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Congratulations to the our collective UCCE & UC authors for eXtension publication of YPAR article!!
Position Vacancy: Youth, Families and Communities Advisor
Attached is the Position Vacancy Announcement. Deadline to submit materials for consideration is August 20, 2018.
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.
2018 Guidelines - Price increase July 1, 2018
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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Why 'AA' is for Avocado Addict
Posted 8/15/2018 - If you're like most of us, you “go bananas” for a banana for breakfast. It's healthy, nutritious and packed with potassium. But wait! You should probably go bananas for another fruit--that pear-shaped avocado. Did you know the avocado...
Fresno’s Southeast Asian farmers are on trend with new ‘superfood’
Posted 7/9/2018 - Farmer Vang Thao has been managing a successful farm south of Fresno for nearly 30 years, producing a spectacular array of vegetables – heirloom tomatoes, purple bell peppers, water spinach, bitter melon, Thai eggplant and dozens of others. Every...
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