Spotting ants is no reason to reach for insecticide sprays or call an exterminator. Here's how to manage them in ways that are effective, inexpensive, safe and environmentally kind.
To plant the seed of healthful eating among youngsters, UC Cooperative Extension is giving away vegetable plants to Oakland families with school-age children.
UC ANR scientists have been studying whether malting barley can be grown well in California — and what that might mean for the local beer-brewing industry. Watch a video to learn more.
Purple sweet potatoes could be the next big thing, thanks to ANR research. These vibrant tubers are chock full of healthy antioxidants, and sure to impress your family and friends — and social media.
It's time to get the barbecue grilling and the pool party started! To keep your summer healthy and fun, UC ANR offers some important safety tips.
Did you know that most vegetables are annuals and need to be started every year from seeds? In a fascinating video, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources explores the science and processes that keep our food system vibrant.
Urban agriculture is popping up all over California — from schools and churches to community gardens, backyard farms, rooftop gardens and more. Learn more about this phenomena, including an example right here in Oakland.