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Cropping School

A Cropping School, hosted by the University of Idaho, will take place February 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Caldwell Inn & Suites, 908 Specht Avenue, Caldwell, ID 83605.

Registration is $20 and includes lunch as well as coffee and doughnuts.

Speakers include USDA-NRCS Idaho state agronomist Travis Youngberg, USDA-ARS research soil scientist David Rakalson, University of Idaho professors Montessa Young, Olga Walsh, James Woodhall and Ariel Agenbroad, Clearwater Supply agronomist Jim Klauzer, and University of Idaho postdoctoral research scientist Sanaz Shafian.

Topics include:

  • Update of corn production and research in Idaho
  • High biomass sorghum
  • Demo on drip irrigation
  • Soil health
  • Small acreage farming
  • Disease diagnostics research and spore sampler
  • Soil sampling and on-farm research
  • UAV research in Idaho

For more information, contact Olga Walsh, University of Idaho, Parma Research and Extension Center,, (208) 722-6701.