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REC AO Blog
Added March 30, 2020
Having a small garden in our backyard can be fun, rewarding, and healthy. Not only does it help us consume more fruits and vegetables, it gets us more active and involved in the backyard while allowing the backyard to flourish with produce we grew...
Added March 26, 2020
Online training courses and webinars available from UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program —Cheryl Reynolds, UC Statewide IPM Program This spring if you are looking for options to obtain your continuing education units (CEUs) and...
Added March 24, 2020
Looking for some fun indoor or outdoor gardening crafts for the kids? I just received these great suggestions from Gardener's Supply Company. Most of the supplies needed you will be able to find around the house or can be easily modified, and even...
Added March 19, 2020
For most of us, our work, social, and academic lives look much different this month in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Desert Research and Extension Center – DREC is committed to continuing to work and available to assist our partners...
USDA Intern, Marian Gonzalez, reflects on Agricultural Outlook Forum Future Leaders in Agriculture ProgramAdded March 12, 2020
On Monday, February 17th, I flew from the San Diego airport to Washington D.C. to attend a rare opportunity. I was one of 20 undergraduate students selected to attend the 96th Annual USDA's Agricultural Outlook Forum Future Leaders in Agriculture...