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Jeff Stackhouse New UCCE Livestock Advisor

Jeff Stackhouse New UCCE Livestock Advisor

UCCE Humboldt and Del Norte Counties have a new Livestock Advisor. Meet Jeff Stackhouse, the man from Shasta whose energy and sense of humor are only surpassed by his experience herding sheep!

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 June Newsletter - JUN2015
    Highlights of recent and upcoming activities

-4-H Handbook for Members and Families
    
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News

Drip irrigation in alfalfa cuts water use, but isn't for everybody

Photo by Daniel H. Putnam, UC ANR alfalfa specialist.

The drought is forcing farmers to reexamine the way they water their crops, but converting to drip irrigation in alfalfa is unlikely to be widely implemented, reported David Wagner on KPBS Radio News. The drip irrigation system conserves water...

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 4:28 PM
Tags: alfalfa (4), Dan Putnam (7), drought (104), Khaled Bali (2)

4-H teaches kids environmental awareness at inaugural camp

4-H teens planned and presented a week-long camp for local youth called Sustainable You! at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center in Holtville.

Twenty-five schoolchildren learned what it means to be “sustainable” at the inaugural 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center in Holtville, reported Michael Dukes in the Imperial Valley Press. The...

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Sudden oak death still a threat and still spreading

Humboldt County tanoak trees that have succumbed to sudden oak death.

Thirteen years after sudden oak death was first detected in California, the disease's range in northern coastal areas of California and southwest Oregon continues to grow, according to a report by Michael Joyce on Jefferson Public Radio. Joyce...

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 10:35 AM
Tags: SOD (5), Sudden Oak Death (23), Yana Valachovic (4)

Norwegian newspaper covers California's drought

An almond orchard in Winton, Calif.

The California drought is so severe, it is drawing worldwide attention, including recent news coverage in Norway. Reporter Kristoffer Rønneberg visited a farm and reservoir in the Central Valley and spoke to a UC Agriculture and Natural Resources...

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 8:14 AM
Tags: almonds (24), Doug Parker (12), drought (104)

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Contact Information

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

Director:
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:

Peppermint

Pomegranate

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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