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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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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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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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'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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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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Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

by University of California, Davis — last modified Jul 23, 2014 12:11 PM

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

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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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Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

by Pat Bailey — last modified May 30, 2014 08:44 AM

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

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Drought may hit rice crop hard

Drought may hit rice crop hard

by John Stumbos — last modified May 30, 2014 08:21 AM

Acreage cutback is precedent setting, says Professor Dan Sumner.

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Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 27, 2014 03:41 PM

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

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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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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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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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UC Davis No. 1 globally: Agriculture and forestry

UC Davis No. 1 globally: Agriculture and forestry

by Pat Bailey and Ann Filmer — last modified Mar 03, 2014 09:21 AM

UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.

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Wine may have more alcohol than on label

Wine may have more alcohol than on label

by afilmer — last modified Feb 24, 2014 10:10 AM

Prof. Julian Alston estimates 10 percent more alcohol in wine than 20 years ago

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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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Female CEOs missing in IPO boom

Female CEOs missing in IPO boom

by afilmer — last modified Feb 24, 2014 10:26 AM

Only 3 percent of firms going public had female CEOs, say Martin Kenney and Donald Patton.

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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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Drought

by admin — last modified Apr 23, 2014 01:45 PM

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.

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Rustici Endowed Research Project

by admin — last modified Jan 13, 2015 01:36 PM

Summary paragraph

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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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New dean Helene Dillard begins Jan. 27 at UC Davis

New dean Helene Dillard begins Jan. 27 at UC Davis

by John Stumbos and Ann Filmer — last modified Jan 27, 2014 09:25 AM

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences welcomes a new dean.

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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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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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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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Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 12:06 PM

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.

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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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Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

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

The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.

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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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Major gift addresses California water problems

Major gift addresses California water problems

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:53 AM

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.

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Policies worry farmers more than climate change

Policies worry farmers more than climate change

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:54 AM

California farmers feel more threatened by climate policy and government regulations than they do by climate change.

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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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