Research and Extension Center System
University of California
Research and Extension Center System


The REC system is a strong, vibrant organization of research and education academics supported by extraordinary research management capacity to conduct agriculture, natural resource and human resource programs that
enable the delivery of the highest quality science to promote healthy citizens and thriving communities.

REC System Strategic Plan


  • Delegation from Pakistan Tours Lindcove REC

    Added August 23, 2016
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    A delegation from Punjab Pakistan visited California during August 7-17 to learn about research and extension activities in California agriculture and to develop relationships that will lead to training programs.  The delegation included...

  • Basic Equine Care and Management

    Added August 22, 2016

    The horse world undoubtedly includes a wide variety of associations, disciplines, breeds, and types of horse owners. In the Sierra Foothills, horse ownership is just as diverse. You will find everything ranging from competition, breeding and pleasure...

  • The San Joaquin Valley battle against Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that spreads Zika.

    Added August 16, 2016
    UC ANR entomologist Anthony Cornel, left, and U.S. Congressman Jim Costa watch as male mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia pipientis are released in a Clovis neighborhood on Aug. 16, 2016. Costa is calling on Congress to provide funding for Aedes aegypti research and control.

    The UC Mosquito Research Laboratory at Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center is the epicenter of California research on the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a tiny, black and white mosquito that can spread the Zika virus. Aedes...

  • Lindcove welcomes a new modular office building

    Added August 13, 2016
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    Lindcove Research and Extension Center received funds this year from UC Ag and Natural Resources to purchase a modular office building to support research at the Center.  Lindcove REC has laboratories and field plots available for...

  • Research Spotlight: IBK (Pinkeye) Vaccine Testing

    Added August 12, 2016

    Over the past several months, Dr. John Angelos of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine has been working on a vaccine for one of the cattle industry's most widespread diseases: infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), commonly known as pinkeye. IBK...

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