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Seed Crops Publications & Resources

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

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

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 mechanic . . . . . 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 a . . . . . more details

Nitrogen Uptake and Utilization by Pacific Northwest Field Crops > PDF
This publication provides information on the timing and pattern of biomass accumulation and nitrogen (N) uptake for a variety of Pacific Northwest crops. Authors: D.M. Sullivan, J.M. Hart, N.W. Christ . . . . . 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

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 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

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


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