Doron Comerchero is the founder and director of FoodWhat.

Planting seeds, growing confidence

FoodWhat uses sustainable food, meaningful work and farming to help youth heal, grow and explore their identities.

Children in Mexicali, Mexico, plant seeds while learning about food and agriculture.

UC helps launch 4-H program in Mexico

Agreement will expand youth development opportunities south of the border.

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CRISPR research institute expands into agriculture, microbiology

Gene-editing tools may help prevent illness, improve crop yields and nurture a balanced ecosystem.

Honeybee

Feast will benefit Honey and Pollination Center

UC Davis to add pollinator-friendly garden.

 Small yellow croaker catch Previous Pause Next 1 of 2  Small yellow croaker is one of four important traditional species fished in the East China Sea.

Intense industrial fishing

How China maintains large catches and what it means for fishery management.

Dark brown to black in color, Asian shot hole borers are minuscule in size.

Holy guacamole

After finding invasive Asian beetles in native Montecito trees, UC Santa Barbara researchers are trying to determine how widespread they are.

Coffea arabica

Arabica coffee genome sequenced

Coincides with birth of California-grown specialty coffee industry.

Two Berkeley Lab projects to “see” into the soil.

Berkeley Lab awarded $4.6M for transformational agriculture technologies

Two projects will provide a window to the underground, yielding information on roots and soil.

UC Davis plant geneticist Jorge Dubcovsky examines one of the wheat plants being raised in an indoor growth chamber.

New grant funds search for wheat-yield genes

National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant to include training for future plant breeders.

Chertai Xiong, a Hmong farmer in central California

Climate solutions for agriculture

UC Davis World Food Center launches climate-smart story project highlighting science-based solutions.

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