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
Effects of Long-acting Estrogen-base Growth Promotant on Growth and Performance and Carcass Characteristics in Holstein Steers

To test the efficacy of a long-lasting, sustained release estrogen implant, both singularly and in combination with other growth promotants, on Holstein steers. Growth and efficiency characteristics, meat quality and yield grade, and effect of season ... more
Featured Project Director
Dr. Jim Ayars
Agricultural Engineer
USDA-ARS Water Management Research Laboratory

Expertise: Irrigation Management Drainage Management

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