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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 Farm Bill Crop Commodity Program Payments in Idaho > HTML
The 2014 Farm Bill initiated revenue support programs for crop farmers (ARC-CO, ARC-IC, and PLC). This study determines whether or not the bill functioned as expected. It investigates how ARC-CO and P . . . . . 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 Dryland Field Day Abstracts > PDF
This publication is a compilation of the 2016 abstracts from dryland field days for Washington State University Extension, University of Idaho Extension, and Oregon State University Extension. Include . . . . . 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 Dryland Field Day Abstracts > PDF
This publication is a compilation of the 2017 abstracts from dryland field days for Washington State University Extension, University of Idaho Extension, and Oregon State University Extension. Include . . . . . more details
 

2017 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report: Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
This report summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, winter barley, spring barley, winter pea, spring pea, lentil and chickpea varieties tested in extension variety trials conducted i . . . . . 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 Dryland Field Day Abstracts > PDF
This publication is a compilation of the 2018 abstracts from dryland field days for Washington State University Extension, University of Idaho Extension, and Oregon State University Extension. Include . . . . . more details
 

2018 Farm Bill Agricultural Commodity Support Programs > HTML
This publication reports on the 2018 Farm Bill in order to help agricultural producers in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) navigate its policies and programs, including updates on the dairy, crop, and live . . . . . more details
 

2018 Small Grain and Grain Legume Report: Northern Idaho Small Grain and Grain Legume Research and Extension Program > PDF
This report summarizes the performance of winter wheat, spring wheat, winter barley, spring barley, winter pea, spring pea, lentil, and chickpea varieties tested in Extension variety trials conducted . . . . . more details
 

2018 Small Grains Report: Southcentral and Southeast Idaho Cereals Research and Extension Program > PDF
Summary of UI research done during the 2018 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
 

2019 Dryland Field Day Abstracts > PDF
This publication is a compilation of the 2019 abstracts from dryland field days for Washington State University Extension, University of Idaho Extension, and Oregon State University Extension. Include . . . . . more details
 

2019 Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook > HTML
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
 

2019 Pacific Northwest Plant Disease Management Handbook > HTML
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
 

2019 Pacific Northwest Weed Management Handbook > HTML
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
 

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
 

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
 

4-H Animal Science Lesson Plans > PDF
By providing instruction outlines for adults, this 263-page curriculum delivers animal science education to youth, particularly 4-H members working with beef, sheep, swine, and goats. The thirty-eight . . . . . more details
 

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 Community-based Response to Flooding, Jay Gordon (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
After recent frequent and severe flooding events, dairy farmer Jay Gordon has been working with others in his community to develop a strategy for lessening the impacts of future flooding in their wate . . . . . 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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A Grower’s Guide to Successful On-Farm Research > HTML
Interested in identifying a new crop rotation or adopting a new irrigation method to improve your yield, but worried about the time and money wasted if it doesn’t work? Conduct your own on-farm experi . . . . . more details
 

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 > HTML
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) > HTML
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
 

Affinity Farm: Strategies for Success on a Small-Acreage Farm > Video
At Affinity Farm, a small 5-acre farm within the city limits of Moscow, Idaho, Russell Poe and Kelly Kingsland grow some 40 varieties of vegetables. They are among the first each season with produce t . . . . . more details
 

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 128-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 ass . . . . . 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
 

American Chestnut > PDF
Whether you are planning one American chestnut in your yard or planning to establish a plantation with hundreds of trees, there are some basic planning, planting and maintenance activities you should . . . . . 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
 

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
 

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
 

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, eating . . . . . 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. Color photos. Authors: Juliet M. Marshall and Arash Rashed . . . . . 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
 

Beekeeping Equipment Expenses: Woodenware and Other Components > PDF
Woodenware for a typical honey bee colony includes vertically stackable boxes with removable frames, a bottom board, lid and a queen excluder. The most common design is Langstroth equipment. Langstrot . . . . . more details
 

Being Financially Aware When Divorce Occurs: An Idaho Guide > HTML
Divorce is a highly emotional experience, one that unfortunately can lead to poor financial decision making. This publication will help you to avoid those pitfalls and more ably navigate this difficul . . . . . 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 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
 

Best Management Practices for Minimizing Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications in Idaho Crops > HTML
Nitrogen fertilizer applications in areas of intensive agricultural production of Idaho can result in loss of nitrogen by ammonia volatilization. However, effective use of best management practices ca . . . . . more details
 

Best Practices for CIPC Residue Sampling of Potatoes and Storage Facilities > HTML
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
 

Beware Signs of White Rot in Garlic and Other Allium Crops > HTML
White rot is a very serious disease of garlic and onion. This three-page Green Thumb publication will help you to identify the disease and prepare a defense against its growth in your garden, includin . . . . . 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
 

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
 

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
 

Biofumigant Cover Cropping in Potatoes: Dale Gies (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > HTML
Dale Gies grows potatoes, wheat, and seed crops for vegetables and cover crops under irrigation near Moses Lake, Washington. In this publication, Gies discusses his experiences using a biofumigant cov . . . . . 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
 

Biosolids in Dryland Cropping Systems > PDF
This publication reviews the long term benefits of municipal biosolids applications on soil health in dryland cereal and pasture cropping systems east of the Cascades. Biosolids were an especially eff . . . . . 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
 

Black Cherry > PDF
Whether you are planning one black cherry tree in your yard or planning to establish a plantation with hundreds of trees, there are some basic planning, planting and maintenance activities you should . . . . . more details
 

Black Walnut > PDF
Black Walnut is one of the most-highly prized North American hardwoods. A tasty nut crop and aesthetically pleasing characteristics make black walnut an attractive choice for Idaho landowners with the . . . . . 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
 

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 > HTML
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 to . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Components of Superior Cattle Handling Facilities > HTML
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 industry. . . . . . 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 > HTML
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 helpf . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Guidelines for Culling Beef Animals > HTML
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 them . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Guidelines for Preconditioning and Weaning > HTML
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 them . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Proper Euthanasia for Cattle > HTML
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 w . . . . . more details
 

BQA – Record Keeping > HTML
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
 

Building a Tradition of Adaptive Rangeland Management: Jack Southworth (Rancher-to-Rancher Case Study series) > PDF
This publication is part of the Rancher-to-Rancher Case Study Series: Increasing resilience among ranchers in the Pacific Northwest. Authors: Sonia A. Hall, Tipton D. Hudson, Georgine G. Yo . . . . . more details
 

Building resilience through engagement: Brenda and Tony Richards - Rancher-to-Rancher Case Study series: Increasing resilience among ranchers in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This publication is part of the Rancher-to-Rancher Case Study Series: Increasing resilience among ranchers in the Pacific Northwest. Authors: Sonia A. Hall, Tipton D. Hudson, K. Scott Jense . . . . . more details
 

Bull Thistle: Identification and Control > Video
Bull thistle is a biennial, which means it typically takes two growing seasons to complete its life cycle. This video will introduce you to the life cycle of Bull thistle, how to identify it, concerns . . . . . 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 and Selling Hay on the Stump > HTML
This publication provides a five-step process and lists several online business tools that will empower buyers and sellers to successfully establish a fair price for hay on the stump. The steps includ . . . . . more details
 

Buying Locally Raised Meat for Custom Processing > HTML
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
 

Camelina Nutrient Management Guide for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Camelina is a drought-tolerant, low-input, oilseed crop grown throughout the U.S. Pacific Northwest. This publication provides soil fertility recommendations—including nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, . . . . . more details
 

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 Timer and Checklist Application > HTML
Select from over 50 popular foods used in home canning—including vegetables, fruits, meats, jams, jellies, pickles, and seafood—to generate a checklist and timer for processing. This app l . . . . . 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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Carpathian Walnut > PDF
Carpathian Walnut is known for its outstanding nut qualities and fine wood and aesthetic characteristics. Whether you are planning one tree in your yard or planning to establish a plantation with hund . . . . . more details
 

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 before . . . . . 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 offer . . . . . 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. Authors: Georgine Yorgey, Kristy Borrelli, Kathle . . . . . 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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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 > HTML
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
 

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
 

Core Aeration of Lawns—Benefits and Procedures > HTML
Two issues that commonly reduce the health and attractive appearance of a lawn are soil compaction and the development of a thick thatch layer. Core aeration offers a solution. In this Idaho Green Thu . . . . . 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 acr . . . . . more details
 

