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Research Co-Authored by ARE Professor Kristin Kiesel and ARE Ph.D. Alumna Mengxin Ji Evaluates the Effectiveness of Policies Restricting Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in High Schools

Jan. 21, 2021

While the obesity epidemic in California has been the target of public policy measures for over a decade, new data shows an upward trend in adolescent obesity. In a recent …

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ARE Adjunct Professor Stephen Vosti Part of Research Team Studying Bouillon Micronutrient Fortification in Ghana

Nov. 30, 2020

Bouillon is a staple ingredient in West African cuisine. The cubes are used to flavor soups, stews, gravies and rice. Popular dishes include Red-Red, a bean stew made with red …

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ARE Distinguished Professor Ed Taylor Contributes to Successful Online Orientation

Nov. 25, 2020

50 UCD faculty members, including 16 in the CAES, ran a 3-day seminar series from September 25-27 as part of Aggie Orientation, welcoming new first-year and transfer students and providing …

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World Bank Blog Post by Ph.D. Candidate Jess Rudder Considers How a New Phonebook App Affects Rural Firms in Tanzania

Nov. 24, 2020

Finding new suppliers and customers can be a challenge for small firms in rural Tanzania. In her guest post on the World Bank’s Development Impact blog, Jess Rudder discusses how …

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ARE Distinguished Professor and Director of the UC Ag Issues Center Daniel A. Sumner Testified Nov 18 at the State Assembly Committee Hearing on the Economic Impact of Wildfires for CA Agriculture

Nov. 17, 2020

Dr. Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center and UC Davis Distinguished Professor of agricultural and resource economics will testify on November 18 at the State Assembly Committee hearing …

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Ph.D. Candidate Yujing (Megan) Song Awarded Best Paper at Annual CAER-IFPRI Conference

Nov. 4, 2020

Megan was awarded the honor during the 12th annual CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference held October 29-31. The theme of the 2020 conference hosted by China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) in collaboration …

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ARE Researchers Co-Author New "Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture"

Oct. 21, 2020

Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …

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New Report Co-Authored by ARE Distinguished Professor Julian Alston Finds 10 to 1 Return on Investment in International Agricultural Research

Oct. 14, 2020

Society gains $10 in benefits, on average, per $1 invested in international agricultural research and development, according to a new report released today (Oct. 14, 2020) by the Supporters of …

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ARE Researchers Publish New Study in the Journal Food Policy Discussing the Future of Work in the Agri-food System in Developing and Developed Countries

Oct. 14, 2020

ARE Ph.D. candidate Zachariah Rutledge and ARE Distinguished Professor J. Edward Taylor co-authored a recent article for the journal Food Policy which discusses how work on farms and in the …

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Beekeeping Today Podcast Recently Featured ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich

Oct. 6, 2020

The weekly podcast, Beekeeping Today, recently interviewed ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich. Brittney spoke with hosts Jeff Ott and Kim Flottum about her research on almond pollination and …

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