Agriculture

Foamy beer at a bar

Climate change may deplete the world's beer

And you thought beer was expensive already: Declining barley production could make the beverage a luxury item.

4-H campers in a canoe

California kids get a taste of science and leadership at UC's 4-H summer camps

UC 4-H Clubs provide an unforgettable summer for campers and counselors alike.

Two people walking through high corn

Can we grow one of the world's largest food crops without fertilizer?

We could be one step closer with the discovery of a new variety of corn.

Judgment of Paris wine banner

The day California wine beat France

How two blind taste tests stunned the experts and changed the way the world drinks (and thinks about) wine.

El Campeon Farms horses UC Santa Cruz

Saving the wild horses of the Channel Islands

Only 60 Santa Cruz Island horses remain. UC Davis researcher Amy McLean is working to keep the line alive.

UC Davis wine longform

How California became a food and wine lover's dream

The little known history of the land of milk and honey.

UC Davis spring

Has spring sprung too soon?

Spring is arriving sooner than it did 10 years ago, sometimes significantly so, researchers find.

Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?

The world’s population is expected to soar by an additional 2.5 billion people by 2050, bringing a host of global challenges – including how to feed so many hungry mouths.

UC Davis wheat

Gene discovery may halt worldwide wheat epidemic

Scientists hope they can fend off a devastating strain of stem rust.

Sharon Gray UC Davis

Late researcher Sharon Gray's wish fulfilled

Budding Ethiopian scientist Sara Gebremeskel interns at UC Davis, thanks to an outpouring of support for her late mentor.

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