Costs of Owning and Operating Farm Machinery in the Pacific Northwest > HTML
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 . . . . . more details
 

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

Cover Crops for Grazing Use in Idaho > HTML
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
 

Cranberry Orange Upside Down Spice Cake > Video
In this video, University of Idaho Extension Educator, Laura Sant, demonstrates how to make cranberry orange upside down spice cake. Including fruit in desserts is a great way to infuse some healthy n . . . . . 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 of . . . . . more details
 
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Credit Cents: Making Sense of Credit, Debt, and Identity Theft > HTML
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
 

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 locale . . . . . 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
 

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
 

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. Au . . . . . more details
 

Dairy Manure Applications in Irrigated Wheat Production Systems > PDF
Discover best management practices for irrigated wheat production systems receiving dairy manure applications. Recommendations are based on field research conducted in southern Idaho. Grain protein co . . . . . 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, and 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. Authors: And . . . . . more details
 

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
 

Designing an Edible Landscape in Idaho > HTML
A successful edible landscape results from good planning, thoughtful design, and regular maintenance. Edible yards can be eye-catching while expanding the capacity for home food production. However, w . . . . . more details
 
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Developing a Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Program for a Food Manufacturing Facility > HTML
Regardless of its expense, food manufacturers should install a pathogen environmental program as part of their facility’s commitment to food safety. No one-size-fits-all regimen exists, however. This . . . . . 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
 

Different Treatment Options for Russian Olive > HTML
Russian olive is a thorny, small, and highly invasive tree that thrives in southern Idaho’s arid climate. The sometimes shrubby tree often crowds out native vegetation areas along the banks of waterco . . . . . more details
 

Diversifying Dryland Direct Seed Systems, Steve and Nate Riggers (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Steve and Nate Riggers use an innovative approach to dryland farming systems. Learn more in this publication, part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study project. Authors: Georgine Yorgey, Kris . . . . . more details
 

Dollar Decisions (Decisiones de Dinero) Curriculum in English and Spanish
We’re sorry, this item is temporarily out of stock. Please contact us for availability at calspubs@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7982. Thank you. Teac . . . . . 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
 

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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Dutch Oven Cooking: Helper's Guide > PDF
Dutch oven cooking is a special activity that can be enjoyed by all. The fun comes not only from eating, but also on the way to the finished product. This project was written for those who love being . . . . . more details
 

Dutch Oven Cooking: Project Manual Unit 1 > PDF
Dutch oven cooking is a special activity that can be enjoyed by all. The fun comes not only from eating, but also on the way to the finished product. This project was written for those who love being . . . . . more details
 

Dutch Oven Cooking: Project Manual Unit 2 > PDF
Dutch oven cooking is a special activity that can be enjoyed by all. The fun comes not only from eating, but also on the way to the finished product. This project was written for those who love being . . . . . more details
 

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
 

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 Contribution of Idaho Agribusiness > PDF
The agribusiness sector accounts for a greater share of the state economy in Idaho than in all of its neighboring states and the United States as a whole. This publication details the economic contrib . . . . . more details
 
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Economic Development Challenges for Small Towns in Idaho's Butte, Custer, and Lemhi Counties > PDF
Small towns in Idaho's Butte, Custer, and Lemhi counties face particular challenges because of their rugged remoteness and also because of the area's biggest, most famous employer--the Idaho National . . . . . more details
 

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 price . . . . . more details
 

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

Elaboración Segura del Queso Fresco > PDF
Instrucciones—preparación segura a hacer el queso fresco. Autora: Lizann Powers-Hammond 6 páginas . . . . . 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 (Farmer to Farmer Case Study Series) > 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
 

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
 

Ensuring Training Effectiveness—Evaluating Good Manufacturing Training > HTML
Food-manufacturing facilities spend a tremendous amount of time developing and delivering training. If employee competencies don’t improve, however, it’s important to know why. Learn the basics about . . . . . 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 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
 

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. Authors: Noelle M. Hart, Keaton L. . . . . . 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 Adaptability of Alternative Crops in Eastern Idaho > HTML
Cropping systems in Eastern Idaho mainly include cereal, potato, sugar beet, and forage. In order to improve soil health and decrease pest pressure, growers have tried to integrate alternative crops i . . . . . 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 LESA Irrigation Systems in Potato Production in Southern and Eastern Idaho > HTML
Low-elevation spray application (LESA) is an irrigation modification that places nozzles 1–2 ft aboveground. The lower nozzle height in LESA enables water droplets to spend less time in the air, which . . . . . more details
 

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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Expanding a Business by Adding Paid Employees > PDF
Part of the Tips for Entrepreneurs series, this 3-page fact sheet provides information on what you need to do when adding paid employees to your business. Such an expansion requires applying for a f . . . . . 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
 

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
 

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 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. Author: Christy . . . . . 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 Corn Harvest Recommendations for Idaho > HTML
Field corn is infrequently discussed in Extension publications, even though Idaho farmers use the southern-grown crop for livestock feed. Grown along the Snake River Plain in southern Idaho, it’s a wa . . . . . more details
 

Field Guide for Diagnosing Common Wheat Maladies of the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This field guide provides an overview of basic plant pathology concepts that are relevant to disease identification in wheat. It introduces tools to help distinguish between biotic and abiotic injurie . . . . . more details
 

Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards
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 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
 

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
 

Flowering Rush > HTML
Flowering Rush is an invasive, aquatic, perennial weed listed as a "noxious" weed by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). This fact sheet provides basic information on identification, hab . . . . . 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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Fresh Cheese Made Safely > PDF
Queso fresco, a fresh, crumbly, white cheese, can be made at home! Step-by-step process for making this cheese safely included. Author: Lizann Powers-Hammond 6 pages . . . . . more details
 

From Weeds to Flowers: Creating Sustainable Wildflower Meadows in Arid Climates > HTML
Wildflower meadows have the potential to benefit homeowners, public land managers, and commercial property caretakers in numerous ways. They can beautify landscapes, simplify maintenance, strengthen s . . . . . 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
 

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 > HTML
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
 

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
 

Grasshopper Management in the Pacific Northwest > HTML
Grasshoppers are common plant-feeding insects in the Pacific Northwest but large numbers of them can devastate crops like alfalfa, cereals, corn, potatoes, and grasses. This publication will help you . . . . . more details
 

Grazed Cover Cropping, Drew Leitch (Farmer to Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
An Inland Northwest farmer has been trialing spring and fall-seeded cover cropping for cow-calf grazing and the effects on the following grain crops. Authors: Georgine Yorgey, Kristy Borrel . . . . . more details
 

Grazing management that achieves multiple-use goals, Russ Stingley (Rancher-to-Rancher Case Study series) > PDF
This publication is part of the Rancher-to-Rancher Case Study Series: Increasing resilience among ranchers in the Pacific Northwest. Authors: Tipton D. Hudson, Sonia A. Hall, J. Shannon Nei . . . . . 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 si . . . . . 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 Food Safely in Idaho School Gardens > HTML
This guide is created for teachers, parents, volunteers, school administrators, food-service professionals, and everyone else engaged in youth gardening projects in Idaho. It is meant to serve as a gu . . . . . 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 > HTML
Learn the basics of what you need to do to grow and sell mushrooms (especially specialty varieties, which are any mushroom species that doesn’t belong to the genus Agaricus). You’ll need to consider w . . . . . more details
 

Growing Peppers in Short-Season, High-Altitude Idaho Gardens > HTML
Peppers are difficult to grow if you garden or farm at high elevations (above 4,000 ft). This publication will help you to improve the odds by choosing the best type of soil; implementing season exten . . . . . 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, selectin . . . . . more details
 

Growing Saskatoons in the Inland Northwest and Intermountain West > HTML
Saskatoons are shrubs that bear blueberry-like edible fruit. Popular in Canada, this superfood, a powerful antioxidant, is gaining the interest of US growers, who know it by other names like juneberry . . . . . 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 publi . . . . . 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, h . . . . . 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 > HTML
Producing your own backyard tree fruit in Idaho’s harsher climates can be difficult, but it isn’t impossible. There are many types of apples, apricots, cherries, pears, and plums that you can successf . . . . . 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 > HTML
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, st . . . . . 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
 

