Entomologists in the field wage war on a potential agricultural threat

it’s been a long drive to get here nine hours 600 miles and we’re looking for native lantern flies here in the Chiricahua mountains on the east coast of the United States there is an invasion that is currently underway this is by the spotted Lantern fly which is native to China its populations have […]

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#UCDavisLife: Majoring in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

We’re in a time where there’s a lot of change, especially in our ecosystem and our environment, and it’s getting harder and harder to grow crops. And sustainable ag’s main purpose is to make it easier. I’m Chanceuse Twagirimana. I’m a peer advisor of sustainable ag and food systems. We tackle with making more efficient […]

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Can We Grow One of the World’s Largest Food Crops Without Fertilizer?

Corn. It’s the dominant crop of the developed world. A highly valuable commodity used to make food and fuel. But in order to grow, corn needs nitrogen. And although nitrogen makes up 78% of our atmosphere, it’s not in a form that corn can use. So, like most commercial crops, corn, or maize, gets its […]

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