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Search Results for. Can't see search results? View Search Results. Recommended ANR Web sites. This site provides extensive horticultural information for the home gardener on 20 fruit and nut tree crops, plus a number of vine crops such as grapes, berries and kiwifruit. Content was developed by more than 30 UC contributors. Production management information for California's 23 major fruit and nut crops and 19 other specialty crops, from the University of California.

Vegetable production information covering 16 topics related to 32 individual crops, plus educational opportunities and other information. A collection of resources and tips that ANR staff and academics may use to create a look that reflects branding themes aligned with the Strategic Vision.

Provides staff personnel services to all ANR county-based and other off-site units in the areas of classification, compensation, recruitment, employment, employee and labor Relations, interpretation of UC system wide personnel policies-collective bargaining agreements, and the People Admin C. Classification Applicant Tracking System.

Basic information about Asian citrus psyllid, including identifying the insect, monitoring and management. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, and mosquito and dengue research programs, the UC Davis Entomology Department is one of the most recognized entomology departments in the world. It was ranked as the nation's No. This is an interactive Web site with a focus on pesticide-related water quality and environmental issues.

Weed education opportunities, information on aquatic weeds and herbicides, and guidelines for weed control in agricultural crops.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. The Center for Produce Safety provides ready-to-use science-based solutions that prevent or minimize produce safety vulnerabilities. A research-based newsletter for professionals interested in maternal and infant nutrition. Free information from county-based volunteer gardening enthusiasts trained by UC scientists in a wide variety of gardening topics — such as pest control, plant selection, pruning, etc.

A searchable catalog of publications on many gardening topics. Some publications are available for purchase in booklet, magazine, book or leaflet form; others may be downloaded immediately for free. Select a county on the map to reach the UCCE office serving that area.

At the bottom of the page is a description of UCCE. Studies can be downloaded for free. The UC Davis Department of Animal Science engages We in teaching, research and extension related to the biology and production of domestic animals. The ANR Report, the Division's internal newsletter, serves as a key communications vehicle between the Office of the Vice President and Division staff and contains the latest Division news. The Master Food Preserver Program is a public service community outreach that provides up-to-date information on food safety and preservation.

This page describes ANR's mission, vision, who we are and what we do. The Office of Human Resources has responsibility for providing leadership, coordination and consulting services for academic human resources, staff personnel and affirmative action. Information on teaching, research, and outreach programs on dairy management and health, dairy nutrition, livestock systems management, livestock waste management, poultry and avian biology and management, and marine and freshwater aquaculture.

The UC Berkeley Urban Pest Management Center aggregates existing information and develops new information to more fully understand the natural biology, detection, and management of our urban insect pest species. The Center's strengths include knowledge of standard pest management practices as well as advanced detection, management, and prevention schemes for many of the major economic pests that occur in our urban ecosystem. Links to presentations, publications and other Web sites with information related to the production, harvest and processing of foods.

Microbial food safety is the emphasis, but related subjects such as biotechnology, food quality and food security are also addressed. 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.

This toolkit contains history, PowerPoint templates, historical photos and other resources. An education program for families with young children. Free to limited-income residents of California. Cutting edge scientific information about climate change in California. Interviews of leading climate change researchers are posted as to minute downloadable audio segments and separated by topic into 2- to 3-minute short videos under "Quick Topics.

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

Information on the distribution and monitoring of Sudden Oak Death in California. Also, educational materials, information for homeowners, symptoms, and events. Production and marketing information for farmers who operate small-scale farms. Business Operations Center staff contact information and resources. General information on animal genomics, biotechnology, animal genetic engineering, cloning and use of marker-assisted selection in beef cattle improvement.

This website contains information and resources for raising backyard chickens and for commercial poultry needs.

The purpose of this handbook is to set forth operating policies and procedures for the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. When ANR employees take a photograph of someone for ANR use, the photographed person must sign this standard release agreement. Produces, tests, maintains and distributes premium foundation-level virus disease-tested plant materials for use by California nurseries. A directory to training opportunities for ANR academics and staff assembled by the ANR Training Coordination Committee which is responsible for coordinating the development of training programs in the Division.

Nitrate contamination of drinking water is an issue in California. This site gives some specific examples of ANR research and extension projects under way. Happenings in the insect world and the UC Davis entomologists who study them. The UC Cooperative Extension Centennial planning committee created this survey to collect photos and information about UCCE history and accomplishments over the past years. UC-trained volunteers teach research-based practices of safe home food preservation to the residents of California.