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
 

H20 to Go—Staying Hydrated Safely! > HTML
Because drinking water is a requirement for human survival, it is important to know the basic facts so you can maintain your general health. Along with telling you how much water to drink each day, th . . . . . more details
 

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 and . . . . . more details
 

Hard Cider Production and Orchard Management in the Pacific Northwest
Making hard cider for both commercial and private enjoyment is the target of renewed interest in areas that are well suited to growing apples. This manual provides basic information on the many consid . . . . . more details
 
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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
 

Hardwoods 101: Planning, Planting, and Maintenance > PDF
Whether you are planning one hardwood tree in your yard or planning to establish a plantation with hundreds of trees, there are some basic planning, planting, and maintenance activities that will bene . . . . . more details
 

Hardy Roses for Harsh Climates > HTML
Love roses but live in a cold, high-elevation Idaho location? Don't worry. You can still grow many beautiful kinds of the national flower. Stephen L. Love studied dozens of rose varieties for their ab . . . . . more details
 

Harvest Weed Seed Control: Applications for PNW Wheat Production Systems > PDF
This publication discusses the various HWSC systems and their potential suitability for PNW wheat production systems across rainfall regions. Authors: Drew J. Lyon, Michael J. Walsh, Judit . . . . . 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
 

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? . . . . . more details
 
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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 > HTML
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 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 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
 

Honey Bee Colony Maintenance Expenses: Supplemental Feed, Requeening and Medication > PDF
Success in pollination, honey production and other aspects of a beekeeping business depends on honey bee health. Strong, thriving colonies require many inputs from the beekeeper, including feed (carbo . . . . . more details
 

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. . . . . . more details
 

How To Prune Coniferous Evergreen Trees > HTML
Evergreen shade trees are beautiful features in many Idaho cities and towns. Yet they can become ill or a hazard without regular care. This classic Extension bulletin provides helpful diagrams, images . . . . . 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
 

I Want to Log "Selectively" > Video
While many forest landowners are interested in cutting trees to improve forest health, generate income, or other reasons, they are often reluctant to alter the appearance of their forest too dramatica . . . . . 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 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
 

Idaho Agricultural Global Exports, 2018 > HTML
In 2017, Idaho’s foreign exports totaled almost $3.9 billion. The second-largest category of exports was food and agricultural products, which contributed 22% of Idaho’s total exports. This publicatio . . . . . more details
 

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 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
 

Idaho Environmental/Nutrient Management Program (E/NMP) Basics > HTML
Nutrient management is not a game. It verifies the health of your livestock operation and thus requires a documented plan (called an Environmental/Nutrient Management Program), assembled by a certifie . . . . . 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, 19th Edition > HTML
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 Pesticide Applicator Training Manual
This is the manual for statewide pesticide handlers' training in Idaho. This book is intended to help readers understand federal and state pesticide laws and regulations, good environmental stewardshi . . . . . 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, 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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Identificación y Manejo de Enfermedades, Plagas y Otros Problemas en Árboles de Navidad > HTML
Esta guía de campo es para los cultivadores de árboles de Navidad, trabajadores de campo, y cualquier persona interesada en la producción de árboles de Navidad. Producido por la Universidad . . . . . más detalles
 

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 > HTML
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
 

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 > HTML
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
 

Improving Weed Control in Dry Bean Using Narrow Planting > HTML
Season-long control of weeds is an important goal when growing dry beans. Hairy nightshade, lambsquarters, redroot pigweed, and green foxtail in particular harm bean yields in southern Idaho. This bul . . . . . 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 Mayweed Chamomile in Wheat and Pulse Crop Production Systems > PDF
In small grain and pulse crops throughout the high rainfall zones of the Inland Pacific Northwest, mayweed chamomile is a troublesome weed. Individual plants can produce as many as 17,000 seeds, and s . . . . . 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. Authors: Drew Lyon, Ian Burke, Joan Campbel . . . . . 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 specific . . . . . 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
 

Invertebrate Pest Management for Pacific Northwest Pastures > PDF
Several species of insects (arthropods and gastropods) live in pastures of the Pacific Northwest, but unfortunately many of them can reduce its productivity. This well-illustrated publication describe . . . . . 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 and Nitrogen Fertilization Affect End-Use Quality of Spring Wheat of Three Market Classes > HTML
Water and nitrogen are key ingredients in successful cropping systems, particularly in the challenging climates of the semiarid and arid regions of the western United States. This publication provides . . . . . 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
 

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 karna . . . . . 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
 

Know the Demographic Trends: The Findings of a Three-Year Survey on Nitrogen Management and Precision Agriculture Adoption in Southern Idaho > HTML
Between 2015 and 2017, a grower survey was conducted to gather data on the demographic trends underlying the use and nonuse of high-tech devices and procedures on farms. Targeted were a small but dive . . . . . more details
 

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
 

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: An Introduction for Woodland Owners > HTML
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 > HTML
Cultivate healthier soils and more resilient plants on your Idaho property by using plants native to the Intermountain West in your landscape design. This extensive bulletin, with astute insights from . . . . . 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
 

Lawn Care in Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > HTML
Curious about how to maintain a healthy lawn in Idaho's short-season, high-altitude climates? It’s a bit more challenging to do than in other areas of the state. Learn how to navigate their limiting f . . . . . 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 > HTML
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
 

Letter of Last Instruction: Everybody Needs One > PDF
A letter of last instruction is not a will nor a substitute for one. It is a money-management tool and personal document that details a family member’s financial information. Twenty-three worksheets h . . . . . 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
While many forest landowners are interested in cutting trees to improve forest health, generate income, or other reasons, they are often reluctant to alter the appearance of their forest too dramatica . . . . . 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 > HTML
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
Jerky is a nutritious, nonperishable, and lightweight protein source, but making it requires a lot of care. If done incorrectly, you can poison yourself or others. This publication shows you how to ma . . . . . more details
 
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Manage Wildlife Conflicts in Your Home and Garden > PDF
Our homes and gardens often overlap with spaces and resources used by wild animals, both native and non-native. A "shared habitat" situation can pose some challenges when the animals' day-to-day activ . . . . . more details
 

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: S . . . . . 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 Moha . . . . . 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) . . . . . 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. Aut . . . . . more details
 

Managing Elm Seed Bugs around Your Home > HTML
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 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 . . . . . 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. Au . . . . . 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 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 guideli . . . . . 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 > HTML
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
 

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 Hutchi . . . . . 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. Authors: . . . . . more details
 
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Meadowlark Farm: A Case Study of a Small-Acreage Farm > Video
Located on 9 acres near Nampa, Idaho, Janie Burns' meadowlark Farm is home to 70 sheep, 50 chickens, and 30 turkeys (all fed free range). Burns also grows a variety of vegetables on ¼ acre. She . . . . . more details
 

Measuring Potato Dry Matter Content on the Farm > HTML
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 . . . . . 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
 

Mission Statements and Strategic Goals: Bringing Businesses into Focus > PDF
Focusing a business is a challenging but worthwhile pursuit, one that earns dividends as a business matures. The best way to hone your enterprise’s trajectory is to define your strategic goals and use . . . . . 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 publicati . . . . . 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
 

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
 

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
 

Monitoring Tools for a Potato Bruise Prevention Program > HTML
Potato bruising is costly. It lowers the quality of a crop, leading to customer rejections or direct waste. It’s thus critical to quickly identify what is causing the injuries in your operation. This . . . . . 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 > HTML
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
 

Nematodes Associated with Onion in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > HTML
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. Lo . . . . . 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 r . . . . . more details
 

Nitrogen Management in Field Crops with Reference Strips and Crop Sensors > HTML
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
 

No Such Thing as a "Murder Hornet:" Asian Giant Hornet, an Invasive Species to Monitor > HTML
In 2019, an Asian giant hornet was spotted in Washington State, as well as in British Columbia, Canada. The invasive insect’s siting, given its appetite for honeybees and its kill strategy (which incl . . . . . 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 thr . . . . . 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 . . . . . 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: A Case Study of a Small-Acreage Farm > Video
Barbara Arnold owns Nothing but Herbs, a 4 ½ - acre farm in the Idaho Panhandle. She shares her expertise on growing and marketing more than 230 varieties of herbs in this video presentation pr . . . . . 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. . . . . . más detalles
 

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

Nutrition for Healthy Aging: Four Key Nutrition Messages for the Older Adult > HTML
Nutrition is key to preventing and managing chronic disease, as well as to improving the quality of your life as you age. This publication offers four important strategies to help you make more nutrit . . . . . more details
 

