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UCCE Humboldt - Del Norte Counties

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Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program

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 2013 Year in Review  
   To learn more about what we do

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

-Succession workshop, grazing workshop, cottage food workshop June 2014
Highlights of recent activities

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

July 2012 SOD Update
    A newsletter about SOD on the northcoast

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El NiƱo unlikely to be California drought savior

During droughts, farmers and cities rely more heavily on groundwater, which must be recharged to get through subsequent droughts.

Rather than pinning hopes on a possible El Niño in the Pacific Ocean to alleviate the California drought, a UC expert suggested the state's residents should continue to prepare for the worst, reported Inside Climate News. Reporter Amy Nordrum...

Posted on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 12:46 PM
Tags: Doug Parker (5), drought (49)

New UC advisor is already making a positive impact

Virginia Bolshakova

Virginia Bolshakova, a UC Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development advisor for less than a year, has received praise from a farm bureau director for her contributions to local agriculture, reported Julia Hollister in Capital Press. “She brings...

Posted on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Tags: 4-H (43), Elkus Ranch (1), Virginia Bolshakova (1)

Agritourism an option in the San Joaquin Valley

Offering dinner in a winery barn is a form of agritourism.

Even though the typical San Joaquin Valley farm is focused exclusively on food production, local growers can profit from increasing interest in agritourism, reported Helen Tracey-Noren in the Fresno Bee. The concept was touted at a recent forum in Fresno...

Posted on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 3:49 PM
Tags: agritourism (21), Penny Leff (6)

UC is rebuilding Cooperative Extension ranks

Six of the 2014 UC Cooperative Extension retirees.

The University of California is aggressively rebuilding the footprint of UC Cooperative Extension in the wake of retirements over the last several years, reported Tim Hearden in Capital Press. Hearden spoke to Bill Frost, associate vice president of the...

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Tags: Retirements (2)

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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: cedelnorte@ucdavis.edu

Eureka Sea Grant Extension Office
2 Commercial Street, Suite 4
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:



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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