Agricultural and resource economics
In 2015, the drought will cost California agriculture $1.84B and 10,100 jobs.
Alumna blazes trail for food justice in California.
Controlling weeds could soon become more effective, affordable and sustainable for vegetable growers.
One-day symposium takes on food security, sustainability, and global health challenges.
Deep ties with the area - and UC Davis - are helping one farmer take on agricultural challenges.
Activities prepare students for good jobs, bright future.
National award recognizes the universities' exceptional collaboration on a multistate research project.
Agreement extends over the next five years, calls for collaborative research projects.
Groundwater key to state’s agricultural resilience and vulnerabilities.
Grad student Mike Levy works on economics, environment, and communities.
Drought could cost the industry $1.7 billion and loss of 14,500 jobs this year.
Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.
Acreage cutback is precedent setting, says Professor Dan Sumner.
Worksite-based health programs focus on lowering the risk of obesity and diabetes.
UC forum on agriculture and natural resources, for industry leaders and policymakers.
Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.
UC Davis researchers report on increased shipments to foreign destinations
UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.
Prof. Julian Alston estimates 10 percent more alcohol in wine than 20 years ago
Prof. Dan Sumner weighs in on the potential drought impacts.
Only 3 percent of firms going public had female CEOs, say Martin Kenney and Donald Patton.
Drought could lead to soaring unemployment in Central Valley farming communities.
Avocado promotions create a significant return on investments; Sexton and Carman.
Our scientists are engaged in wide-ranging efforts to address California’s severe drought. This work is helping the state’s fruit and vegetable farmers stretch limited water supplies, rangeland cattle ranchers in need of management information, and urban dwellers seeking water-saving landscape ideas. Other scientists are monitoring the impact of the critical water shortage on our environment. Here are some examples of what we’re doing to make every drop count.
Ranchers will be immediately impacted by severe drought, and most face lack of forage.
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences welcomes a new dean.
Center for Regional Change stresses need for employment in the Coachella Valley.
Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.
The implications of the reform proposals for California agriculture.
Prof. Frank Mitloehner is clearing the air on the real amount of livestock emissions.
Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.
The monetary benefits of screening wine-producing grapevines and rootstocks for viruses far outweigh the costs.
Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.
A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.
Plant disease expert Helene Dillard, who is associate dean and head of Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, and will begin at UC Davis in late January 2014.
Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.
The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.
Team Henlight — three people with a vision for boosting chicken production and global food security — won first place at the international Thought for Food Challenge Summit.
The Center for Watershed Sciences received a $10 million gift to build on its success as a center for problem-solving research on California's critical water issues.