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
Bone Density Measurement via Radiographic Calibration

In order to address concerns over fracture risk in high stress bones, our study will generate a practical, objective method to quantify bone strength via bone density measurements. The distal limb of the horse is ideal in investigating bone strength ... more
Featured Project Director
Dr. James Ahern
Agribusiness, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Cal Poly State University

Expertise: Ag Marketing, Equine Marketing and economics, Ag Resource Policy Issues

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