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California Ag News: Coffee, Nut Theft, Labor

Long weekends are for sipping coffee and catching up on reading. I’ve selected three #mustreads for you to begin your busy week. This wrap’s focus? The Golden State. Coffee production finds a …

Nutrition Research: From Energy Drinks to Obesity

Today’s News Wrap focuses on nutrition research…and how it is translating to calls for change in public policy.   Opinion: Energy drinks are killing young people. It’s time to stop …

Stand up for Science at #UCScienceChat

Potential cuts in critical investments in federal research threaten the ability of our nation’s educational institutions to provide a world-class education to our future workforce. These cuts also hinder the …

“Clean floors” give way to cover crops

Clean Floors When I was a kid, you could evaluate a lemon grower with a look at his orchard floor. A “clean floor” was a sure sign of good stewardship. …

Building Worker Power to Transform Agriculture

About the California Institute for Rural Studies: The California Institute for Rural Studies (CIRS) has been working for forty years to increase social justice in rural California for all residents. Their belief? That it …

Farm Labor, Braceros and Trump

As California farmers plan crops for this year, there are serious questions about whether there will be enough workers to plant and harvest them. President Trump’s immigration plan is having …

Wrap: New Issue of Cal Ag, “Coyote Cacher” App and more

Latest Issue of UC ANR’s California Agriculture is Available UC’s Agriculture and Natural Resources division (UC ANR) has released a new issue of California Agriculture. Articles in this issue explore drones, citrus research, a threat …

UC Committed to Healthy Campuses

Across University of California campuses, and beyond, there is a growing movement towards healthier students of all ages. The seeds of this effort are spreading throughout UC and germinating into …