The Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) exemplifies the mission of the California State University system by working for California and its citizens through partnerships across the agricultural industry and beyond. Through the colleges of agriculture on four CSU campuses and allied disciplines across the CSU, the ARI conducts applied research to ensure the sustainability of California agriculture.
The ARI was recently awarded a 4-year $1million grant from the NIFA Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Educational Grant Program. This grant provides:
Learn More about ARI—HSI Student Opportunities
Session 1: October 22, 2021
Session 2: October 29,2021
(synchronous and asynchronous)
These documents summarize the profound influence of ARI’s work on CSU students and faculty, the agricultural industry, and the state of California.
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Advanced TechnologiesIncluding research in bioenergy, biotechnology and nanotechnology.
AnimalsIncluding animal breeding, animal health, animal production and aquaculture.
Business and Economics Including markets and trade, natural resource economics and small business.
Including climate change, ecosystems, invasive pests and diseases.
Farming and RanchingIncluding agricultural safety, agricultural technology, farmer education, organic agriculture, small and family farms and sustainable agriculture.
Food ScienceIncluding food quality, food safety and product development.
HealthIncluding nutrition, obesity and wellness.
Human SciencesIncluding community vitality, family well-being and youth.
Natural ResourcesIncluding air, forests, grasslands and rangelands, soil and water.
PlantsIncluding crop production, nematology, pest management, plant breeding and plant health.
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Submit a proposal, view the current RFP and Policy & Procedure Manual, review a proposal, submit a progress report.
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Cal Poly Pomona
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
CSU Monterey Bay
Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Priorities
Governance & Administration