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Guest Blogger: Chasing the Arctic Bee

Editor’s Note: The hunt for an elusive bumblebee in the high Arctic is the subject of this guest post written by Sean Nealon, Senior Public Information Officer, University of California, …

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We’ve traveled around the United States to find these food and agriculture stories for you — from the Pacific Northwest to the Hawaiian Islands to the National Mall in Washington, …

Happy Thanksgiving!

“What if, today, we were grateful for everything?” asks Charlie Brown. You don’t need to be a beloved cartoon character to understand the meaning of Thanksgiving. Giving thanks seems like …

News You May Have Missed

From professional advice for photographing pollinators to understanding how conservation agriculture is changing farming methods, here are just a few recent UC Food Observer stories to start your work week. …

Three Voices on Today’s Agriculture

At UC Food Observer, we salute those who are working to make agriculture more sustainable. These three stories paint a picture of today’s challenges and present interesting solutions inspired by …

A Chat with UC Farm Advisor Ben Faber

If you ask Ben Faber about a typical day as UC Farm Advisor working on Subtropical Crops, Soils and Water issues, he’ll tell you they simply don’t exist. “Nothing is …

September is Hunger Action Month

With hunger affecting nearly 49 million Americans – including 15 million children – food insecurity is a serious issue that impacts the entire nation. In fact, hunger exists in every …

“You’ve got this.”

“You’ve got this.” That was my first thought as I reviewed nominations for the University of California’s “30 Under 30” awards. The inaugural awards – sponsored by UC’s Global Food Initiative …