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


Agricultural Issues Center

Broadly-based and objective information about competition for resources, environmental concerns, global linkages, and public policy decisions and their significance for California's economy and natural resources.

Agronomy Research and Information Center

Information on California agronomic crops, including alfalfa, winter cereals (barley, oats, wheat), corn, cotton, dry edible legumes, rice, safflower, sugarbeet, sunflower, and specialty crops (kenaf, lupin, and sesame).

Foundation Plant Services

Produces, tests, maintains and distributes premium foundation-level virus disease-tested plant materials for use by California nurseries.

Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center

Crop management, production tools, botanical, and other information for researchers, industry, growers, and consumers of 60 fruit and nut crops.

Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

The UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center provides state-of-the-science research and educational programs to promote sustainability of California's 24.5 billion dollar agriculture industry, and to enhance the quality of the rural environment. A multi-disciplinary team of 25 faculty members drawn from UC Davis, UC Riverside and UC Berkeley are permanently assigned to Kearney for the benefit of the people of the San Joaquin Valley and of California in general

Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center

Information on postharvest technology for California growers, shippers, marketers, carriers, distributors, retailers and processors aimed at improving the quality and value of fresh horticultural crops and reducing postharvest losses.

Seed Biotechnology Center

Coordinates research to address problems of interest to the seed industry and provides continuing education in seed biology and technology.

Small Farm Program

Production and marketing information for farmers who operate small-scale farms.

Statewide IPM Project pest management guidelines

Monitoring techniques, pesticide information, and non-pesticide alternatives for managing insect, mite, nematode, weed, and disease pests in agricultural crops, floriculture and ornamental nurseries, commercial turf, homes and landscapes.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program

Scientific research and education programs promoting economically viable agricultural and food systems that sustain natural resources, biodiversity, and quality of life for farmers and communities.

Vegetable Research and Information Center

Vegetable production information covering 16 topics related to 32 individual crops, plus educational opportunities and other information.
The Weed Research and Information Center is an interdisciplinary collaboration that fosters research in weed management and facilitates distribution of associated knowledge for the benefit of agriculture and for the preservation of natural resources.
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