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True to the mission of the land grant universities, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources connects the power of UC research in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition and youth development with local communities to improve the lives of all Californians.

For over 100 years, our advisors, specialists, faculty and staff have been committed to:

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UC Blogs
  • A feral honey bee colony (now gone) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    A Presidential Love of Bees: From 'Bee Houses' to 'Bee Trees'

    Today, on Presidents' Day, let's buzz back in history to our first President and his love of honey bees. Picture this: George Washington (Feb. 22, 1732-Dec. 14, 1799) is eating hoecakes with honey, and adding honey to his tea, something that historians...

  • Rice (photo: Brad Hooker)
    New Herbicide Registered in California Rice for 2024: Cliffhanger™

    California rice growers will have a new herbicide available this year: Cliffhanger™, manufactured by Gowan Company. The active ingredient is benzobicyclon, which is the same as one of the two active ingredients in the currently registered...

  • Bohart associate and entomologist, Nazzy Pakpour, PhD, author of
    At the Bohart: Life Is Better With Bugs

    They came. They saw. They held out their hands. Hands? Yes, to hold Madagascar hissing cockroaches and stick insects (walking sticks). The Bohart Museum of Entomology greeted some 1400 visitors during the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity...

  • A syrphid fly forages on an Arctotis
    Pink Sugar and a Syrphid

    Who doesn't like "Pink Sugar?" No, not the sweetener. The brilliantly colored Arctotis "Pink Sugar," also known as a pink African daisy. "The genus name Arctotis is derived from Greek words 'arktos', which means "a bear" and 'otos' meaning...

  • Deniz Inci, Ph.D. Candidate, Weed Science Program, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
    Deniz Inci, WSSA graduate student of the month

    From the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) Graduate Student Organization newsletter (Feb. 2024) * * * * * * Graduate Student of the Month Deniz Inci, Ph.D. Candidate with the Al-Khatib Lab at UC Davis, is the Weed Science Society of America...

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