Expanding the Global Reach of One Health

UCDavis and Nanjing Agricultural University will work together addressing complex global issues of poverty, new and re-emerging zoonotic diseases, safe foods, a sustainable food supply, and the need for a safe and healthy environment for animals and people throughout the world.

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Water Conference Exceeds Expectations

The Western U.S. Irrigation Water Conference exceeded expectations by bringing together a dynamic group of researchers and stakeholders representing key produce production areas from the western United States across to the Midwest, Eastern Seaboard and Southern agricultural regions.

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Dairies, water-use and the drought

Of all of agriculture, dairies are the undisputed authorities on water conservation and recycling, but with California in its third year of drought what are the economic pressures faced by family dairies? Dr. Michael Payne reports on the critical situation…

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Drought Guidance for Dairy Producers

The current 2014 winter season remains the driest since record keeping began in the 1800’s. This may actually be the longest, most severe drought in California in the last 500 years. What’s the impact on the California dairy industry?

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WIFSS letter to editor makes NYT

Dr. Bennie Osburn, dean emeritus of the School of Veterinary Medicine at U.C. Davis, and director of outreach and training at the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, writes in his letter to the editor of The New York Times that the critical role wildlife and domestic animals play in the spread of disease cannot be stressed enough. Wildlife have yielded 300 new viruses with the potential to infect people.

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