Global Excellence: The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis is a global leader recognized throughout the world for its scientific expertise. Through research, education, and outreach, we produce a better world, healthier lives, and an improved standard of living for everyone by addressing critical issues related to agriculture, food systems, the environment, and human and social sciences. Join our community

A Message from the Dean—March 2017

Mar 22, 2017 Newborn animals herald springtime at UC Davis

Freshwater or Saltwater? Why not both?

Mar 16, 2017 Researchers find salt-tolerant gene in tilapia

China’s Shrinking Rice Yield

Mar 14, 2017 Ozone pollution threatens rice crop; researchers see hope

Young kids benefit from lipid supplements

Mar 13, 2017 Supplements improve kid’s health, here and abroad

Breeding Resilience

Mar 09, 2017 Researchers accelerate crop breeding to keep pace with changing climate

Cream of the Crop

Mar 22, 2017 CA&ES picks up three awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education


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Our College is Cool

See what CA&ES has to offer and hear from our dean, our faculty, and our students.

Nestbox Highway

Thanks to the Putah Creek Nestbox Highway, there are more songbirds in Northern California.

One of a Kind: Raoul Adamchak

Market Garden Coordinator, UC Davis Student Farm; Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Coordinator, Agricultural Sustainability Institute.

One of a Kind: Kiko Barr ’15

“This is a little bit dorky, but in high school I was really into this video game called Harvest Moon. You play a farmer who inherits his great uncle’s land."

Arabica Coffee Genome Sequenced

The first public genome sequence for Coffee arabica, the species responsible for more than 70 percent of global coffee production, was released today by researchers at the University of California, Davis.

Life on the UC Davis Student Farm

The UC Davis Student Farm is one of the cornerstone examples of experiential learning of sustainable agriculture and food systems in Davis..

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