Research and Extension Center System
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Research and Extension Center System


The REC Advantage

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.


  • Avocados - Don't make this mistake..

    Added October 14, 2019
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    It's football season, and what better to snack on then fresh guacamole with your favorite chips or vegetables. If you are one of the thousands enjoying the ever delicious avocado, be sure that you rinse and dry the fruit, as you would any other, before...

  • Highlights of ANR Hispanic/Latinx member contributions

    Added October 3, 2019
    Jairo Diaz, Desert REC Director

    There are several Hispanics/Latinx working at the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources – UC ANR that provide services to communities statewide. As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month between September 15...

  • Urban Living Education Expo - Sept. 28, 2019

    Added September 19, 2019
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  • Citrus Tree Alternatives for Your Landscape

    Added September 10, 2019
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    Trying to decide what type of fruit tree to plant in your landscape? Rather than the ever popular citrus varieties that could potentially be one of the citrus greening disease casualties, check out this informative website and learn about fruit tree...

  • Citrus Fruit Scarring Meeting Reveals New Info about Mandarins

    Added August 26, 2019
    Dr. Bodil Cass showing katydid damage

    resentations on citrus thrips, katydid and earwig citrus fruit scarring were made by Jay Rosenheim, Bodil Cass and Hanna Kahl on Aug 21 at a Lindcove Research and Extension Center field day.  Exciting new data from their research...

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