University of California news
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will host the 13th annual Antibiotics Symposium Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta. This year’s theme is “Thriving in a Changing Landscape.”
A new law in California will raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $20 per hour, an acknowledgment that most of the often overlooked workforce are the primary earners for their low-income households.
When Al Schafbuch cut back on plowing his Iowa fields decades ago and later began growing cover crops, he was out to save money on fertilizer and reduce erosion.
U.S. cattle producers are gathering in San Diego for the industry’s Summer Business Meeting to discuss critical issues, develop initiatives and establish direction for various projects aimed at improving the beef cattle industry.
The intensity of extreme drought and rainfall has “sharply” increased over the past 20 years, according to a study published in the journal Nature Water.
Effective Jan. 9, Ken Foster, professor of agricultural economics, will become the interim dean of Purdue’s College of Agriculture.
Several studies by reputable psychologists from The University of California, Davis, and University of Miami and University of Pennsylvania, published in a Harvard Health report, found that giving thanks can make you happier.
Zach Dailey brought a farming revolution to town recently. “We have had the same mission since the start and we are going to have the same mission all the way throughout. Our mission is to replace synthetic nitrogen fertilizer with biological nitrogen,” said Dailey.
California set itself on a path to end the era of gas-powered cars, with air regulators adopting the world’s most stringent rules for transitioning to zero-emission vehicles.
As Congress and now the Supreme Court stymie the Biden administration’s efforts to curb climate change, one thing the president doesn’t want — sky high gas prices — actually is nibbling away at emissions of heat-trapping gas.
From foreign animal disease outbreaks to carbon markets and sustainability, speakers at the 2022 World Pork Expo will address all the tough topics facing the global pork industry.
For a few frenzied weeks, beekeepers from around the United States truck billions of honeybees to California to rent them to almond growers who need the insects to pollinate the state’s most valuable crop.
Food insecurity in low-income countries is on the rise as climate variation and economic shocks, including the COVID-19 pandemic, take their toll.
With water quality guidelines compelling more farmers to act on nitrogen loss, cover crops and split nitrogen applications are becoming more common in the Midwest. But new University of Illinois research shows these conservation practices may not provide environmental benefits ac
A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more expensive or in short supply in the state when the new rules take effect on New Year’s Day.