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Recent Publications & Resources

Shelf Life of Food: An Overview > HTML
Food safety is critical, yet surprisingly regulatory bodies do not require shelf-life testing for most products (infant formula being an exception). This bulletin provides all the basics that conscien . . . . . more details
 

Should Producers Test Solid Dairy Manure and Dairy Manure Compost Before Land Application? > HTML
Idaho’s dairy industry generates substantial amounts of manure each year. Consequently, the state is a prolific producer of natural and nutrient-rich fertilizer. University of Idaho researchers take a . . . . . more details
 

Consejos para emprendedores: Qué hay que considerar al comenzar un negocio > PDF
Como parte de la serie Consejos para Emprendedores, este boletín informativo de dos páginas proporciona respuestas a algunas de las preguntas más frecuentes al considerar la estructura tributaria de u . . . . . más detalles
 

Consejos para emprendedores: Regulaciones para vender alimentos preparados > PDF
Como parte de la serie Consejos para Emprendedores, este boletín informativo de dos páginas proporciona información sobre cómo Idaho regula la industria de alimentos preparados. Se indican los tipos d . . . . . más detalles
 

Know Your Herbicide-Resistant Weeds > PDF
The number of herbicide-resistant weeds continues to increase in the United States. This is a huge concern for farmers, since weeds compete with crops for nutrients in the soil, potentially reducing c . . . . . more details
 

An Introduction to Third-Party Auditing in a Food-Manufacturing Facility > HTML
If you sell a food product regionally, larger distribution contacts will undoubtedly require that your manufacturing business undergo a third-party audit. This publication tells you the basics of the . . . . . more details
 

Fruit Pie Fillings for Home Canning > PDF
Learn how to make home-canned peaches, berries, cherries, and apples for use in pies, sauces, or other desserts in this four-color publication. Along with guidelines for what thickeners to use and boi . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Economic Recovery During COVID-19 > Video
Causing multiple shutdowns, COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the world economy. In a short informational video, two economics experts from University of Idaho Extension take a closer look. They briefly repor . . . . . more details
 

Guide to Using and Caring for Your Electric Programmable Pressure Cooker > HTML
An electric programmable pressure cooker (EPPC) helps you to serve meals in a matter of minutes. Learn how to operate and take care of these versatile, one-pot wonders in this wide-ranging PNW publica . . . . . more details
 

2020 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeast Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summary of UI research done during the 2020 growing season on wheat and barley varieties in numerous locations in southcentral Idaho and southeast Idaho. Includes planting rates and sources for releas . . . . . more details
 

Idaho 4-H Volunteer Manual > PDF
Containing material from in-state and out-of-state 4-H resources, this 32-page handbook provides the basics for 4-H adult volunteers who want to supervise youth-based activities in Idaho. Along with c . . . . . more details
 

Pollinators in Canola in the Inland Pacific Northwest > PDF
Pollinators play an important role in crop productivity. Unfortunately, myriad pressures are causing their populations to decline steeply. While a single approach to solving the pollinator crisis is u . . . . . more details
 

The Financial Condition of Idaho Agriculture: 2020 > HTML
This comprehensive yet concise annual report, often relied upon by state legislators, summarizes the financial condition of Idaho agriculture. The categories covered for 2020 include net farm income, . . . . . more details
 

Biodiesel in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
With world demand for green energy sources growing exponentially, alternative fuel is definitely a market worth knowing more about. Biodiesel, an alternative fuel produced from fats like vegetable oil . . . . . more details
 

Best Management Practices For Managing Herbicide Resistance > PDF
Herbicide resistance is a problem that has quickly spread throughout wheat-growing regions of the inland Pacific Northwest. This timely PNW publication offers best management practices (BMPs) for grow . . . . . more details
 

Blossom-End Rot in Tomatoes > HTML
Any gardener gets discouraged when they see a dark, leathery patch develop on the bottom end of their vine-ripened tomatoes. The blemish indicates blossom-end rot, a calcium-deficiency disorder that o . . . . . more details
 

Estimating the Efficiency and Cost of an On-Farm Centrifuge Separator > HTML
Cows generate huge amounts of manure annually on Idaho farms, organic waste that demands effective management. Centrifuges offer a more efficient system, though many state producers rely on others, li . . . . . more details
 

Six Steps to Calibrate and Optimize Airblast Sprayers for Orchards and Vineyards > PDF
In six steps, learn how to calibrate, optimize, and verify coverage for an airblast sprayer to ensure that you are getting every drop to the crop. Authors: Gwen-Alyn Hoheisel, Lav R. Khot, . . . . . more details
 

Cultural Management of Clearwater Russet Potatoes > HTML
The Clearwater Russet is a russet-skinned potato variety developed by the Pacific Northwest Variety Development Program that was released in 2008. Its excellent processing quality helped to popularize . . . . . more details
 

2020 Southern Idaho Hard Spring Wheat Quick Facts > HTML
This two-page fact sheet offers recommendations for growing hard spring wheat in southern Idaho, with pointers or information on growth and development, rotation and seeding, fertilization, irrigation . . . . . more details
 

2020 Southern Idaho Hard Winter Wheat Quick Facts > HTML
This two-page fact sheet offers recommendations for growing hard winter wheat in southern Idaho, with pointers or information on growth and development, rotation and seeding, fertilization, irrigation . . . . . more details
 

2020 Southern Idaho Soft White Spring Wheat Quick Facts > HTML
This two-page fact sheet offers recommendations for growing soft white spring wheat in southern Idaho, with pointers or information on growth and development, rotation and seeding, fertilization, irri . . . . . more details
 

2020 Southern Idaho Soft White Winter Wheat Quick Facts > HTML
This two-page fact sheet offers recommendations for growing soft white winter wheat in southern Idaho, with pointers or information on growth and development, rotation and seeding, fertilization, irri . . . . . more details
 

Expanding a Business—The Physical Site > PDF
Part of the Tips for Entrepreneurs series, this 2-page fact sheet provides information on what you need to do when expanding your business’ building or facilities: acquiring proper zoning and building . . . . . more details
 

Money Management for Business Owners > PDF
Part of the Tips for Entrepreneurs series, this 2-page fact sheet tells you how to manage your business’ finances, including setting a budget, tracking income/expenses, generating financial statements . . . . . more details
 

Presenting Online > HTML
Since webinars and other internet-based communication have become more of a standard, it’s become important to know how to present material online. From managing the visual elements, minding nonverbal . . . . . more details
 

Exploring Organic Grain and Forage Production as a Profitable Enterprise for Palouse Farmers > HTML
Demand for organic grain has outpaced actual US grain production in recent years. Yet little is known about organic grain production in the Palouse, likely because it comprises a small portion of tota . . . . . more details
 

University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332
Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046

Email: calspubs@uidaho.edu

Location

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu