university of idaho

UI: Connection Between Ag Chemicals Cancer Exists
UI: Connection Between Ag Chemicals Cancer Exists
Researchers at the University of Idaho says they have found a correlation between agricultural chemicals and cancers in adults and children in Idaho, and across 11 Western states.  UI researchers analyzed federal and state health and agriculture data, and report a relationship between cancer incidence and pesticide applications in Idaho’s 44 counties, as well as 459 counties in the Western United
Idaho Seed Potato Germplasm Lab Benefits Growers Across The PNW Beyond
Idaho Seed Potato Germplasm Lab Benefits Growers Across The PNW Beyond
Earlier this spring, the University of Idaho unveiled its new multimillion dollar Seed Potato Germplasm lab on the Moscow campus.  Jenny Durrin, Director of the Seed Potato Germplasm Program, noted the state of the art facility actually got its start in 2016 when school and industry officials started conversations to address growing needs for producers statewide.  Du...
Student Enrollment Up At UI, CALS
Student Enrollment Up At UI, CALS
Despite the challenges of the pandemic and distance learning, fall enrollment at the University of Idaho increased 5% from 2020 to 2021. In addition, enrollment at the College of Agricultural Life Sciences jumped by nearly 12%. CALS Dean Michael Parrella said that enrollment jump would be incredibly exciting under normal circumstances, but to do so during a pandemic, is even more impressive ...

Load More Articles