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UC Davis Leads World in Veterinary Science, Second in Agriculture

Davis, Calif., (March 6, 2018) – The University of California, Davis, continues to be ranked first in the world in veterinary science and second in agriculture and forestry, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings by subject released today (Feb. 28). Among 48 disciplines, UC Davis ranked in the top 50 in seven. In addition to veterinary science and …

UC Davis Symposium Explores Future of Tea

Davis, Calif., (February 26, 2018) – University of California, Davis, will hold its third annual symposium bringing industry experts, farmers and scholars together to talk about the the growing, distribution and culture of tea throughout the world. Topics including “Yes we CAn! Tea Farming in California,” “From Soil to Cup,” and “Sustaining Societies and Preserving Lost Cultures.” Tea is the …

Good News For Hedgerows: No Effects On Food Safety In The Field

Davis, Calif., (February 23, 2018) – Hedgerows enhance wildlife abundance and diversity around farmland without contributing to food safety problems in field crops, according to a new study published by a team of University of California researchers. The UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and UC Davis study documented that field edge plantings around farms are generally too narrow relative to …

Veteran Students, Horses Partner in Care at UC Davis

Davis, Calif., (January 10, 2018) – UC Davis student and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Edgar Garcia brushed the hair along a horse’s neck, back and sides. Here, grooming was more than preparation for riding — it was an age-old ritual bonding human and horse in trust and care. Garcia is one of the early participants in a new program that …

$1.7 Million for Climate-Resilient Agricultural Research

Davis, Calif., (December 6, 2017) – The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research has awarded more than $1.7 million to University of California, Davis, researchers to identify genes responsible for drought tolerance in rice and test a new energy-efficient food-drying process. Drought-resistant rice – A $1 million Seeding Solutions grant will go to a project to study the genetics of …

Donald Norene Honored with UC Davis Award of Distinction

Donald Norene Honored with UC Davis Award of Distinction

Davis, Calif., (October 16 2017) – Donald Norene, a third-generation walnut farmer from Rio Oso, was recently honored with an Award of Distinction from the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES). The award is presented annually to individuals whose contributions and achievements enhance the college’s ability to provide cutting-edge research, top-notch education and innovative outreach. Norene is …

Supplement Promises to Create Climate Smart Cows

Davis, Calif., (October 6, 2017) – Belching beef and dairy cows emit a significant amount of methane, sending a potent greenhouse gas into the atmosphere where it can contribute to climate change. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources researcher Ermais Kebreab, a professor in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis, is studying a potential new solution. In European studies, supplementation with just 15 …

Keeping Cows Cool With Less Water and Energy

Keeping Cows Cool CalAgNet California Dairy Magazine

Davis, Calif., (September 12, 2017) – Innovative cooling technologies tested on dairy cows at the University of California, Davis, are addressing the long-standing challenge of keeping dairy cows cool in heat-stressed California. Standard livestock cooling methods, such as fans and sprinkling cows with water, require significant amounts of electricity and water. The new technologies, being tested at UC Davis by …

International Achievers: Kornbluth, Mitcham, Bennett

Davis, Calif., (July 24, 2017) – Kurt Kornbluth and Elizabeth Mitcham are the recipients of UC Davis’ inaugural Chancellor’s International Engagement Achievement Awards, while Alan Bennett received an honorable mention. Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter presented the awards during a ceremony in the multipurpose room of the new International Center. “Our tendency to form strong global connections and think beyond …

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