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

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REC System Strategic Plan


  • Local residents learn more about how Kearney helps them at Parlier Earth Day.

    Added July 10, 2014
    Rodolfo Cisneros sharing information about Kearney with a local resident at the 2014 Parlier Earth Day.

    Over 30 nonprofit, educational and government organizations attended Parlier Earth Day in April, where about 2000 local residents increased their awareness of how these groups can help them. Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center provided...

  • Researchers Join Forces on a New Project

    Added July 8, 2014
    Joji Muramoto UC Santa Cruz

    UCCE-Ventura farm advisors, Oleg Daugovish and Andre Biscaro are partnering with Joji Muramoto-UC Santa Cruz, on a new step or stage of a research project-Optimizing Anaerobic Soil disinfestation, a technology they have investigated since...

  • Exploring the Porter Creek Nature Trail

    Added July 7, 2014
    Entering the Riparian Area

    Nestled in the natural landscape of the Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center, you will find a sign marking the entrance of one of the Center's two nature trails. The Porter Creek Nature Trail is less than one mile long and is marked with...

  • Black Skimmer #417 for Mendocino

    Added July 6, 2014
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    The UC Hopland Research & Extension Center has been the repository for Mendocino County bird observation records for about 25 years.   "Birding" is a rapidly growing leisure-time activity in North America and portions of the record keeping...

  • Bad news for Bandtails

    Added July 2, 2014
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    One of the resident bird species found in Mendocino County is the Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata). The coastal subspecies (P.f. monilis) is commonly found at the UC Hopland Research & Extension Center during fall,winter, and spring months...

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