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UC ANR NEWS
Bay Area program provides urban ag jobs to ex-offenders
The East Oakland non-profit organization Planting Justice hires former inmates, many from San...
Mechanical winegrape management produces superior grapes
UC Cooperative Extension specialist Kaan Kurtural is managing a vineyard at the 40-acre...
Avocados go from Meso-American backyards to 'world domination'
Avocados, now riding a tide of popularity appearing on toast in cookbooks and trendy restaurant...
UC Food Blog
Spring is here, and oftentimes the busiest season of the year for gardeners to plant edibles with dreams of ripe tomatoes and rows of juicy strawberries. But what about the “non” gardeners, you know the people who struggle to keep a cactus...
When growers are considering a new crop to plant, and penciling out their expenses and income, cost estimates from the University of California may help. A new cost and return study for commercially producing raspberries released by UC ANR Agricultural...
Sustainability. Food justice. Research to action. These were the themes discussed April 13–14, 2018, as emerging food leaders throughout the UC system gathered in San Diego for a tour titled “The Rooted University: Bridging food system...
To help table grape growers make decisions on which varieties to grow, the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Agricultural Issues Center has released four new studies on the costs and returns of table grapes in the Southern San Joaquin Valley. The...
Shoppers purchasing fruits and vegetables in stores located in low-income neighborhoods in California may pay more for those fruits and vegetables than shoppers in other neighborhoods, according to a study that examined prices in a large sample of stores...
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