Agriculture

A man walking in a citrus grove

75 percent of Florida's oranges have been lost to disease. Can science save citrus?

Farmers and researchers try to hold off a deadly citrus greening that's now reached California long enough to find a cure.

Women in western Kenya holding maize

UC Davis and USAID launch new research program to study rural poverty worldwide

The effort aims to find solutions to root causes of poverty and food insecurity.

Looming insects

Looming insect invasion threatens California wine and avocados

UC Riverside plans a tiny wasp counterattack.

Floodplain near the Mississippi River

Small towns, big flood waters

How do you move an entire town threatened by floods?

Jennifer Smith holding up a flask of seaweed

Usurp the burp: How seaweed can help curb cow burps (and their emissions)

UC agricultural and marine scientists fight one of the state's biggest sources of methane: cow burps.

Orange sky with clouds

Heat waves in California can be predicted by thunderstorms in the tropics

Advance notice of heat waves could help protect the agricultural riches of the Central Valley.

Pile of honeybees

The ‘bee safe’ pesticide that isn’t

Sivanto poses a range of threats to honeybees, depending on seasonality, bee age and use with common chemicals.

Las Varas Ranch

UC Santa Barbara's new coastal jewel

Philanthropist Charles T. Munger makes a gift of the 1800-acre Las Varas Ranch.

Alejandro Quiñones

Tiny desk, huge accomplishments – and his own bed

Undergrad Alejandro Quiñones is the first in his family to go to college — but already has his first author credit under his belt.

Three veterinary professionals work on an injured goat

All hands on deck at UC Davis for the Camp Fire

Fire and veterinary teams spent the Veterans Day weekend hard at work fighting the Camp Fire.

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