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May 2017

'We are UC ANR' public awareness campaign launches

We are UCANR

A month-long public awareness campaign titled "We are UC ANR" launched June 1. The campaign was designed to help those who have struggled to wrap their arms around all that UC ANR does. It features two new website products: A three-minute video that...

Names in the News

Dan Macon

Macon named livestock and natural resources advisor Daniel Macon has accepted the livestock and natural resources advisor position in Placer, Nevada, Sutter and Yuba counties, effective July 1. Macon, who operates a small-scale commercial sheep...

UC ANR's Strategic Plan has its own website

Strategic Plan

A stand-alone website devoted to UC ANR's Strategic Plan is now live and can be accessed in various ways: Direct link: “Squished”...

Should you be using a new UC ANR logo? Probably not

Berkeley Brands

With the launch of the We Are UC ANR awareness campaign, you've no doubt noticed the ANR logo has been given a makeover, and you may be wondering if you need to be using the new brand. In most cases, the answer is "No."  This new look for the...

Standiford retires from 37-year UC ANR career

Standiford, shown doing research in the forest in the early 1980s, may be best known for his work in oak woodlands and forest stewardship.

Wrapping up a remarkable 37-year career with UC ANR, Richard B. Standiford IV, UC Cooperative Extension forest management specialist at UC Berkeley, will retire June 30.  In addition to being a highly regarded forestry expert, Standiford served...

Long-time UC Integrated Pest Management advisor Pete Goodell retires June 30

Retiring UC IPM entomologist Pete Goodell in a cotton field.

A 36-year career in science led UC Cooperative Extension Integrated Pest Management advisor Pete Goodell to a gratifying conclusion. He found that technical pest management skills are critical, but it's the people skills he has developed over time that...

Merit-based salary program begins for staff

The University will implement a merit-based salary increase program for policy-covered (nonrepresented) staff employees for the 2017-18 fiscal year. For ANR staff employees, the salary increase program will be effective July 1, 2017, for monthly paid...

Learning & Development News

Tina Jordan

UC ANR has new online orientation guide UC ANR has a new online orientation guide for new employees. It begins with a welcome video from VP Glenda Humiston and continues to a table of contents where new employees will find topics such as the ANR Mission...

California Farm Demonstration Network forms to foster farmers’ innovation

NRCS regional soil health coordinator Kabir Zahangir uses a rainfall simulator to spray water over trays of different soils to show how on-farm management practices affect soil health.

Innovation is key to keeping California farmers globally competitive. On May 5, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, California Farm Bureau Federation, California Association of...

Delta farm tour gives GFI fellows a broader view of food system

“Eighty percent of waterfowl depend on agriculture for food,” said Dawit Zeleke, second from right, next to Michelle Leinfelder-Miles.

Global Food Initiative student fellows from University of California campuses throughout the state...

Comments sought on Electronic Information Security policy

The Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer invites comments on drafts of a presidential policy, Electronic Information Security (IS-3), and a corresponding glossary for all information security and information technology policies. The...

New code of conduct for UC academics takes effect July 1

A revised version of UC policy APM – 015 (The Faculty Code of Conduct) and APM - 016 (University Policy on Faculty Conduct and the Administration of Discipline) will become effective on July 1, 2017.  Changes in policy include improving...

Rural funding issues concern UC ANR as well as FFA

The following editorial, recently published in the Marysville Appeal-Democrat, focuses on funding challenges that face the Future Farmers of America. Similar issues confront UC ANR programs and stakeholders, however, particularly the topic of...


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