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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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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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ARE Distinguished Professors Richard J. Sexton and Daniel A. Sumner Critique Misguided “Price-Gouging” Lawsuit in New Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece

Aug. 31, 2020

Published in the Wall Street Journal Aug. 30, 2020 5:13 pm ET New York’s AG Lays a Rotten Egg A lawsuit accuses farmers of price gouging during the pandemic. By …

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ARE Assistant Professor Mark Agerton Addresses Economics of Natural Gas Flaring in New Marketplace Piece

Aug. 25, 2020

ARE assistant professor, Mark Agerton, is the lead author of a new study from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy aimed at understanding the economics of natural gas flaring …

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ARE Emeritus Professor, Phil Martin, Discusses Farm Labor in Recent New York Times Magazine Piece “The Scramble to Pluck 24 Billion Cherries in Eight Weeks”

Aug. 13, 2020

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ARE Distinguished Professor Dan Sumner Addresses Effects of COVID-19 on Dairy Industry in New Marketplace Piece

Aug. 7, 2020

Dairy farmers have been on a roller-coaster ride over the past couple of years as the price of milk has surged, then fallen.

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UC Davis Partners in Launch of New USAID Initiative to Build Research Leadership in Africa

May 19, 2020

A new USAID-funded initiative seeks to jumpstart Africa-based leadership in rigorous development research and policy evaluation.

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Rich Sexton on ABC 10: Housing a Growing Population While Preserving Productive Farmland

Nov. 27, 2019

ARE Distinguished Professor Richard Sexton was featured in an ABC 10 News story about the battle between housing a growing California population and preserving the state’s farmland. Using Sexton’s work …

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UC Davis and USAID Launch New Research Program to Study Rural Poverty Worldwide

July 31, 2019

The University of California, Davis will lead a new global research program to build and test ways to overcome some of the biggest remaining challenges for lifting and keeping rural …

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Galt High School FFA Issues Team, Which Worked With the UC Agricultural Issues Center, Won the California State Championship

May 17, 2019

The Galt FFA Agricultural Issues team, which worked with us at AIC a few weeks ago, recently won the California State Championship! They explored issues related to the Sustainable Ground …

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