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


Microbial Underpinnings of Soil Health Workshop

May 25, 2017 Learn an overview of what exists for soil biology and new directions it may take, and discuss the relationships between soil and human health.

Meet David Lewis

Apr 03, 2017 Recipient of the 2017 Eric Bradford & Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

Farmworker Awareness Week

Mar 30, 2017 Meet Luis Loza Reyes and Gustavo Morales, two of the people essential to the success of our research farm

News - More News…
Webinar: California’s New Healthy Soils Incentive Program May 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Webinar

In June, the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) will release a call for grant proposals from farmers and ranchers to fund management practices that improve soil health. Join us on a webinar to learn get a preview of the funding program.

Upcoming events…

Our Programs


One Shields Drive
UC Davis
Davis, CA

(530) 752-3915