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The agreement brings together UC Davis and China’s Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University. The schools will work together to propose solutions for current problems in food safety in China at every point along its food chain, and wi...
Furor over an unscheduled Saturday aerial pesticide spraying for West Nile virus in North Natomas has prompted the local mosquito control district to change its alert process when spraying agricultural fields near residential neighborhoods.
Concerned about an increase in the number of insects and birds testing positive for West Nile virus this summer, the local mosquito abatement district is once again using planes to spray pesticides over parts of the Sacramento region.
On most mornings, Katie Fyhrie, 25 and Emma Torbert, 35 meet at dawn at their Davis fruit farm.
Hundreds of people Saturday cooked using only the power of the sun – a practice little used in the United States, but considered a liberating tool for women in developing countries that also helps curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Sacramento police have arrested a 19-year-old in connection to the death of a 14-month-old girl brought to a local fire station Friday evening.
A proposal to the California Air Resources Board, up for approval in September, would allow Sacramento Valley rice farmers to sell carbon emission offsets as part of the state’s effort to combat climate change. Rice farmers would flood the...
Authorities believe an arsonist started a late afternoon grass fire that spread quickly and engulfed four buildings in the Sabre City Mobile Home Park near Roseville, said Daniel Berlant, public information officer with the California Department...
An emphasis on food issues will become an intensifying focus among all 10 University of California campuses and its agricultural outreach and public service programs, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Tuesday.
NASA chief Charles Bolden is scheduled to tour the Aerojet facility in Rancho Cordova today a visit that reflects the company’s significant role in the agency’s quest to send man back into deep space, and eventually to Mars.