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Advancing Faculty Diversity

Advancing Faculty Diversity

by Diane Nelson — last modified Dec 08, 2016 05:11 PM

CA&ES faculty will grow in both numbers and diversity in 2017.

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A Question of Digestion

A Question of Digestion

by Diane Nelson — last modified Dec 08, 2016 04:49 PM

New machine simulates human digestion to improve nutrition.

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Against the Tide

Against the Tide

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Dec 08, 2016 03:59 PM

What can we learn from a fish that adapts quickly to lethal levels of pollution?

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Studying Megafires

Studying Megafires

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Dec 06, 2016 01:44 PM

Research ecologist Rahel Sollmann receives UC President’s Award to study fire impact on forests

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Support for Students

Support for Students

by Melissa Haworth — last modified Dec 05, 2016 04:12 PM

Alumna and Davis Farmers Market Cookbook author Ann Evans champions CA&ES Dean’s Circle

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Locally Sourced

Locally Sourced

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Dec 05, 2016 09:19 AM

UC Davis students try their hand at harvesting olives from campus research groves

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Vietnamese Delegation Shares in California’s Drought Lessons

Vietnamese Delegation Shares in California’s Drought Lessons

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 02, 2016 04:04 PM

Mekong Delta Problems Also Issues for California’s Delta

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Awards and Honors: Professor Moyle elected as AAAS Fellow

Awards and Honors: Professor Moyle elected as AAAS Fellow

by Dateline Staff — last modified Dec 05, 2016 04:24 PM

Peter Moyle is among seven faculty members newly elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Can Ben Houlton help UC Davis solve climate change?

Can Ben Houlton help UC Davis solve climate change?

by Lisa Howard — last modified Dec 02, 2016 02:30 PM

Benjamin Houlton looks to solve environmental problems

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Excellence in Education

Excellence in Education

by John Stumbos — last modified Nov 22, 2016 03:14 PM

Nutrition lecturer Liz Applegate honored for innovative teaching

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 How Vaccines Ward Off Deadly Chicken Disease

How Vaccines Ward Off Deadly Chicken Disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 18, 2016 03:42 PM

Findings offer clues to how to boost immunity in humans

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A devoted team

A devoted team

by Helene Dillard — last modified Nov 16, 2016 10:27 AM

Thank you to the staff for helping our college thrive

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Advanced Studies

Advanced Studies

by John Stumbos — last modified Nov 15, 2016 11:39 AM

New Master of Science offered in Environmental Policy and Management

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Good Guidance

Good Guidance

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Nov 14, 2016 02:30 PM

CA&ES academic advisors help students get the resources they need to succeed

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Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? The Answer Stinks

Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? The Answer Stinks

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Nov 09, 2016 02:21 PM

Marine Plastic Debris Is An Olfactory Trap for Seabirds

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Supporting Clean Grapevines

Supporting Clean Grapevines

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 03, 2016 03:28 PM

Foundation Plant Services receives gift to create endowed chair.

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Breeding A Better "Popper"

Breeding A Better "Popper"

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 31, 2016 11:06 AM

What do you get when you cross a jalapeno pepper with a bell pepper?

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Restoring Back To The Future

Restoring Back To The Future

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 28, 2016 03:29 PM

What plants will heal the land when its future environment won't look like its past?

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Fighting Fire in a warmer world

Fighting Fire in a warmer world

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 27, 2016 12:33 PM

Researchers strive to slow climate change so forests have time to adapt

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Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 20, 2016 04:17 PM

UC Davis has a large concentration of air quality experts, including these CA&ES scientists

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Saving Salmon

Saving Salmon

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 20, 2016 04:16 PM

Research on the Shasta River and in the Central Valley creates new knowledge to help iconic species

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Diversity as Natural Pesticide

Diversity as Natural Pesticide

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 12, 2016 03:44 PM

Farms with more variety of crops attract fewer insect pests

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A Message from Dean Helene Dillard

A Message from Dean Helene Dillard

by Helene Dillard — last modified Oct 12, 2016 03:31 PM

Helping farmers balance agricultural and environmental needs

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A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 07, 2016 01:04 PM

Cahill gift of land will benefit the UC Davis Natural Reserve System

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Maize Genetics May Show How Crops Adapt to Climate Change

Maize Genetics May Show How Crops Adapt to Climate Change

by Ann Filmer — last modified Oct 05, 2016 12:00 PM

Understanding adaption to altitude, climate could be applied to other crops

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Awards and Honors: Agroecologist Amélie Gaudin named “new innovator”

Awards and Honors: Agroecologist Amélie Gaudin named “new innovator”

by John Stumbos — last modified Sep 28, 2016 03:47 PM

Foundation supports researchers to help expand food availability and sustainable agriculture practices.

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Nestbox Highway

by Charleen Floyd — last modified Sep 27, 2016 09:05 AM

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

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New endowment will support burrowing owl research

New endowment will support burrowing owl research

by John Stumbos — last modified Sep 23, 2016 03:38 PM

Catherine Portman establishes fund that will be open to any University of California student

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Awards and Honors: Mark Van Horn selected as on-farm educator

Awards and Honors: Mark Van Horn selected as on-farm educator

by Aubrey Thompson — last modified Sep 20, 2016 03:03 PM

Student Farm director receives namesake award from Sustainable Agriculture Education Association

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Students Breeding a Better Organic Popper Pepper

Students Breeding a Better Organic Popper Pepper

by Diane Nelson — last modified Sep 15, 2016 08:18 PM

Students practicing what they learn, breeding a new pepper

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A Message from Dean Helene Dillard

A Message from Dean Helene Dillard

by Helene Dillard — last modified Sep 14, 2016 03:07 PM

Welcoming students to campus and the 28th annual College Celebration

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In Memoriam: Vernon Singleton and Kentaro Inoue

In Memoriam: Vernon Singleton and Kentaro Inoue

by Dave Jones — last modified Sep 15, 2016 02:51 PM

We express our sincerest sympathies, to the families of Vernon Singleton and Kentaro Inoue.

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Scientists deploy robot larvae to solve underwater mysteries

Scientists deploy robot larvae to solve underwater mysteries

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 31, 2016 05:17 PM

Findings hold implications for understanding impact of climate change

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Benjamin Houlton looks to solve environmental problems

Benjamin Houlton looks to solve environmental problems

by Lisa Howard — last modified Sep 06, 2016 04:43 PM

Benjamin Houlton has been named director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment.

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Turning food waste into healthy soil

Turning food waste into healthy soil

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 29, 2016 03:56 PM

UC Davis helps study “fork-to- farm” fertilizer

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Global impact: 10 climate change insights from UC Davis researchers

Global impact: 10 climate change insights from UC Davis researchers

by Lisa Howard — last modified Aug 29, 2016 02:04 PM

UC Davis research studies look at the impact of climate change and what can be done to mitigate the damage.

