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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 …

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 …

UC Davis Tops World Rankings in Veterinary Science – Ranks No. 2 in Agriculture and Forestry

Davis, Calif., (March 13, 2017) – The University of California, Davis, held onto its top spot in veterinary science in the latest QS World University Rankings released today (March 7). And for the fifth consecutive year, the campus is among the top-ranked universities in agriculture and forestry, taking second place in the ranking this year. First in veterinary science since …

LAURELS: Karban, Stachowicz Are New Ecological Fellows

Davis, Calif., (February 17, 2017) – UC Davis has two new fellows of the Ecological Society of America: Richard “Rick” Karban,professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, an international authority on plant communication. He states on his website: “My current research involves two main projects: volatile communication between sagebrush plants that affects resistance to herbivory, and factors that control the abundance …

Drought, Flood and Wildfire Experts List

Davis, Calif., (February 9, 2017) – Experts from the University of California, Davis, are available to media to discuss the drought and water-supply issues affecting California. Water Management And Planning – Water supplies, delivery systems and conservation Jay Lund, a professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Center for Watershed Sciences at UC Davis, can discuss the …

Homegrown Experts Help Restore Arboretum Waterway

Davis, Calif., (February 9, 2017) – UC Davis has a secret weapon in its mission to clean and beautify the Arboretum Waterway: homegrown expertise. An expanding group of undergraduate students — led by Randy Dahlgren, a professor and world leader in water-quality biogeochemistry — will sample the water and provide important analysis throughout the university’s multiyear effort to enhance the …

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