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17/1, 17/2, 17/3-4
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15/1, 15/2, 15/3, 15/4
14/1, 14/2, 14/3, 14/4
13/1, 13/2, 13/3, 13/4
12/1, 12/2, 12/3, 12/4
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Quarterly, Volume 19, No. 4. 2005 (pdf 188kb)

Diet/health study brings fresh produce to low-income neighborhood.
Contributions to AgMRC focus on commodity profiles and value-added production. Organic industry grows. Bervejillo returns to Uruguay. Ag exports rise in 2004. Research Progress: Effects of agricultural policies on obesity, Antibiotic resistance in livestock, Agricultural e-commerce.

AIC Quarterly, Volume 19, Number 3, of the AIC Quarterly 2005 (pdf, 172kb)
Articles: Zanger joins AIC board, China intrigues California wine industry, Exotic pest control benefits outweigh costs, Changes drive California agriculture, Successful product differentiation may increase profits, Business clusters and obesity, The Economics of Commodity Promotion Programs: Lessons from California, 2005.

AIC Quarterly, Volume 19, Number 2, 2005 (pdf, 263kb)
This AIC Quarterly summarizes 15 of the presentations given at the two-day California Agricultural Symposium held in Sacramento on March 24 and 25, 2005. More than 50 speakers from California and the rest of the United States spoke about the challenges and opportunities facing California agriculture. The entire electronic presentations, posters, pictures and more are available at: https://aic.ucdavis.edu/events/CAS_05/cas.htm.

AIC Quarterly, Volume 19, Number 1, 2005 (pdf, 212kb )
March symposium targets agricultural leaders, Risk management project concludes, Farm worker protection rule prohibits hand weeding, Agricultural outlook and land values conference, Guide to conserving agricultural land, Conference explores commodity promotion programs, New book on commodity promotion programs, AIC projects contribute to value-added agriculture.

AIC Quarterly, Volume 18, Number 3, 2004 (pdf, 224kb )
Chinese market for California wine.-Antibiotics in livestock production systems.-Eating 5-a-day pays.-Sokolow retires.-Economic value of controlling invasive plants.-AgMRC enhances value-added agriculture.-AIC endowment dinner features WTO talk.-Spinning gold on the web.-Healthy foods cost more.-Spring outlook conference.-CA export values up in 2003.-MOCA update slated for early 2005.-Australia-U.S. free trade agreement analysis developed.

AIC Quarterly, Volume 18 No.2, 2004 (pdf)
Study examines costs and benefits of healthy diets
California food production outpaces population growth
UC studies cost of producing small grains and winter forage for silage
Tree crop conference draws crowd. Workshops focus on risk management for small and beginning farms. AIC Issues Brief analyzes pistachio marketing order. New book provides overview of California agriculture..
Ag Symposium set. AIC Staff News.

AIC Quarterly, Volume 18, No. 1, 2004 (pdf)
Risk management education program sets workshop series
Centers collaborate to achieve common goals
California Agriculture offers research and analysis on horticultural biotechnology
"Solutions" conference explores options for producers in depressed economy
AIC explores trade issues in Issues Brief series additions
Ag land compensation programs featured in book
Statistical profile helps researchers understand specialty crop industries
Rominger named UC Regent

AIC Quarterly, Volume 17, No. 3-4, 2003 (pdf)
Grant awarded for risk management education
New titles added to AIC Issues Brief series
AIC moves to new location
Study broadens knowledge of farm conservation easements
Mendes joins AIC Advisory Board
Caplan joins bank board
New books cover pest management, China trade, and farm labor
AIC leaders address commodity promotion strategies
Rozelle wins Quality of Research Discovery Award

AIC Quarterly, Volume 17, No. 2, 2003 (pdf)
Commission explores program payment limitations
AIC organizes science and technology site visits for international ministers
Sun-Maid hosts AgMRC
Agriculture faces healthy future, despite current challenges
Korean agricultural leader discusses policy reform
2003 AIC Issue Briefs
Exotic Pests and Diseases book published
Studies explore pear and organic almond production costs
PBS series features America's role in feeding the world: The future of food
China trade book orders being accepted
California agriculture contributes to state's economy
Balagtas joins AIC staff

