California Agriculture Online

Press Release Contact

Debbie Thompson
California Agriculture Managing Editor
(530) 750-1223
dthompson@ucanr.edu

California Agriculture is the University of California’s peer-reviewed journal of research in agricultural, natural and human resources. For a free subscription, visit our subscription page online, write to calag@ucanr.edu or call (510) 665-2163. For a hard copy of the journal contact Carol Lopez, (510) 665-2163, or crllopez@ucanr.edu.

Press Releases

July 14, 2014, Volume 68, Number 3

New UC research shows recycled wastewater is suitable for Napa vineyards; reducing runoff from alfalfa irrigation; and predicting invasiveness of ornamental plants

April 7, 2014, Volume 68, Number 1

UC Cooperative Extension turns 100, food safety and nutrition for senior citizens, optimal rice storage, and the cost of protecting grapes from Pierce's disease

December 4, 2013, Volume 67, Number 4

Boosting backyard flock biosecurity, validating organic fertilizers and keeping nitrate out of groundwater

August 29, 2013, Volume 67, Number 3

UC researchers help growers find alternatives to methyl bromide

May 29, 2013, Volume 67, Number 2

Reforms could boost landowner use of conservation banks

March 1, 2013, Volume 67, Number 1

UC initiative to help youth improve health, science literacy

March 12, 2013, Volume 67, Number 1

Accurate, site-specific knowledge of fertilizer use in California needed

October 30, 2012, Volume 66, Number 4

Williamson Act cuts put rangeland conservation at risk

July 23, 2012, Volume 66, Number 3

Long-term study: Conservation tillage saves oil, soil and toil in cotton

April 19, 2012, Volume 66, Number 2

Lincoln’s visionary land-grant law launched the University of California 150 years ago

January 9, 2012, Volume 66, Number 1

Community Supported Agriculture grows rapidly in California’s Central Valley

October 2011, Volume 65, Number 4

UC economists project farm export gains from free trade agreements

October 18, 2011, Volume 65, Number 4

Cell communication system prevents overirrigation of alfalfa

October 2011, Volume 65, Number 4

Cell communication system prevents overirrigation of alfalfa

October 2011, Volume 65, Number 4

Landowners share views on forest and range resources

July 18, 2011, Volume 65, Number 3

Biofactors in foods linked to health benefits

April 11, 2011, Volume 65, Number 2

First statewide agritourism survey: Visitors generate critical income for California small farms

May 5, 2011, Volume 65, Number 2

'Smart' orchard sprayers reduce pesticide use, protect waterways

January 25, 2011, Volume 65, Number 1

Taste panels elevate California olive oil to world class

October 2010, Volume 64, Number 4

As baby boomers retire, California faces wave of aging residents

July 22, 2010, Volume 64, Number 3

Rural-urban “edge” conflicts may arise if new residents are unfamiliar with farming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Volume 64, Number 2

Sustainable grazing in oak woodlands the 50-year focus of UC’s Sierra Foothill research station

January-March 2010, Volume 64, Number 1

A million California farmworkers face high risk of diabetes, respiratory disease

January-March 2010, Volume 64, Number 1

IPM and biological control limit light brown apple moth damage in New Zealand

October - December 2009, Volume 63, Number 4

Research funding to UC scientists supports search for better biofuels

July - September 2009, Volume 63, Number 3

Native bees thrive in California urban gardens

July - September 2009, Volume 63, Number 3

Sixty-three years of California Agriculture now online

April - June, 2009, Volume 63, Number 2

“Unequivocal”: How climate change will transform California

January - March, 2009, Volume 63, Number 1

Preventative phosphonate treatment for sudden oak death effective for up to 2 years

January - March, 2009, Volume 63, Number 1

Also in the January-March, 2009 issue of California Agriculture

October - December, 2008, Volume 62, Number 4

Research helps fuel revolution in sustainable viticulture

July - September, 2008, Volume 62, Number 3

New research helps Central Valley growers select tasty blueberries varieties

July - September, 2008, Volume 62, Number 3

Also in the July-September 2008 issue of California Agriculture

April - June, 2008, Volume 62, Number 2

Also in the April-June 2008 issue of California Agriculture

April - June, 2008, Volume 62, Number 2

Growers removing conservation practices to protect food safety on California’s Central Coast

April - June, 2008, Volume 62, Number 2

The light brown apple moth: Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask

