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Direct-Marketing Farms Have Double the Regional Impact

Direct-Marketing Farms Have Double the Regional Impact

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jul 19, 2016 11:49 AM

Positive impact of direct marketing has ripple effects in regional economy

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Winery wastewater a viable Water Source For Vineyards

Winery wastewater a viable Water Source For Vineyards

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 06, 2015 04:40 PM

UC Davis scientists assessed winery wastewater samples monthly and conclude that - under the right conditions - wastewater is a viable irrigation source.

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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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Wine Bottling at Bronco Wine Company

Wine Bottling at Bronco Wine Company

by Chris Nicolini — last modified Sep 22, 2015 01:11 PM

Bottling wine at the Bronco Wine Company winery in Ceres, California.

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Uncorking A Tradition

Uncorking A Tradition

by John Stumbos — last modified Aug 21, 2015 10:38 AM

Rich Kunde changed the way wine is made and sold in the U.S.

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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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Tule Sensors Measure Up

Tule Sensors Measure Up

by John Stumbos — last modified Aug 11, 2015 04:19 PM

Alumnus improves irrigation management with novel technology.

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UC Davis Helps Winemakers Sustainably Produce Premium Wine

UC Davis Helps Winemakers Sustainably Produce Premium Wine

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 10, 2015 12:00 PM

The work is the latest in more than a century of trail-blazing viticulture and enology science at UC Davis

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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 04, 2015 04:50 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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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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Working Together To Manage Drought

Working Together To Manage Drought

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 16, 2015 04:08 PM

CA&ES researchers are developing and improving technology to help manage California's scarce water resources.

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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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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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Craft-Brewing Leader To Enhance UC Davis Facility

Craft-Brewing Leader To Enhance UC Davis Facility

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jun 15, 2015 02:37 PM

The Gambrinus Company has announced a $1 million gift to the brewing science program at UC Davis.

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Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 28, 2015 03:04 PM

Researchers measured environmental impacts, health & welfare, and egg quality.

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Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

by Brad Hooker — last modified Apr 24, 2015 03:36 PM

Nutrition app idea from food science major helps UC Davis team earn grand prize.

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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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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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$6.9 M To Fund Milk Research

$6.9 M To Fund Milk Research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 25, 2014 03:54 PM

New funding will help researchers study the health-boosting compounds in cow’s milk.

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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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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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When Good Oil Goes Bad

When Good Oil Goes Bad

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 03, 2014 01:22 PM

Team of UC Davis students that built rancid oil sensor shine during international competition.

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University College Dublin, UC Davis To Continue Cooperation

University College Dublin, UC Davis To Continue Cooperation

by Andy Fell — last modified Sep 26, 2014 02:42 PM

Agreement strengthens existing research, innovation and cultural links between the two institutions.

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Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 25, 2014 01:52 PM

Health of animals consuming genetically engineered feed comparable to non-GE fed livestock.

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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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Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 08, 2014 03:09 PM

Can shorter peach and nectarine trees reduce labor costs?

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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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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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Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Jul 09, 2014 11:52 AM

Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.

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Meat Lab teaches about slaughtering, processing

Meat Lab teaches about slaughtering, processing

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 07, 2014 11:20 AM

Students and researchers also study animals for research and education.

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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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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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Honey tasting raises bee awareness

Honey tasting raises bee awareness

by John Stumbos — last modified May 15, 2014 01:24 PM

Picnic Day event helps draw attention to delight of honey and plight of bees.

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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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Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

by John Stumbos — last modified May 08, 2014 04:44 PM

Olive Center director Dan Flynn helps dispel misconceptions at international competition.

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Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 13, 2014 08:58 AM

UC researchers push back against food companies on high amounts of sugar consumption.

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Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

by John Stumbos — last modified May 05, 2014 04:18 PM

Geneticist Juan Medrano to examine genetics impacting coffee flavor and mouthfeel.

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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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How the winery of the future is taking shape

How the winery of the future is taking shape

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 25, 2014 02:55 PM

Executives learn about technological advances to address key winemaking issues.

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Study compares wine preferences, perceptions

Study compares wine preferences, perceptions

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 21, 2014 11:21 AM

Consumers rate wines differently than experts and trained panelists.

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Egg production systems present a dilemma

Egg production systems present a dilemma

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 31, 2014 11:59 AM

Environmental impacts, food safety, and health concerns identified in egg debate.

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New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 27, 2014 02:01 PM

Research conference initiates inquiry on topics ranging from genetics to sensory perception.

