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UCCE Humboldt–Del Norte serves as a northern hub for the California Fire Science Consortium. The consortium provides a clearinghouse for fire science information and encourages collaboration and networking around fire science and management throughout the state. Please click for more information. 

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- Humboldt and Del Norte Counties 2013 Year in Review  
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-15 Ways UCCE is Working for You
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-Sandy Sathrum Retirement and 4-H Volunteers July 2014
Highlights of recent activities

-4-H Handbook for Members and Families
    
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July 2012 SOD Update
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News

Ranchers learn how to turn straw into 'gold'

Cows attacking rice strawlage as tractor drops into feeder.

About 50 ranchers gathered this week in Willows to learn how they can convert straw left over from the rice harvest into a palatable and nutritious feed for cattle, reported Tim Hearden in Capital Press. By baling rice straw before it dries and tarping...

Posted on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:22 AM

New advisors build of the scientific work of predecessors

Carol Frate, left, and Michelle Le Strange.

When new UC Cooperative Extension advisors come on the job, they aren't starting their programs from scratch. "We are a science-based organization," said Jim Sullins, county director for Tulare UCCE. Academic advisors document their work in reports and...

Posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1:50 PM
Tags: Jim Sullins (4)

California almonds are standing their ground

Almond prices are on track to beat an all-time high in 2014.

One way or another, most California almond farmers are managing to keep their orchards irrigated this year, reported Megan Durisin on Bloomberg.com. In the article, Merced County farmer Bob Weimer said he added a 12th well to draw water from the aquifer...

Posted on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10:29 AM
Tags: almonds (15), David Doll (8)

California agriculture to suffer $1 billion in drought losses

Dry fields and bare trees at Panoche Road near San Joaquin. (Photo: Gregory Urquiaga)

The California drought will cost the state's agriculture industry about $1 billion in lost revenue, reported David Pierson in the Los Angeles Times. Total statewide economic cost of the drought was calculated to be $2.2 billion. The story was based on a...

Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 11:18 AM

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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

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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