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International Achievers: Kornbluth, Mitcham, Bennett

Davis, Calif., (July 24, 2017) – Kurt Kornbluth and Elizabeth Mitcham are the recipients of UC Davis’ inaugural Chancellor’s International Engagement Achievement Awards, while Alan Bennett received an honorable mention. Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter presented the awards during a ceremony in the multipurpose room of the new International Center. “Our tendency to form strong global connections and think beyond …

Firefighters Put Animal Rescue Training to Use

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Davis, Calif., (June 30, 2017) – When the UC Davis Fire Department trained with campus experts this spring on how to corral loose animals and load horses into trailers, the firefighters likely had no idea they’d be putting their new skills to use so soon. On June 19, they did just that, evacuating a barn full of goats, chickens and a …

How Rodent Populations have been Impacted by Early Season Floods

How Rodent Populations have been Impacted by Early Season Floods

With the early season rains and floods, many growers have wondered what kind of impact that might have had on rodent populations on the farm, and want to know how to manage them moving forward. Check out California Ag Network’s video interview with Wildlife Specialist Roger Baldwin from UC Davis to find the answers.

UC Davis Purchases Biodigester, Plans Compost Facility

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Davis, Calif., (June 21, 2017) – The University of California, Davis, has purchased an anaerobic biodigester that has operated on campus since 2014 and plans to open an adjacent composting facility to create a more comprehensive waste-management strategy. The purchase will allow UC Davis to maintain an active research program on anaerobic digester technology and potentially expand research opportunities in …

UC Davis Purchases Biodigester, Plans Compost Facility

anaerobic biodigester

Davis, Calif., (June 21, 2017) – The University of California, Davis, has purchased an anaerobic biodigester that has operated on campus since 2014 and plans to open an adjacent composting facility to create a more comprehensive waste-management strategy. The purchase will allow UC Davis to maintain an active research program on anaerobic digester technology and potentially expand research opportunities in …

7 UC Davis Students, Grads Awarded Fulbright Grants

Davis, Calif., (May 30, 2017) – Seven UC Davis students and alumni are headed to three continents as cultural ambassadors. Three have won prestigious grants, awarded by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to promote educational and cultural exchange, and will conduct research in Ukraine, Indonesia and India; four others have been awarded the grants to teach English in Malta, Colombia, Malaysia and Germany. …

Jury Sides With UC Davis in Strawberry Breeding Trial

San Francisco, Calif., (May 25, 2017) – A federal jury has ruled in favor of the University of California in its lawsuit with two former UC Davis strawberry breeders and the private breeding company they created with UC-owned plants. A separate jury is expected to decide issues related to damages at a later time. The jurors unanimously decided that Douglas …

Jury Sides With UC Davis in Strawberry Breeding Trial

San Francisco, Calif., (May 25, 2017) – A federal jury has ruled in favor of the University of California in its lawsuit with two former UC Davis strawberry breeders and the private breeding company they created with UC-owned plants. A separate jury is expected to decide issues related to damages at a later time. The jurors unanimously decided that Douglas …

Climate Change Will Cut Cereal Yields, Model Predicts

Davis, Calif., (May 18, 2017) – Climate change will likely cause wheat and barley yields to decline by 17 to 33 percent by the end of the century, predicts a new statistical model developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis, and Cornell University. The study, based on 65 years of weather records and wheat and barley yield data …

David Lewis to receive Bradford Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

Davis, Calif., (April 5, 2016) – The Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) at UC Davis has announced that David Lewis, UC Cooperative Extension watershed advisor for California’s north bay and UC Davis alumnus, is this year’s recipient of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award. For 17 years, Lewis has served as a UC Cooperative Extension advisor, helping …

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