Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
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A foreboding fungus is threatening orchards in the San Joaquin Valley
Posted 1/17/2017 - When an almond tree keels over in a mature orchard, it could be a sign of something ominous. UC scientists are tracking a fungal infection in San Joaquin Valley almond trees...

In a new study biochar helps yields, but only in the short term
Posted 1/11/2017 - Adding biochar to a farm's field is an irreversible decision, so understanding its long-term impacts is essential for farmers to make informed decisions. Biochar, a charcoal...

Pecan pie: A holiday tradition and a treat
Posted 12/20/2016 - “Ahh, nuts!” This time of year, you're probably thinking “Ahh, pecans!” And particularly, “Ahh, pecan pie!” We do love our pecans. The...

Grass-fed beef production a possible money-maker for Central California ranchers
Posted 12/19/2016 - The health benefits of grass-fed beef are well documented. Meat from cattle that live out their lives grazing on rangeland before being processed has more beta-carotene,...

Youth speak, we listen: Youth voices in urban agriculture and building the UC connection
Posted 12/13/2016 - For many youth in California, agriculture is becoming part of their urban experience. Urban farms, edible parks, and garden education programs are thriving in cities across...

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