You are here: Home / Blog / posts / Russell Ranch

Russell Ranch

by admin last modified Dec 01, 2015 09:41 AM
From Data to Tomato

From Data to Tomato

by abwhite last modified Aug 25, 2015 03:30 PM

UCSB, the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility, UC Davis researchers and PowWow Energy receive funding from the CEC to deploy an elegant method to measure groundwater use and to help growers deal with the state’s water crisis.

From Data to Tomato - Read More…

Groundwater: The Crucial Challenge

Groundwater: The Crucial Challenge

by abwhite last modified Dec 01, 2015 10:23 AM

Russell Ranch Director Kate Scow and fellow UC Davis faculty Thomas Harter, Helen Dahlke, and Toby O'Geen weigh in on the importance of measuring, managing, and protecting our precious groundwater resources.

Groundwater: The Crucial Challenge - Read More…

Agroecology, internationally and at home

Agroecology, internationally and at home

by ilgarcia last modified Apr 13, 2016 10:22 AM

For many years, a key international strategy to ending hunger has been to grow more food: push for higher yields, develop ways for farmers to intensify their farming, focus on technologies that drive both. But that focus may be shifting towards another strategy that better accounts for the environment and human well-being – agroecology.

Agroecology, internationally and at home - Read More…

ASI’s own Israel Herrera receives Award of Distinction from College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

ASI’s own Israel Herrera receives Award of Distinction from College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

by Laura Crothers last modified Oct 19, 2016 12:19 PM

Israel Herrera, principal superintendent of the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility at UC Davis, has been presented with a 2016 Award of Distinction by the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. The award is the highest recognition presented by the College.

ASI’s own Israel Herrera receives Award of Distinction from College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences - Read More…

food wsate biodigestser

food wsate biodigestser

Out of date products are sent to the aenorobic biodigester to be converted to energy and now fertilizer

food wsate biodigestser - Read More…

Gene Miyao biodegester field day

Gene Miyao biodegester field day

UC Cooperate Extension advisor Gene Miyao looks at biofertilizer in its various stages, from raw waste to fertilizer.

Gene Miyao biodegester field day - Read More…

Integrating Sustainability and Productivity: Irrigation management in organic cropping systems

Integrating Sustainability and Productivity: Irrigation management in organic cropping systems

by abwhite last modified Nov 21, 2016 03:27 PM

Researchers at Russell Ranch in collaboration with Professor Amelie Gaudin's lab at UC Davis have studied the effects of drip irrigation (single and double subsurface lines) vs. furrow irrigation on organic tomato production and share results from the 2016 field season.

Integrating Sustainability and Productivity: Irrigation management in organic cropping systems - Read More…

In a new study biochar helps yields, but only in the short term

In a new study biochar helps yields, but only in the short term

by abwhite last modified Mar 14, 2017 03:38 PM

Adding biochar to a farm's field is an irreversible decision, so understanding its long-term impacts is essential for farmers to make informed decisions.

In a new study biochar helps yields, but only in the short term - Read More…

Farmworker Awareness Week

Farmworker Awareness Week

by abwhite last modified Mar 30, 2017 03:40 PM

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

Farmworker Awareness Week - Read More…

Microbial Underpinnings of Soil Health Workshop

Microbial Underpinnings of Soil Health Workshop

by lbalestieri last modified May 25, 2017 12:25 PM

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

Microbial Underpinnings of Soil Health Workshop - Read More…

Event Details

Archive

Looking for the older blog posts? Check our archive here

ASI

One Shields Drive
UC Davis
Davis, CA
95616


(530) 752-3915