The University of California, Davis, is No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in the area of agriculture and forestry, according to QS World University Rankings.
Plant geneticist Jorge Dubcovsky's work on wheat's massive genome has allowed breeders to develop hardier, more disease-resistent varieties to feed a hungry world.
UC Davis is taking the lead on the graduate education component of an innovative project to modernize agriculture in Pakistan. The four-year, $30 million Agricultural Innovation Project is designed to improve the economy in Pakistan, creating a brighter future for its people.
UC Davis sent a team of animal science undergraduates to participate in the Western Regional Dairy Challenge contest. Students spent months preparing for the event by visiting dairies to learn about farm management, cow health, nutrition, reproduction, housing, and other aspects of the industry.
A nutrition expert at UC Davis has discovered important clues to the deadly attack strategy of a puzzling plant pathogen that has destroyed hundreds of thousands acres of citrus, perhaps paving the way for safe, effective ways to treat and prevent the spread of HLB.
‘Nine billion mouths to feed’ explores innovative ways to meet growing need for sustainably producing safe, abundant food.
Two CA&ES faculty join 15 other UC Davis faculty in becoming new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
University of California, Davis, atmospheric scientist Stephen Conley is flying over the spine of California, tracing 600 miles of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s natural gas pipeline for methane leaks. Specialized instruments on Conley's plane allow UC Davis researchers to detect gas leaks several miles downwind from the source.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mary Delany, a distinguished avian geneticist who has served as an associate dean of the University of California, Davis, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences since 2009, has been named interim dean of the college.
Sierra magazine has named the University of California, Davis, the nation's "Coolest School" for its efforts to address climate change and operate sustainably.
Genevieve “Genna” Lipari became the first UC Davis student to receive an undergraduate degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (SA&FS) at the June commencement ceremony.
Outstanding graduate students in International Agricultural Development and Community Development were named the first recipients of the newly established Judy Erwin Graduate Award for Excellence.
Lisa Corsetto, a graduating senior with a double major in International Agricultural Development and Economics, has been named the recipient of the 2011-2012 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Medal for her academic excellence, university activism and community service.
Three UC Davis students who are also Aggie Ambassadors for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) are among a dozen top national students selected for an agricultural leadership program.
A UC Davis graduate student won first place in the Alltech Young Scientist competition in North America for her work on the use of trace mineral feeding to mitigate greenhouse gases from cattle production systems.
Nitrate in drinking water raises health concerns for rural Californians