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Meet UC ANR Newsmakers

World Ag Expo, the largest annual agricultural exhibition of its kind, kicked off its 50th Anniversary on Feb. 14 in Tulare, California. There were more than 1,500 exhibitors displaying the …

Ranching Cattle in California

It may be hard to believe but ranching is the number-one land use in the state of California. I was surprised to learn this fact, and I’m certainly not alone. …

Weather Radar Helps Researchers Track Bird Flu

In a typical year, waterfowl migrate by the millions in California from September through March via the Pacific Flyway. They winter in wetlands, rice and corn fields. The Central Valley …

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, …

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 …

UC Global Food Initiative on World Food Day

While hunger rates across the globe have dropped, one in 9 of the world’s more than 7 billion people still struggle with chronic hunger. World Food Day seeks to raise …