Agriculture

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.

UC Merced professor Stefano Carpin and one of his robots

Robots and people working together to save water, enhance agriculture

Technology could change the way crops are maintained worldwide.

Steven Palomares

Young people find their voices through urban agriculture

UC Global Food Initiative sponsors videos that highlight youth experiences in urban agriculture.

Almond trees

Yara North America supports UC Merced students, ag research

Funding will provide undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships to support research to improve crop yields, particularly in almonds.

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