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
Monitoring Real Time Emissions of Ammonia, Methane and Hydrogen Sulfide at Dairies

To quantify the spatial and temporal emissions of NH3, CH4, H2S on dairies located in the San Joaquin Valley by using Tunable Laser Diode (TDL) technology. Information gained will be useful in making decisions related to management of the dairy efflu ... more
Featured Project Director
Dr. Charles Crabb
Interim Department Head
Dairy Science Department; College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences

Expertise: Agricultural systems, relationship between crop production and the environment, crop science

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