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Berries and Grapes Publications & Resources

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

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 maintenanc . . . . . 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

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

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

Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards
To produce high-quality wine and juice grapes, effective pest management is essential. The second edition of Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards addresse . . . . . 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 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, plan . . . . . 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 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 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 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 . . . . . 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

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

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 metho . . . . . more details

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

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

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

Seis pasos para calibrar y optimizar los rociadores de aire para huertos y viñedos > PDF
En seis pasos, aprenda a calibrar, optimizer y verificar la cobertura de un pulverizador de chorro de aire para asegurarse de que recibe cada gota en el cultivo. Autores: Gwen-Alyn Hoheisel . . . . . 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

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


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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



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