Food systems

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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

by Kelsey Walker — last modified Jul 16, 2014 01:19 PM

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

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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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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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Borlaug CAST Communication Award

Borlaug CAST Communication Award

by Patricia Bailey — last modified Jun 03, 2014 09:40 AM

Animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam honored for communications.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Eating right in America (new book)

Eating right in America (new book)

by afilmer — last modified Jan 21, 2014 11:32 AM

New book by Charlotte Biltekoff focuses on the cultural politics of food and health.

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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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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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Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

by Jeanette Warnert — last modified Jan 10, 2014 03:11 PM

Proposed law could ban production of genetically modified organisms on the big island of Hawaii

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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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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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UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:47 AM

Researchers are decoding the mysteries of mother’s milk, discovering a wealth of information about how best to feed and protect the human body, lessons that will enhance health not just for infants but for us all.

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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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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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$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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Student News

Design It, Build It

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

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Research News

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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Outreach News

Summer Internships

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

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