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Professor suggests ag extension update
October 16, 2014 - Morning Ag Clips - New research by UC Davis Professor Mark Lubell, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, provides empirical evidence that the state’s agriculture community relies on a network of people using new information technologies to make land-use and orchard-management decisions.
Fresh idea brings campus produce to UC Davis pantry
November 12, 2014 - UC Davis News and Information - Campus-grown produce, delivered by bicycle and offered at a UC Davis food pantry, is warming not only the stomachs of students, but also their hearts.
A Counterculture Spirit Flourishes, Preserved Under Fiberglass Domes
January 20, 2015 - The New York Times - NY Times story on the Domes, the student cooperative housing community that is part of the Sustainable Living and LEarning communities, which includes the Student Farm.
Insight With Beth Ruyak
January 21, 2015 - Capital Public Radio - Featuring Student Farm Director Mark Van Horn discussing the difficulty of defining sustainability
Viewpoints: Scientists are rising to the challenges of drought
August 11, 2014 - Tom Tomich collaborated with the Union of Concerned Scientists on an op-ed for the Sacramento Bee to accompany the 2014 Ecological Society of America conference in Sacramento.
Campus-grown produce is the pride of UC Davis
June 1, 2014 - The Sacramento Bee - Russell Ranch and the Student Farm were both mentioned in a recent Sacramento Bee story on UC Davis’ campus grown products.
Farming Frontier: Field day harnesses new information tech for growers
June 1, 2014 - Outlook Magazine - ASI wrote an article on Russell Ranch’s Field Day for the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science’s Outlook Magazine.
Dean must lead UC Davis ag school onto world climate change stage
May 30, 2014 - Sacramento Bee - The editorial board of the Sacramento Bee wrote on the opportunity Dean Helene Dillard has as a new leader to shape policy on drought and climate change with science-based solutions from the University.
Should the U.S. be harvesting more energy from nuts?
May 12, 2014 - The Atlantic Cities - Graduate Student Elias Marvinney's work on using orchard biomass for energy production was featured in the online magazine The Atlantic Cities.
Can compost be an alternative to methyl bromide?
April 24, 2014 - ANR Green Blog - ASI wrote about graduate student Margaret Lloyd’s work on alternatives to methyl bromide for The ANR Green Blog
Case Studies: Badges In Action
March 14, 2014 - Reconnect Learning - Joanna Normoyle is featured in a case study about SA&FS major Badges program on Reconnect Learning.
Isao Fujimoto fosters student tradition of agricultural action
February 14, 2014 - The California Aggie. Tom Tomich is featured in this Cal Aggie article about long-time sustainable agriculture proponent, Isao Fujimoto, and his contributions to UC Davis.
Small and Ethnic Farmer Market Tour Project
March 1, 2014 - Farm Credit Alliance - The “workshop on wheels” project, headed by Gail Feenstra and David Visher to link small-scale farmers with produce buyers, continues to get attention, with a recent article published by the project’s funder, the Farm Credit Alliance.
UCD keeps top worldwide ranking in ag teaching, research
February 27, 2014 - The Davis Enterprise - UC Davis’ ranking holds strong as the world’s top agriculture school.
San Luis Obispo Nonprofit Supports Young Farmers and Urban Farming on the California Coast
February 25, 2014 - Seedstock - UC SAREP’s work to create the San Luis Obispo County Food System Assessment is highlighted in an article on Seedstock.
UC to measure energy and greenhouse gas footprints of orchard crops
February 20, 2014 - UC ANR Green Blog - The UC ANR blog post features UC SAREP’s new life cycle assessment efforts in tree crops.
Badging From Within
January 3, 2014 - Inside Higher Ed - The SA&FS badges program was featured on the front page of Inside Higher Ed with an interview from ASI’s Joanna Normoyle.
Cultivating connections between farmers and food buyers
November 4, 2013 - UC ANR Food Blog - Coverage of UC SAREP's "workshops on wheels" to connect new farmers with produce buyers.
New farmers meet produce distributors
September 9, 2013 - Capital Press - UC SAREP's David Visher is featured in this article about the "workhop on wheels" that SAREP hosted to help new farmers connect with wholesale produce buyers.
Gail Feenstra on Capital Public Radio's Insight
October 24, 2013 - Capital Public Radio - Hear Gail Feenstra of the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program discuss sustainable food systems and the significance of Food Day on Capital Public Radio's Insight.