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College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Together, we make the world a better place.

Since our institution's founding, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has been known for our expertise in agricultural, environmental, and human and social sciences. 

We are now a powerhouse of cutting-edge research, top-ranked undergraduate and graduate studies, and global outreach programs for more than just agriculture. Our work provides critical solutions and economic strength for many communities right here in our great state of California, and well beyond.

Because of donors like you, every student, faculty and researcher at the college shares their talents and expertise with the world.

We hope that in addition to supporting one of our many challenges this Give Day, that you'll consider supporting our Annual Fund so that we can use these unrestricted gifts to support our students and faculty as they continue to address critical research, and educational needs.

Nutrition Scientist Prof. Steinberg ‘Exemplifies the Best of the Faculty’
Apr 23, 2022

Professor Francene Steinberg Wins UC Davis Prize for Teaching, Research

“Woven through all of her teaching, service, research and outreach is a dedication to educating students and the greater public about the role of nutrition in contributing to a healthy lifestyle,” said Helene Dillard, dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. “Professor Steinberg truly exemplifies the best of what it means to be a faculty member at UC Davis. 

Being the best never gets old!
Apr 22, 2022

UC Davis Ranked Among Best in World, Nation for Veterinary Science, Ag


Quacquarelli Symonds, considered one of the most influential international university rankings providers, ranked UC Davis first in the nation and second in the world in both subjects.

Since veterinary science was added to the rankings in 2015, UC Davis has been first in the world five times and is No. 2 for a third time. The campus was No. 1 in agriculture and forestry in the first three years the subject was ranked and has held the No. 2 spot since 2016.




Give during Give Day to turn your state and the world Gold!
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 185
2 NJ 6
3 WA 5
$50,000
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to Wayne and Jacque Bartholomew and all those who requested a planned giving one-on-one consultation this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
Completed
$5,000
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee Members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Family Fellows Challenge for Parent Giving
We reached our goal of 150 gifts! Thank you to all parents and donors for your generosity--and thanks to Family Fellows Parent, Liz Schenk, for her generous support of UC Davis.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
Aggie Jumpstart Challenge
Thank you to Mark and Mona Couchman and all those who gave to the Aggie Jumpstart Challenge this Give Day. Your gift will continue to promote academic excellence and student success. Thank you for your generosity.
Completed
$50,000
Viticulture and Enology DEI Challenge
Thank you to Jeff and Darice O'Neill of O'Neill Vintners and Distillers and all those who gave to support DEI initiatives with Viticulture and Enology. We truly are grateful for your generosity!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
Animal Genetics Research Challenge
Thank you to Graham and Betty Gall and all those who gave to support animal genetics research. We appreciate your generosity!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
Create Opportunities through the Animal Science General Support Fund
THANK YOU to ALL of our friends, families, students, and alumni who have given to the UC Davis Animal Science General Support Fund! Your spirit of philanthropy is making a difference. Go Ags!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology Experiential Learning Challenge
Thank you to Bruce and Carolyn Lowenthal and all those who gave to support the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology Experiential Learning. We are grateful for your support and appreciate your generosity!
Completed
$10,000
Water Conservation Challenge
Thank you to Saxon Holt and all who gave to our Water Conservation Challenge this Give Day. We are grateful for your support and appreciate your generosity!
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Barrett and Buhlert Memorial Food Science Award
Thank you to Daniel Riggs and all those who gave to support the Barrett and Buhlert Memorial Food Science Award this Give Day. Your gift will benefit graduate students within the department for years to come. Thank you for your generosity.
Completed
$10,000
Seiber Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry Fellowship
Thank you to James and Rita Seiber and all those who gave to support the James and Rita Seiber Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry Fund. Thank you for your generosity!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Battle of the Colleges
Support your College to move them up the leader board. A gift of any size will increase their ranking!
Rank Colleges Gifts
1 College of Engineering 429
2 College of Letters and Science 330
3 College of Biological Sciences 285
4 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences 236
Ended
$6,000
Ecogeomorphology Field Course Challenge
Thank you for your support of the Ecogeomorphology Field Course. You are providing valuable experiential learning opportunities that enhance a student's UC Davis experience. We appreciate your generosity!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$5,300
Lohr Experiential Learning Challenge
Thank you to Cynthia Lohr and all those who gave to support the Lohr Experiential Learning in Human Ecology this Give Day. We appreciate your generosity!
Completed
$5,000
Kinsey Agricultural and Resource Economics Challenge
Thank you to Jean Kinsey and all who gave to support graduate students in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. We appreciate your generosity!
Completed
$5,000
Green Fellowship & Friends of the SLLC Challenge
Thank you to Christina and Jack West of the Pazala Foundation and all who gave to the Green Fellowship and Friends of the SLLC Challenge. We are grateful for your support and appreciate your generosity!
Completed
$5,000
Ted Bradshaw Scholars Program
Thank you to Kamaljeet and Ravinder Khaira and all those who gave to support the Ted Bradshaw Scholars Program. We are grateful for your generosity!
Completed
$5,000
Bohart Museum Challenge
Thank you to Lynn and Robert Kimsey and all those who gave to support the Bohart Museum. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
Completed
$3,000
George Marsh Food Science and Technology Scholarship Challenge
Thank you to James and Marilyn Wilson and all those who gave to support the George Marsh Scholarship in Food Science and Technology. We appreciate your generosity!
Completed
$2,500
Bee Haven Garden Challenge
Thank you to Green Acres Nursery and all those who gave to support the UC Davis Bee Haven Garden. We are grateful for your support of the bees!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Schneeman Nutrition Challenge
Thank you to Barbara and Paul Schneeman and all those who gave to support research within the Department of Nutrition. We are so grateful for your support!
Completed
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