Fiscal Year 2012-13

 


Extramural Grants


California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant
$399,000
Life Cycle Assessment of Air Emissions and Greenhouse Gas Offset Potentials in Perennial Fruit and Nut Crops

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant (subaward through Center for Land-based Learning)
$1,700 (Additional funding on active project)
Sacramento Valley Beginning Farmer Training and Incubator Program

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant (subaward through Soilborn Farms)
$10,000
Urban Farmer Training Program

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant (subaward through Yolo county)
$60,000
Yolo  County Farm to School Evaluation

California Department of Pesticide Regulation
$100,000
Agricultural Worker Time and Activity Study

California Tomato Research Institute
$16,600
Effect of mycorrhizal innoculants & plant flavonoid inducers on processing tomatoes

SureHarvest
$7,000
Russell Ranch Data Share with Specialty Crops Stewardship Index 

SureHarvest
$9,000
Scientific Review of Specialty Crops Stewardship Index 

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Competitive Grants Program
$16,900
A Resource for Urban Agriculture

United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
$744,700 ($172,800 to ASI)
Defining and Implementing Agricultural Management Practices to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

Gifts and Philanthropic Grants

American AgCredit
$10,000
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers

J.G. Boswell Company
$31,500
For purchase of a six row Monosem vacuum planter for the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility

CoBank
$30,000
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers

Columbia Foundation
$75,000
Funding for the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Major at UC Davis

Ecoscraps
$5,800
To study compost at the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility

Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn
$20,000
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers

Farm Credit West
$10,000
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers

Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
$74,700
Continuing support for the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems undergraduate major

David and Lucile Packard Foundation (subaward through Nicholas Institute/Duke University)
$79,300
Report on cropping systems for Nicholas Institute project on Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities for California

Howard and Nancy Shapiro
$1,000
Annual best dissertation prize for agricultural sustainability/agroecology

True North Foundation
$43,500
Continuing support for mentoring at the UC Davis Student Farm

Endowments

Nancy Allen and Thomas P. Tomich
$10,000
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment

Don and Diane Bransford
$5,000
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI

Columbia Foundation
$100,000
Funding towards an endowed professorship in agroecology

Del Monte Foods
$10,000
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment

Gaia Fund
$50,000
Funding towards an endowed professorship in agroecology

Carl Johnson
$1,000
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI 

Harold McClarty
$10,000
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment

Park Farming
$5,000
Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment

Nancy and Howard Yana Shapiro
$1,000
Adopt an Acre -- Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment

TomKat Charitable Trust
$200,000
Funding towards an endowed professorship in agroecology

Friends of ASI (less than $1,000 to the Endowment)
Melissa and Rob Haworth
Judith Redmond
Jamie Rothschild

In-Kind Support

Button & Turkovich
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – wheat combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Ecoscraps
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – compost

Foster Farms
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – compost (since 1994)

Lopez Welding Services
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – repair services and various equipment use (since 2002)

Meek & Sons

In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – corn combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Morning Star Co.
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch - tomato harvester use (since 2009)

Puresense
In-kind donation of 10 PureSense Mesh Nodes with Decagon 5TE Sensors and Pressure Sensors, moisture meters and measurement monitoring services, and one PureSense Base Station with Weather Station for the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility (since 2010)

Rominger Farms
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – various equipment use (since early 2000s)