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Alternative Crops Publications & Resources

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

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
 

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
 

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
 

Evaluating Adaptability of Alternative Crops in Eastern Idaho > PDF
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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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

Uniform Plant Stand Is Key to Crop Yield and Quality > PDF
Uniform stand is important for all aspects of crop production, from efficient use of agricultural inputs to in-season field management, and for optimizing yield and quality. Seed quality, seedbed prep . . . . . more details
 

University of Idaho Extension

 

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

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

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046

Email: calspubs@uidaho.edu

Location

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu