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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 AO Blog
Added July 16, 2019
Added July 10, 2019
On April 1st, I started my internship with the University of California Desert Research and Extension Center (UC DREC) and the Farm Smart program. When I began this internship, my only experience was working with high school and college students....
Dr. Themis Michailides receives Lifetime Achievement Award from American Phytopathological Society, Pacific Division.Added July 9, 2019
The Pacific Division of the American Phytopathological Society recently awarded Dr. Themis Michailides their Lifetime Achievement Award. Here are some excerpts from the presentation of the award: Michailides is a leading authority in fungal fruit tree...
Kearney shares summer mornings with high school students from Reedley College Upward Bound Math and Science program.Added July 3, 2019
The last two weeks of June were filled with the activity of high school students brought from Reedley College for experiential learning about math and science in agriculture. Kearney has played a part in Upward Bound for several years, hosting a portion...
Added July 1, 2019
On the last Wednesday of June, the Nectarine Room was filled with friends, great food, laughter, and a few tears as Kearney bid farewell and happy retirement to four long time employees stationed here. Everyone from recent hires to Kearney alumni shared...