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Bakersfield gets a 'First Look' at UCCE centennial celebration

Brian Marsh is the director of UC Cooperative Extension in Kern County and an agronomy farm advisor.

Brian Marsh, the director of UC Cooperative Extension in Kern County, talked about the upcoming UCCE centennial celebration with host Scott Cox on First Look, a web video and radio program that provides Kern County resident with an overview of the day's...

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:23 AM
Tags: Brian Marsh (3), centennial (4)

UC research center in Tulelake commemorates UCCE centennial

Participants in the Intermountain REC field day included (from left) UCCE vice provost Chris Greer, IREC director Rob Wilson, REC system associate director Lisa Fischer, ANR vice president Barbara Allen-Diaz and ANR associate vice president Bill Frost. (Photo: Todd Fitchette, courtesy of Western Farm Press),

The annual field day at the UC Intermountain Research and Extension Center held last week provided an opportunity to mark the 100th anniversary of UC Cooperative Extension with leaders of the organization, reported Todd Fitchette in Western Farm...

Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9:04 AM

California drought is depleting the state's groundwater reserves

Huntington Lake, a reservoir in the Sierra Nevada, is at about one-third of its capacity. In this July 2014 photo, the basin is also shrouded in smoke from a nearby forest fire.

Nervousness over California's epic drought has given way to alarm, reported Joby Warrick in the Washington Post. Streams and lakes are drying up, and now the aquifers are being pumped at an unsustainable rate. The massive shift to groundwater has helped...

Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 9:28 AM
Tags: drought (53), Thomas Harter (5), water (41)

UC research on dwarf fruit trees featured on local news

Rootstocks evaluated by UC scientists help control peach tree growth.

Kevin Day, a UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor for Tulare County, has been comparing the quality of fruit on stone fruit trees pruned conventionally, in hedge rows and other configurations for 17 years. Now he and his colleague Ted DeJong, UCCE...

Posted on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 10:58 AM
Tags: Kevin Day (2), nectarines (3), peaches (7)

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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

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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