AIC Quarterly, Volume 17, No. 1, 2003 (pdf)
Food labeling lacks consistency
Study explores pest management and farm labor health/safety relationships
AIC loses a friend and supporter
AIC helps host Ministerial Conference
China book publication date set
2002 AIC Annual Report online
Conference explores farmland options
Long-term scenarios for California agriculture explored
Analysis shows another difficult year for exports
Spring outlook seminar features AIC expertise

AIC Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 4, 2002 (pdf)
Workgroup analyzes 2002 Farm Bill
Effects of the farm bill on California commodities
Organic agriculture in the 2002 Farm Bill
Farmland protection provisions
Implications for California dairying
Research funds initiated by the farm bill
Endowment dinner features China update
Mülder joins AIC
AIC coordinates World Food Day forum
AIC sponsors trade forum
Spring Outlook and Issues Seminar

AIC Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 3, 2002 (pdf)
Center adds associate director for China programs
Study explores conservation options for farmland
Farm bill meeting set for Oct. 30
Research stresses importance of trade to food security
Study generates cost expenditure data for crop insurance programs
Grape location drives California wine prices
Postgraduate researcher transition
AgMRC web site promotes value added agriculture
Book offers guidance on agricultural labor management
Wine industry contracts increase between growers and processors
Upcoming event:
Consumer driven agriculture
Spring outlook conference
Agribusiness management conference

AIC Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 2, 2002 (pdf)
2002 Farm Bill raises trade concerns
AIC and CFBF review NAFTA impacts
New whey uses explored
Sun-Maid president joins AgMRC advisory council
Korean agriculture studied
Supermarket studies look at food choice variables
Study relates income with vegetable consumption
Horticultural biotechnology issues aired at Monterey workshop
AIC prepares books on exotic pests and trade with China

AIC Quarterly, Volume 16, No 1, 2002 (pdf)
AgMRC Advisory Council helps define projects at San Diego meeting
Fire ants light up several California counties
Survey assesses specialty crop risks
New walnut economic analysis available
Energy crisis powers down; long-term effects uncertain

AIC Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 4, 2001 (pdf)
Congressman Dooley highlights the AIC trade seminar finale
AIC trade seminar draws large crowd
AIC joins national agricultural easement study
Study investigates potential shifts in fruit and vegetable production
Biotechnology workshop set for March
Pest management research and farm worker health relationship explored

AIC Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 3, 2001 (pdf)
Executive seminar features international trade officials, stakeholders and other experts
Wine industry faces short-term economic challenges
Production input expenditure studies will help improve crop insurance
USDA grant will boost value-added agriculture
International exports rebound
International Trade Executive Seminar registration form

AIC Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 2, 2001 (pdf)
Ray Coppock Retires from AIC
AIC Also Loses Nicolai Kuminoff
AIC Project Examines Energy Crisis Effects
GIS Adds New Light on Farmland Conversion
"Edge" Document Reprinted
State's Ag Trade with China is Examined
AIC Co-sponsors look at Africa's Future
New Publication Looks At Benefits of Private Exotic Pest Control
AIC Study on the Agricultural Benefits of Improved Nutrition
Nutrition Project in Low-income Los Angeles Neighborhoods
AIC Participation in Public Forums

AIC Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 1, 2001 (pdf)
New AIC Project to Look at Tomato Industry
Center Study Examines EU Tomato Subsidies
AIC Proposes Larger State Farmland Total
Farmland Loss is Publication Topic
Right-to-Farm Ordinances Reviewed
Two Join Advisory Board
New Associate Director Named

AIC Quarterly, Volume 14, No. 4, 2000 (pdf)
Congratulations to Secretary-designate Ann Veneman
E-Commerce and Agriculture: Executive Seminar
New AIC Publication Views Ag E-Commerce
New "Measure of California Ag" Now Takes Two Forms
Conservation Easements' History in Three Counties
New Review of Ag R & D Payoff
Two Viewpoints on Biotechnology
Center Website Revamped, Expanded
Annual Outlook for Wine and Winegrapes

AIC Quarterly, Volume 14, No. 3, 2000 (pdf)
New Center Publication Portrays Regional Ag
The Federal Role in Farmland Conservation
Commission Director Outlines Farm Policy Issues
Center Updates State Ag Export Statistics
New Data Shows Trend in Organic Agriculture
State Updates Data on Farmland Conversion

