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California Teens Win National 4-H Recognition

At a time when many young people are fighting obesity and don’t understand the food system, two California 4-H members – Bryanne Sanchez and Samuel Sugarman – are gaining national …

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 …

Infographic – California Cattle Ranching

Understanding the complex connection of California ranching to food production is a challenge for many in the state. As we explained in this recent article on cattle ranching in California, …

California Food News

From re-introducing ancient crops to understanding the ecological benefits of working landscapes in California, these recent food and agriculture stories should not be missed. Ranching Cattle in California It may …

Food and Ag Headlines

Donald Trump as “foodie in chief.” Food was central to the Obama White House. In fact, President Barack Obama was even interviewed in the White House kitchen in 2015 by NBC’s …

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 …

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, …

Urban Ag: A Focus of UC Global Food

Did you know? The UC Food Observer is made possible by the UC Global Food Initiative, which was launched by University of California President Janet Napolitano in 2014. This ambitious initiative is …