In the News

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.
Community Supported Agriculture: How big is too big?
July 16, 2013 - NPR - Featuring ASI affiliated faculty member Ryan Galt discussing his research on CSAs in the Central Valley
Bus tours to link new farmers with produce distributors
July 23, 2013 - Capital Ag Press - Featuring Gail Feentra's and David Visher's work to better connect small-scale and ethnic growers with produce distribution
Award winner for ag sustainability
May 24, 2013 - The Daily Democrat - Featuring Rose Hayden-Smith, the 2013 recipient of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award.
U.S. colleges aim sustainable food efforts at hungry locals
May 11, 2013 - Reuters - Featuring Emma Koefoed, a student in the SA&FS major speaking about her experience in the program
Cool and Collected: UC Davis researchers are a step ahead of climate change
Spring/summer 2013 - Outlook Magazine - This quarter's issue features UC Davis research efforts on climate change and highlights the work of Russell Ranch
More data needed on growers' nitrogen use, researchers say
March 18, 2013 - Capital Press
Tom Tomich discusses the Climate Smart Agriculture conference
March 21, 2013 - Insight, Capital Public Radio
Four win prestigious CAREER award
April 1, 2013 - UC Davis News and Information - The four winners of this early career development award include ASI affiliated faculty member Louie Yang
Important source of greenhouse gas emissions from farmland underestimated
April 1, 2013 - UC Davis News and Information - Featuring the research of ASI affiliated faculty member Will Horwath.
UC Bee Team honored for pollinator research, outreach
April 30, 2013 -- Western Farm Press -- The UC Davis ''Bee Team," including ASI affiliated faculty member Neal Williams, received the coveted team award from the Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America (PBESA), for their collaborative work specializing in honey bees, wild bees and pollination issues through research, education and outreach.
Snowpack well below normal; farmers worried
February 28, 2013 - Capital Public Radio - featuring ASI External Advisory Board member and California Farm Bureau President Paul Wenger
More data needed on growers' nitrogen use, researchers say
March 18, 2013 - Capital Press - Featuring an interview with Tom Tomich on the recently released California Agriculture study on fertilizer use on CA farms.
To cut emissions, match fertilizer to soil
April 3, 2013 - Futurity.org - featuring the work of ASI Affiliated faculty member Will Horwath's work on green house gas emissions from agriculture
Making a movie about soil: A day in the life of Kate Scow
January 2013 - Soil Science Society of America
Kate Scow's Soil Story
January 2013 - Kate Scow, director of Russell Ranch, participated in the creation of the documentary film "Symphony of the Soil." In two recent stories, Kate discusses her love for soil and her role as science advisor for the film.
Honey bees are more effective at pollinating almonds when other species of bees are present
January 11, 2013 - Phys.org - Story featuring the work of ASI affiliated faculty member Neal Williams' work in California almond orchards studying the invaluable resource of bee pollination