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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:

  • Connecting Californians to their University
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  • 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
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    Automated Technology Field Day (Salinas) June 27

    2024 Automated Technology Field Day Learn about the growing role of automated technologies in precision weeding and other ag operations at the 2024 Automated Technology Field Day! Watch live demonstrations of automated weeders, thinners, and sprayers...

  • A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, touches down on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Applause for the Pollinators

    Bees, butterflies, beetles, birds and bats. What do they have in common? Skipping the alliteration for a moment, they're all pollinators. Honey bees grab the most attention, of course, and they do the bulk of the work. But so do bumble bees and other...

  • UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor Frank Zalom (right) pays tribute to UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    James R. Carey: 44-Year Career at UC Davis

    It's not often that an entomologist chalks up a 44-year career of teaching, research and public service. But such is the case with UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey. A member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty since...

  • Jay Rosenheim engaged in research at the Jepson Prairie Preserve in 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Jay Rosenheim: Exemplary Teacher, Mentor and Researcher

    "Jay Rosenheim joined the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty in 1990. He received his bachelor of science degree from UC Davis in 1983 with a double major in entomology and genetics, and his doctorate in entomology from UC Berkeley in 1987. He...

  • A yellow-face bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, is interrupted by a fast-approaching honey bee as it's nectaring on lavender in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Battle Over the Lavender: Mine, All Mine!

    A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, is foraging on lavender in a Vacaville garden. Abruptly, the bumble bee senses a fast-approaching honey bee, Apis mellifera. Bombus: "Hey, bee, this is my territory, my...

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