January - March, 2008, Volume 62, Number 1

Better wines, more vines

January - March, 2008, Volume 62, Number 1

Lower-risk herbicides are cost effective for Central Coast vineyard floor

January - March, 2008, Volume 62, Number 1

Minimum tillage could benefit California rice farmers

January - March, 2008, Volume 62, Number 1

Public work projects cultivate youth in workforce development programs

January - March, 2008, Volume 62, Number 1

Also in the January-March 2008 issue of California Agriculture

January - March, 2008, Volume 62, Number 1

Bait formulations for navel orangeworm egg traps tested

January - March, 2008, Volume 62, Number 1

Clearing pistachio mummies from the ground is most effective for navel orangeworm control

October - December, 2007, Volume 61, Number 4

West Coast agricultural cooperatives are financially competitive

October - December, 2007, Volume 61, Number 4

Also in the October-December 2007 issue of California Agriculture

October - December, 2007, Volume 61, Number 4

Juniper removal may not increase water yields in the Klamath Basin

October - December, 2007, Volume 61, Number 4

Mandated marketing programs focus on health, food safety

October - December, 2007, Volume 61, Number 4

Management reduces E. coli in irrigated pasture runoff

July - September, 2007, Volume 61, Number 3

Social networks influence growers’ water-quality management

July - September, 2007, Volume 61, Number 3

Obesity and magnesium deficiency may increase asthma symptoms

July - September, 2007, Volume 61, Number 3

Examining obesity: What should we eat?

July - September, 2007, Volume 61, Number 3

Folate levels low in many low-income California women

April - June, 2007, Volume 61, Number 2

New IPM strategy for cut roses reduces pesticide sprays, controls mites

April - June, 2007, Volume 61, Number 2

Native grasses persist for a decade on Sacramento Valley roadsides

April - June, 2007, Volume 61, Number 2

Mixed outlook for pharmaceutical crops in California

January - March, 2007, Volume 61, Number 1

Fenced blue oak seedlings survive and thrive in grazed woodlands

October - December, 2006, Volume 60, Number 4

Lead poisoning still a risk to U.S. children

October - December, 2006, Volume 60, Number 4

Weather can predict crop yields for some California crops

October - December, 2006, Volume 60, Number 4

Nutrition education saves on California medical costs

July - September, 2006, Volume 60, Number 3

When transgenes wander, should we worry?

July - September, 2006, Volume 60, Number 3

Conservation tillage helps growers save time, money, the environment

July - September, 2006, Volume 60, Number 3

Also in the July-September 2006 issue of California Agriculture

April - June, 2006, Volume 60, Number 2

Lake Tahoe air pollution not linked to out-of-basin sources; scientists explore causes, solutions for lake clarity decline

April - June, 2006, Volume 60, Number 2

Yellow starthistle marches across 14 million acres of California

April - June, 2006, Volume 60, Number 2

Also in the April-June 2006 issue of California Agriculture

January - March, 2006, Volume 60, Number 1

Market incentives could promote better nutrition among food stamp recipients

January - March, 2006, Volume 60, Number 1

Smaller bins reduce the risk of back injuries among grape harvesters without affecting productivity

January - March, 2006, Volume 60, Number 1

Also in the January-March 2006 issue of California Agriculture

October - December, 2005, Volume 59, Number 4

Media Advisory: Testing times follow two cases of mad cow disease

October - December, 2005, Volume 59, Number 4

When parasites kill pests: Two innovative “biocontrol” programs are lowering glassy-winged sharpshooter and eucalyptus-feeding psyllid populations

October - December, 2005, Volume 59, Number 4

Managed grazing and seedling shelters enhance oak regeneration on rangelands

April - June, 2005, Volume 59, Number 4

Also in the April-June 2005 issue of California Agriculture

July - September, 2005, Volume 59, Number 3

Studies show stream data helps to restore cold-water fish habitat

July - September, 2005, Volume 59, Number 3

Also in the July-September 2005 issue of California Agriculture

April - June, 2005, Volume 59, Number 2

UC Kearney Research and Extension Center marks 40th anniversary

January - March, 2005, Volume 59, Number 1

Demise of organophosphate insecticides spurs development of environmentally friendly alternatives

October - December, 2004, Volume 58, Number 4

Race for Dungeness crab unlikely to slow down this winter

October - December, 2004, Volume 58, Number 4

Also in the October-December 2004 issue of California Agriculture

July - September, 2004, Volume 58, Number 3

Focus on water quality: Clean water for all

July - September, 2004, Volume 58, Number 3

Also in the July-September 2004 issue of California Agriculture

April - June, 2004, Volume 58, Number 2

Whither the Flavr Savr tomato? Fruits of biotechnology struggle to emerge.

January - March, 2004, Volume 58, Number 1

The hunger-obesity dilemma: Food insecurity and overweight high among low-income Latino mothers and children