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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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$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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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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California agriculture faces greatest water loss ever

California agriculture faces greatest water loss ever

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

Groundwater key to state’s agricultural resilience and vulnerabilities.

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Sustainable wine industry in California

Sustainable wine industry in California

by Susanne Rockwell — last modified Jun 06, 2014 11:01 AM

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

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Economics of drought: Central Valley agriculture

Economics of drought: Central Valley agriculture

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 03, 2014 09:48 AM

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

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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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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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Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

by Pat Bailey — last modified Mar 04, 2014 01:05 PM

A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.

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Drought’s gloomy outlook in California

Drought’s gloomy outlook in California

by John Stumbos — last modified Feb 28, 2014 03:02 PM

Prof. Dan Sumner and alumnus Bill Chandler discuss impact in San Joaquin Valley

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How California's drought will change your diet

How California's drought will change your diet

by afilmer — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:53 PM

Prof. Dan Sumner weighs in on the potential drought impacts.

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California farmers brace for drought, unemployment

California farmers brace for drought, unemployment

by afilmer — last modified Feb 11, 2014 09:47 AM

Drought could lead to soaring unemployment in Central Valley farming communities.

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Ag. commodity promotions increase sales

Ag. commodity promotions increase sales

by Tim Linden — last modified Jan 31, 2014 11:52 AM

Avocado promotions create a significant return on investments; Sexton and Carman.

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California ranchers: Severe drought impacts

California ranchers: Severe drought impacts

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 29, 2014 08:26 AM

Ranchers will be immediately impacted by severe drought, and most face lack of forage.

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Economic Divide: Linking poverty and prosperity

Economic Divide: Linking poverty and prosperity

by afilmer — last modified Jan 24, 2014 08:59 AM

Center for Regional Change stresses need for employment in the Coachella Valley.

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African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 23, 2014 11:06 AM

Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.

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Immigration reform and California agriculture

Immigration reform and California agriculture

by afilmer — last modified Jan 17, 2014 08:39 AM

The implications of the reform proposals for California agriculture.

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Livestock’s contribution to climate change

Livestock’s contribution to climate change

by Suanne Klahorst — last modified Jan 15, 2014 11:48 AM

Prof. Frank Mitloehner is clearing the air on the real amount of livestock emissions.

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Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Work may lead to better control of drosophila, an international fruit pest.

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UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.

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Cultivating careers in the Central Valley

Cultivating careers in the Central Valley

by Sarah Colwell — last modified Dec 17, 2013 03:50 PM

The Central Valley Scholars Program supports students who attend UC Davis.

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Screening out grapevine virus spares Napa-Sonoma more than $60 million

Screening out grapevine virus spares Napa-Sonoma more than $60 million

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 06, 2013 02:36 PM

The monetary benefits of screening wine-producing grapevines and rootstocks for viruses far outweigh the costs.

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Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 10, 2013 04:02 PM

Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.

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UC Davis leads USAID program to develop disease-resistant, heat-tolerant chickens for Africa

UC Davis leads USAID program to develop disease-resistant, heat-tolerant chickens for Africa

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 09:44 AM

A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.

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To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:52 AM

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.

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UC Davis launches African plant breeding academy

UC Davis launches African plant breeding academy

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:00 AM

A new African Plant Breeding Academy, designed to train plant breeders who will help improve the nutritional value of indigenous crops, has been launched by UC Davis and partners.

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Horticulture CRSP launches third Regional Center of Innovation

Horticulture CRSP launches third Regional Center of Innovation

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:03 AM

With the launch of a new center in Kenya, the Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program has successfully opened three centers worldwide dedicated to serving as hubs for horticulture-related activities in nearby developing countries.

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UC Davis Agribusiness Executives Symposium to be Held in Shanghai

UC Davis Agribusiness Executives Symposium to be Held in Shanghai

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:06 AM

Senior agribusiness executives from China will gather in June in Shanghai for an innovative business leaders' symposium coordinated by UC Davis.

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UC Davis workshop helps agribusinesses succeed

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:09 AM

What’s the best way to manage changing regulations? How can I capitalize on consumer trends? A new agribusiness workshop will help decision-makers with those questions and more.

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Student News

Design It, Build It

Aug 21, 2015 Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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

Jul 07, 2016 Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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Summer Internships

Jul 28, 2015 CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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