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Agricultural Research Institute

Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)

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.

​Research Highlights

 

ARI P.I. Meeting

October 25, 2019
Hyatt Regency Sacramento

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Annual Reports and Project Abstracts

These documents summarize the profound influence of ARI’s work on CSU students and faculty, the agricultural industry, and the state of California.

See Annual Reports and Project Abstracts

What ARI Studies​​

Advanced Technologies
Including research in bioenergy, biotechnology and nanotechnology. 


Animals
Including animal breeding, animal health, animal production and aquaculture.


Business and Economics
Including markets and trade, natural resource economics and small business.


Environment
Including climate change, ecosystems, invasive pests and diseases.


Farming and Ranching
Including agricultural safety, agricultural technology, farmer education, organic agriculture, small and family farms and sustainable agriculture. 


Food Science
Including food quality, food safety and product development.


Health
Including nutrition, obesity and wellness.


Human Sciences
Including community vitality, family well-being and youth.


Natural Resources
Including air, forests, grasslands and rangelands, soil and water.


Plants
Including crop production, nematology, pest management, plant breeding and plant health.


Search ARI Projects

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P.I. Action Center

Submit a proposal, view the current RFP and Policy & Procedure Manual, review a proposal, submit a progress report.

Go to the PI Action Center


The Impact of ARI, 947 Projects, $161M funded and 23% of the budget goes to students. 

ARI Associate Campuses

Humboldt State

CSU Monterey Bay