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Century Experiment/LTRAS Project Records
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis. UC Davis Library, University Archives
    Title: Century Experiment/Long Term Research on Agricultural Sustainability (LTRAS) Project Records
    creator: Long Term Research on Agricultural Systems Project
    Identifier/Call Number: AR-110
    Physical Description: 4.4 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1981-2015
    Abstract: The Century Experiement, a project of the UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute, is a 100-year study measuring long-term impacts of crop rotation, farming systems, and inputs of water and nutrients on agricultural sustainability. The experiment is based at the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility in Davis, California. At its founding in 1993, the Century Experiment was named the Long Term Research on Agricultural Systems (LTRAS) project. The collection includes Century Experiment/LTRAS program materials including experimental design documentation, data, laboratory notebooks, maps, photographs, slides, and reports.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.

    Administrative History

    The Century Experiement, a project of the UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute, is a 100-year study measuring the long-term impacts of crop rotation, farming systems, and inputs of water, nitrogen, carbon and other elements on agricultural sustainability. The experiment's seventy-two test plots are located at the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility in Davis, California. At its founding in 1993, the Century Experiment was named the Long Term Research on Agricultural Systems (LTRAS) project, later changing its name to the Long Term Research on Agricultural Sustainability project.
    Sources:
    The Century Experiment, http://asi.ucdavis.edu/programs/rr/about/century-experiment. Last accessed 14 July 2017.
    About Russell Ranch, http://asi.ucdavis.edu/programs/rr. Last accessed 14 July 2017.

    Content Description

    The collection includes Century Experiment/LTRAS program materials including experimental design documentation, data, laboratory notebooks, maps, photographs, slides, and reports.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Liz Phillips with help from student assistant Robyn Lam.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Century Experiment/Long Term Research on Agricultural Sustainability (LTRAS) Project Records, AR-110, Special Collections, UC Davis Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sustainability
    Agriculture -- California
    UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute -- Archives
    Russell Ranch -- Archives
    Long Term Research on Agricultural Systems Project -- Archives