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

  • Horse country is often in wildfire-prone areas

    Added July 12, 2018
    UCCE forest and fire advisor Kate Wilkin examines a tree with an old fire scar.

    A population of 700,000 horses call California home and many of them live in areas susceptible to wildfire. UC Cooperative Extension forest and fire advisor Kate Wilkin says says landowners can take advantage of equine grazing habits - eating down...

  • More people live in fire-prone communities

    Added July 9, 2018
    UCCE natural resources advisor Sabrina Drill is a fire science expert.

    As the human population on planet earth, now about 7.6 billion people, continues to grow, more will settle in areas prone to wildfire, reported Mary Beth Griggs in Popular Science magazine. The reporter spoke with UC Cooperative Extension...

  • June 2018 news clips

    Added June 30, 2018
    Chinese agricultural scientists explore a  potato research field at UC ANR's Intermountain Research and Extension Center in Tulelake.

    Agricultural advances draw opposition that blunts innovation (Science) Anne Q. Hoy, June 29 Scientists are using technology to expand global food production and ease its environmental impact, but advances are being challenged by claims that lack...

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