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Our Mission

True to the mission of the land grant universities, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources connects the power of UC research in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition and youth development with local communities to improve the lives of all Californians.

For over 100 years, our advisors, specialists, faculty and staff have been committed to:

  • Connecting Californians to their University
  • Leading the way to science-based solutions
  • Providing information that is trustworthy and not biased
  • Sharing research that is practical to use
  • Addressing local concerns as part of the community
  • Inviting the participation of concerned stakeholders
  • Facilitating problem-solving and outreach to address the state's toughest challenges

Our Impact

UC ANR's work makes a difference in the lives of all Californians.

Explore our "UC Delivers" Impact stories
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We Are UC ANR

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Somos UC ANR

Programs

Statewide programs focus research and extension on solving priority problems that engage ANR academics and UC faculty in integrated teams to work on complex issues that need trans-disciplinary approaches.

Research Centers

ANR's Research and Extension Centers, located in important California ecosystems, support research projects and educational events. Research projects conducted at the RECs enable the delivery of the highest-quality science to growers, industry and land managers.

Research and Information Centers (RIC) are commodity-specific focal points for UC researchers and private and public constituencies providing resources and information.