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Stories for the Year 2011

Story DateStory Title
Oct 25, 2011 SAREP launches study to identify farmworker challenges
Oct 25, 2011 New film traps fumigants and increases strawberry yields
Oct 20, 2011 UC economists project farm export gains from free trade agreements
Oct 19, 2011 UC receives more than $6 million for specialty crop research
Oct 18, 2011 Cell communication system prevents overirrigation of alfalfa
Oct 18, 2011 Show me the honey--big Honey! event at UC Davis on Oct. 21
Oct 10, 2011 Landowners share views on forest and range resources
Oct 5, 2011 IPM specialist Frank Zalom to address global IPM group in Berlin
Oct 4, 2011 Workshops for landowners passing forests to the next generation
Sep 15, 2011 Allen-Diaz named UC VP for Agriculture and Natural Resources
Sep 14, 2011 Statewide summit to build California agritourism support
Sep 6, 2011 First draft of genome of wheat stripe rust published in Public Library of Science
Sep 6, 2011 Investing in food values: Slow Money founder to speak in Davis
Sep 3, 2011 Good news for critically imperiled Franklin's bumble bee
Sep 1, 2011 Firewood movement leading cause of oak infestation
Sep 1, 2011 Gene sleuths trace tree-killing pathogen back to California
Sep 1, 2011 Frank Zalom on path to presidency of 6000-member Entomological Society of America
Aug 24, 2011 UC researchers screen promising new winegrapes at Kearney
Aug 24, 2011 UC Davis launches agricultural sustainability degree
Aug 23, 2011 Turfgrass field day at UC Riverside
Aug 19, 2011 Newly discovered gigantic wasp species has long, powerful jaws
Aug 17, 2011 Home protection from fire improved by UC wood durability expert’s research
Aug 15, 2011 UC Davis fresh-cut products workshop to emphasize sensory topics
Jul 27, 2011 Africanized bees in Modesto an ‘isolated case’
Jul 20, 2011 Landscape mulch may pose fire hazard
Jul 18, 2011 Biofactors in foods may reduce chronic disease
Jul 18, 2011 Why you should eat more kale, walnuts and wild salmon
Jul 8, 2011 4-H members and alumni are invited to be the “Faces of 4-H” at CalExpo
Jul 8, 2011 A champion of low-income youth in Santa Barbara, Mike Marzolla retires
Jul 8, 2011 Ten things to know about heat stress
Jul 7, 2011 Brian R. Johnson is the new apiculturist at UC Davis
Jul 6, 2011 New UC studies examine costs of producing strawberries and more
Jul 1, 2011 Solano County native Paterson retires from UC after 36 years
Jun 2, 2011 UC Cooperative Extension director Jeanette Sutherlin retires June 29
Jun 1, 2011 UCCE nutrition, family and consumer sciences advisor Shirley Peterson retires June 29
Jun 22, 2011 Non-natives getting a bad rap
Jun 21, 2011 Wild pollinators worth up to $2.4 billion to farmers, study finds
Jun 20, 2011 San Diego 4-H advisor Steve Dasher retires after 31 years with UCCE
Jun 15, 2011 Carolyn Pickel, UC’s first woman farm advisor, to retire after 38 years
Jun 15, 2011 UCCE farm advisor for Central Coast tree fruit and nuts to retire
Jun 9, 2011 UC Cooperative Extension forestry specialist Gary Nakamura retires June 29
Jun 9, 2011 Fields to markets: Workshop explores collaboration for farmers to compete
Jun 8, 2011 Livestock grazing not to blame for Yosemite toad decline, study finds
Jun 8, 2011 California 4-H'er wins national beekeeping essay contest
Jun 7, 2011 Mary Harmon retires from 4-H, but won’t put away her four-leaf clover
Jun 7, 2011 Cal-Adapt website makes California climate change science available to all
Jun 2, 2011 A milestone in recording, broadcasting and archiving UC research seminars
Jun 1, 2011 New findings hold promise for fight against mosquito-borne diseases
May 26, 2011 Thrips show altered feeding behavior
May 25, 2011 UCCE county director Varea-Hammond retires June 29
May 20, 2011 Horse owners advised to avoid unnecessary travel to prevent equine herpes spread
May 20, 2011 UCCE to lead technology transfer in new honey bee health initiative
May 20, 2011 ASI names Garbach first Bradford-Rominger Award winner
May 17, 2011 Sustainable chicken housing focus of new study
May 13, 2011 UC publishes revised Small Farm Handbook
May 9, 2011 California’s top Master Gardener programs recognized by UC
Apr 27, 2011 UC studies examine costs of producing olive oil, peaches, almonds & other crops
Apr 26, 2011 $4.8 million study will fight child obesity in Central Valley
Apr 26, 2011 Scientist seeks samples of California newcomer brown widow spiders
Apr 12, 2011 Visitors generate critical income for California small farms
Apr 11, 2011 Pesticide-free method to boost egg production
Apr 7, 2011 Redwood experts to meet in Santa Cruz for June 21-23 symposium
Apr 5, 2011 Public invited to April 20 rally to stop commercial sexual exploitation of kids
Apr 5, 2011 Riverside-based poultry farm advisor Doug Kuney retires
Apr 5, 2011 Scientists discover redwoods’ resiliency in Fritz's Wonder Plot
Mar 31, 2011 UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor Jerry Schmierer to retire
Mar 31, 2011 Sudden Oak Death is found in Presidio National Park
Mar 29, 2011 A free community forestry webinar series to be offered in April
Mar 21, 2011 Survey finds loss of Williamson Act would threaten wildlife habitat
Mar 9, 2011 New Forest Biology Research Center opens at UC Davis
Mar 9, 2011 UC Davis research may pave way for understanding, controlling pain
Mar 2, 2011 Poultry groups fund position for poultry veterinarian
Mar 2, 2011 Shasta farmers, Plumas-Sierra advisor to receive Pedro Ilic Awards
Feb 14, 2011 UC and CSU team up on new agriculture, environment and human sciences projects
Jan 31, 2011 Scientists map genome of pesky Argentine ant
Jan 28, 2011 Wool carder bee not the terrorist some folks think it is
Jan 27, 2011 California vintners consider the prospect of producing sweet wine
Jan 25, 2011 Taste panels elevate California olive oil to world class
Jan 24, 2011 UC offers online oak woodland management seminar this spring
Jan 21, 2011 Prized collection of water resources arrives in Southern California
Jan 16, 2011 Vegetables kids will love? UC small farm advisors join “Great Veggie Adventure”
Jan 12, 2011 UC Davis receives $40 M to lead major multistate ag research programs
Jan 7, 2011 Malaria-proof mosquito makes Time's '50 Best Inventions of 2010'
Jan 7, 2011 Tango mandarins to appear in a produce aisle near you this month
Jan 3, 2011 UC small farm program schedules five agritourism workshops

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