Oaks > PDF
Excellent wood qualities, adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions, superb wildlife value, and vivid fall coloration all make Oaks an attractive selection for alternative tree crops for Idah . . . . . 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-pag . . . . . more details
 

Operational Equipment Expenses for a Commercial Beekeeping Operation in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
When developing a business plan for a commercial beekeeping operation, a beekeeper must plan for honey production. Even if other income sources, such as pollination or nucleus/package/queen sales, are . . . . . more details
 

Options for Storing Potatoes at Home > HTML
Recommendations for consumers on how to store large quantities of potatoes at home.
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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 e . . . . . 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 . . . . . 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 . . . . . 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 recreatio . . . . . 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 . . . . . 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.
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Oxeye Daisy Bandana – Red
100% cotton red bandana with white print -- 21"x 21". Designed by Apparel, Textiles & Design students in collaboration with Valley County Extension. White daisies, leaves, and antlers on bold red back . . . . . more details
 
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100% polyester twill scarf with rolled hem -- 36”x 36”. Designed by Apparel, Textiles & Design students in collaboration with UI Extension Valley County. White daisies, green stems & leaves, brown ant . . . . . more details
 
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Pacific Northwest Watermelon Production East of the Cascades > PDF
Here are steps to successful commercial watermelon production in the Columbia Basin and other warm-climate regions of the Pacific Northwest. You’ll learn best practices for cultivar selection, site pr . . . . . 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
 

Pantry Pest Guide: Common Insect Culprits in Homes and Kitchens of the Pacific Northwest > PDF
The purpose of this guide is to help residents in the Pacific Northwest to identify common insect pests that occur in pantries and kitchens. This guide is not meant to be all inclusive, but is meant t . . . . . more details
 

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 livestoc . . . . . more details
 
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Pasture and Range Plants that Endanger Livestock in Southwestern Idaho > PDF
This publication is a basic guide to thirty-five common toxic plants found in southwestern Idaho pastures and rangelands. Concise plant descriptions, paired with stunning photography, will help you to . . . . . more details
 
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Pasture Principles for Smaller Acreages > HTML
Ranchettes and small farms are cropping up in rural landscapes across Idaho, spurring demand for information on pasture management. This updated publication addresses the most common concerns (scripti . . . . . more details
 

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
 

Paulownia > PDF
Royal Paulownia has very special physical and cultural needs. But with the right site and cultural practices, paulownia could be a successful alternative tree crop for Idaho private landowners. Whethe . . . . . 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. Authors: Carol Miles, Justin O'Dea, Catheri . . . . . 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. . . . . . 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
 

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 f . . . . . 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 maintena . . . . . 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
 

Planning and Planting a Five-Row Windbreak > PDF
A properly designed and maintained windbreak provides many benefits to you and the environment including home energy conservation, improved crop yields, snow drift control, and more. Read about these . . . . . more details
 

Plant Your Seedlings Right > PDF
In order to ensure the highest level of success in planting seedlings, there are many practices you will want to consider. This publication covers the correct ways to handle, plant, and care for your . . . . . 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 > HTML
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
 

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
 

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 Cost of Production for Idaho: 2016 With Comparisons to 2015 > PDF
Get an accurate estimate of the 2016 cost of producing potatoes in three Idaho regions (southwestern, south central, and eastern) by reviewing annual potato yields (plus historical comparisons), fumig . . . . . 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 contaminat . . . . . 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. . . . . . more details
 

Potato Production Systems (softcover)
Originally $89.95, now $20.00. (While supplies last.) Experts in all phases of potato production collaborated on this comprehensive potato production manual. With informati . . . . . 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: Br . . . . . 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 Certification and Selection in Idaho > HTML
The selection of high-quality seed potatoes is essential to produce a profitable commercial potato crop. This publication explains the steps you need to take do to get your seed potato certified, as w . . . . . 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 . . . . . 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 publ . . . . . more details
 

Potential of Silicon Amendment for Improved Wheat Production > HTML
Balanced mineral nutrition is essential to grow wheat successfully. Silicon (which helps to form silicate minerals) is the second most plentiful element on Earth, but its effect on plant growth and de . . . . . 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
 

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
 

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, r . . . . . 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 estab . . . . . more details
 

Propagating Plants from Seed > 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 > PDF
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
Most plants reproduce from seed, but some—especially those that produce specialized stems, roots, and leaves—grow or multiply from their own parts. Potato tubers or rooted runners generate . . . . . more details
 

Proper Sampling (Coring) of Hay Bales and Stacks > PDF
Bad nutrition diminishes any herd’s productivity. Forage sampling is thus a key strategy that helps livestock producers to maintain or optimize their operation’s output. This four-page bulletin shows . . . . . more details
 

Property Rights: A Primer > PDF
Owning property is a fundamental right, yet many Americans do not understand the intricacies of those rights. Learn some of the basic issues from nine property rights experts from around the country i . . . . . more details
 

Protecting and Landscaping Homes in the Wildland/Urban Interface > PDF
Despite the specter of climate change, housing developments in wildfire-prone communities (areas where houses sit within or directly adjacent to natural vegetation) have steadily increased since 1990. . . . . . more details
 
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Protecting Grapevines from Winter Injury > PDF
Winter freezes can kill or damage winegrape canes in regions, like the Pacific Northwest, that are subject to low winter temperatures. Although tedious, labor-intensive, and expensive, cane burying is . . . . . more details
 

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
Once the primary tree in the Inland Northwest, by 2006 western white pine inhabited less than 5% of its historical range. White pine blister rust, a fungus that forms eruptive, blisterlike sacs after . . . . . 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 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture implemented in the 1990s to protect and improve wate . . . . . more details
 

Public Attitudes and Perceptions of Air Quality and Bluegrass Seed Residue Burning in Northern Idaho > PDF
The Pacific Northwest produces about three-quarters of all agricultural production of grass seed in the United States. But its processing has generated controversy. Some Idahoans question the practice . . . . . more details
 

Puncturevine > PDF
With a spiny fruit capable of injuring hooves, feet, and vehicle tires, growers from across the spectrum can learn to effectively manage this weed. Authors: Dale K. Whaley, Robert Parker, R . . . . . more details
 

Quick Facts — Idaho Beans > HTML
This two-page fact sheet offers recommendations for growing dry beans in southern Idaho, with pointers on soil sampling and testing, fertilization, irrigation, and insect, weed and disease control. It . . . . . more details
 

Raising Ratites: Ostriches, Emu, and Rheas > PDF
Ratites are mostly large, flightless birds that exist in the wild in Australia, Africa, or South America. But US growers have been raising them as alternative and likely healthier meat sources for dec . . . . . more details
 

Ranching in Harmony with the Land: Portraits of Stewardship > Video
Interested in running a ranch successfully? Right from the get-go, you need to understand that ranching requires great vision—an ability to balance animal health, plant diversity, and water quality wi . . . . . more details
 

Raspberry Cultivars for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Did you know that raspberries come in four different colors (red, yellow, black, and purple) though there are only two main types? Learn about that and more in this eleven-page PNW publication, includ . . . . . 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 is a legal document whose content protects users, consumers, and the environment. This useful seven-page bulletin shows you how to read and understand this carefully crafted informat . . . . . 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
Can your forested property survive a wildfire? If you’re not sure, this 41-page 2010 booklet is a definite must-read. Along with describing fire behavior, Extension foresters from the tristate region . . . . . more details
 

Reemplazando documentos perdidos o dañados en Idaho (Replacing Important Lost or Damaged Documents in Idaho) > PDF
Los desastres naturales o los robos pueden dañar, destruir o extraviar documentos o archivos informáticos importantes. Por tanto, es fundamental saber cómo reemplazarlos. Este boletín de ocho páginas . . . . . más detalles
 

Replacing Important Lost or Damaged Documents in Idaho > PDF
Natural disasters or burglary can damage, destroy, or misplace important documents or computer files. Thus it’s vital to know how to replace them. This eight-page bulletin, whose discussion addresses . . . . . more details
 

Reporting Child Abuse: Care Enough to Call
According to the National Children’s Alliance, nearly 700,000 children are abused each year. Because of its unfortunate prevalence, reportage is crucial. Secure the help children deserve by learning I . . . . . more details
 
