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.
Microbes in soil are essential for life and may help mitigate climate change. See story featuring Russell Ranch Director Kate Scow.Learn more
Jan 20, 2017 Recent rainstorms demonstrate the importance of cover crops in maintaining soil surface conditions and preventing runoff.
Jan 12, 2017 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.
Dec 12, 2016 For many youth in California, agriculture is becoming part of their urban experience.
Join ASI, the UC Davis Soils Graduate Group, and Peter Byck for an evening of short films and conversation about science communication, and what scientists can learn from ranchers leading the way to regenerate their soils.
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