Agriculture

UC Davis wheat fields

Climate change to reduce wheat yields by as much as a third, new model suggests

Agricultural technology can help bridge the gap.

Ecuador roses UC San Diego

Why you shouldn't get mom roses this year

In a cruel twist, pesticide-infused Mother’s Day bouquets exported from Ecuador are shown to harm children.

UC Riverside beer

Ready for a better beer?

Newly sequenced barley genome could lead to better beer, whiskey and understanding of other crops.

UC Berkeley's Team Greenscape members: Adrian Lu, Ali Ticker, Michael Fleischmann, Olga Ballard, M.B.A. 18; and Ryan Peterson.

Graduate students compete to make food more sustainable

Patagonia Case Competition held at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.

Drycard UC Davis

‘DryCard’ invention wins competition to reduce food loss in Africa

Moisture-sensing card will help farmers store dried food without spoilage.

Honey bee pesticide

Common U.S. pesticide makes bees 'drunk'

Study points to a broadly used chemical that impairs bees' ability to fly and find food.

UCR researchers are uncovering hidden histories to help California Citrus State Historic Park tell a more inclusive story of the region’s citrus industry and use creative means to draw attention to it. This image is from “Manos, Espaldas y Blossoms (2017)

Sweet and sour stories of citrus

May 6 festival will unveil progress to cultivate inclusive histories at Riverside's California State Citrus Historic Park.

Kim and Jack Johnson helped to launch UC Santa Barbara's Edible Campus Program in 2015 with a tree-planting event at Storke Tower.

Taking root

Alumni Kim and Jack Johnson team with UC Santa Barbara's Edible Campus Program on a teaching farm.

Tomatoes dried in the chimney solar dryer, during an experiment led by Michael Reid and Jim Thompson at the Horticulture Innovation Lab Demonstration Center at UC Davis.

Low-income tool helps improve global nutrition, boost farmers' income

UC Davis researchers' invention measures food dryness to help prevent mold, a pervasive problem in developing countries.

 

Temecula-based Agrobiomics is commercializing a sealant developed by UC Riverside’s Philippe Rolshausen. The sealant protects grapevines from fungal damage that is shown on the right side of this vine.

Turning ideas into enterprise

UC Riverside supports innovation by bringing new technologies from the lab to the marketplace.

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