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Retirement Ready?
This retirement-planning CD-ROM curriculum helps midlife and older adults manage the financial and the nonfinancial aspects of their approaching retirements. The comprehensive curriculum includes mate . . . . . more details
 
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Return of the Giants > PDF
Western white pines, Idaho’s state tree, used to be forest giants of the Inland Northwest, but no longer. By discussing white pine ecology, recounting the tree’s demise in the Northwest, and exploring . . . . . more details
 
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Revenue Sources for a Commercial Beekeeping Operation in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Pollination services and honey production are the primary revenue sources for a beekeeping business based in the Pacific Northwest. Those starting a beekeeping operation should focus on two to three r . . . . . more details
 

Rhizoctonia on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification, and Control in the Northwest > PDF
In the 2000s, the incidence of root rot, which causes major sugar beet damage, increased in Idaho’s Magic Valley. Learn about the different kinds that exist and which ones to look out for in the Pacif . . . . . more details
 

Rhizoctonia Stem Canker and Black Scurf of Potato > PDF
Various types of rhizoctonia stem canker and black scurf affect Idaho potatoes, often because farmers rotate sugar beet and tubers. Learn about their symptoms and disease cycle, as well as the best cu . . . . . more details
 

Rhizomania on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification, Control > PDF
First detected in Idaho in 1992 near Rupert, rhizomania is the most serious disease that afflicts sugar beets worldwide. This five-page publication will help you to detect and deal with the disease, i . . . . . more details
 

Riley Creek Blueberry Farm: A Case Study of a Small-Acreage Farm > Video
What does it take to become a small-farm blueberry producer? Stan Urmann, owner of Riley Creek Blueberry Farm, a five-acre farm in the Idaho panhandle, shares his experiences in this 45-minute YouTube . . . . . 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
 

Risk Assessment and Decision-Making Guidelines for Dairy Risk Management: Part 1 > PDF
Dairy farmers, particularly those who run small- and middle-sized enterprises, face significant economic challenges. Financial guidance is more critical than ever. This three-part series addresses thi . . . . . more details
 

Risk Assessment and Decision-Making Guidelines for Dairy Risk Management: Part 3 > PDF
Dairy farmers, particularly those who run small- and middle-sized enterprises, face significant economic challenges. Financial guidance is more critical than ever. This three-part series offers tools . . . . . more details
 

Risk Assessment and Decision-Making Guidelines for Dairy Risk Management: Part 2 > PDF
Dairy farmers, particularly those who run small- and middle-sized enterprises, face significant economic challenges. Financial guidance is more critical than ever. This three-part series offers tools . . . . . more details
 

Roasted Winter Vegetables > Video
Vegetables provide many amazing health benefits and all of us could benefit from including more vegetables in our diets. University of Idaho Extension Educator Julie Buck demonstrates how to make simp . . . . . more details
 

Root-lesion Nematodes: Biology and Management in Pacific Northwest Wheat Cropping Systems > PDF
Plant-parasitic root-lesion nematodes are microscopic parasites whose damage (which includes lesions and predisposing a plant to infection) is often difficult to identify. This 14-page publication wil . . . . . more details
 

Rush Skeletonweed > PDF
Rush skeletonweed is an exotic herbaceous biennial or creeping perennial plant that aggressively infests rangeland, cropland, and disturbed areas. Along with explanations of management strategies, thi . . . . . more details
 

Russian Thistle: Management in a Wheat-Fallow Crop Rotation > PDF
Russian thistle is the most economically important summer-annual broadleaf weed found in the low-precipitation zone of the inland Pacific Northwest. This weed causes serious management problems in whe . . . . . more details
 

Sage-Grouse Habitat in Idaho: A Practical Guide for Land Owners and Managers > PDF
The deterioration of sagebrush landscapes in the West has played a critical role in the decline of the greater sage-grouse. Containing color photography and natural history entries (like the grouse’s . . . . . more details
 

Salsa Recipes for Canning > PDF
Salsa is one of the most popular condiments, so much so that many consumers make it at home. But do you know how to prepare this savory, spicy treat for canning? Indeed, maintaining adequate acidity i . . . . . more details
 
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Sampling Agricultural Odors > PDF
Agricultural odors can be quite problematic for livestock producers, particularly when the neighbors begin to complain. Monitoring these unpleasant smells can help producers to gauge their severity an . . . . . more details
 

Sampling Dairy Manure and Compost for Nutrient Analysis > PDF
Testing the nutrient content of dairy manure or compost reveals nutrient value and determines the application rate, but it must be done correctly. This six-page guide shows you how to conduct a proper . . . . . more details
 

Sampling Procedure to Diagnose Nematode Infestations > PDF
Nematodes are tiny wormlike plant pests that in the United States cause an estimated 10% drop in crop values annually. As Integrated Pest Management and Integrated Crop Production methods have grown i . . . . . more details
 

Sampling the Moisture Content of Alfalfa in the Windrow: A New Tool Helps > PDF
Production of high-quality hay is vital for the dairy industry. Because forage moisture content determines its quality, producers need to know how to accurately measure the amount of water in alfalfa. . . . . . more details
 

Sanitizer Basics for the Food Industry > PDF
Cleaning and sanitation are critical to maintaining quality and safety in your food industry operation. This PNW helps food industry operations make cleaning and sanitizing programs part of their cult . . . . . more details
 

Saving Energy and Fertilizer Costs: Best Management Practices for Southern Idaho Grain Producers > PDF
Rising energy costs mean harder choices for grain growers with each passing season. This publication describes the ways southern Idaho grain producers can streamline production practices to gain contr . . . . . more details
 

Scheduling Irrigation with a Pressure Chamber (Part 1) > Video
How to use a pressure chamber as a tool to help you schedule irrigation in wine grape vineyards. The two most important questions you need to answer for irrigation scheduling are “How much?” and “When . . . . . more details
 

Scheduling Irrigation with a Pressure Chamber (Part 2) > Video
Step by step instruction on how to use a pressure chamber as a tool to help you schedule irrigation in wine grape vineyards. Dr. Alexander Levin walks through the steps of using a pressure chamber to . . . . . more details
 

Scheduling the Final Irrigation for Wheat and Barley > HTML
Water management during grain formation is more important than ever, particularly with urban expansion and the subsequent increase in municipal water use. By investigating crop water–use patterns and . . . . . more details
 

Scotch Broom > HTML
Introduced in California in the 1850s, Scotch broom is an ornamental whose golden blooms hide a dangerously prolific invasive plant. Its ability to outcompete other plants has incurred significant man . . . . . more details
 

Scotch Thistle > PDF
Scotch thistle is a noxious regional weed that was introduced to the United States in the 1800s as an ornamental plant from the Mediterranean region. At its worst, it forms dense, virtually impenetrab . . . . . more details
 

Selecting, Planting, and Caring for Trees, Shrubs, and Vines > PDF
Because they come in a variety of sizes and shapes, woody plants (trees, shrubs, and vines) are unique landscape elements that can provide scale and balance, soften a building’s hard edges, and/or add . . . . . more details
 

Selling Logs from Your Property: A Curriculum Package for Educators in the Western U.S. > PDF
Selling logs is one of the most important decisions a landowner can face. This curriculum package for forestry educators brings together consulting foresters, log buyers and loggers to teach participa . . . . . more details
 

Sensor Sprayers for Specialty Crop Production > PDF
Sensor-controlled spray systems can help growers use fewer chemicals and less water while maintaining good pest control. Learn about the pros and cons of different types of sensor sprayers.
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Seven Popular Myths about Livestock Grazing on Public Lands, 2d edition > PDF
By the 1990s, widespread disapproval of range policies prevailed, fueled largely by the general public’s lack of knowledge about the condition of the country’s rangelands. This early response from 199 . . . . . more details
 

Short-Season Vegetable Gardening > PDF
Pacific Northwest gardeners often find the growing season too short to grow vegetables. Two horticulturists detail the special practices (including soil preparations, protective coverings, adaptable c . . . . . more details
 

Shrub-Steppe Vegetation of the East Fork and the Middle Fork of the Salmon River Drainages
Blue bunch wheatgrass and Idaho fester are dominants or major subdominants in the shrub-steppe communities of the Middle Fork and East Fork along Idaho’s Salmon River. Learn more about nineteen of the . . . . . more details
 
