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Facts on Arsenic in Food and Beverages Including Wine
 Arsenic (As) is naturally found in soil and ground water. As such it is taken up by
plants and can be found in plant tissues...


Announcements

diagram Experimental Design and Chemometrics for Chemists, October 1-2, 2015
This two-day workshop will discuss the basics of experimental design and multivariate statistics for analysis of food and beverage samples.


Making News

 UC Davis seeks to turn little water into wine
The main vineyard at the University of California, Davis, currently relies on 4 to 6 gallons of water to produce each gallon of wine. As soon as next year, researchers hope new technologies can reduce that vineyard demand to as little as 1 gallon of water per gallon of wine.

roger boulton and dave block UC Davis aids winemakers in sustainability
Ten large, shiny tanks stand near the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at UC Davis, holding more than a year of rainwater and the key to processing food and drink during a drought. The water tanks, and the teaching-and-research winery they support, are showing students and winemakers throughout the world how to reduce processing costs, improve wine quality, and protect the planets dwindling natural resources.

outlook cover VEN and FST professors featured on cover of CAES' Outlook magazine
A partnership between UC Davis and Agilent Technologies brought together Agilent employee Jenny Nelson and professors Alyson Mitchell of FST and Susan Ebeler of VEN. Nelson is an Adjunct Professor in VEN and offers expertise on equipment her company provided to the UC Davis Food Safety and Measurement Facility.

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Computing

Department Computer Lab - VEN Computing Lab - Rules
All currently registered Department of Viticulture & Enology students are eligible to use the computer lab.