December 2018

Assistant Professor Ned Spang named ASI Fellow

December 20, 2018

Assistant Professor Ned Spang has been invited to be among the select group of “Fellows of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute.”  Dr. Spang was nominated based on his service to ASI and contributions to the types of research, education, and outreach valued at ASI.  Everyone invited to be designated as an ASI Fellow has made distinguished contributions in two or more of these categories.

Dr. Spang will celebrate this honor at the ASI Winter Party on Friday, January 17, 2019 at the Putah Creek Lodge after the ASI's annual External Advisory Board meeting.

Upcoming FST Extension Activities for 2019 Andrea Thompson December 13, 2018

Brewing Short Courses – January 2019
Location: Online and in Davis, CA

Take your craft to the next level with comprehensive brewing courses for novice and experienced brewers and brewing industry professionals. Offerings include one- and two-day introductory courses, week-long intensive courses and online courses.

Register here: https://extension.ucdavis.edu/subject-areas/brewing-short-courses

Dr. David Mills on Global List of Most-Cited Researchers

December 09, 2018

Clarivate Analytics has released its annual Highly Cited Researchers list for 2018, and FST's own Professor David Mills is one of 19 faculty from UC Davis on the prestigious list.

All of the UC Davis researchers are listed in a UCD News article by Andy Fell.  He explains, "the list identifies exceptional scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence by publishing multiple papers that rank in the top 1 percent by citations in a particular field and year, over a 10-year period."

VEN 112: Soils and Climate in Viticulture

December 07, 2018

The Soils and Climate in Viticulture class presents essential principles of soil science and climate for viticulturists and winemakers, to help prepare them to sustainably manage vineyards and soils during their careers. The emphasis is on material that will be useful to these future professionals for optimizing grape production in vineyards, understanding environmental impacts, and developing sustainable practices. This 3-unit class is taught during the winter quarter by Dr. Jean-Jacques Lambert.

Student spotlight: Food Tech Club president Gary Adrian

December 05, 2018

Gary Adrian is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in Food Science & Technology. Born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia, he moved to the United States in September 2015 to pursue higher education at UC Davis. From a young age, Gary has always been fascinated by how food connects people and how it serves as an integral component in many festivities. Growing up around diverse, vibrant, and flavorful Indonesian cuisine, he knew that he wants to have a career in a food-related industry that brings people together.