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Silver Scurf Management in Potatoes > PDF
Silver scurf, a fungal disease that causes blemishes that make potatoes appear “dirty,” has plagued North American potato production for the past thirty years. Its unsightly appearance dis . . . . . 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
 

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
 

Slime Flux of Trees > PDF
If not caught early, slime flux (bacterial wetwood) create unsightly stains on and disagreeable odors around a number of Idaho trees, typically cottonwood, willow, and elm. Worse, it can also kill tre . . . . . more details
 

Slow Cooking from Start to Finish > HTML
A slow cooker produces a variety of delicious and healthy dishes that saves time, energy, and money. Learn about this versatile kitchen appliance—how to operate it; selecting one that suits your needs . . . . . more details
 

Smoking Fish at Home-Safely > PDF
Smoked fish is a healthy, protein-rich food, but it usually contains a lot of sodium. Although salting is a vital technique that wards off foodborne illness, meat treats like these should be enjoyed i . . . . . more details
 
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Soil and the Environment: A Land and Homesite Evaluation Handbook and Training Guide > PDF
Land and homesite evaluation allows individuals to make wise soil and land management decisions as well as conserve Idaho’s most valuable natural resource—soil. The official guide for participants of . . . . . more details
 
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Soil Fertility in Organic Systems: A Guide for Gardeners and Small Acreage Farmers > PDF
Managing soil fertility is challenging because it requires considerable focus—you must consistently pay attention to the source, timing, rate, and placement of nutrient applications. This publication . . . . . more details
 

Soil Fumigation: A Tool for Sugar Beet Cyst Nematode Management > PDF
Nematodes are major sugar beet pests. One of the worst for growers in Idaho and eastern Oregon is the cyst nematode (Heterodera schachtii), which afflicts over half of the region’s sugar beet . . . . . more details
 

Soil Testing to Guide Fertilizer Management > HTML
Regularly testing your soil will allow you to accurately spot problem areas and thus provide sustainable soil nutrient management. This updated version of a 1997 bulletin provides the basic informatio . . . . . more details
 

Soil-Testing Procedures for Southern Idaho Soils > HTML
Crops require seventeen nutrients to thrive. To make sure your soil is providing them, soil sampling and testing are critical. This bulletin provides a brief overview of both by discussing how researc . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Dryland Winter Wheat Production Guide > PDF
Wheat is an important crop throughout Idaho, especially in the dryland cropping areas of southern Idaho. However, the region’s rolling landscape with high- wind and water-erosion potential plus low pr . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Beans > PDF
Providing optimal levels of nutrients is critical for achieving competitive bean seed yields especially since beans tend to react to micronutrient deficiencies and toxicities more than other crops do. . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Alfalfa > PDF
Fertilizer improves plant growth and productivity. An entry in the southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide series, this four-page publication offers fertilizer guidelines for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Alfalfa Seed > PDF
Fertilizer improves plant growth and productivity. An entry in the southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide series, this four-page publication examines the nutrient requirements of alfalfa produced for seed (t . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Pastures > PDF
Irrigated pastures in southern Idaho are primarily composed of grasses or grass-legume mixtures. An entry in the southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide series, this five-page publication explains the nutrien . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Winter Barley > PDF
Fertilizer improves plant growth and productivity. An entry in the southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide series, this four-page publication offers fertilizer guidelines for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Winter Wheat > PDF
Fertilizer improves plant growth and productivity. An entry in the southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide series, this six-page publication offers fertilizer guidelines for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, s . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Southern Idaho Lawns > PDF
Improper fertilization can result in diseased or weedy lawns. An entry in the southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide series, this six-page publication will help homeowners grow a healthy lawn. It discusses f . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Sugar Beets > HTML
Sugar beets are one of the major raw materials for sugar manufactured in the United States. Sugar beet profits are based on three key factors: beet yield, sucrose content, and sucrose recovery efficie . . . . . more details
 

Speak up with Confidence: Nine Tips on Presenting > PDF
Youth and adults who learn to speak effectively in public gain an important leadership tool. This publication will help you to develop that asset. Nine double-sided tip sheets cover nine topics each, . . . . . more details
 

Special Forest Products > PDF
Markets for special forest products in Idaho (edible wild mushrooms, fresh floral greens, dried flowers, wild berries, seeds, roots, bark, and other plant parts) have expanded considerably since 1992, . . . . . more details
 

Specialty Potato Production and Marketing in Southern Idaho > PDF
US customers are increasingly willing to pay higher prices for gourmet or specialty potatoes that come in a variety of colors and sizes. According to marketing surveys, eight specialty cultivars—Carib . . . . . more details
 

Sport-Fishing Use and Value: Lower Snake River Reservoirs > PDF
This 84-page manuscript outlines the results of two surveys conducted in 2000 on sport-fisher spending at the Lower Snake River reservoirs. Section 1 covers sport-fishing demand and section 2 sport-fi . . . . . more details
 

Sport-Fishing Use and Value: Snake River Above Lewiston, Idaho > PDF
This 44-page manuscript outlines the results of two surveys conducted in 2000 on sport-fisher spending for trips on the Snake River above Lewiston, Idaho. A measure of their willingness to pay for the . . . . . more details
 

Sport-Fishing Use And Value: Snake River Basin of Central Idaho > PDF
This 54-page manuscript outlines the results of two surveys conducted in 2000 on sport-fisher spending in the Snake River Basin of central Idaho. A measure of their willingness to pay for fishing trip . . . . . more details
 

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Spring Barley Quick Facts (2015 Southern Idaho) > PDF
This two-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-growt . . . . . more details
 

Spring Vegetable Planting Guide for Idaho > HTML
Idaho's diverse climate makes it a challenging place to grow vegetables, so if you’re planning to start a vegetable garden this spring, this planting guide is for you. It provides basic, crucial infor . . . . . more details
 

Start Seeds Indoors with Success > PDF
Starting plants at home from seed is economical and rewarding. There’s more variety from which to choose, which allows you more flexibility in planning your garden. Part of the Idaho Green Thumb How-T . . . . . more details
 

Starting a Home Lawn > PDF
Lawns are one of the simplest groundcovers to maintain and enjoy, but they require a good soil foundation. Find out how to establish one in this classic publication. Along with providing guidance abou . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management for Summit Russet Potatoes > PDF
Summit Russet is a 2002 late-maturing russet-skin potato cultivar that produces a high percentage of marketable tubers. Based on three years of research conducted at the University of Idaho Kimberly R . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management for Umatilla Russet Potatoes > PDF
Umatilla Russet is a potato cultivar that was developed in 1998 for the frozen processing market. Based on three years of research trials conducted at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Ext . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of A93157-6LS Potatoes > PDF
A93157-6LS (6LS) is a 2006 multipurpose, mid- to late-maturing potato variety that has very high resistance to cold sweetening in storage. Based on three years of storage research at the University of . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Alpine Russet Potatoes > PDF
Alpine Russet is a high-yielding, late-maturing potato with long, lightly rusted tubers whose long-term storability is a special advantage. Based on three years of research at the University of Idaho . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Alturas Potatoes > PDF
Alturas is a 2002 multipurpose, late-maturing, high-yielding potato variety that produces russeted tubers with high specific gravity. Based on a three-year study at the University of Idaho’s Kimberly . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Blazer Russet Potatoes > PDF
Blazer Russet is an early maturing, high-yielding potato that produces oblong to long tubers with a medium-russet skin. Its name refers to its earliness—it blazes the way for a potato harvest. Based o . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Classic Russet Potatoes > PDF
Classic Russet is an early to midseason russet potato variety that is one of the most widely grown tubers in the United States. Based on three years of storage studies, this five-page publication comp . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Clearwater Russet Potatoes > PDF
Clearwater Russet is a dual-purpose potato variety released in 2008 by the USDA-ARS and the agricultural experiment stations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Based on three years of research conducte . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Mountain Gem Russet Potatoes > HTML
One reason Idaho potato acreage devoted to the Russet Burbank has declined in recent years is because of the development of new cultivars, including Gem Russet. Based on three years of research conduc . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Payette Russet Potatoes > HTML
Payette Russet is a full-season potato variety released in 2015 by the USDA-ARS and the agricultural experiment stations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Based on three years of storage data collecte . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Teton Russet Potatoes > HTML
Teton Russet is a dual-purpose potato variety released in 2011 by the USDA-ARS and the agricultural experiment stations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Based on a three-year study conducted at the U . . . . . more details
 

