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Shermain Hardesty Quoted about Walnut Marketing Practices in Ag Alert

Jan. 18, 2018

Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Shermain Hardesty is quoted in the California Farm Bureau Federation's Ag Alert article "Walnut Business Readies to Handle, Sell Larger Crops." Dr. Hardesty comments about the ...

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Phil Martin's Column on American Agriculture Imports, Machine, and Migrants Featured in The Hill

Jan. 17, 2018

Professor Emeritus Phil Martin's research about "American agriculture at a crossroads between imports, machines, and migrants" is featured in The Hill. Dr. Martin talks about how the slowdown in unauthorized ...

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Ph.D. Candidate Sam Bird Takes Poverty Research to the Field in Eastern Africa

Jan. 12, 2018

Sitting in the main room of a farmer's home in western Kenya, Sam Bird, a Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics, had a rare chance to put a face ...

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K. Aleks Schaefer: Assistant Professor at Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Jan. 10, 2018

While finalizing his Ph.D. in the summer of 2017, K. Aleks Schaefer started working for the World Bank. In January 2018, he moved to the Royal Veterinary College, University of ...

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With Climate Change, Insurance May Provide Best Safety Net for World's Poor

Jan. 8, 2018

The poorest people in the world are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including droughts, floods and wildfires. This especially true for poor farmers in drought-prone ...

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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin's Book about Farm Worker Immigration Referenced in Center for Immigration Studies blog

Jan. 8, 2018

Promise Unfulfilled: Unions, Immigration, and the Farm Workers by Dr. Philip L. Martin, professor emeritus, is referenced in a Center for Immigration studies blog about illegal immigration statistics in the ...

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Professor J. Edward Taylor Quoted in L.A. Times About Mix of Immigrant and U.S.-Born Farmworkers in California

Jan. 8, 2018

Dr. J. Edward Taylor, professor and vice chair, is quoted in the L.A. Times about the history of immigrant labor in California agriculture, and why U.S.-born farmworkers may increase.

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Katrina Jessoe and Colleagues' Climate Change Study Featured in USA Today Article

Jan. 2, 2018

Research by Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Associate Professor Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Professor and Vice Chair Dr. J. Edward Taylor, and alumnus Dr. Dale Manning was recently featured in the ...

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Professor Aaron Smith Co-Authors Opinion Piece in The Hill about rethinking USA's Renewable Fuel Standard Mandates

Jan. 2, 2018

Dr. Aaron Smith, Agricultural and Resource Economics professor and vice chair, co-authored an opinion piece published in The Hill. The editorial discusses environmental effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard authorized ...

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UC Davis Creates Wine Price Database With Crowdsourcing, Famed Catalogs

Jan. 2, 2018

Feeling nostalgic as you get ready to toast the new year? Recommendations for “best buys” in Champagnes and party menus from some 50 years ago are among the treats in ...

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