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
An Analysis of Financial and Marketing Efficiency of California Racing Fairs and Their Satellite Wagering Facilities

To assess: 1. financial relationships of fair racing operations performance 2. marketing vis-à-vis western regional provincial racing and California urban center race meets.
Featured Project Director
Dr. Rafael Jimenez-Flores
Dairy Science Department, College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Cal Poly State University

Expertise: Food Science, Dairy Technology, Agriculture, Chemistry, Milk Biochemistry

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