California Agriculture is a peer-reviewed journal reporting research, reviews and news from the University of California and its Agriculture and Natural Resources division.
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Healthy Crops, Safe Water
Nitrate contamination of drinking water has been in the news recently. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources is working to ensure that all Californians have access to safe drinking water and to ensure that the state’s farmers can grow enough food to help meet the world’s increasing demand.
The UC Cooperative Extension Consumer Economics Program has created a new website that compiles useful research-based financial management programs and materials for the general public and professionals in formats that are easy-to-understand and use.
Let's Eat Healthy! is a nutrition education program offered to qualifying Placer and Nevada county preschools, schools, youth organizations and groups.
The California Crop Improvement Association is officially recognized as the seed certifying agency under the California Seed Law. The mission of CCIA is to provide services and support research that promotes the improvement, production, distribution and use of superior quality seeds and other agricultural products.
Woody biomass in forests is often burnt in piles, but it could be used to make products or energy. The Woody Biomass Utilization Group at UC Berkeley assists businesses, non-profits, tribes and agency staff in using the material in ways that are cost effective and environmentally sound.
A team of researchers from a variety of disciplines - including plant sciences, agricultural engineering and agricultural economics - are devoting attention to the mechanical harvest of table olives, a practice common in the olive oil industry.
The Conservation Tillage and Cropping Systems Workgroup website is designed to help farmers investigate cropping management systems that have been shown in research and in practice to increase profits, reduce dust, conserve water and sequester carbon on the farm.
California Agriculture's online archive features more than fifty years of searchable research articles.