Greetings from Imperial County!
USDA to Provide Additional Direct Assistance to Farmers
Please read the attached article which important information from USDA about assistance.
2021 Field and Vegetable Crops Guidelines
UC nutrition education programs pivot to meet California’s needs during pandemic
Excellent Article highlighting Imperial County CalFresh program:
CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE Imperial County
Enjoy the following:
4 Tips To Stay Healthy with CalFresh Healthy Living - UCCE Imperial County
Check out our latest youtube video!!!
Due to the concern from COVID-19, we are restricting all visitors from access to buildings/sites effective March 17th until further notice.
We are sorry for the inconvenience but your health and safety and that of our employees is paramount.
Should you need assistance from our office, please call (442) 265-7700. You can also contact the County Director, Oli Bachie, at email@example.com.
Kids R Us Preschool
Great video in Spanish. Wonderful job that CalFresh is doing in our preschools.
Desert Research and Education Center
Watch this short but very informative video about DREC.
CHECK OUT OUR "LINKS" PAGE!!!!! WE HAVE ADDED A LOT.
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/
|Gardening Webinar Series - Webinar #5||11/6/2020|
|Gardening Webinar Series - Webinar #6||11/18/2020|
Current Newspaper Articles
Vegetable Crops Planting & Harvesting Calendar
UC Food Blog
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