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enable the delivery of the highest quality science to promote healthy citizens and thriving communities.
REC AO Blog
Added August 14, 2018
Are you among the growing group that have taken up beekeeping? Whether you are a backyard hive enthusiast, or operate a large scale production, in honor of National Honey Bee Day 2018 this coming Saturday, August 17th, 2018, be sure to check out the...
Added August 6, 2018
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for the 2018 California AG in the Classroom Conference September 28-29 Palm Springs, CA Have you been interested in finding new and exciting ways to bring food, fiber, flowers, and fuel into your learning...
Added August 1, 2018
Fire has a vitally important role in the California landscape and many fire-related studies have been conducted at the UC Hopland Research and Extension Center (HREC) since 1951. The majority of these fires have been prescribed burns, well controlled to...
Added July 31, 2018
It's National Avocado Day - a fruit truly worth celebrating. Yes, it is often synonymous with guacamole, the Super Bowl of dips, but it is so much more. Read on for some interesting information from Nationaldaycalendar.com... NATIONAL AVOCADO DAY -...
Added July 23, 2018
Linda Haque, a UC Master Gardener from Ventura County, wrote me to suggest our readers try the 'highly informative, easy to navigate site from Beth Grafton-Cardwell, Ph.D, one of the main UC entomologists in the public educational outreach...