Agriculture

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Grown in California

UC Santa Barbara is investing in the innovation pipeline that has yielded breakthrough startups like Apeel Sciences.

Learning from history

Climate-tracking tools help predict drought and mitigate its effects.

The new tractor-drawn phenotyping machine, developed at UC Davis, can measure three plants per second, using advanced sensor technology.

Breeding crops today for an uncertain tomorrow

Fast phenotyping may be the next frontier.

UC Merced professor YangQuan Chen (right) and student Brendan Smith work with drones.

New initiative advances agriculture technology education

UC Merced aims to poise today’s students at the leading edge of the nexus of food, energy and water.

UC Davis cattle

UC Davis launches $1.4M project to help Kenya's rural poor

Grant will help develop a set of interventions for poverty and drought.

UC fruit Central Valley

Despite farms, some in Central Valley struggle to find fresh food

UC Merced is spearheading a collaboration to prevent chronic disease in the community.

UC Riverside researchers, from left, Philippe Rolshausen, David Jassby, Haizhou Liu, Caroline Roper, Georgios Vidalakis, and James Borneman received a $5.1 million grant to fight a disease killing citrus trees.

Fighting a citrus killer

Research will focus on attacking disease that is destroying Florida’s citrus industry and threatens California.

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.

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