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
805-756-6297
Featured Project
Nitrous Oxide Emissions from California Orchard and Vegetable Cropping Systems

The overarching goal of this research is to improve our understanding of the impact of fertilizer use on nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural practices in California. Our specific objective for this project is to assess if the surrent estimates ... more
Featured Project Director
Dr. Cynthia Daley
Using sprounted grain as an alternative source of energy in dairy cow rations.
California State University, Chico

Expertise: Animal Science, Sustainable Agriculture, Waste Management, Nutrient Flow

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