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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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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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Bill would ease alcohol tasting for some students

Bill would ease alcohol tasting for some students

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 11, 2014 01:26 PM

Allowing underage students to taste (not drink) wine or beer as part of coursework.

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21-day challenge: Meal and exercise program

21-day challenge: Meal and exercise program

by afilmer — last modified Mar 11, 2014 11:49 AM

Dr. Liz Applegate works with Nugget Markets to create a food and fitness program.

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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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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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Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:51 PM

Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.

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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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How to approach a food race

How to approach a food race

by afilmer — last modified Feb 14, 2014 11:49 AM

Liz Applegate tells what happens when you eat and run – it’s not a good mix.

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Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

by afilmer — last modified Feb 24, 2014 10:22 AM

Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.

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Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

by afilmer — last modified Feb 11, 2014 09:52 AM

UC Davis research finds dark chocolate may lower risk of heart disease.

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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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Paleo diet not as simple as it sounds

Paleo diet not as simple as it sounds

by Jeannette Warnert — last modified Feb 10, 2014 10:05 AM

UC Cooperative Extension expert Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr weighs in on the Paleo diet.

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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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What puts the ‘heat’ in hot peppers?

What puts the ‘heat’ in hot peppers?

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 24, 2014 09:17 AM

Genome sequencing finds the 'heat' in hot peppers, the world's biggest spice crop.

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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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How yeasts change the flavor of beer

How yeasts change the flavor of beer

by afilmer — last modified Jan 07, 2014 08:20 AM

Charlie Bamforth and Kyria Boundy-Mills talk about the importance of yeast in beer brewing.

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Smithsonian opens American wine exhibit

Smithsonian opens American wine exhibit

by afilmer — last modified Jan 09, 2014 10:49 AM

Wine display is one part of wider look at the evolution of American food.

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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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Sequencing study lifts veil on wine’s microbial terroir

Sequencing study lifts veil on wine’s microbial terroir

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 05, 2013 12:12 PM

Terroir — and microbial terroir — impact grapes and the wines they produce.

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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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Wheat geneticists to decode massive genome

Wheat geneticists to decode massive genome

by Brad Hooker — last modified Oct 24, 2013 04:09 PM

An international effort is in progress to sequence a wheat ancestor’s genome, to better understand the genetics of bread wheat.

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New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:38 PM

Treatment for citrus greening disease may result from DNA sequencing technology.

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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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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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Fingerprinting America’s whiskeys may help speed processing, prevent fraud

Fingerprinting America’s whiskeys may help speed processing, prevent fraud

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:53 AM

UC Davis researchers have developed chemical fingerprints for 60 American whiskeys.

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New Confucius Institute at UC Davis to highlight Chinese food and drink

New Confucius Institute at UC Davis to highlight Chinese food and drink

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

UC Davis and China’s Jiangnan University are establishing the world’s first Confucius Institute devoted to Chinese food and beverage at UC Davis.

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Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery Building opens

Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery Building opens

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:02 AM

Supporters and wine industry leaders gathered at UC Davis to celebrate the opening of the Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery Building.

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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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Postharvest Technology Short Course provides excellent overview

Postharvest Technology Short Course provides excellent overview

by afilmer — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:48 AM

People who work on fresh produce quality, safety and marketability will find answers to the complicated questions they face during the 35th annual Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course at UC Davis June 17–28.

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Olive oil ‘fridge test’ doesn’t reliably detect fraud

Olive oil ‘fridge test’ doesn’t reliably detect fraud

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Can you determine the purity of your extra virgin olive oil by whether solidifies in the fridge? No, according to new research from the UC Davis Olive Center.

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Food pioneer tells Aggie Ambassadors to follow their passion

Food pioneer tells Aggie Ambassadors to follow their passion

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Ann Evans, a leader in California’s sustainable food movement, recently told a group of Aggie Ambassadors—student leaders in the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences—to follow their passion to find a fulfilling career.

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Food scientists receive graduate fellowships

Food scientists receive graduate fellowships

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:10 AM

Two graduate students from the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology received 2012 Graduate Fellowship Awards from the Robert Mondavi Industry Partnership Program to support their important work with citrus disease and food safety.

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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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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 25, 2016 02:19 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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Helping Growers Optimize Irrigation

Helping Growers Optimize Irrigation

by Diane Nelson — last modified Sep 11, 2015 10:40 AM

Technology developed at UC Davis is giving growers tools to help irrigate more effectively.

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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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