Greetings from Imperial County!
Congratulations Andrea Ramirez on 10 Years
Andrea Ramirez was recently honored by the Imperial County Board of Supervisors for her ten years of service to the University of California Cooperative Extension office. Ramirez began working for the County as an Extra Help employee before being hired on full time as an Office Assistant III on March 19, 2008. In 2014, she was promoted to Office Technician. Thank you and congratulations on your 10 loyal years of service with the County of Imperial.
UC CalFresh Imperial County
UC Delivers article written by Paul Tabarez, MS, Community Education Supervisor II
California's desert agriculture is hot stuff
Click on link below. Wonderful article.
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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New labor laws factored into UC cost studies for table grape production
Posted 4/17/2018 - To help table grape growers make decisions on which varieties to grow, the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Agricultural Issues Center has released four new studies on the costs and returns of table grapes in the Southern San Joaquin Valley. The...
NPI study finds that prices for fruits and vegetables may be higher in low-income neighborhoods
Posted 4/4/2018 - Shoppers purchasing fruits and vegetables in stores located in low-income neighborhoods in California may pay more for those fruits and vegetables than shoppers in other neighborhoods, according to a study that examined prices in a large sample of stores...
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