Fiscal Year 2009-10


Extramural Grants

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant
$417,700
Soil and water management to reduce water losses, energy costs, and GHG emissions from tomato rotations

National Fish and Wildlife Federation
In partnership with Bureau of Land Management, Syngenta, United States Forest Service, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$184,000
Evaluation of native and non-native plants (seed mixtures) in agricultural landscapes for the conservation of pollinators

National Science Foundation
$370,000
Social networks and decision-making in sustainable agriculture: innovation or cooperation*

United States Department of Agriculture
$105,500
An Integrated Approach to Breeding Resistance to Phytophthoracapsici in Pepper*

United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
$200,000
California integrated network to enhance sustainable agroecosystems science

United States Department of Agriculture, SARE Western Region
$24,900
Developing regional distribution networks to enhance farmer prosperity: retail supply chains project

United States Department of Agriculture (sub-award through Soil Born Farms)
$29,700
Evaluation of “Healthy Food for All” project

University of California Davis, Undergraduate Instructional Improvement Program
$4,800
Developing a senior capstone series in the proposed Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems undergraduate major


Gifts and Philanthropic Grants

Campbell Soup Company
$10,000
Undergraduate work/internships at Russell Ranch

Clif Bar Foundation
$10,000
Support UC Davis Student Farm and Children's Garden

Davis Farmers Market Foundation
$5,700
Evaluation of Davis Farm-to-School Connection Program

McNamara Foundation
$50,000 (5 year pledge)
Support of Student Farm and other ASI activities

Park Farms Foundation
$5,000
Weed control at Russell Ranch

Seeds of Change
$3,000
Variety trials at Student Farm

Elvenia J Slosson Endowment
$8,700
Developing additional educational signage at the UC Davis Plant Science Teaching Center and
Student Farm


Endowments

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In-Kind Support

Button & Turkovich
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – wheat combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Foster Farms
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – compost (since 1994)

Lopez Welding Services
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – repair services and various equipment use (since 2002)

Meek & Sons
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – corn combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Morning Star Co.
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch - tomato harvester use (since 2009)

Rominger Farms
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – various equipment use (since early 2000s)


 *Those items marked with an asterisk are affiliated funds involving ASI faculty and staff, but managed outside ASI. 

Grants and gifts are listed by the fiscal year in which the funds were committed (i.e. start date of project). For multi-year commitments, the total amount is reported in the fiscal year in which the funds were initially committed. Endowments are reported in the fiscal year of the initial gift or grant; annual payouts commence after 12 months and are determined by the Regents of the University of California or the UC Davis Foundation Board of Trustees (approximate payout of 4.5% annually).  Funds awarded are rounded to the nearest hundred.