees > PDF
Describes the top dozen weeds in Christmas trees and strategies for managing them, including prevention, mechanical control, control with cover crops and vegetated strips, flame weeding, biological co . . . . . more details
 
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Weed Control and Potato Crop Safety with Metribuzin > PDF
Effective use of metribuzin, a triazinone herbicide for weed control in potato fields, has evolved since our last publication a decade ago. This 12-page publication updates recommendations for metribu . . . . . more details
 

Weed Control in Idaho Lawns > PDF
Weeds are opportunistic and readily invade stressed or unhealthy lawns. Many weeds found in Idaho lawns can be prevented and controlled by following some basic management principles, including underst . . . . . more details
 

Weed Control Methods for Perennial Crops > PDF
In long-lived perennial crops such as berries and ornamental trees, the weed management methods used for annual crop systems are seldom options. Generally, weed control has been accomplished with repe . . . . . more details
 

Western Corn Rootworm in Eastern Oregon, Idaho, and Eastern Washington > PDF
Discusses how to identify and manage outbreaks of western corn rootworm. Topics include hosts; life cycle; damage; management with practices such as crop rotation, monitoring, insecticides, and resis . . . . . more details
 

Western Waterhemlock in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Western waterhemlock (Cicuta douglasii) is the most poisonous plant in North America. This publication provides identifiers to assist in avoiding the toxic plant, including ways to distinguis . . . . . more details
 

What Are Your Forages Worth? > PDF
Designed to help dairy farmers calculate the costs of homegrown forages and compare them to the costs of purchasing forages. Presents typical per-acre costs of establishing, producing, and harvesting . . . . . more details
 

When to Harvest Apples > PDF
Find out how you can determine when your apples are ready for picking. The timing will differ depending on whether you want to eat the apples now or put them into storage. Authors: Tony A. . . . . . more details
 

White Bryony > PDF
A poisonous noxious weed, white bryony grows rapidly and can smother and kill small trees and shrubs. Learn its characteristics and how to identify and control it. Authors: Danielle Gunn, D . . . . . more details
 

White Campion or White Cockle > PDF
This prolific seed producer infests hay fields, roadsides, ditches, and fencerows. Learn to identify, prevent, and control it. Color photographs. Authors: John Kugler, Robert Parker
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White Mold of Potatoes > PDF
With a focus on Idaho conditions, this publication describes the symptoms and disease cycle of white mold in potatoes and recommends cultural, biological (with Conithirium minitans), and chem . . . . . more details
 

Why Did My Chickens Stop Laying? > PDF
Discusses the various reasons a hen may stop laying, including decreasing day length, molt, broodiness, and stress. Author: J.C. Hermes 2 pages . . . . . more details
 

Wild Carrot > PDF
An abundant seed producer, this weed grows in meadows, pastures, along roadsides, and in noncrop areas. Also known as Queen Anne's lace, wild carrot is listed as a Class B noxious weed in Washington. . . . . . more details
 

Wild Trees of Idaho > PDF
Idaho is a tree state, and even nonforested parts have wild trees along streams, in clefts in rocks, along irrigation ditches, and in a variety of other special habitats. This book is about wild trees . . . . . more details
 

Wireworm Biology and Nonchemical Management in Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication reviews the technical literature on wireworms and provides information on wireworm biology, monitoring, risk assessment, and nonchemical control options that can be integrated into a . . . . . more details
 

Wireworms in Idaho Cereals: Monitoring and Identification > PDF
This publication introduces wireworm species found in southern and eastern Idaho, provides guides to monitoring wireworm numbers and identifying predominant species in the region, and gives recommenda . . . . . more details
 

Working with a Professional Forester > PDF
(Includes Idaho Natural Resource Consultant Directory) Forest management effects can be long lasting, so it is appropriate to do some research and make thoughtful decisions. Different types . . . . . 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
 

Worksheet for Calculating Biosolids Application Rates in Agriculture > PDF
This publication will walk you through the calculations that yield the biosolids agronomic rate. This rate is based on biosolids quality (determined by analytical results), site and crop nitrogen requ . . . . . more details
 

You Can Prevent Foodborne Illness > PDF
In the United States alone there are some 76 million cases of foodborne illness each year. Learn about common and not-so-common foodborne pathogens and what you can do to keep them from making you sic . . . . . more details
 
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Zinc in Idaho > PDF
This publication covers zinc as an essential plant micronutrient with information on soil deficiencies in Idaho, crop responses, deficiency symptoms in plants, correcting deficiencies, application met . . . . . more details
 

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