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Take a Moment for Millets

You may not have heard much about millets yet. But a team of UC Berkeley scientists and California farmers is working hard to change that. They say the time for …

Food Stories in the News

There’s been a lot of food and agriculture news lately that you won’t want to miss. Here are just a few recent headlines to enjoy with a cup of something …

News You Can Use

It’s a busy time of year. So, we want to make sure you don’t miss these recent food and agriculture news stories from UC Food Observer. From bees to sorghum …

Take a Second for Sorghum

Sorghum is a gluten-free ingredient with high fiber and healthy nutrients. The world’s fifth most popular cereal crop was traditionally considered animal feed in the United States. But this cereal …

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, …

Recent Headlines

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 …