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We're hiring the next UC Davis Student Farm Director!

The UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute is looking for the next Director of the Student Farm!

Join our team to lead this student-centered, organic farm that is core to our mission of creating a more sustainable and just agriculture and food system.

Apply here: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04747

Initial review date extended to: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Deanne Meyer receives Bradford-Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) at UC Davis is pleased to announce Dr. Deanne Meyer, UC Cooperative Extension livestock waste management specialist, as this year's recipient of the Eric Bradford & Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award. 

 

Meyer is being honored for her leadership in substantially improving the sustainability of California’s dairy industry through her research and outreach.

 

Bradford Rominger Nominations NOW OPEN

The Bradford Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

Established in 2008 through gifts from family and friends, the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award seeks to provide a lasting legacy of the unique contributions Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger made in academia and agriculture and to the field of agricultural sustainability.

The role of Universities in assessing and ending structural racism in the food system

The Inter-institutional Network for Food, Agriculture and Sustainability (INFAS) is a national network of university and college educators, researchers, and activists, representing 25 institutions and spanning 20 states, who collaborate in analysis, synthesis, and problem-solving with practitioners to increase U.S. food-system resilience; to illuminate critical trends and common stewardship of public goods essential for food systems, such as water, biodiversity, ecosystem services, and public institutions; and to reduce inequity and vulnerability in the U.S. food system.

ASI in California Journal

Read about our work in student experiential learning, helping build market opportunities for small farmers, and long term agricultural research in the current issue of California Agriculture