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Milk Truck Microbial Study Aims to Improve Dairy Food Safety and Quality

Milk Truck Microbial Study Aims to Improve Dairy Food Safety and Quality

by Pat Bailey — last modified Aug 26, 2016 09:39 AM

Findings are key for California, the nation’s largest dairy producer

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One of a Kind: Lisa Wolbert

by Charleen Floyd — last modified Aug 12, 2016 08:30 AM

Taiko Tempo Tuner, Environmental Enthusiast and Bee Lover MAJOR:Biological Systems Engineering COLLEGE:Engineering

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CA&ES Highlights Dean's Message

CA&ES Highlights Dean's Message

by Helene Dillard — last modified Aug 11, 2016 03:43 PM

College revamps communication efforts and wants your input.

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Drought Slows Growth of Douglas Fir Trees Across the West

Drought Slows Growth of Douglas Fir Trees Across the West

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 09, 2016 03:34 PM

Nearly a Century of Growth Rates Suggest Climate Change Will Further Stress the Trees in Coming Decades

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Working together to help agriculture manage  nitrogen

Working together to help agriculture manage nitrogen

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 09, 2016 10:41 AM

Research supports productivity and environmental health

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More Irrigation and Climate-Smart Farming for Guatemala

More Irrigation and Climate-Smart Farming for Guatemala

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Aug 04, 2016 04:02 PM

Innovative practices geared for small-scale farmers

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Awards and Honors: Kelt is president-elect of American Society of Mammalogists

Awards and Honors: Kelt is president-elect of American Society of Mammalogists

by John Stumbos — last modified Aug 10, 2016 11:18 AM

Professor Douglas Kelt in the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology is the president-elect of the ASM.

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UC Davis Crops and Compassion Help Feed Those in Need

UC Davis Crops and Compassion Help Feed Those in Need

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Jul 28, 2016 03:07 PM

Davis research is playing a major role in UC's effort to understand and address food insecurity

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Our College is Cool

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 20, 2016 04:03 PM

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

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Glenn Young awarded Vietnamese Medal of Honor

Glenn Young awarded Vietnamese Medal of Honor

by John Stumbos — last modified Jul 19, 2016 04:08 PM

Professor has helped develop curriculum in food technology

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Scientists and Zoos Team Up on Landmark Elephant Welfare Project

Scientists and Zoos Team Up on Landmark Elephant Welfare Project

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jul 19, 2016 11:55 AM

Nine-study elephant project is largest of its kind to date

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Frogs That Can Take the Heat Expected to Fare Better in a Changing World

Frogs That Can Take the Heat Expected to Fare Better in a Changing World

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 19, 2016 11:46 AM

Climate Change May Outpace Deforestation as Habitat Threat in Tropics

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Direct-Marketing Farms Have Double the Regional Impact

Direct-Marketing Farms Have Double the Regional Impact

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jul 19, 2016 11:49 AM

Positive impact of direct marketing has ripple effects in regional economy

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Small department, big impact

Small department, big impact

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 08, 2016 05:17 PM

Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology ranked #1

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Fulbright scholars head overseas

Fulbright scholars head overseas

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 08, 2016 09:49 AM

Two CA&ES graduates among six UC Davis recipients

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UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

by Kimberly Hale — last modified Jul 07, 2016 03:29 PM

Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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UC Davis faculty working with Borlaug LEAP Fellows

UC Davis faculty working with Borlaug LEAP Fellows

by admin — last modified Jul 08, 2016 12:50 PM

Borlaug LEAP Fellows work with UC Davis faculty in a program that is designed to improve food security in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Root out weed problems

Root out weed problems

by John Stumbos — last modified Jun 23, 2016 04:49 PM

UC Davis offering three educational courses this summer

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Green thumbs need apply

Green thumbs need apply

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Jun 22, 2016 04:15 PM

Deadline approaching for ‘Pitch-and-Plant’ campus gardening contest

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Th Economic Impact of Refugees

Th Economic Impact of Refugees

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jun 22, 2016 05:12 PM

Refugees Can Offer Economic Boost to Their Host Countries

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California Rangeland Trust honors ‘go-to guy’

California Rangeland Trust honors ‘go-to guy’

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jun 22, 2016 01:02 PM

Tate receives Conservation Impact Award for outstanding science

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Local Microbes Can Predict Wine’s Chemical Profile, Study Finds

Local Microbes Can Predict Wine’s Chemical Profile, Study Finds

by David Mills — last modified Sep 13, 2016 09:40 AM

Local climate and environmental conditions leave a specific "fingerprint" on the composition of wine.

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June 9, 2016

by admin — last modified Jun 09, 2016 09:27 AM

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Animal Science student receives University Medal

Animal Science student receives University Medal

by Charleen Floyd — last modified Jun 08, 2016 10:28 AM

Five other scholars to be lauded at commencement

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Where Art and Science Meet

Where Art and Science Meet

by Charleen Floyd — last modified Jun 07, 2016 02:54 PM

Student photography exhibit at Buehler Alumni Center

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One of a Kind: Alejandra Gordillo

One of a Kind: Alejandra Gordillo

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 31, 2016 03:01 PM

Health Focused Future Cancer Curer Dedicated Daughter MAJOR: Nutrition Science COLLEGE: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences PROGRAMS: Chair, Battle Heart Disease Fair at UC Davis Wears Red

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One of a Kind: Fadi Fathallah

One of a Kind: Fadi Fathallah

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 31, 2016 03:01 PM

Ag Engineer Convert/ Ibn Battuta Imitator/ Triathlon Enthusiast Title: Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Faculty Director, UC Davis Study Abroad, UCEAP and Independent Programs

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One of a Kind: Fong Tran ’15

One of a Kind: Fong Tran ’15

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 31, 2016 03:01 PM

Spoken Word Poet Community Advocate Devoted Son DEGREE: M.S., Community Development TITLE: Program Coordinator, Cross Cultural Center COLLEGE: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

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Richard and Evelyne Rominger to Receive the UC Davis Medal

Richard and Evelyne Rominger to Receive the UC Davis Medal

by Pat Bailey — last modified May 23, 2016 03:07 PM

Alumni Richard and Evelyne Rominger, will receive the highest honor the university presents to an individual.

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See What Scientists Learn From a Big Fire

See What Scientists Learn From a Big Fire

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 23, 2016 11:59 AM

Making Science Out of Fire at Stebbins Cold Canyon Natural Reserve

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One of a Kind: Raoul Adamchak

One of a Kind: Raoul Adamchak

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 23, 2016 12:05 PM

TITLE: Market Garden Coordinator, UC Davis Student Farm; Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Coordinator, Agricultural Sustainability Institute COLLEGE: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

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One of a Kind: Kiko Barr ’15

One of a Kind: Kiko Barr ’15

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 23, 2016 12:10 PM

DEGREE: B.S., Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems COLLEGE: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences PROGRAMS: Student Farm; Lead, Fresh Focus Pantry Project

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Science Research Fellowships Winners

Science Research Fellowships Winners

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 20, 2016 09:42 AM

3 Watershed Women receive their science research fellowships

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Carrot Genome Paints Colorful Picture

Carrot Genome Paints Colorful Picture

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 18, 2016 01:35 PM

Carrots connection to orange, nutrition, and dinosaurs.

