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.

Calendar of Events

REC System Strategic Plan


  • Kitchen Scrap Gardening

    Added December 13, 2018
    Reading Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens reinforces that we eat all the parts of a plant

    Imagine turning kitchen leftovers into an indoor garden and at the same time reinforcing concepts of recycling and reusing. Kitchen Scrap Gardening does just that! HAREC is preparing for 2019 education season. This spring a new second grade classroom...

  • FARMS Leadership students take workshops on fruit, soil, and sorghum at UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

    Added December 11, 2018
    The students circle in a team-building exercise.

    In December the Farming, Agriculture, and Resource Management for Sustainability (FARMS) program brought about 60 high school students from valley schools to enjoy a day of workshops and ag-related learning at UC Kearney. Part of the Center for Land...

  • Lemon Rootstock Trial is Progressing

    Added December 11, 2018
    Glenn Wright examines lemons

    Glenn Wright (U. Arizona) is collaborating with Mikeal Roose and Tracy Kahn (UC Riverside) to evaluate a rootstock trial for Limoneira 8A Lisbon lemon at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  This trial is one of three lemon...

  • H2OC Stormwater Program - Protecting Our Water Resources

    Added December 5, 2018
    Roof gutter downspout-redirection

    Have you heard the news? The H2OC Stormwater Program has a new website. Representing the (34) cities within Orange County, preventing overwatering is a large part of their mission, but they also work to prevent all runoff issues that...

  • 2018 Pest Management Seminar

    Added November 27, 2018
    2018 Pest Mgmt Seminar (002)

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