University of Idaho, Kimberly Research & Extension

The mission of the University of Idaho Extension is to improve the lives of Idahoans by providing research-based education and information that help their citizens solve problems. The University of Idaho Extension is involved in a range of activities related to the potato crop.

University of Idaho, Kimberly Research & Extension

University of Idaho, Kimberly Research & Extension

Noticias de esta Compañia

Seed Potato Testing
Agosto 01, 2023

Idaho evaluating alternate method of dormancy testing for Seed Potatoes

University of Idaho doctoral student Lisa Tran’s dissertation has the potential to transform how Idaho’s seed potato certification authority does business.
University of Idaho researchers developing nematode resistant potatoes.
Enero 04, 2023

University of Idaho researchers developing nematode resistant potatoes

University of Idaho researchers are introducing genes from a plant in the nightshade family into potatoes, seeking to develop spuds that resist harmful nematodes.  The plant, called ‘litchi tomato’, has natural resistance to several species of cyst and root-knot nematodes.
Potato LEAF Awards 2022-23 Scholarship to Paige Hickman
Agosto 14, 2022

Potato LEAF Awards 2022-23 Scholarship to Paige Hickman

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) awards its 2022-23 Academic Scholarship to Paige Hickman, a Ph.D. student at University of Idaho, studying plant-parasitic nematodes, insect pests, and diseases of potato.
New seed potato lab will benefit Idaho's spud industry
Noviembre 16, 2021

University of Idaho new seed potato lab to open this year.

The University of Idaho is close to opening a new Seed Potato Germplasm Laboratory, which is the place where most Idaho potatoes are 'born'.