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Katie von der Lieth Travels to Brazil

Rates of deforestation in the Amazon increased in 2016 for the first time in almost a decade. The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world but human… http://iad.ucdavis.edu/blog/katie-von-der-lieth-travels-brazil/

HannhJoy Pheasant - Weed vs. Crop Differentiation Using Crop Marking Systems

During the past year I conducted three field trials in lettuce and gathered data from five tomato field trials. The three lettuce trials used physical plant markers. Three of the… http://iad.ucdavis.edu/blog/hannhjoy-pheasant-weed-vs-crop-differentiation-using-crop-marking-systems/

Julia Jordan - Horticulture Irrigation Project in Eastern Uganda

By Julia Jordan In eastern Uganda, small-scale farmer groups are experimenting with irrigation and water management strategies to overcome the challenges of climate variability… http://iad.ucdavis.edu/blog/julia-jordan-horticulture-irrigation-project/

AiLin Chen - Understanding Taiwanese Stakeholder Response to a New Pilot Program for Rice Deficiency Payments

By AiLin Chen Through the support of Henry A. Jastro Research Fellowship, I have traveled to Taiwan to conduct research in August-September 2017. This research project seeks to… http://iad.ucdavis.edu/blog/ailin-chen-understanding-taiwanese-stakeholder-response-new-pilot-program-rice-deficiency-payments/

Kellen Parrish - Agricultural Curriculum for the Indigenous School for Rural Integrated Development

La Libertad, El Petén, Guatemala in Summer 2017 By Kellen Parrish Unlike some other research projects that received funding for this Jastro period, my project consisted of… http://iad.ucdavis.edu/blog/kellen-parrish-agricultural-curriculum-indigenous-school-rural-integrated-development/