Workshops and demonstrations focus on food safety, canning, drying and freezing food for storage and consumption. Cotton crop updates, guildelines for the latest cotton production recommendations, and research results on cotton variety trials. Event calendars, current issues, newsletter, publications, and a photo gallery related to ornamental horticulture.

This vision statement will guide ANR in developing research, education and service programs to meet the needs of California for the next 15 to 20 years. Because this project is funded by the Division, there is no charge whatsoever to Division departments featured in videos.

This website was designed to give all ANR academics and staff updated information on the plan implementation process and provide the opportunity to offer feedback using the comment form. The Office of Facilities Planning and Management Administrative Office is responsible for developing internal policy administrative guides to identify procedures for maintaining a safe working environment. Policies and procedures may be found on this Web site.

The Small Farm Workgroup consists of UC ANR academics and other individuals dedicated to identifying, researching, and addressing issues that impact the wellbeing and economic sustainability of Small Scale Farm Operators in California.

A coordinated and visable dairy production and dairy foods research and information program for the state, national, and international dairy industry. This includes providing business services in support of CE advisors and staff employees. ANR standard non-discrimination language to be used in communications about programs. Research, education, and outreach, in partnership with the seed and plant biotechnology industries, to facilitate discovery and commercialization of new germplasm and seed technologies of agricultural and consumer benefit.

UC Cooperative Extension information on animal identification to track livestock disease. Current and past issues of Nutrition Perspectives, a bimonthly newsletter designed to provide research-based information on ongoing nutrition and food-related programs.

The Richard J. Richard J. Elkus donated the acre ranch to UC in The Elkus Ranch Conference Center, nestled in the rolling hills and canyons five miles south of Half Moon Bay, is a 4,square-foot educational and day conference facility. The ANR Learning and Development website offers an array of opportunities for employee learning and professional development that can help serve that goal. This website provides educational resources focused broadly on issues related to agriculture, crops, animals, foods and the technologies used to improve them.

Science-based information related to these issues is available, as well as educational tools and information, which can be used to promote informed participation in discussions about these topics. The purpose of the workgroup is to complete the work of rebuilding the UCCE library of curricula, resources and materials that support families with children zero to five years old. UC Davis' Agricultural Sustainability Institute, founded in , is committed to helping ensure access to healthy food and promoting the vitality of agriculture today and for future generations by coordinating integrative research, education and communication efforts.

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals to celebrate generosity worldwide. GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the U.

Kick off the holiday season with us! 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.

The Center for Plant Diversity houses a collection of well-identified, dried and pressed plants that are mounted on paper and arranged in cases. It offers plant identifications, information requests plant names, toxicity, weediness, geographic distribution , specimen loans and the use of its microscopes, specimens and library to people who wish to identify their own collections.

Information on managing insect pests of animals. This website is an extension product of the USDA S Multistate research and extension collaborative, including researchers across the U. California Agriculture, UC ANR's bimonthly journal of news and peer-reviewed research, features new findings in agricultural, natural and human resources from top UC researchers and others.

Information to help homeowners make changes to their homes and the surroundings to reduce the possibility of damage from wildfires. Some of the changes can be done very quickly and relatively inexpensively. Others may require more effort, expense, and, in some cases, professional help. Whether youth are building rockets, raising companion dogs, or planting vegetables, 4-H gives young people the skills they need to thrive and succeed throughout their lives.

The focus of this workgroup is to coordinate statewide UC research and educational activities focused on problem areas of alfalfa and forages, California's largest-acreage irrigated crops. Inclusive of silage crops and irrigated pasture cropping systems. Areas of focus within the workgroup include alfalfa pest management, water resources, silage systems, forage quality, cropping systems and economics, alternative forages, seed genetics and biotechnology.

The COMTF is composed of UC scientists, public agencies, other non-profit organizations and private interests to address the problem of sudden oak death.


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Also in: Marin County. He works in the areas of fruit tree, berry, and specialty vegetable culture; pest control; and marketing of farm products. He helps local farmers with the evaluation of their land, selection of appropriate specialty crops, cultural practices, and advice on selling their produce. He has developed statewide and international expertise in olive oil production, processing, and sensory evaluation, including management of the first olive oil taste panel in the USA to become recognized by the International Olive Oil Council in As a UC researcher he worked on the scientific evaluation of organic production practices for various crops including apples and olives, primarily in the control of apple scab, codling moth, and olive fruit fly. Then he authored two UC manuals on organic production for apples and olives.


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