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Important Pest Information!

Issue Articles Type Date Added
March 1, 2016

We need your help.

PDF 2/29/16
December 8, 2014

A new and potentially damaging whitefly-transmitted virus of cucurbits was found this fall 2014 in Imperial County, CA

PDF 12/9/14
January 15, 2013

Black Bean Aphid in Sugarbeets

PDF 1/16/13
Meeting Notices & Announcements

Meeting notices for workshops and announcements

Issue Articles Type Date Added
Save The Date - 34th Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop

Attached you will find the "Save The Date" for our Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop.

More details will be coming!!!

PDF 9/19/23
Moringa Roudtable Flyer & Agenda

This is just a reminder that we will be having the Moringa Roundtable, tomorrow, July 18, 2023 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

Please see attached Flyer & Agenda for the upcoming Moringa Roundtable.

For more information, please contact Brooke at bclatack@ucanr.edu.



PDF 7/17/23
Moringa Roundtable

Please come join UCCE Imperial County for a Moringa Roundtable

The attached flyer has all the information.

Hope to see everyone on July 18th.


PDF 7/6/23
Vegetable Harvesting & Educational Event

Just a reminder about this educational event being held Tomorrow, Friday, July 7th.


See attached flyer for information.




PDF 7/3/23
Plant Pathology Advisor Interviews - Stakeholder Are Welcome!

Good morning.


Attached you will find the invitation to view the interviews for the Plant Pathology Advisor Position which will be held on Friday, June 30, 2023.


Below is a partial Position Overview:


Plant Pathology Area Advisor
Applied Research and Extension
Serving Imperial, Riverside and San Diego Counties,California

Position Overview

The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) offers a unique recruitment opportunity for a UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Plant Pathology Area Advisor. UC ANR administers a statewide network of researchers and educators dedicated to the development and application of science-based solutions to address local agricultural, environmental and health issues. Over 150 UCCE advisors conduct
research, outreach and education from locally based Cooperative Extension offices serving all 58 counties from 70+ locations throughout the state. By working and living among those we serve, UC ANR expands the University of California’s reach to engage all people and communities in California, ensuring equal access to the UC system.

Location Headquarters: UCCE Imperial County, Holtville, CA.

Purpose: The Plant Pathology Area Advisor will work in areas of local plant
disease concerns of commercial vegetable crops, field crops, seed crops,
horticultural and tree crops in Imperial, Riverside, and San Diego Counties.
The area advisor will address critical and high priority issues including
invasive species, pest management, and biosecurity. This advisor will have
disciplinary perspective and geographical location to make major
contributions to local plant disease management and provide critical linkages with the National Plant Diagnostic Network to contribute to efforts regarding invasive species and biosecurity. The advisor will co

PDF 6/28/23
Request for Participation

Attached you will find a request to fill out a survey/questionnaire from our Food Safety and Organic Production Area Advisor, Cuong (Jimmy) Huu Nguyen.


He would greatly appreciate your participation.


Thank you in advance. 


DOCX 6/5/23
Vegetable and Organic Production Workshop - CEUs approved

Updated Agenda with approved CEUs

PDF 4/5/23
Notice of Additional Funding Available

"Calling all farmers! An additional $20 million in funding for the EQIP and CSP programs is now available!

The deadline for applications is March 17th. 

Don't miss this opportunity! 

Contact your NRCS office to apply (https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/conservation-basics/conservation-by-state/california#contact).''


Ana Resediz

CES II - Climate Smart Ag Program

(442) 265-7709


DOCX 3/8/23
Vegetable and Organic Production Workshop

Please see attached Workshop Agenda.  We hope to see you there.

PDF 2/27/23
2023 California Date Palm Workshop

Final Agenda with approved CEUs

PDF 2/23/23
2023 California Date Palm Workshop

Attached you will find the Agenda for this workshop.



PDF 1/30/23
33rd Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop

Save the Date with link to Pre-Register

PDF 11/21/22
33rd Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop




PDF 11/16/22
33rd Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop

Flyer & Agenda

PDF 11/14/22