Global Excellence

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis is the No. 1 college of its kind in the world. Through research, education, and outreach, we produce a better world, healthier lives, and an improved standard of living for everyone.

The college addresses critical issues related to agriculture, food systems, the environment, and human and social sciences.

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Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

Apr 22, 2014 Andrew Magee, animal biology major: premier undergraduate award for work on evolution.

Study compares wine preferences, perceptions

Apr 21, 2014 Consumers rate wines differently than experts and trained panelists.

Finding common ground for farms and fish

Apr 18, 2014 Floodplain research project mimics natural systems for more efficient water use.

Sources on California's drought: UC Davis experts

Apr 16, 2014 Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.

Loblolly pine’s immense genome conquered

Apr 14, 2014 The most commercially important tree in the U.S. and the source of most U.S. paper products.

Drought has influenced policy changes before

Apr 10, 2014 Professor Mark Lubell describes weather’s role in building support for water projects.


Through The Campaign for UC Davis — a universitywide initiative to inspire 100,000 donors to contribute $1 billion in philanthropic support — UC Davis is expanding its capacity to meet the world’s challenges and educate future leaders.

Drought Spotlight

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Biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy

The university and Sacramento-based technology partner CleanWorld are officially unveiling the UC Davis Renewable Energy Anaerobic Digester (READ) at the campus’ former landfill.

One UC Davis in 30 Seconds

There's only one UC Davis. From the waters of Lake Tahoe to the stage of the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, the community of UC Davis is working together to change the world and each other.

My View of the Drought

An inside look at how the 2013-14 drought in Northern California has affected a family-owned and operated cattle & hay ranch in Sierra Valley.

Endless opportunity at animal science facilities

Did you know there are numerous animal science facilities on campus? Check out the feed mill, beef barn & feed lot, and horse barn in this new video tour.

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