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One Step Closer

One Step Closer

by Lisa Howard — last modified May 13, 2016 04:33 PM

UC Davis startup, Astrona Biotech, aims for handheld pathogen detector

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It's Official

It's Official

by Diane Nelson — last modified May 17, 2016 10:44 AM

Hastings inducted into National Academy of Sciences

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May 12, 2016

by admin — last modified May 12, 2016 10:34 AM

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Outstanding Dissertation

Outstanding Dissertation

by Charleen Floyd — last modified May 12, 2016 09:42 AM

Kinsella Prize winner demonstrates improved way to process biomass

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STAR Award Winners

STAR Award Winners

by Dateline — last modified May 09, 2016 04:49 PM

Almario and Armstrong-Ruport are award recipients

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Better Berries

Better Berries

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jun 27, 2016 09:19 AM

Industry upbeat about new UC Davis strawberry breeding research

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UC Davis Launches Global Tea Initiative

UC Davis Launches Global Tea Initiative

by Jeffrey Day — last modified May 03, 2016 09:30 AM

“The Basics of Tea: Tea and People”

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Livestock and Climate Change

Livestock and Climate Change

by Frank Mitloehner — last modified Apr 29, 2016 02:55 PM

Facts and Fiction on Livestock and Climate Change

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Isao Fujimoto is a Distinguished Emeriti

Isao Fujimoto is a Distinguished Emeriti

by Dateline Staff — last modified May 03, 2016 09:41 AM

Isao Fujimoto wins UC’s Distinguished Emeriti Award

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10 Animals UC Davis Is Working to Save

10 Animals UC Davis Is Working to Save

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 26, 2016 08:51 AM

Using Science to Save Wildlife Facing Extinction

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Turtles and Pesticides

Turtles and Pesticides

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 22, 2016 10:42 AM

Wild pond turtles carry pesticide contaminants from previous decades

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April 14, 2016

by admin — last modified Apr 14, 2016 10:47 AM

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Forging New Paths

Forging New Paths

by Laura Crothers — last modified Apr 13, 2016 12:51 PM

Davis alumnus receives Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

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 That’s Nuts!

That’s Nuts!

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Apr 11, 2016 09:44 AM

Graduate studies in plant pathology with a focus on almond diseases

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Crucial lettuce gene discovery

Crucial lettuce gene discovery

by Pat Bailey — last modified Apr 25, 2016 03:37 PM

Gene affects germination and flowering; big implications for climate change adaptation

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Learning from the Ground Up

Learning from the Ground Up

by Alec Rosenberg — last modified Apr 26, 2016 08:47 AM

Student Farm offers real-world experience.

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Harness, Hitch, and Drive

Harness, Hitch, and Drive

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Apr 26, 2016 08:46 AM

Draft horse driving club offers students free rides around the Quad.

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March 10, 2016

by admin — last modified Mar 10, 2016 10:36 AM

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Studies link gut microbes, milk compounds, infant health

Studies link gut microbes, milk compounds, infant health

by Pat Bailey — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:30 PM

Results offer hope for tackling child malnutrition

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Groundwater: Bank On It

Groundwater: Bank On It

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:31 PM

Planning, research, and fresh ideas will help shape water policy

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February 11, 2016

by samanning — last modified Feb 10, 2016 01:45 PM

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Farmland may provide key to replenishing groundwater

Farmland may provide key to replenishing groundwater

by Diane Nelson — last modified Feb 17, 2016 04:59 PM

Replenishing supply may benefit everyone in the drought-stricken Golden State.

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UC Davis Named Global Leader on Environment

UC Davis Named Global Leader on Environment

by Andy Fell — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:36 PM

An international survey has ranked UC Davis No. 3 in the world in environmental sustainability.

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Flooding Farms in the Rain to Restore Groundwater

Flooding Farms in the Rain to Restore Groundwater

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jan 28, 2016 10:23 AM

Despite rain, California is still in a drought. Scientists are banking water as a sunny day fund.

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When groundwater pumping isn’t an option

When groundwater pumping isn’t an option

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:38 PM

In many areas of California growers can't extract fresh water from the subsurface.

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Challenges arise as groundwater draws down

Challenges arise as groundwater draws down

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:39 PM

California's "hidden" resource pressured as never before.

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PUMPED UP

PUMPED UP

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:40 PM

UC Davis scientists shed light on groundwater use, while farmers and others share their perspectives.

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Possible grapevine disease culprit identified

Possible grapevine disease culprit identified

by Pat Bailey — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:41 PM

Enzyme discovery may lead to diagnoses and treatment of Pierce’s disease.

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Seed World salutes Bradford, Khush

Seed World salutes Bradford, Khush

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:43 PM

UC Davis researchers lauded for transformational work.

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World Hunger Challenger

World Hunger Challenger

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 10, 2016 04:44 PM

Edward Silva and other CA&ES students featured in UC Davis "One of a Kind" campaign.

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Saving sugar pines, the 'king of the conifers'

Saving sugar pines, the 'king of the conifers'

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jan 20, 2016 04:28 PM

Genome sequencing may save California’s legendary sugar pine.

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UC Davis cracks the walnut genome

UC Davis cracks the walnut genome

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jan 05, 2016 10:30 AM

Cracking the genome for a top California export

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Understanding 'noble rot' fungus

Understanding 'noble rot' fungus

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 05, 2016 10:44 AM

Botrytis fungus reprograms dessert wine grapes

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An endive endeavor

An endive endeavor

by Bobbi Maiers — last modified Jan 05, 2016 10:27 AM

UC Davis alum pays it forward to future Aggie farmers

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Pantry project protagonist

Pantry project protagonist

by Diane Nelson — last modified Dec 01, 2015 12:04 PM

Kiko Barr and other CA&ES students featured in UC Davis "One of a Kind" campaign

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Close connections

Close connections

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 24, 2015 01:02 PM

Global wine world just 2 degrees from UC Davis

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January 14, 2016

by admin — last modified Jan 13, 2016 05:27 PM

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December 10, 2015

by admin — last modified Dec 09, 2015 01:37 PM

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November 12, 2015

by admin — last modified Nov 16, 2015 10:25 AM

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Sustainable Winemaking

Sustainable Winemaking

by admin — last modified Nov 04, 2015 12:12 PM

Sustainable wine making at the Jackson Family Wines.

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Feeding the world

Feeding the world

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 03, 2015 11:42 AM

UC Davis and Pakistan launch $17 million food and agricultural partnership

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Seriously, we’re listening

Seriously, we’re listening

by admin — last modified Oct 22, 2015 12:52 AM

How would you like to see your gifts at work?

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Map identifies farmland with potential for groundwater recharge

Map identifies farmland with potential for groundwater recharge

by admin — last modified Oct 22, 2015 12:37 AM

How growers, water managers can prepare for wet winter

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UC Davis mourns Chancellor Emeritus Larry N. Vanderhoef

UC Davis mourns Chancellor Emeritus Larry N. Vanderhoef

by cnicolini — last modified Oct 28, 2015 07:51 PM

Former university leader was first in his family to finish high school.

