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General (Pests and Pesticides) Publications & Resources

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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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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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
 

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
 

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 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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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
 

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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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
 

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
 


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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

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Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu