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About Russell Ranch

by admin — last modified Jul 22, 2015 01:09 PM

The Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility is a unique 300-acre facility near the UC Davis campus dedicated to investigating irrigated and dry-land agriculture in a Mediterranean climate. It’s also a unit of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI).

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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.

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BIFS Workgroup Overview

by admin — last modified Nov 24, 2015 02:06 PM

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Carbon sequestration and soil organic carbon

by Zixin Lu — last modified Nov 17, 2015 01:03 PM

The amount of carbon inputs and resulting carbon sequestration in the main plots at Russell Ranch is closedly monitored. This information will hopefully allow Russell Ranch to identify ways of sequestering carbon and delivering carbon credit payments to farmers who adopt conservation practices.

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Cover Crops Database

by admin — last modified Nov 05, 2015 09:28 AM

This database is a valuable resource for growers, researchers, agricultural extension workers, students and anyone interested in in-depth information on common cover crop species.

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Funded BIFS Projects

by admin — last modified Nov 24, 2015 02:01 PM

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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.

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Program Overview

by admin — last modified Nov 24, 2015 01:57 PM

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Solution Center for Nutrient Management

by admin — last modified Nov 05, 2015 09:15 AM

SAREP Solution Centers use new communication and engagement methods to provide information for decision support to farmers, ranchers and communities across California, and a variety of outreach partners, including UC advisors and specialists.

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Student Farm Compost

by Zixin Lu — last modified Sep 04, 2015 11:46 AM

As part of the Student Farm’s sustainable agricultural practices compost is used to maintain and improve the soil and enhance its fertility and to recycle nutrients within our systems. The Student Farm manages a number of different composting systems that provide diverse learning opportunities for students.

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Sustainable Management of Nutrients and Water

by admin — last modified Nov 05, 2015 09:35 AM

Many of the most pressing environmental and economic sustainability challenges faced by California agriculture in the 21st century stem directly from the dynamics of nutrient flows and water use on our farms.

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UC Davis
Davis, CA
95616


(530) 752-3915