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Sustaining our Salad

Sustaining our Salad

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 28, 2015 01:12 PM

UC Davis wins USDA specialty-crops grant for lettuce project.

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One of a Kind: Joel Viloria

One of a Kind: Joel Viloria

by cnicolin — last modified Oct 08, 2015 03:22 PM

Through internships, jobs, and research activities, many of our students receive a hands-on learning experience at UC Davis.

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October 8, 2015

by samanning — last modified Oct 08, 2015 02:20 PM

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Winery wastewater a viable Water Source For Vineyards

Winery wastewater a viable Water Source For Vineyards

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 06, 2015 04:40 PM

UC Davis scientists assessed winery wastewater samples monthly and conclude that - under the right conditions - wastewater is a viable irrigation source.

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Plastic For Dinner?

Plastic For Dinner?

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 06, 2015 04:34 PM

A quarter of fish sold at markets contain human-made debris.

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Wine Bottling at Bronco Wine Company

Wine Bottling at Bronco Wine Company

by Chris Nicolini — last modified Sep 22, 2015 01:11 PM

Bottling wine at the Bronco Wine Company winery in Ceres, California.

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Manic Suppression: Now Is Our Chance To Reform Wildfire Management

Manic Suppression: Now Is Our Chance To Reform Wildfire Management

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 06, 2015 04:24 PM

A team of UC Davis scientists describe unique opportunities to reform forest fire management.

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September 10, 2015

by samanning — last modified Sep 10, 2015 03:41 PM

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Farmland May Provide Key To Replenishing Groundwater

Farmland May Provide Key To Replenishing Groundwater

by Diane Nelson — last modified Sep 09, 2015 08:53 AM

Replenishing supply may benefit everyone in the drought-stricken Golden State.

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Design It, Build It

Design It, Build It

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Aug 21, 2015 10:29 AM

Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2015 11:31 AM

Data will help researchers better understand Lake Tahoe's fragile nearshore.

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Uncorking A Tradition

Uncorking A Tradition

by John Stumbos — last modified Aug 21, 2015 10:38 AM

Rich Kunde changed the way wine is made and sold in the U.S.

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Drought Costs California Money, Jobs

Drought Costs California Money, Jobs

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 18, 2015 10:19 AM

In 2015, the drought will cost California agriculture $1.84B and 10,100 jobs.

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Food For Thought

Food For Thought

by Charleen Floyd — last modified Aug 13, 2015 04:55 PM

Alumna blazes trail for food justice in California.

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August 13, 2015

by admin — last modified Aug 13, 2015 12:08 PM

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Tule Sensors Measure Up

Tule Sensors Measure Up

by John Stumbos — last modified Aug 11, 2015 04:19 PM

Alumnus improves irrigation management with novel technology.

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UC Davis Is Green And Cool - Again!

UC Davis Is Green And Cool - Again!

by Dave Jones — last modified Aug 11, 2015 03:13 PM

UC Davis receives No. 2 "Cool Schools" ranking by Sierra magazine.

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UC Davis Helps Winemakers Sustainably Produce Premium Wine

UC Davis Helps Winemakers Sustainably Produce Premium Wine

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 10, 2015 12:00 PM

The work is the latest in more than a century of trail-blazing viticulture and enology science at UC Davis

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Lights, Camera, Ag-tion!

Lights, Camera, Ag-tion!

by Chris Nicolini — last modified Aug 06, 2015 01:23 PM

Students learn video, multimedia skills for variety of careers.

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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 04, 2015 04:50 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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Knowledge Roundup

Knowledge Roundup

by John Stumbos — last modified Jul 30, 2015 03:02 PM

Rustici Rangeland Science Symposium draws crowd to UC Davis.

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Almonds Contribute Little To Carbon Emissions

Almonds Contribute Little To Carbon Emissions

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jul 28, 2015 11:38 AM

The vilified nut has a surprisingly small carbon footprint.

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Summer Internships

Summer Internships

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 28, 2015 11:05 AM

CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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Keeping It Fresh

Keeping It Fresh

by cnicolin — last modified Jul 22, 2015 02:28 PM

Postharvest training and education at UC Davis.

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Keeping It Fresh

Keeping It Fresh

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 22, 2015 03:04 PM

Postharvest training and education at UC Davis.

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Top-Flight Insight

Top-Flight Insight

by John Stumbos — last modified Jul 21, 2015 04:35 PM

Using new tools to understand the landscape.

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Working Together To Manage Drought

Working Together To Manage Drought

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 16, 2015 04:08 PM

CA&ES researchers are developing and improving technology to help manage California's scarce water resources.

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Lightening The Load In Orchards And Fields

Lightening The Load In Orchards And Fields

by John Stumbos and Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 15, 2015 04:12 PM

CA&ES scientists work with growers to increase agricultural efficiencies.

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Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 15, 2015 10:06 AM

UC Davis technology is helping transform organic waste into energy.

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Seeking Solutions

Seeking Solutions

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 13, 2015 01:57 PM

New technologies keep CA&ES science on the cutting edge.

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Reproductive Strategies In Beef Cattle

Reproductive Strategies In Beef Cattle

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 17, 2015 04:18 PM

UC Davis to host national conference August 17-18.

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UC Davis Food Engineer Named World Ag Prize Laureate

UC Davis Food Engineer Named World Ag Prize Laureate

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jun 30, 2015 10:45 AM

Prize designed to encourage the global development of higher education institutions that focus on research and innovation in agricultural and life sciences.

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Drought Tames California's Wildflowers

Drought Tames California's Wildflowers

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 30, 2015 10:47 AM

Native wildflowers across the Golden State are losing diversity due to drier winters.

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CA&ES Student Receives University Medal

CA&ES Student Receives University Medal

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Jun 22, 2015 02:46 PM

Top UC Davis student pursues tree-of-life research - and Nerf combatants.

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Craft-Brewing Leader To Enhance UC Davis Facility

Craft-Brewing Leader To Enhance UC Davis Facility

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jun 15, 2015 02:37 PM

The Gambrinus Company has announced a $1 million gift to the brewing science program at UC Davis.

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June 11, 2015

by admin — last modified Jun 11, 2015 11:50 AM

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Farms That Help Wildlife

Farms That Help Wildlife

by By Nathaniel Seavy, John Eadie, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle — last modified May 15, 2015 10:31 AM

Some crops that generate low revenues per unit of water may actually have high environmental value.

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Russell Ranch Field Day: Nitrogen Research

Russell Ranch Field Day: Nitrogen Research

by Diane Nelson — last modified May 12, 2015 04:18 PM

Annual event to showcase variety of nitrogen research, including how field management affects cycling.

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Sunscreen Nanomaterials Harmful To Marine Life

Sunscreen Nanomaterials Harmful To Marine Life

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 12, 2015 03:51 PM

Newly published UC Davis study questions the safety of nanomaterials.

