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Our Mission

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:

  • Connecting Californians to their University
  • Leading the way to science-based solutions
  • Providing information that is trustworthy and not biased
  • Sharing research that is practical to use
  • Addressing local concerns as part of the community
  • Inviting the participation of concerned stakeholders
  • Facilitating problem-solving and outreach to address the state's toughest challenges
UC Blogs
  • As part of Aggie Pride Week or Spirit Week, the Bohart Museum displayed some of its insect specimens.
    In Celebration of the Bohart Museum's 75th Year

    So much is happening at the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis. Or about to happen! If you're a member of the Bohart Museum Society--that's "the friends" arm of the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC...

  • Look closely and you'll see a jumping spider huddled in the petals of this yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Portrait of a Jumping Spider

    Gotta love those spiders. We recently saw an adorable jumping spider (aren't all jumping spiders adorable?) huddled or cuddled (your preference) within a layer of yellow rose petals. It didn't look like a poster child for Halloween. It looked right...

  • UC Davis Professor Isaya Kisekka and students measure soil moisture content using a neutron probe at the UC Davis Agricultural Research Station in 2018.
    UC Davis to lead groundwater and irrigated agriculture sustainability study

    Effort Will Develop Ways to Minimize Risk from Climate Extremes for Southwest Growers Researchers from the University of California, Davis, have been awarded a $10 million grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of...

  • A honey bee frantically struggles to escape from a reproductive chamber of a milkweed blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Hey, Wait, Take Me With You!

    Hey, wait, take me with you! No, leave me alone! Let me go! Have you ever seen insects struggling to free themselves from the reproductive chamber of a milkweed blossom?  Instead of producing loose pollen grains, milkweeds produce pollinia,...

  • Tomato plant with herbicide injury
    Root inhibiting herbicide injury on processing tomatoes

    Root-inhibiting herbicides (like pendimethalin or trifluralin) are soil-applied and pre-plant incorporated as a standard practice for conventional processing tomatoes in the Sacramento Valley. Earlier this year, I visited a young processing tomato field...

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Robert J. Cabral Ag Center

2101 E. Earhart Avenue, Ste 200
Stockton, CA 95206
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