September 2019 Volume 3, Number 9
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October 8 - 10, 2019

GeoVet 2019

UC Davis Conference Center
Davis, CA 95616

The GeoVet conference is the only international, interdisciplinary conference in spatial epidemiology, spatial statistics and the application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to animal health, public health and food safety. An exciting scientific and social program includes networking events and discussion panels, as well as pre- and post-conference workshops. Learn more and register.
October 29 - 30, 2019

Hemp Breeding and Seed Production

UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center
Davis, CA 95616

This two-day course of lectures and discussions is designed to enhance the knowledge of professionals working on hemp improvement and propagation. It covers hemp seed production topics such as flowering, pollination, seed development, harvesting and certification. Instructors include experts from the public and private sectors. Learn more and register .
This is just a sampling of our upcoming events. See more events in our calendar .
Spotlight on Practical Resources
UC Postharvest Center
The UC Postharvest Center provides science-based information resulting in reduced losses and improved quality, safety and marketability of fresh horticultural products. The center offers core workshops on Fresh-cut Products , Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops and Fruit Ripening and Ethylene Management . The Produce Professional Certificate program provides customized curriculum via in-person workshops and online video modules. The bookstore includes helpful publications in English and in Spanish. Free produce fact sheets are available in English , Spanish , French and Arabic . You can even browse " Ask the Produce Docs ," an archive of general and commodity-related questions and answers.
Notes From the Field
California Agriculture special issue on cannabis

V oter approval of Proposition 64, the 2016 ballot measure that altered California law to allow the recreational use of cannabis by adults,
presented policymakers with the challenge of regulating, licensing and taxing a large, complex and fast-changing recreational cannabis industry. The challenge was made more acute because scientific research on many aspects of cannabis in California had never been conducted at scale.
UC is now working to fill that research gap. At least nine UC research centers, most of them new, now focus entirely or in part on cannabis. In this special issue , California Agriculture presents research articles on cannabis production, the economics of California's cannabis industry, and the social and community impacts of cannabis.

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