Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), sees a bright future in agriculture for young people contemplating career choices.
Entomology professor Bruce Hammock’s insect biology research laid the groundwork for UC Davis veterinarian's new clinical experimental drug trial to treat horses stricken with laminitis, a life-threatening foot-related disease.
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.
About half of the world’s people eat rice every day. Unfortunately, about 50 million acres of rice is grown in flood-prone regions of the world, and rice plants die when submerged for more than three days. But that’s changing, thanks to researchers from the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Terroir 2012 -- two days of presentations about the relationship between the land and the food and beverages it produces -- will be held Nov. 9 and 10 at the University of California, Davis.
A research team that includes a University of California, Davis, plant scientist has identified a source of carbon emissions that could play a role in understanding past and future global change.
Research funding at the University of California, Davis, totaled nearly $750 million during the fiscal year that ended June 30, a record high for the university and an increase of about $65 million from the previous year's total.
Dairies could increase their efficiency, reduce their carbon footprints and improve the health of their herds if they considered foot warts and other hoof ailments when they develop breeding plans
As fruit and nut production grows throughout California, a vital element to that growth is shrinking: pomology education.
The UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has played a key role in the California almond industry’s leap into second place in the latest annual valuation of the state’s agricultural commodities, beating out grapes for the first time.
Frank Mitloehner, a professor and air quality specialist at UC Davis, has been selected to chair a United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization committee to measure environmental impacts of the livestock industry.
From bats and zombies to candy and pumpkins, UC Davis has experts who can comment on a variety of Halloween-related traditions and issues
Fluttering onto a smartphone near you soon, a field guide to the butterflies of Northern California, created by UC Davis students.
As restaurant patrons' diverse food preferences give rise to varied menu offerings, so plant-eating insects' preferences play an important role in maintaining and shaping the genetic variation of their host plants in a geographic area
Edible landscapes are growing like zucchini in the sun as more people recognize the health and economic benefits of designing their yards with pretty plants that taste good, too.
Daniel Caddell, a Ph.D. candidate in plant biology at the University of California, Davis, is one of 14 fellows in the prestigious Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP) for 2013.
More than 350 horse enthusiasts -- from hobbyists to breeders -- are expected to gather Oct. 13 at UC Davis to rub noses with equine experts from throughout the nation during Horse Day 2012
Voter registration among 18- to 24-year-old Californians increased between 2002 and 2010, but young voters remain underrepresented in California's electorate and unevenly distributed across the state
Ildi Carlisle-Cummins, a UC Davis graduate student pursuing her passion for sustainable agriculture, has been awarded a fellowship from the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.