Agriculture and Food Production

Blog entry | Jun 21 2018

What makes you pick one type of cereal, juice, bread or milk over another while you are shopping?

Blog entry | Jun 20 2018

When you were a kid, chances are you played with little plastic food items and maybe even tried to take a bite every once in a while.  Now that you are an adult, you may have heard that there could

Blog entry | Jun 15 2018

Ever notice how fruit and vegetable stands or freezer aisles in grocery stores can be such a “mixed bag?” Many of us can buy everything from apples and avocados to yams and zucchini all year long.

Blog entry | Jun 07 2018

Tamika Sims, PhD recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by California Ag Today, the largest ag-foc

Blog entry | May 24 2018

We hope that you’ve been able to “milk” our new resources about how cow’s milk and

Blog entry | May 17 2018

While genetically engineered foods (genetically modified organisms or “GMOs”) have been safely produced and consumed

Blog entry | May 03 2018

The use of natural resources such as water in food production is a sustainability issue that continues to be on the radar of many farmers, scientists and consumers.

Blog entry | Apr 19 2018

We talk about environmental sustainability in food production quite a bit, as we should.

Blog entry | Apr 18 2018

The Joy of Soy Milk

Blog entry | Apr 09 2018

Have you heard the hype about eating organic fruits and vegetables as opposed to conventionally grown ones? Well, if you have not, you’re one of the lucky ones.

Blog entry | Apr 05 2018

Old McDonald might be surprised to see the way farms have evolved over the years.

Blog entry | Mar 20 2018

It’s likely that when you think of pesticides, your first thought is not about environmental sustainability.

Blog entry | Mar 16 2018

Listeria Monocytogenes

Blog entry | Mar 13 2018

You may recall hearing someone years ago tell you, “Milk does a body good.” Most of us grew up drinking milk at home, school, at summer camp and all those other places kids go.

Blog entry | Feb 28 2018

In previous posts we’ve highlighted the importance, safety and other positive attributes of genetically engineered (GE

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