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



Aug 10, 2017 A new network of food hubs looks past competition to help each other succeed

In the News: Soil Health Research at Russell Ranch

Jun 05, 2017 ASI’s Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility has been home to groundbreaking research in soil health since the 1990s—a legacy showcased in recent media coverage.

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.

News - More News…
2017 Riparian Summit: Confluence to Influence Oct 17, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017 — UC Davis Conference Center

This 3-day Summit hosted provides an opportunity to share knowledge from multiple communities on the science, community values, and strategies for managing, protecting, and restoring California’s riparian corridors. It will feature plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, an art and science component, and opportunities for field activities.

Upcoming events…

Our Programs


One Shields Drive
UC Davis
Davis, CA

(530) 752-3915