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Ties to the Land: Succession Planning 2015

Ties to the Land: Succession Planning 2015

The spring of 2015 has come and gone, and with it another Ties to the Land workshop! For those who could not or did not attend, feel free to view this spotlight story and catch up on what you missed.

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Non-native snails introduced by French for escargot

The brown garden snail is found in 26 California counties. It was introduced from Europe 'with an eye to the pot.'

A perennial bane in many California gardens, brown snails were intentionally introduced into a vineyard in the mid-1800s in Santa Clara County "with an eye to the pot," reported Dan Brekke on KQED News. The snails are highly prized in Europe as...

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 11:28 AM
Tags: bats (3), Dani Lightle (1), Rachael Long (7), slugs (1), snails (1)

Samuel Sandoval Solis shares his passion for water resource management

UC ANR's Samuel Sandoval Solis is featured on the cover of Vision Magazine.

The cover story in the most recent issue of Visión Magazine details the passion and expertise of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' water resources scientist Samuel Sandoval Solis, a UC ANR Cooperative Extension specialist based at UC...

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 11:02 AM
Tags: drought (114), Samuel Sandoval Solis (1), water (44)

Research and outreach support culture of health and fitness

Nutrition, physical activity and community-building part of obesity prevention in Firebaugh.

The small, mostly Mexican-immigrant Central Valley community of Firebaugh has been at the center of an extensive UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) research and outreach project that is aiming to reduce the incidence...

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 3:31 PM

Too many California pistachios coming up empty

A lack of winter chill can increase the number of pistachio blanks. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Some California pistachio farmers are facing one of their worst harvests ever, reported Sarah Zhang on Wired.com. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources experts said the dip in yield cannot be blamed on the drought, but a warming climate may be coming...

Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 3:47 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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