The California State University Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) is a comprehensive applied agricultural and environmental research program joining the California State University's (CSU) four colleges of agriculture and the state's agriculture and natural resources industries and allied business communities.

The ARI fosters the development and evaluation of new and promising technologies that have the potential for improving food safety, environmental stewardship, economic performance, and long-term sustainability of California's agriculture industry. ARI projects and programs build upon a successful record of past applied research accomplishments and augment, enhance, and extend the basic research conducted by the nation's land grant universities.

ARI Administration
California Polytechnic State University
Attn: Dr. Mark Shelton, Executive Director
One Grand Avenue
Building 11-211
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0250
Featured Project
Economic Analysis of U.S. Cheese Processing Industry

Research for this project is expected to comprise three activities with two objectives per activity. The first activity focuses on information gathering and data collection, the second activity focuses on data analysis and model development, and the ... more
Featured Project Director
Dr. Patrick Doyle
College of Agriculture, California State University, Chico

Expertise: Meat processing and safety, livestock reproduction, animal breeding, beef cattle genetics, econcomic index development, and statistics

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