In the News

Viewpoints: Scientists are rising to the challenges of drought
August 11, 2014 - Tom Tomich collaborated with the Union of Concerned Scientists on an op-ed for the Sacramento Bee to accompany the 2014 Ecological Society of America conference in Sacramento.
Campus-grown produce is the pride of UC Davis
June 1, 2014 - The Sacramento Bee - Russell Ranch and the Student Farm were both mentioned in a recent Sacramento Bee story on UC Davis’ campus grown products.
Farming Frontier: Field day harnesses new information tech for growers
June 1, 2014 - Outlook Magazine - ASI wrote an article on Russell Ranch’s Field Day for the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science’s Outlook Magazine.
Dean must lead UC Davis ag school onto world climate change stage
May 30, 2014 - Sacramento Bee - The editorial board of the Sacramento Bee wrote on the opportunity Dean Helene Dillard has as a new leader to shape policy on drought and climate change with science-based solutions from the University.
Should the U.S. be harvesting more energy from nuts?
May 12, 2014 - The Atlantic Cities - Graduate Student Elias Marvinney's work on using orchard biomass for energy production was featured in the online magazine The Atlantic Cities.
Can compost be an alternative to methyl bromide?
April 24, 2014 - ANR Green Blog - ASI wrote about graduate student Margaret Lloyd’s work on alternatives to methyl bromide for The ANR Green Blog
Case Studies: Badges In Action
March 14, 2014 - Reconnect Learning - Joanna Normoyle is featured in a case study about SA&FS major Badges program on Reconnect Learning.
Isao Fujimoto fosters student tradition of agricultural action
February 14, 2014 - The California Aggie. Tom Tomich is featured in this Cal Aggie article about long-time sustainable agriculture proponent, Isao Fujimoto, and his contributions to UC Davis.
Small and Ethnic Farmer Market Tour Project
March 1, 2014 - Farm Credit Alliance - The “workshop on wheels” project, headed by Gail Feenstra and David Visher to link small-scale farmers with produce buyers, continues to get attention, with a recent article published by the project’s funder, the Farm Credit Alliance.
UCD keeps top worldwide ranking in ag teaching, research
February 27, 2014 - The Davis Enterprise - UC Davis’ ranking holds strong as the world’s top agriculture school.
San Luis Obispo Nonprofit Supports Young Farmers and Urban Farming on the California Coast
February 25, 2014 - Seedstock - UC SAREP’s work to create the San Luis Obispo County Food System Assessment is highlighted in an article on Seedstock.
UC to measure energy and greenhouse gas footprints of orchard crops
February 20, 2014 - UC ANR Green Blog - The UC ANR blog post features UC SAREP’s new life cycle assessment efforts in tree crops.
Badging From Within
January 3, 2014 - Inside Higher Ed - The SA&FS badges program was featured on the front page of Inside Higher Ed with an interview from ASI’s Joanna Normoyle.
Cultivating connections between farmers and food buyers
November 4, 2013 - UC ANR Food Blog - Coverage of UC SAREP's "workshops on wheels" to connect new farmers with produce buyers.
New farmers meet produce distributors
September 9, 2013 - Capital Press - UC SAREP's David Visher is featured in this article about the "workhop on wheels" that SAREP hosted to help new farmers connect with wholesale produce buyers.
Gail Feenstra on Capital Public Radio's Insight
October 24, 2013 - Capital Public Radio - Hear Gail Feenstra of the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program discuss sustainable food systems and the significance of Food Day on Capital Public Radio's Insight.
How Sacramento can really become America's farm-to-fork capital
Sacramento News and Review - September 19, 2013 - Sacramento is celebrating its "farm-to-fork week" and Tom Tomich and others help explain how Sacramento can improve its locavore ways.
Expert will speak about sustainable food systems
September 4, 2013 - The Davis Enterprise - A profile of ASI Director Tom Tomich, who will speak at Yolo County's Farm to Every Fork lecture series
Not All Industrial Food is Evil
New York Times - August 17, 2013 - NY Times writer Mark Bittman writes about his visit to ASI external advisory board member Bruce Rominger's farm during tomato harvest
Saving the soil, saving the planet?
July 14, 2013 - North Bay Public Radio - Kate Scow discusses the benefits of no-till agriculture in a story about a couple's farm in Sebastopol, CA and their no-till farming techniques.