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2018 Guidelines - Price increase July 1, 2018
Congratulations to the our collective UCCE & UC authors for eXtension publication of YPAR article!!
UC Walks 2018
The County Director, Advisors, Community Education Specialists and County Employees took part in the 2018 UC Walks. This is a UC system-wide wellness event, which promotes wellness and an active lifestyle. The participants collectively walked a total of 306 minutes. Congratulations to all who participated.
Desert Research and Education Center
Watch this short but very informative video about DREC.
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Insights: Water and Drought Online Seminar Series
The latest research-based advice on weathering a drought is now available free online. The UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is working to help farmers cope with the unwelcome outcome of historically low rainfall the last three years. UC scientists, with support from the California Department of Water Resources, have recorded video presentations on high-priority drought webpages.
Each presentation is about one half hour in length and are available at the link below:
The University of California has been extensively involved in research and implementation of water conservation/management strategies throughout the state. A lot is knows about when and how to most effectively use limited water supplies. The links below contain a brief introduction. Additional information is available at UC ANR drought website. http://ciwr.ucanr.edu/California_Drought_Expertise/
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Honey bee health key to wellbeing of important species
Posted 10/18/2018 - Our friends the honey bees make it possible for us to devour an abundance of almond products. In 2016 the California almond crop totaled 2.15 billion pounds valued at $5.2 billion. Growing 80 percent of the world's almonds in California takes a lot of...
It’s electric?! Breaking down electric pressure cookers
Posted 10/17/2018 - You may have heard the buzz about electric pressure cookers. Even if you don't follow kitchen trends, this piece of equipment may take some of the "pressure off" of preparing meals. From personal experience, I can say that they're also quite...
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