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Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program

Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program

For the last year, Humboldt/Del Norte UCCE has been working with the Federal Recognized Tribe Extension Program (FRTEP). This grant, directed by Deborah Giraud, is similar to projects across the country. The grant currently provides information, workshops, demonstrations and projects on agriculture, natural resources, food security, food preservation and youth development to Native American tribal communities. Please click for more information.

Current Newsletters

- Humboldt and Del Norte Counties 2014 Year in Review 
   To learn more about what we do

-15 Ways UCCE is Working for You
     Examples of our work in your community

-UCCE Humboldt-Del Norte August Newsletter - AUG2015
    Highlights of recent and upcoming activities

-4-H Handbook for Members and Families
To learn more about 4-H

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Congressman eats a healthy lunch with first-graders

KTVU reporter John Sasaki tweeted this picture of Congressman Mark DeSaulnier enjoying lunch with children at Ygnacio Elementary.

Kids are eating better in Contra Costa County schools and it improves their long term health, said Congressman Mark DeSaulnier in an interview broadcast by KTVU News in San Francisco. The congressman was at Ygnacio Valley Elementary School to eat a...

Posted on Friday, September 4, 2015 at 8:23 AM

UC ANR advisor featured on U.S.-Indian news outlet

Surendra Dara in a Central Coast strawberry field.

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) advisor Surendra Dara was featured on a half-hour program broadcast by NRI Samay, a California-based public radio service focused on Indian-American news. Dara, an Indian native himself, shared with the host...

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 3:52 PM
Tags: Surendra Dara (6)

California summer fruit smaller and tastier this year

Drought and warm winter weather combine to reduce the size, and increase the taste, of 2015 California stonefruit.

California's summertime stonefruit - peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots - are tending to be smaller in 2015, reported Lesley McClurg on Capital Public Radio. But don't despair. The smaller fruit is typically tastier, said a UC Agriculture and...

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 9:38 AM
Tags: apricots (2), Kevin Day (3), nectarines (4), peaches (8), plums (3), stonefruit (2)

Adapting to drought by removing urban landscapes has unintended impacts

A Western scrub jay on a California lawn. (Photo: Wikimedia commons)

Removing landscaping in urban areas to adapt to the California drought carries a gamut of potential repercussions on wildlife and the environment, reported LA Weekly. Two of Gov. Brown's water conservation rules - withholding water from...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 12:07 PM

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Contact Information

Humboldt County Office
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503-6998
Phone: (707) 445-7351
Fax: (707) 444-9334

Yana Valachovic

Other Offices

Del Norte County Office
586 G St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
phone: (707) 464-4711
fax: (707) 464-7520
e-mail: UCCE Del Norte

Eureka Sea Grant Extension Office
2 Commercial Street, Suite 4
Eureka, CA 95501
phone: 707-443-8369
fax: 707-445-3901

Useful Links

Here is a link poultry enthusiasts may find helpful. UC Coopertaive Extension Poultry

New and updated links at UC ANR. Be sure to browse the online catalog!

UC ANR Online Catalog

New Publications:

Grape Pest Management

Weed Pest Identification and Monitoring Cards

New Free Publications:

Community Gardens

Recently Updated Free Pest Management Guidelines:



New Free Pest Note:

Myoporum Thrips

Below is a collection of excellent informational resources to help

you in the home, garden or with your agriculture or natural resource business.


- Pest management information for your home or garden ucipm.ucdavis.edu              

- Forestry resources, publications and big ideas on how to steward California forest lands ucanr.org/sites/forestry 

- Tips on how to grow a successful home orchard homeorchard.ucdavis.edu               

- Small and family farms resources and information sfp.ucdavis.edu

- Research-based information on important issues facing the horticulture industry ohric.ucdavis.edu

- Downloadable publications regarding agriculture and natural resources  anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu

- UC research-based information, accomplishments, and statewide extension activities in planting, growing, and harvesting fruits and nuts fruitsandnuts.ucdavis.edu

- Information relevant to California vegetable consumers, growers and processors  vric.ucdavis.edu

- Research in weed management  wric.ucdavis.edu

- Information related to production, harvest and processing of foods ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu

- More information from UCCE around the state ucanr.org


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