AIC Quarterly, Volume 14, No. 2, 2000 (pdf)
Extended Crop Insurance for California Horticultural Crops
December Date for Executive Seminar
Symposium Reports on Effects of Dairy Trade Liberalization
Ag Labor Relations Are Conference Theme
A New Portrait of State's Agriculture

AIC Quarterly, Volume 14, No. 1, 2000 (pdf)
Trading of Rice Straw Burn Credits
First Step in Saving Regional Farmland
AIC Reports at AAAs
Ag Labor Meeting is Slated May 4
E-Commerce Poses Challenge to Ag
Publication on Exotic Pests and Diseases Now Available

AIC Quarterly, Volume 13, No. 4, 1999 (html)
Perceptions and Realities about Farmland Conversion
Biotechnology and the World's Poor
Bruce Gardner Guest Speaker

AIC Quarterly, Volume 13, No. 3, 1999 (html)
Ag Personnel Management Program Joins the Center
Another Year's Data Added to State Ag Export Estimates
Sacramento Region Agricultural Forum Slated
Report Looks at Economics of Irrigation Water Losses
Executive Seminar Looks at Trend to Global Retailers
New Publication Highlights FMD Threat

AIC Quarterly, Volume 13, No. 2, 1999 (html)
Wine Outlook Workshop: Markets, Contracts, Labor
China Symposium
Exotic Pests and Diseases
UC Executive Seminar Set for Mid-December
New Center Volume Looks at Urban/Farmland Issues
Sumner Speaks at WTO Session

AIC Quarterly, Volume 13, No. 1, 1999 (html)
Exotic Pest and Disease Conference: May 25, Sacramento
Measure of California Agriculture Update is Off the Press
Winegrape Outlook Workshop Scheduled
China's Role in Agricultural Trade is Topic of Conference
Agriculture in the Digital Economy: More Information Needed
December Date is Set for Executive Seminar
Understanding California Agriculture: A Primer

AIC Quarterly, Volume 12, No. 4, 1998 (html)
Director's Message
Noted Economist Provides AIC with a Glimpse of the Future
Executive Seminar Covers Food Marketing System
Seminar Covers the Gamut of Agricultural Risks
Impact of Asian Crash on State Ag is Reviewed
State Ag Trading is Workshop Topic
Problems of Complexity in Exotic Pest and Disease Policy Study

AIC Quarterly, Volume 12, No. 3, 1998 (html)
Director's Message
Exotic Pest and Disease Policy Study: An Update
New Export Statistics Reported by AIC
On the Web
Upcoming Events

AIC Quarterly, Volume 12, No. 2, 1998 (html)
Director's Message
Valuing Foot and Mouth Disease Surveillance
Exotic Pest and Disease Project
Upcoming AIC Events
Awards and Honors
Farmland Publication
AIC-Generated Export Statistics

AIC Quarterly, Volume 12, No. 1, 1998 (html)
Director's Message
Harold O. Carter Endowment Update
Exotic Pest Project Underway
Export Project Continues
Three New Issues Briefs
1998 Executive Seminar Announced
Good Response to AIC Survey of Internet Use

AIC Quarterly, Volume 11, No. 4, 1997 (html)
Director's Message
Grower Survey on Rice Straw Disposal
Exotic Pest Project Launched
Harold O. Carter Endowment Update
AIC Program on Resources and Environment
Where in the World Are the Markets?
AIC to Survey Internet Use and Interest
AIC Director Heads Trade Research Group

AIC Quarterly, Volume 11, No. 3, 1997 (html)
Director's Message
Harold O. Carter Receives Top College Award
Introducing New AIC Associate Directors
AIC Rural/Urban Program
AIC International Trade Program
Executive Seminar Scheduled for December 11
New Center Publication Spotlights State's Foreign Agricultural Markets
Export Data Project Teams AIC and CDFA
Fund-Raising Update

AIC Quarterly, Volume 11, No. 2, 1997 (html)
Director's Message
Introducing New AIC Associate Directors
AIC Co-Sponsors Seminar
AIC Science and Technology Program
Project on Management of Farm Resources
Harold O. Carter Endowment Update
AIC Issues Brief Number One Launches New Series
IAAE Meets in Sacramento

AIC Quarterly, Volume 11, No. 1, 1997 (html)
Director's Message
An Appreciation
California's Future: Maintaining Viable Agriculture at the Urban Edge
Symposium Addresses Benefits of Public Policy Research
Introducing the Center's New Director


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