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May 14, 2015

by samanning — last modified May 13, 2015 10:03 AM

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Communicators Win ACE Awards

Communicators Win ACE Awards

by John Stumbos — last modified Jun 29, 2015 04:41 PM

Two CA&ES communicators receive Association for Communication Excellence awards.

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UC Davis Ranked No. 1 In World For Ag

UC Davis Ranked No. 1 In World For Ag

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Apr 29, 2015 11:49 AM

For the third year in a row, UC Davis tops global list of agriculture and forestry.

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Nitrogen Fingerprints Point To Warmer World

Nitrogen Fingerprints Point To Warmer World

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 30, 2015 03:31 PM

Developing an accurate way to forecast nitrogen's effects on the climate cycle.

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Connecting Talent To Employment In Salinas

Connecting Talent To Employment In Salinas

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Apr 29, 2015 12:07 PM

UC Davis students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground in the World's Salad Bowl.

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UC Davis Ecologist Elected To NAS

UC Davis Ecologist Elected To NAS

by UC Davis Dateline Staff — last modified Apr 28, 2015 03:02 PM

National Academy of Sciences selects UC Davis theoretical ecologist Alan Hastings to join academy.

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Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 28, 2015 03:04 PM

Researchers measured environmental impacts, health & welfare, and egg quality.

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Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

by Brad Hooker — last modified Apr 24, 2015 03:36 PM

Nutrition app idea from food science major helps UC Davis team earn grand prize.

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Study: Don’t Look To Bugs To Feed World

Study: Don’t Look To Bugs To Feed World

by Kathy Keatley Garvey — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:03 AM

Crickets are not all that they’re cracked up to be as an alternative, global source of protein.

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Fujimoto To Receive Ag Sustainability Leadership Award

Fujimoto To Receive Ag Sustainability Leadership Award

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 13, 2015 01:24 PM

Lecturer recognized for commitment to agriculture, rural communities, and social change.

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Smogged Secondhand

Smogged Secondhand

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 01, 2015 10:32 AM

Determining the amount of ozone pollution drifting into California.

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Funding A 'Refuge'

Funding A 'Refuge'

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Mar 30, 2015 11:02 AM

$10 million in new funding to continue work on endangered Delta Smelt.

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Future Looks Bright: Ag Field Day

Future Looks Bright: Ag Field Day

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 18, 2015 04:48 PM

FFA & 4-H high school students from across California visit UC Davis for annual Ag and Environmental Sciences Field Day.

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March 12, 2015

by admin — last modified Mar 11, 2015 11:51 AM

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Finding Hope Amid Enduring Drought

Finding Hope Amid Enduring Drought

by Helene Dillard — last modified Mar 06, 2015 09:51 AM

Dean Helene Dillard's editorial examines how UC Davis is seeking practical water solutions.

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Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Mar 30, 2015 11:04 AM

Nationwide assessment reveals communities in 15 states vulnerable to economic risk.

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Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Feb 19, 2015 03:07 PM

UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.

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February 12, 2015

by samanning — last modified Feb 23, 2015 08:50 AM

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Smothered Oceans

Smothered Oceans

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Feb 10, 2015 03:56 PM

Extreme oxygen loss in oceans accompanied previous global climate change.

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UC Davis, Strawberry Comm. End Berry Battle

UC Davis, Strawberry Comm. End Berry Battle

by Pat Bailey — last modified Feb 09, 2015 03:57 PM

Settlement terms will further partnership opportunities for the UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program & the California Strawberry Commission.

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 Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

by Diane Nelson — last modified Feb 03, 2015 11:48 AM

A new discovery by UC Davis researchers is helping combat costly grape powdery mildew damage.

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New Trellis Fund Projects Awarded

New Trellis Fund Projects Awarded

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Feb 03, 2015 04:20 PM

UC Davis program selects graduate students for international horticultural projects.

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Developing Faster, More Accurate Robotic Cultivator

Developing Faster, More Accurate Robotic Cultivator

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jan 26, 2015 03:53 PM

Controlling weeds could soon become more effective, affordable and sustainable for vegetable growers.

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January 15, 2015

by admin — last modified Jan 15, 2015 10:38 AM

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Severe 'Bird Flu' Could Endanger Chickens

Severe 'Bird Flu' Could Endanger Chickens

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 13, 2015 03:36 PM

California chickens have an increased risk of contracting dangerous viral strains.

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Partnerships And Innovation In Food, Ag, Health

Partnerships And Innovation In Food, Ag, Health

by Andy Fell and Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 09, 2015 12:45 PM

One-day symposium takes on food security, sustainability, and global health challenges.

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Ancient Maize Followed Two Paths Into The Southwest

Ancient Maize Followed Two Paths Into The Southwest

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 09, 2015 12:25 PM

Study findings show how climatic and cultural impacts influenced the genetic makeup of maize.

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Giving Opportunities

Giving Opportunities

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Dec 30, 2014 02:04 PM

CA&ES students receive support through Barbara O. Schneeman Aggie Ambassador Prize & Nancy Rupp Tibbitts Scholarship.

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Roots Of Success

Roots Of Success

by John Stumbos — last modified Dec 23, 2014 04:03 PM

'Dr. Pistachio' legacy supports fruit and nut tree graduate students.

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'Rice-enomics' In A Drought

'Rice-enomics' In A Drought

by Brad Hooker — last modified Dec 19, 2014 02:18 PM

Deep ties with the area - and UC Davis - are helping one farmer take on agricultural challenges.

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Making A Splash

Making A Splash

by John Stumbos — last modified Dec 17, 2014 03:56 PM

CalTrout makes historic commitment for endowed chair at UC Davis.

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The UC Davis Study Abroad Experience

The UC Davis Study Abroad Experience

by cnicolin — last modified Dec 17, 2014 11:55 AM

UC Davis Study Abroad provides every UC Davis student the opportunity to graduate with an international experience.

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Bruce Hammock Elected Fellow Of National Academy Of Inventors

Bruce Hammock Elected Fellow Of National Academy Of Inventors

by Kathy Keatley Garvey — last modified Dec 16, 2014 01:12 PM

Elected inventors nominated by peers for their outstanding contributions toward innovation.

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Improving African Plant Breeding

Improving African Plant Breeding

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 15, 2014 05:10 PM

UC Davis-led African Plant Breeding Academy graduates first students; graduates aim to improve 'orphan' crops in Africa.

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In The Winner’s Circle

In The Winner’s Circle

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Dec 12, 2014 11:36 AM

Veterinarian is a champion for the health and welfare of animals.

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Cloudy Water Affects Rural Immigrants’ Health

Cloudy Water Affects Rural Immigrants’ Health

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Dec 10, 2014 03:08 PM

Even when it's safe to drink, discolored tap water isn't likely to be consumed by poor immigrant communities.

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December 11, 2014

by admin — last modified Dec 10, 2014 12:27 PM

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Healthy, Happy Babies

Healthy, Happy Babies

by Diane Nelson — last modified Dec 09, 2014 02:10 PM

Enterprising alumna dispenses convenience to growing families.

