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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
  • 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
  • A yellow-faced Bombus vosnesenskii, prepares to sip nectar from an English lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    The Return of Bombus

    The English lavender drew her in. And there she was, a yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging in our family's pollinator garden in Vacaville. She buzzed from blossom to blossom, ignoring the honey bees, syrphid flies...

  • The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
    Taylor Kelly's Exit Seminar: Targeting Yellow Fever Mosquito and Pyrethroid Resistance

    Remember back in 2013 when scientists verified the reintroduction of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, in California? Infected mosquitoes can transmit such viruses as yellow fever,  dengue and Zika. Alarm bells went off....

  • Aggressive watergrass challenges California growers and researchers who seek effective control programs.
    Rice Field Arial Weed Management in 2023: what can we expect?

    Coming out of 2022, where roughly half of all California rice fields were left fallowed last year, and others may have been fallowed for two seasons, many of us have questions about what weed management will look like in 2023. While we do not have data...

  • As a third grader, Jill Oberski is stretched out on the floor reading her
    Myrmecologist Jill Oberski: A Dream Come True

    Picture this. Jill Oberski is in the third grade, stretched out on the classroom floor reading her "Audubon Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America."  Another insect publication is within reach. Fast forward to today: she's...

  • UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert
    Don't Miss This Bohart Museum Open House on 'Insects and Forensics'

    He's a wealth of information about forensic entomology, and  he'll share that with you. Don't miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Insects and Forensics," featuring UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert...

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