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November 28, 2022

A recent demonstration of how biochar is created
Adding even a small amount of biochar — a charcoal-like material produced by burning organic matter — to a dairy’s manure-composting process reduces methane emissions by 84%, a recent study by UC Merced researchers shows. The dairy industry is one of the main sources of methane...
Professor Joshua Viers, coordinator Danny Royer and Professor Tom Harmon describe plans for UC Merced's smart farm.
    Land has been tilled at UC Merced’s smart farm, the first physical step in developing the state-of-the-art project.     “Even though it’s just a...
Low water levels at the north boat ramp at Lake Mendocino, a large reservoir in Mendocino County, California, October 21. California Department of Water Resources
Losses to California’s ag industry have continued to mount as the state’s drought stretched into a third straight year, according to a report released Tuesday by researchers from the...
Professors Joshua Viers, left, and Tom Harmon share oversight of the new smart farm being constructed next to campus. The farm will be UC Merced's AES site.
UCs Merced and Santa Cruz became the newest campuses in the system to be named an agricultural experiment stations (AES), UC President Michael Drake announced at today’s Regents’...
California Governor Gavin Newsom talks with students in a UC Merced political science class Monday. Nov. 7, 2022
    A day before the midterm election, Gov. Gavin Newsom made a surprise visit     to a political science class at UC Merced.     Newsom was...
Members of the community joined UC Merced students, faculty and staff and their families for the annual "UC Merced Toloma 5k Fun Run". The event is held every year in honor of Native...
A doctoral student in the Public Health program will be among the presenters taking part in a webinar on the health effects and policy implications of hookah smoking. Sarah Alnahari will...
Lars Howlett displays the Baltic Wheel design for UC Merced's labyrinth.
    A temporary labyrinth has taken shape on the UC Merced campus.     The labyrinth, which is an ancient pattern people walk to reflect, was     built by master...
The Center for the Humanities is hosting in-person and virtual events to give some insight into how professors share their research through comics. The center's Bobcat Comics ...
Antisemitism is not a new form of discrimination; it dates back thousands of years. But recent events and the charged political climate in the United States have brought it to the forefront, an...

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