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Yolo County Farm Wins Prestigious Conservation Award

Yolo County Farm Wins Prestigious Conservation Award

by CA.gov Office of Public Affairs — last modified Dec 09, 2014 01:59 PM

Two UC Davis alumnae, Redmond and Rivers, part of award-winning Full Belly Farm team.

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CA&ES Faculty Awarded Fellowships

CA&ES Faculty Awarded Fellowships

by John Stumbos — last modified Dec 08, 2014 04:38 PM

Four CA&ES faculty members awarded Hellman Family Foundation fellowships.

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Independent Condors Have Higher Lead Levels

Independent Condors Have Higher Lead Levels

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Dec 08, 2014 04:01 PM

The threat of lead poisoning persists for California condors, particularly for older, independent birds.

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Closing The Gap

Closing The Gap

by John Stumbos — last modified Dec 08, 2014 01:39 PM

Program seeks to ignite interest in STEM for elementary school girls.

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Making Connections

Making Connections

by John Stumbos — last modified Dec 01, 2014 04:13 PM

Popular undergraduate research conference hones student skills.

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$6.9 M To Fund Milk Research

$6.9 M To Fund Milk Research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 25, 2014 03:54 PM

New funding will help researchers study the health-boosting compounds in cow’s milk.

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Gearing Up

Gearing Up

by John Stumbos — last modified Nov 26, 2014 10:33 AM

Bixby fund supports popular courses in practical agriculture.

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Mind Your MANNRS

Mind Your MANNRS

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 03, 2015 03:45 PM

UC Davis’ many student organizations provide growth opportunities.

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Putting the Ag in Aggie

Putting the Ag in Aggie

by One UCDavis — last modified Nov 25, 2014 10:29 AM

The bigger the challenge, the more excited Amanjot Kaur gets about figuring it out.

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Expanding California's Water Supply

Expanding California's Water Supply

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Nov 21, 2014 12:13 PM

Larger reservoirs do not necessarily lead to increased storage amounts.

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 19, 2014 03:38 PM

Activities prepare students for good jobs, bright future.

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Student Farm Still Growing Strong

Student Farm Still Growing Strong

by cnicolin — last modified Nov 18, 2014 05:06 PM

From its inception for alternative & organic research - to its development into a market and ecological garden - the Student Farm is all about innovation.

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Study: Antimicrobial May Damage Liver

Study: Antimicrobial May Damage Liver

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 18, 2014 04:42 PM

A common antimicrobial found in common soaps may cause liver damage and raise cancer risk.

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Getting Our Hands Dirty

Getting Our Hands Dirty

by By Robin DeRieux and John Stumbos — last modified Dec 11, 2014 11:31 AM

Through internships, jobs, and research activities, many of our students receive a hands-on learning experience at UC Davis.

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Dean's Message: Ever Ready

Dean's Message: Ever Ready

by Helene R. Dillard, Dean — last modified Nov 18, 2014 04:51 PM

Strong leadership helps prepare CA&ES students to make an impact.

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Trellis Fund Opens Door To Developing World

Trellis Fund Opens Door To Developing World

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Nov 17, 2014 11:34 AM

UC Davis soil science graduate student visits eighth-most populous country to come up with alternative solutions.

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Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Nov 12, 2014 03:57 PM

Fresh Focus brings campus-grown produce to students using a food pantry at UC Davis. (+ Video)

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Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Nov 12, 2014 01:16 PM

Fresh Focus brings campus-grown produce to students using a food pantry at UC Davis.

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November 13, 2014

by samanning — last modified Nov 12, 2014 01:07 PM

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UC Davis Honored For International Leadership

UC Davis Honored For International Leadership

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 05, 2014 04:10 PM

University receives honors for agricultural leadership in Afghanistan.

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Scientists Share Water Conservation Award

Scientists Share Water Conservation Award

by Pamela Kan-Rice — last modified Nov 04, 2014 03:33 PM

National award recognizes the universities' exceptional collaboration on a multistate research project.

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Student Inventors Take Grand Prize

Student Inventors Take Grand Prize

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 03, 2014 01:34 PM

A student team took the grand prize in the finals of the global iGEM competition today.

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When Good Oil Goes Bad

When Good Oil Goes Bad

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 03, 2014 01:22 PM

Team of UC Davis students that built rancid oil sensor shine during international competition.

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Yellow-Throated Love Songs

Yellow-Throated Love Songs

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Nov 03, 2014 03:59 PM

Male warblers pick up the beat when fertile females are in the area.

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Preparing Trees For Winter

Preparing Trees For Winter

by Dave Fujino, California Center for Urban Horticulture — last modified Oct 29, 2014 04:54 PM

Tips to prepare your trees for winter, wet or dry.

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No-Till Ag May Not Boost Crop

No-Till Ag May Not Boost Crop

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 27, 2014 04:24 PM

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

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Identifying High-Priority Dams For Fish Survival

Identifying High-Priority Dams For Fish Survival

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 22, 2014 03:49 PM

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

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The Problem Solver

The Problem Solver

by OneUCDavis — last modified Oct 23, 2014 01:41 PM

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

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International Agricultural Development

International Agricultural Development

by afilmer — last modified Oct 23, 2014 01:40 PM

Celebrating 50 years of global success at UC Davis.

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$18.75 M To Boost International Efforts

$18.75 M To Boost International Efforts

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 23, 2014 02:06 PM

Grant aims to build global food security and research international produce.

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October 9, 2014

by admin — last modified Oct 08, 2014 04:03 PM

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Study Analyzes Mail-In-Ballot Rejections

Study Analyzes Mail-In-Ballot Rejections

by Jeffrey Day — last modified Sep 26, 2014 04:43 PM

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

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University College Dublin, UC Davis To Continue Cooperation

University College Dublin, UC Davis To Continue Cooperation

by Andy Fell — last modified Sep 26, 2014 02:42 PM

Agreement strengthens existing research, innovation and cultural links between the two institutions.

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Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 25, 2014 01:52 PM

Health of animals consuming genetically engineered feed comparable to non-GE fed livestock.

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'Poster Child' For Sustainable Wine Production

'Poster Child' For Sustainable Wine Production

by cnicolin — last modified Sep 25, 2014 11:56 AM

CBS13 Sacramento covers the water-saving technologies that make sustainable wine production possible.

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One California: The Future of Farming

One California: The Future of Farming

by cnicolin — last modified Sep 26, 2014 11:48 AM

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.

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Wine Leaders Adapt To Drought

Wine Leaders Adapt To Drought

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 22, 2014 02:18 PM

California's wine industry leaders are adapting to drought and consumer shifts.

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Solving The Bluetongue Disease Mystery

Solving The Bluetongue Disease Mystery

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 16, 2014 03:06 PM

The virus survives winter by reproducing in the transmitting insect.

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Evolutionary Biology Key To Solving Global Problems

Evolutionary Biology Key To Solving Global Problems

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 25, 2014 11:08 AM

Study: evolutionary biology must be used to overcome global agriculture challenges.

