Our Mission

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis is a group of researchers, educators, and agricultural extension professionals working to answer big questions on how to make agriculture and food systems more sustainable - in California and beyond.


Agriculture, Resources & Environment


Food & Society


Education & Leadership


Life Underground: Partnering with Soil Microbial Communities on the Farm

Dec 13, 2017 Tune in to this on-demand webinar from Kate Scow hosted by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. This webinar focuses on the challenges and benefits of managing soil biology rather than relying only on chemically based systems, along with the key roles that soil microbes play in agroecosystems.

Building a More Inclusive Campus Food System

Nov 28, 2017 Learn about The Community Table Project at the Student Farm, a young effort to address campus food insecurity and start dialogue around the intersections of people, place, and food.

ASI in California Agriculture Journal

Nov 07, 2017 Read about our work in student experiential learning, helping build market opportunities for small farmers, and long term agricultural research in the current issue of California Agriculture

News - More News…

Meet regional produce buyers who care about sourcing locally and build new sales relationships with local grocers, food hubs, food processors and more! Get a head start on next season and plan crops based on market needs.

Upcoming events…

Our Programs


One Shields Drive
UC Davis
Davis, CA

(530) 752-3915