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UC Davis students selected as ‘Future Leaders’

Posted on May 18, 2016

Two UC Davis students — Elyssa Lewis and Kate Polakiewicz — were selected for a competitive student fellowship by the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD).

Thanks from Uganda: Why the Trellis Fund matters

Posted on May 17, 2016
We recently received an email from one of the first organizations to receive Trellis funding, a reminder of how big of a difference this small grant can make. The email from Uganda started with:

Following vegetables from field to market in Cambodia

Posted on April 19, 2016
While in Cambodia, I visited a project working with women vegetable farmers who have been successfully practicing conservation agriculture. As a postharvest specialist, I have been advising the team remotely about postharvest handling and low-cost technologies.

Crump moves on, seeking new associate director

Posted on April 14, 2016

Amanda Crump, associate director for the Horticulture Innovation Lab, has announced she will be taking a new job as director of the Western Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center.

In memoriam: Norman Looney

Posted on April 12, 2016

Norman E. Looney, a tireless advocate for horticulture in developing countries and founding member of the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s International Advisory Board, died March 26 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was 77.