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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 …

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 launches Good Food for Local Schools website

School lunches play a vital role in feeding and nourishing America’s children. More than 30 million of the nation’s children eat at least one meal a day at school. There is an opportunity, …

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 …

Farming and Space

It’s summer, the perfect time for stargazing. But that’s not the only reason we have outer space on our minds this week. On July 20, 2016 is NASA’s 47th anniversary …

Technology: Eat Well Guide relaunches

Grace Communications Foundation has revamped – and relaunched – its Eat Well Guide. The Eat Well Guide is a project of Sustainable Table, and was originally launched in 2003. It’s …

Israel bets on recycled water for farming

Recycling sewage water – in combination with desalination plants –  has enabled Israel to avoid dependence on rain. But with about half of the water used on Israel’s farms coming …

Bringing back American chestnuts

Jill Neimark (@jillneimark) is a writer whose work has been featured in Discover, Scientific American, Science, Nautilus, Aeon, Psychology Today and The New York Times. She writes this piece for …