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New 3-Day Pistachio Production Course

New 3-Day Pistachio Production Course

by Diane Nelson — last modified Sep 12, 2014 04:12 PM

UC Davis is now offers a three-day pistachio production course.

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September 11, 2014

by admin — last modified Sep 11, 2014 10:53 AM

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Fast-Tracking Low Emission Cars

Fast-Tracking Low Emission Cars

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Sep 09, 2014 09:38 AM

Chinese auto group and UC Davis partner toward speeding up energy-efficient vehicle development.

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Diversity of Mexican Maize Declining

Diversity of Mexican Maize Declining

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 03, 2014 11:09 AM

New study reveals a troubling loss of genetic diversity for corn growing in Mexico.

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Chicken Gene Shines Light On Birth Defects

Chicken Gene Shines Light On Birth Defects

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 02, 2014 03:12 PM

Cause of craniofacial abnormalities related to gene mutation.

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Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

by Pat Bailey — last modified Aug 29, 2014 03:41 PM

Research shows environmental conditions influence behavior of walnut twig beetle.

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Prions Can Trigger ‘Stuck’ Wine Fermentations

Prions Can Trigger ‘Stuck’ Wine Fermentations

by Pat Bailey — last modified Aug 29, 2014 03:41 PM

Researchers discovered a biochemical communication system behind this problem.

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'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

by UC Davis Dateline Staff — last modified Sep 25, 2014 04:25 PM

New advertising campaign shows partnerships and agricultural achievements.

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Research Grows the Confidence of California Tomato Growers

Research Grows the Confidence of California Tomato Growers

by cnicolin — last modified Aug 25, 2014 11:00 AM

California produces 96 percent of the country's processed tomatoes. Growers collaborate with UC Davis to keep up with crop management.

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Why Peaches Started Tasting Better

Why Peaches Started Tasting Better

by cnicolin — last modified Sep 25, 2014 05:26 PM

UC Davis Cooperative Extension Specialist Carlos Crisosto works with growers like Mike Thurlow and packagers to pick peaches and other stone fruits later in the season. By letting it ripen before being shipped to grocery stores, the fruit is consistently sweeter, better tasting and not mealy.

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Not Quite Water Rights

Not Quite Water Rights

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 12:09 PM

California has given away rights to far more water than it actually has.

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State of the Lake: High (Tech) and Dry at Tahoe

State of the Lake: High (Tech) and Dry at Tahoe

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 10:30 AM

Annual report explains how drought, climate change, and other factors are driving lake changes.

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Beer and Beyond: Fermented Foods

Beer and Beyond: Fermented Foods

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Aug 14, 2014 10:50 AM

Charlie Bamforth and former student co-edit a new book on fermented foods.

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August 14, 2014

by admin — last modified Aug 14, 2014 10:58 AM

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Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 08, 2014 03:09 PM

Can shorter peach and nectarine trees reduce labor costs?

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Pesticide linked to slow metabolism, obesity, and diabetes

Pesticide linked to slow metabolism, obesity, and diabetes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 10:31 AM

Researchers found that DDT exposure slowed birth metabolism, lowered cold tolerance.

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Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

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Agreement extends over the next five years, calls for collaborative research projects.

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UC Davis African plant breeding academy

UC Davis African plant breeding academy

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 21, 2014 03:28 PM

Successful completion of plant breeding training program in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Color-changing petunias on their way

Color-changing petunias on their way

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 30, 2014 02:15 PM

Petunias come in so many vibrant varieties; it’s hard to decide which color to buy. One day soon, you might not have to choose.

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Groundwater usage threatens future supply

Groundwater usage threatens future supply

by Pamela Kan-Rice — last modified Jul 16, 2014 03:03 PM

"A significant number of regions in California won't have groundwater available in another generation or two if we continue business as usual." -- UC Davis scientists Thomas Harter and Helen Dahlke.

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Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

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Student interns design and build edible gardens in several spots on campus; helps students who need food.

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California agriculture faces greatest water loss ever

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by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 15, 2014 09:26 AM

Groundwater key to state’s agricultural resilience and vulnerabilities.

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Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

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by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 14, 2014 08:15 AM

Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.

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UC Davis strawberry facts and information

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Learn more about the acclaimed breeding program at UC Davis.

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Champion of the alternative bee

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Wild bees and honey bees pollinate crops; pollinator conservation is important.

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Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

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Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.

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Invasive water snakes: risk to native species?

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Snakes in a lake? Water snakes from eastern U.S. are invading California waterways

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Wheat can discern the length of day and night

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Springtime for wheat starts with a gene that "sees" light; allows for modifying flowering.

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Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

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by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 03, 2014 02:05 PM

Tricolored Blackbird population has declined by 64% since 2008; endemic mostly in California.

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UC Davis and Dubai: collaborate on sustainability

UC Davis and Dubai: collaborate on sustainability

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Jul 03, 2014 02:01 PM

New sustainable city in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, inspired by West Village, UC Davis.

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Springtime for wheat starts with a gene that ‘sees’ light

Springtime for wheat starts with a gene that ‘sees’ light

by Brad Hooker — last modified Jun 30, 2014 10:50 AM

Scientists from the University of California, Davis, have discovered the function of a gene that allows wheat to discern the length of each day and night. When they knocked out the gene, wheat flowering was delayed for more than 100 days.

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Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

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Balancing invasive species, endangered species, restoration, and urban development.

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

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Bean genome sequencing yields uncommon findings

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by Pat Bailey — last modified Jun 17, 2014 08:12 AM

Nitrogen fixation, domestication, and disease resistance are part of study.

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Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

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An indication that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected?

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Meat Lab teaches about slaughtering, processing

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Students and researchers also study animals for research and education.

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Sustainable wine industry in California

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Grad student Mike Levy works on economics, environment, and communities.

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Dillard urges women to pursue agriculture careers

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She calls agriculture a career path that nurtures the soil and the soul.

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Economics of drought: Central Valley agriculture

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Drought could cost the industry $1.7 billion and loss of 14,500 jobs this year.

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Borlaug CAST Communication Award

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Animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam honored for communications.

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Gene may halt a deep- rooted pepper disease

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Resistance gene to phytophthora root rot may offer hope and maintain crop yields.

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Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

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Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.

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Drought may hit rice crop hard

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Acreage cutback is precedent setting, says Professor Dan Sumner.

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Drought puts California species at risk

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UC Davis scientists voice concerns about impact of deteriorating conditions.

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Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

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Worksite-based health programs focus on lowering the risk of obesity and diabetes.

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African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 27, 2014 08:48 AM

Loss of large mammals impacts humans, mice, snakes, fleas, ticks, plants ...

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August 19, 2010

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CA&ES Currents

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December 15, 2011

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September 15, 2011

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August 25, 2011

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July 14, 2011

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June 9, 2011

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Strawberry fields: Campus, commission working it out

Strawberry fields: Campus, commission working it out

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 20, 2014 04:32 PM

Year-round fruit after decades of UC Davis research. Legal issues resolution.

