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Food policy, production, and challenges are addressed with programs covering commercial agricultural practices and tips for the backyard gardener. Visit uctv.tv/gardening

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    Wellness Check for Tilden Park Turtles

    Wellness Check for Tilden Park Turtles

    Tilden Park’s Jewel Lake is home to a community of Western pond turtles, a species that is struggling to survive the combined threats of climate change, habitat loss and competition from red-eared slider turtles. Former UC Berkeley postdoctoral scholar Max Lambert is part of a team of wildlife experts who spent much of the pandemic checking in on the health of the Bay Area’s Western pond turtles, including those at Jewel Lake. Series: "UC Berkeley News" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 37841]

    • 2 min
    • video
    How Agricultural Innovations Help Feed the Future In Cambodia

    How Agricultural Innovations Help Feed the Future In Cambodia

    Farmers in Cambodia have started to grow more vegetables to meet rising consumer demand, supported by innovations from a team led by UC Davis researchers. With help from Cambodia’s Royal University of Agriculture, farmers adopted "nethouses" to protect crops from pests without the use of chemical pesticides and packinghouses to better care for their crops after harvest. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 37826]

    • 5 min
    • video
    Saving Small Birds From Big Oil

    Saving Small Birds From Big Oil

    Responders with the UC Davis Oiled Wildlife Care Network traveled to Southern California to wash and release oiled birds, including federally threatened snowy plovers, after an oil spill near Huntington Beach in 2021. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 37812]

    • 4 min
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    The Magic of Mushrooms: Revolutionizing the Future of Food Farming and Medicine - Future Thought Leaders Series Presented by the Berry Good Food Foundation

    The Magic of Mushrooms: Revolutionizing the Future of Food Farming and Medicine - Future Thought Leaders Series Presented by the Berry Good Food Foundation

    Mushrooms play a crucial role in our natural ecosystem, they have been used medicinally by indigenous cultures for centuries, their nutritional value and hearty fiber make them an excellent meat substitute for chefs, and the mainstream medical community is evaluating psilocybin benefits in combating PTSD, anxiety, addiction, and other conditions. Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach hosts spiritual healer Matthew Alvarado, Mindful Mushrooms owner Ivo Fedak, CEO of M2 Ingredients Jan Hall, Mark Kalia, MD, Gordon Saxe, MD, PhD UCSD, environmental scientist Danielle Stevenson, and co-owner and chef at The Plot and Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub Davin Waite for a discussion on the amazing impacts of mushrooms. Series: "Wellbeing " [Health and Medicine] [Agriculture] [Show ID: 37279]

    • 1 hr 17 min
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    Knights Landing - Community Garden

    Knights Landing - Community Garden

    Knights Landing is a small, rural community just north of Davis, CA. With little access to a local grocery store, volunteers from UC Davis helped complete a community garden so they can grow their own fresh produce. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 37405]

    • 2 min
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    Male Pumas' Energy Spent Avoiding Humans Linked to Smaller Home Ranges

    Male Pumas' Energy Spent Avoiding Humans Linked to Smaller Home Ranges

    UC Santa Cruz researchers have shown that pumas will go to great lengths to avoid humans, and it’s taking a toll on them. They’re concerned about the long-term impacts on the ecosystem. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 37469]

    • 2 min

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