Food Security

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$8.4 million for food grain and alternative fuel research

$8.4 million for food grain and alternative fuel research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 04, 2013 09:11 PM

With new grants totaling $8.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Agency for International Development and industry partners, UC Davis plant scientist Eduardo Blumwald is reaching out to feed and fuel the world.

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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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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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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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Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:50 AM

Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.

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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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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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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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Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

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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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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Jorge Dubcovsky receives Wolf Prize in Agriculture

Jorge Dubcovsky receives Wolf Prize in Agriculture

by Patricia Bailey and Brad Hooker — last modified Jan 17, 2014 04:59 PM

Wheat geneticist receives major international prize as outstanding scientist.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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UC Davis scientists help deliver genetic one-two blow to deadly wheat disease

UC Davis scientists help deliver genetic one-two blow to deadly wheat disease

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:56 AM

A new gene that will equip wheat plants to resist the deadly stem rust disease has been discovered by an international team including Jan Dvorak, Karin Deal, and Mingcheng Luo.

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Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Feb 11, 2014 10:21 AM

Photos depicting women around the world in various roles related to food.

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