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Master Food Preservers

Master Food Preservers

The first Master Food Preservers train-the-trainer program was held in May 2012 and included 8 all-day classes using a combination of lectures, videos, and hands-on preparation of preserved foods. Please click for more information

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-UCCE Humboldt-Del Norte March Newsletter - MAR2015
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Don't know much about hydrology

The California drought is complicated.

Nathanael Johnson of TheGrist.org set about clarifying some myths related to California's drought situation, leading him to declare - according to the article's headline - "Everything I thought I knew about water in California is wrong." The first myth...

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 4:34 PM
Tags: Doug Parker (10), drought (87)

Almonds get roasted over water use

Hensley Lake in Madera County, a reservoir on the Fresno River, is at 8 percent of capacity.

People around the world are eating 1,000 percent more California almonds than they did just a decade ago, and last year almonds became the top export crop in the nation's top agriculture state, reported Ellen Knickmeyer of the Associated Press. China's...

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 1:28 PM
Tags: David Doll (14), drought (87)

Coho salmon endangered by drought

UC ANR Cooperative Extension is working with a number of agencies to protect coho salmon. (Photo: Cal Dept of Fish and Wildlife)

The drought is imperiling coho salmon in Sonoma County, where streams may shrink and become disconnected from the Russian River, reported Guy Kovner in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. “It's grim. It's going to be a rough year for the coho,”...

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:26 PM

Food prices are drought-resistant

The California drought is not expected to impact food prices, UC expert says. (Photo: Rudy Gonzales, Jr.)

Changes being made in California agriculture to cope with the fourth year of drought will have minimal effects on food prices, according to an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by Daniel Sumner, director of a UC Agriculture and Natural Resources think...

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:59 AM
Tags: Daniel Sumner (13), drought (87)

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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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