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.

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

No-Till Ag May Not Boost Global Crop Yield

Oct 22, 2014 No-till farming may not boost crop yields according to an extensive new meta-analysis.

Identifying High-Priority Dams For Fish Survival

Oct 22, 2014 Scientists have identified 181 California dams that may need to increase water flows to protect native fish downstream.

The Problem Solver

Oct 21, 2014 Research connects growers with helpful information to improve grape, wine production.

International Agricultural Development

Oct 21, 2014 Celebrating 50 years of global success at UC Davis.

$18.75 M To Boost International Efforts

Oct 17, 2014 Grant aims to build global food security and research international produce.

Study Analyzes Mail-In-Ballot Rejections

Sep 26, 2014 Reasons why ballots were rejected: not arriving on time, not being signed or because signatures could not be verified.

Drought Spotlight

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Mueller Family Group Shot beans2 biodigester Peaches farmers drought

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.

Why Peaches Started Tasting Better

By letting it ripen before being shipped to grocery stores, the fruit is consistently sweeter, better tasting and not mealy.There's only one UC Davis.

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.

One California: The Future of Farming

UC Davis works with California growers, ranchers and producers to promote healthy, sustainable agriculture. From our land-grant university tradition to our renowned College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis is growing the future of agriculture with farmers like the Mullers every day. 

Building a better bean

Plant scientist Paul Gepts and his research team hope to develop a hardy, nutritious bean that thrives with less water.

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