International farmers can protect their yield for pennies
‘DryCard’ takes the guesswork out of drying
How do you see dryness? Solar drying is a simple way for smallholder farmers to preserve their harvest, but knowing when food is dry enough to store is complex. UC Davis researchers invented a low-cost, easy-to-use tool that farmers can use to measure food dryness, called the DryCardTM.
Innovative practices geared for small-scale farmers
An international team led by UC Davis is working to connect 9,000 rural households in Guatemala with improved water management and climate-smart agriculture strategies, to increase food security and reduce poverty.
Deadline approaching for ‘Pitch-and-Plant’ campus gardening contest
Bright ideas and green thumbs are the only prerequisites for a campus gardening contest hosted by the Horticulture Innovation Lab.
At the Horticulture Innovation Lab Demonstration Center on campus, a few empty raised garden beds are waiting for some new plants. The “Pitch-and-Plant” gardening contest invites students and community members to help fill those garden beds with interesting plants.