Storage Management of Western Russet Potatoes > PDF
Western Russet is a multipurpose potato variety released in 2004 by the USDA-ARS and the agricultural experiment stations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Based on a two-year study conducted at the U . . . . . more details
 

Storing Food for Safety and Quality > PDF
Proper home food storage ensures the retention of safe and high-quality food. It allows you to save money, decreases unnecessary food waste, helps to maintain health, and can save your life during eme . . . . . more details
 

Strategies to Minimize the Risk of Herbicide-Resistant Jointed Goatgrass > PDF
Jointed goatgrass is a winter annual grass weed whose genetics are similar to winter wheat. Thus its control is challenging—it can hybridize with wheat and possibly develop resistance to herbicides. T . . . . . 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 the popular berry, i . . . . . 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. Authors: Georgine Yorgey, Kristy . . . . . more details
 

Stripper Header and Direct Seeding: Ron and Andy Juris (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Ron and Andy Juris farm in Bickleton, Washington, an area that receives about 8–12 inches of annual precipitation. In this 2017 publication, the third- and fourth-generation cereal farmers discuss the . . . . . more details
 

Sugar Beet Nematodes in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > PDF
Crop losses caused by sugar beet nematodes can reach 80%. Successfully retard the possibility of this outcome by learning about the life cycles of three nematode species and suggested control methods . . . . . more details
 

Sugar Beet Root Aphids: Identification, Biology, and Management > PDF
Sugar beet root aphids are well named because they are a common pest of the popular vegetable. They attack the roots, in severe cases reducing tonnage and sucrose levels by more than 30%. Yet few inse . . . . . more details
 

Sugar Beet Root Maggot: Identification, Biology, and Management > HTML
The sugarbeet root maggot is a serious pest in southern Idaho. Learn how to manage this harmful insect by designing an integrated pest management (IPM) program. The IPM approach combines cultural cont . . . . . more details
 

Sugar Maple > PDF
Maple syrup and brilliant fall colors—that’s what sugar maples are best known for. With the right site choice and management, you too can grow sugar maples and reap the many benefits of this magnifice . . . . . more details
 

Sugarbeet Cyst Nematode: Impact on Sugarbeet Production in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > PDF
The sugar beet cyst nematode is the major pest that affects sugar beet production worldwide, accounting for more than 90% of losses caused by nematodes. The pest is particularly destructive in Idaho a . . . . . more details
 

Sugarbeet Irrigation Management Using Watermark Moisture Sensors > PDF
Overwatering of sugar beets is common and that’s unfortunate, because it allows root disease to flourish. Reduce its possibility by learning about soil moisture sensors—how to install and use them to . . . . . more details
 

Superficial Growth on Potatoes > PDF
In some circumstances, nonpathogenic fungi and bacteria grow on the surface of a potato. This publication describes its growth, explains the factors that promote it, and provides some management pract . . . . . more details
 

Sustainable Small Acreage Farming in Idaho: Finding and Evaluating Land > HTML
Small acreage farming allows people to produce their own food and to develop various farm-based business enterprises. Establishing a small farm requires time and attention to many details. Evaluating . . . . . more details
 

Sweet Cherry Cultivars for the Fresh Market > PDF
Full-color photographs accompany descriptions of twelve dark red sweet cherry cultivars suitable for fresh markets in the Pacific Northwest. Tablular data succinctly charts bloom and harvest dates rel . . . . . 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 when site and other conditions are near optimal. This publication summarizes factors to consider when establishing a ch . . . . . more details
 

Sweet Cherry Rootstocks for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This 2010 publication describes and discusses the major sweet cherry rootstocks, which at that time were just beginning to attract attention. This early study considers, among many other topics, their . . . . . 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
Nearly every homeowner wants to have a well-maintained lawn. But thatch can build up over the years, degrading a lawn’s beauty. Learn how to prevent its buildup by fertilizing at well-timed intervals, . . . . . more details
 

The Care and Maintenance of Wood Shingle and Shake Roofs > PDF
Wood shingles and shakes can provide years of service if properly installed and maintained. Learn what kinds of wood make the best roofing material; how to protect against fungus, moss and lichen; and . . . . . more details
 

The Dollar Game: Play scenarios to grow a local economy > PDF
Learn how a community builds wealth by playing the Dollar Game, a role-playing exercise for team or individual play. The six-round, nontraditional educational program, which can be incorporated into a . . . . . more details
 

The Financial Condition of Idaho Agriculture: 2018 > HTML
Summary of the financial condition of Idaho agriculture in 2018. Includes net farm income, cash receipts, revenue from livestock and crops, and the overall contribution of agribusiness to Idaho’s Econ . . . . . more details
 

The Financial Condition of Idaho Agriculture: 2019 > HTML
Summary of the financial condition of Idaho agriculture in 2019. Includes net farm income, cash receipts, revenue from livestock and crops, and the overall contribution of agribusiness to Idaho’s Econ . . . . . 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
 

The Grazed-Class Method to Estimate Forage Utilization on Transitory Forest Rangelands
This publication provides background information and instructions for utilizing the Grazed-Class Method to monitor vegetation on transitory rangeland. Application of the method ensures the proper use . . . . . more details
 
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The PNW 4-H Horse Contest Guide > PDF
This publication provides the definitive compilation of rules for 4-H horse contests in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Categories include General Rules, Clothing and Equipment, Contest Guidelines, Per . . . . . more details
 

The Role of Agricultural Processing in Idaho’s Economy: Status and Potential > 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
 

The Veterinary Feed Directive: The Why, What, and How Guide for Livestock Producers > HTML
Since 1996, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken regulatory action via the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) to ensure that drugs used to treat bacterial diseases in all food-producing anima . . . . . 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
Thinning a dense stand of trees can increase a forest’s health and scenic beauty while improving your property’s value. Along with explaining how seedlings grow into mature trees, how stands of trees . . . . . more details
 

Threat-Based Land Management in the Northern Great Basin: A Field Guide > PDF
Sagebrush ecosystems in the northern Great Basin are threatened by encroaching juniper and invasive annual grasses. This guide presents a simplified framework to help land managers assess and monitor . . . . . more details
 
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Threat-Based Land Management in the Northern Great Basin: A Manager’s Guide > HTML
Sagebrush ecosystems in the northern Great Basin are threatened by encroaching juniper and invasive annual grasses. This guide presents a simplified framework to help land managers assess and monitor . . . . . more details
 
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Tips for Entrepreneurs: Regulations for Selling Prepared Foods > PDF
Part of the Tips for Entrepreneurs series, this 2-page fact sheet provides information on how Idaho regulates the prepared food industry. Included are the types of food establishments that are subject . . . . . more details
 

Tips for Entrepreneurs: What to Think About When Starting a Business > PDF
Part of the Tips for Entrepreneurs series, this 2-page fact sheet provides the answers to some of the commonly asked questions when considering starting a business. Included is an informational table . . . . . more details
 

Tools for Facilitating Change in Rural Communities > PDF
This publication focuses on the four phases of change developed by the Idaho Horizons program to reduce poverty in small, rural communities. Each phase requires the use of different community-building . . . . . more details
 

Training and Pruning Your Home Orchard > PDF
Training fruit trees helps them to develop a strong sturdy structure that will support years of high-quality productivity. This 12-page bulletin provides all you need to know about training and prunin . . . . . more details
 
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Tree Growth, Forest Management, and Their Implications for Wood Quality > PDF
Targeted at foresters and wood products manufacturers, this publication summarizes wood formation—what influences wood quality and why. After describing the biology of tree growth, the author explains . . . . . more details
 

Trees Against the Wind > PDF
Learn how to plan, establish, and care for windbreaks, shelterbelts, and living snow fences in this 48-page booklet. Along with covering windbreak design, the authors (two foresters) discuss how to in . . . . . more details
 

Trees for Southwestern Idaho Landscapes: Selection and Irrigation > HTML
To paraphrase a Chinese proverb, it’s always a good time to plant a tree, but the dry southwestern Idaho climate might give you second thoughts. This bulletin will restore hope. Learn how to choose th . . . . . more details
 

Turfgrass Seeding Recommendations for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Based on data gleaned from Pacific Northwest (PNW) turfgrass variety evaluation trials, this 2010 publication provides recommendations regarding turfgrass blends, mixtures, and rates for PNW homeowner . . . . . more details
 