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April 21, 2011

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March 17, 2011

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December 13, 2012

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November 8, 2012

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July 26, 2012

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Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 19, 2014 03:02 PM

Salmon being moved by truck and barge to sustain their populations during drought.

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Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 19, 2014 09:01 AM

Program helps children make healthy choices with nutrition-related problem-solving skills.

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Honey tasting raises bee awareness

Honey tasting raises bee awareness

by John Stumbos — last modified May 15, 2014 01:24 PM

Picnic Day event helps draw attention to delight of honey and plight of bees.

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Gov. Brown, May 19 climate change event

Gov. Brown, May 19 climate change event

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 15, 2014 01:13 PM

UC forum on agriculture and natural resources, for industry leaders and policymakers.

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Genetically engineered food labeling examined

Genetically engineered food labeling examined

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 13, 2014 08:49 AM

Animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam: scientific, legal, and economic ramifications of food labeling.

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Exploratorium + UC Davis: science and sustainability

Exploratorium + UC Davis: science and sustainability

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 12, 2014 08:25 AM

Environment, and sustainable energy, food and agriculture in new partnership.

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Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

by John Stumbos — last modified May 09, 2014 03:41 PM

Pam Ronald and Michael Pollan share opposing views on genetically modified organisms.

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Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

by John Stumbos — last modified May 08, 2014 04:44 PM

Olive Center director Dan Flynn helps dispel misconceptions at international competition.

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May 8, 2014

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Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 13, 2014 08:58 AM

UC researchers push back against food companies on high amounts of sugar consumption.

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Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

by John Stumbos — last modified May 05, 2014 04:18 PM

Geneticist Juan Medrano to examine genetics impacting coffee flavor and mouthfeel.

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Biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy

Biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 02, 2014 02:36 PM

Anaerobic digester uses bacterial microbes; convert food, yard waste into clean energy. Video.

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Birthplace of the chili pepper identified in Mexico

Birthplace of the chili pepper identified in Mexico

by Patricia Bailey — last modified Apr 30, 2014 02:25 PM

The world’s most widely grown spice crop comes from Central-east Mexico.

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Fruit and Nut Center helps growers optimize irrigation

Fruit and Nut Center helps growers optimize irrigation

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 25, 2014 01:50 PM

Pressure chambers that measure plant water stress are part of the interactive website.

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How the winery of the future is taking shape

How the winery of the future is taking shape

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 25, 2014 02:55 PM

Executives learn about technological advances to address key winemaking issues.

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World Food Center Takes Big Picture Approach

World Food Center Takes Big Picture Approach

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 09:30 PM

A number of UC Davis faculty address how the World Food Center will foster global collaboration and focus the university's resources and renowned experts on food challenges that threaten our environment, society and health.

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One UC Davis in 30 Seconds

One UC Davis in 30 Seconds

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 09:23 PM

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.

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My View of the Drought

My View of the Drought

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 09:17 PM

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.

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Predatory Plant: Lure of the Cobra Lily

Predatory Plant: Lure of the Cobra Lily

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 09:14 PM

The cobra lily (Darlingtonia californica) is a patient and devious predatory plant native to Northern California and Southern Oregon.

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A Job in Pig Heaven

A Job in Pig Heaven

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 09:03 PM

Amanda Plunkett, an animal science major, talks about her job at the Swine Facility, and how it relates to her ambition to be a veterinarian. Produced in March 2008.

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The Beneficial Bean

The Beneficial Bean

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 08:59 PM

An overview of dry bean production in California, including the nutrition of beans.

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Augmented Reality Sandbox with Real-Time Water Flow

Augmented Reality Sandbox with Real-Time Water Flow

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 08:54 PM

A sandbox equipped with a Kinect 3D camera and a projector to project a real-time colored topographic map with contour lines onto the sand surface.

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California Water Virtual Tour

California Water Virtual Tour

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 04:34 PM

UC ANR and the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences created this package of 15 videos with UC Davis “tour guides.”

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Voices from the Drought

Voices from the Drought

by admin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 04:04 PM

Listen to how farmers and ranchers are coping with the California drought (and visit the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/voicesfromthedrought).

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Biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy

Biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy

by admin — last modified Dec 17, 2014 12:47 PM

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

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Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:39 AM

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

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Study compares wine preferences, perceptions

Study compares wine preferences, perceptions

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 21, 2014 11:21 AM

Consumers rate wines differently than experts and trained panelists.

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Finding common ground for farms and fish

Finding common ground for farms and fish

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 21, 2014 11:14 AM

Floodplain research project mimics natural systems for more efficient water use.

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Sources on California's drought: UC Davis experts

Sources on California's drought: UC Davis experts

by Pat Bailey, Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 18, 2015 11:52 AM

Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.

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Loblolly pine’s immense genome conquered

Loblolly pine’s immense genome conquered

by Pat Bailey — last modified Apr 14, 2014 08:41 AM

The most commercially important tree in the U.S. and the source of most U.S. paper products.

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Drought has influenced policy changes before

Drought has influenced policy changes before

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 15, 2014 11:28 AM

Professor Mark Lubell describes weather’s role in building support for water projects.

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April 10, 2014

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Kiah Twisselman, graduating student

Kiah Twisselman, graduating student

by Kiah Twisselman — last modified Apr 09, 2014 11:01 AM

She reflects on UC Davis and how her experiences here impact her career goals.

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Key operatives unmasked in plant immunity battle

Key operatives unmasked in plant immunity battle

by Patricia Bailey — last modified Apr 07, 2014 02:48 PM

Plants have built-in systems for fighting off disease-causing microbes.

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Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:54 AM

It’s due to blood-sucking flies, which avoid black-and-white striped surfaces.

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California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:40 AM

UC Davis researcher Robert Meese is convinced the population will drop below 100,000.

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Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

by Trish Ang — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:37 AM

An elusive sighting led researchers to a living dodo specimen at the UC Davis Arboretum.

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Egg production systems present a dilemma

Egg production systems present a dilemma

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 31, 2014 11:59 AM

Environmental impacts, food safety, and health concerns identified in egg debate.

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New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 27, 2014 02:01 PM

Research conference initiates inquiry on topics ranging from genetics to sensory perception.

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Export market driving up hay prices

Export market driving up hay prices

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 27, 2014 01:35 PM

UC Davis researchers report on increased shipments to foreign destinations

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Food waste fertilizer could benefit crops

Food waste fertilizer could benefit crops

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 24, 2014 10:08 AM

UC Davis soil ecologist Ed Lewis conducts field trials on new “green” fertilizer.

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EPA action will reduce sulfur in gasoline

EPA action will reduce sulfur in gasoline

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 24, 2014 10:06 AM

New rules bring nation’s fuel supply in line with California’s cleaner standards.

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March 20, 2014

by admin — last modified Mar 19, 2014 05:04 PM

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Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 18, 2014 09:21 AM

Researchers examine molecules in cow's milk to protect children from intestinal diseases.

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Sometimes there’s no solution for not enough rain

Sometimes there’s no solution for not enough rain

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 17, 2014 11:11 AM

Lack of Nevada hay has far-reaching consequences for ranchers.

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