Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

ANR News Blog

  • 'Non-GMO' milk label more about marketing, says UCCE expert

    Added September 23, 2016
    DNA from genetically engineered feed is not passed to milk or meat, according to research by UCCE specialist Alison Van Eenennaam.

    Clover Stornetta Farms of Petaluma will be adding non-GMO certification to its conventional milk in early 2017. The move upset organic and conventional farmers, as well as a few agriculture scientists, reported Tara Duggan in the San Francisco...

  • A home garden can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Added September 21, 2016
    UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County conduct sustainable gardening and hands-on workshops for the public.

    A UC Santa Barbara study concluded that planting a home garden can cut carbon emissions to the atmosphere. However, if gardening isn't done right, it could actually contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, reported Nathanael Johnson on Grist.org. The...

  • California's native fish in steady decline for 50 years

    Added September 2, 2016
    Ted Grantham

    California's fresh water fish are in trouble, and not just because of the drought, reported Lori Pottinger in the Viewpoints blog published by the Public Policy Institute of California. Pottinger asked Ted Grantham, UC Cooperative...

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