Tuxedo Bug: A New Home-Invading Insect in Idaho > PDF
The tuxedo bug has become a significant nuisance pest insect in some areas of Idaho. Although harmless, their massive numbers, particularly during the fall, makes them an intolerable pest for homeowne . . . . . more details
 

Twospotted Spider Mite on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification and Management > HTML
Since 2012, sugar beet production in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington has seen a significant increase in twospotted spider mites (TSSM) populations. This publication outlines the symptoms of a TSSM pest . . . . . 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 that were released in 1993. This publication provides an overview of these two varieties, including a history of their pedigree and disease . . . . . more details
 

Uncovering Hidden Linkages in Idaho's 2006 Teton Regional Economy > PDF
Idaho's Teton region (Fremont, Madison, and Teton Counties) is one of the crown jewels of the West—an outdoor recreation area that forms the gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Its . . . . . more details
 

Understanding Budgets and the Budgeting Process > PDF
Budgeting is crucial to a business’ success. This publication helps you navigate this often intimidating task by discussing the four budget types most commonly used by agricultural producers (whole fa . . . . . more details
 

Understanding Factors Controlling Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications > HTML
Nitrogen is the soil nutrient needed in the largest quantity by plants. Because most plants cannot make or "fix" nitrogen on their own, it must be applied as fertilizer, most often in the forms of amm . . . . . more details
 

Uniform Plant Stand Is Key to Crop Yield and Quality > HTML
Because it affects all aspects of crop production, uniform stand establishment is vital for healthy crop production. Learn about the factors that enable growers to realize this important objective, in . . . . . 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 preserve meat, poultry, seafood, and vegetables in cans. This booklet describes the different canner types available, the safety features they offer, and how t . . . . . more details
 
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Using Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Crop Insect Pest Control > PDF
Nematodes (nonsegmented, elongated, and colorless roundworms) can be beneficial or harmful to crops and other plants. The former (entomopathogenic nematodes) attack soilborne insect pests but are not . . . . . more details
 

Using Soil Test Results For Garden Fertilization - A Guide for Fertilizing Home Landscapes and Gardens in Idaho > PDF
Once home gardeners test their soil, 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 helps you to make . . . . . more details
 

Utilizing Barn Owl Boxes for Management of Vole Populations > HTML
Because they consume large quantities of voles, barn owls can help to manage rodent populations in Idaho. This handy publication will help you to attract more of these natural predators with its detai . . . . . more details
 

Variable Rate Nitrogen Application: Eric Odberg (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Eric Odberg farms near Genesee, Idaho, in an area receiving about 22 inches of precipitation annually. In this 2016 publication, the fourth-generation cereal-based farmer discusses his experiences wit . . . . . more details
 

Vermicomposting at Home > HTML
Vermicomposting relies on worms to produce nutrient-dense vermicast from recycled organic food waste and other natural materials. The project takes up very little space, making it a convenient and eff . . . . . more details
 

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

Wasp and Hornet Control > PDF
If you’re interested in learning how to recognize Idaho's stinging yellowjackets, bald-faced hornets, and paper wasps, check out this helpful Idaho Green Thumb How-To. You’ll also glean a brief review . . . . . 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
This guide provides practical and legal information for Idaho homeowners, home buyers, and realtors about rural residences and water-permitting processes. Along with explaining the basics about how ru . . . . . more details
 

Water Testing > PDF
Testing your water supply is a serious decision because it safeguards your and your family’s health. Indeed, your water should be safe to drink and acceptable for all household uses. However, some wat . . . . . more details
 

Watering Home Lawns and Landscapes > PDF
Wise water use saves homeowners money, enhances property values, and supports a watershed. This publication details the liabilities of incorrect watering and the benefits of proper irrigation by discu . . . . . more details
 

Watering Home Lawns: How Much and How Often > PDF
Watering a lawn properly is more complicated than most homeowners realize. Avoid underwatering or overwatering your lawn by using a five-step method that takes into account soil texture, water-applica . . . . . 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 twelve-page update provides recommendations for metribu . . . . . more details
 

Weed Control in Idaho Lawns > HTML
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
Weed control for perennial crops requires more than yearly tillage and crop rotation. Indeed, practices like repeated cultivation, herbicide application, or their combination prove the best additions. . . . . . more details
 

Western Corn Rootworm in Eastern Oregon, Idaho, and Eastern Washington > PDF
Western corn rootworm (xDiabrotica virgifera virgifera) is a notorious corn pest for much of the continental United States. Although it isn’t as abundant in the Pacific Northwest, isolated in . . . . . more details
 

Western Larch: A Deciduous Conifer in an Evergreen World > PDF
Western larch is a unique conifer. It is deciduous, resistant to many pests, and exceptionally adaptable, with wood that is strong, hard, and durable. Its strength and consistency thus make it an idea . . . . . more details
 

Western Roots: Diving into a sagebrush sea of diversity > HTML
What may appear at first glance as a sea of sagebrush is in reality a complex and diverse ecosystem with a wide variety of plants and animals. The sagebrush steppe teems with life, but threats such as . . . . . more details
 

Western Waterhemlock in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Western waterhemlock (xCicuta douglasii) is the most poisonous plant in North America—a piece of root no larger than a walnut can kill a mature cow. Every part of the plant is toxic. To help . . . . . more details
 

What Are Your Forages Worth? > PDF
Because it improves milk production and the overall health of livestock, feeding quality forages raises the productivity of livestock operations. This timely publication helps you to calculate the cos . . . . . more details
 

Wheat streak mosaic virus Management in Idaho Cereals > HTML
Wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV) is a serious disease that damages wheat production in Idaho. Transmitted by the wheat curl mite, WSMV infects winter and spring wheat and can also infect barl . . . . . 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 in this profile of the viny member of . . . . . more details
 

White Campion or White Cockle > PDF
White campion or white cockle infests hay fields, roadsides, ditches, and fencerows. Learn how to identify, prevent, and control white this prolific seed producer in this three-page profile, lushly il . . . . . more details
 

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
Hens stop laying eggs for a variety of reasons, but hormonal fluctuation is the main one. This publication briefly discusses what triggers that effect, including decreasing day length, molting, broodi . . . . . more details
 

Wild Carrot > PDF
An abundant seed producer, wild carrot grows in meadows, pastures, along roadsides, and in noncrop areas. A Class B noxious weed in Washington, the pest ruins cultivated carrot seed and possibly is mi . . . . . more details
 

Wild Trees of Idaho > PDF
Idaho is a tree state, where even along streams, in clefts in rocks, along irrigation ditches, and in a variety of other special habitats they thrive. This 200+-page book is about wild trees—native, e . . . . . more details
 

Wireworm Biology and Nonchemical Management in Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Wireworms are among the most destructive soil insect pests, particularly of potatoes, corn, cereals, and carrots. Worse, their numbers are resurging in the Pacific Northwest and Montana. This full-col . . . . . more details
 

Wireworms in Idaho Cereals: Monitoring and Identification > PDF
Wireworms are among the most destructive soil insect pests, particularly of potatoes, corn, cereals, and carrots. Worse, their numbers are resurging in the Pacific Northwest and Montana. This publicat . . . . . 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
 

Worksheet for Calculating Biosolids Application Rates in Agriculture > PDF
Biosolids are a byproduct of municipal wastewater treatment. Raw sewage solids must be processed to meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards before they can be called biosolids. This worksh . . . . . more details
 

Yellow Toadflax Bandana - Navy
100% cotton navy bandana with white print -- 21” x 21”. Designed by UI Apparel, Textiles & Design students in collaboration with UI Valley County Extension. Individual sketches of flower heads, leaves . . . . . more details
 
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You Can Prevent Foodborne Illness > PDF
What is a foodborne illness? What causes it? How can your reduce your risk of getting one? Learn about all this and more, including various types of foodborne illnesses, the proper use a thermometer, . . . . . more details
 
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Your Rights and Responsibilities: Notario Fraud > PDF
Part of the Your Rights and Responsibilities series, this 3-page fact sheet provides basic information about notario fraud, a common immigration scam. Along with a rundown about how it may affect an i . . . . . more details
 

Zinc in Idaho > PDF
This publication profiles zinc, an essential plant micronutrient. Along with identifying soil-deficient areas in Idaho, this classic Extension publication discusses deficiency symptoms in plants, how . . . . . more details
 

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