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FFA Students Train for Citrus Judging at Lindcove REC

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We were very excited this year to provide 100+ varieties of citrus for the general public to taste on Dec 10 in Lindcove REC's annual event.  As a special bonus this year, we also prepared an exhibit of fruit and potted plants with various...

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:17 PM

Interest in Kearney tea plants mentioned in the local abc 30 news broadcast Jan 2nd, 2017.

On January 2nd, 2017, abc 30 news aired a story on the 50 year old tea plants at UC ANR Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center. When the 1967 20-yr long Lipton tea project ended, some of the top two cultivars were kept in the general landscaping. The Global Tea Initiative at UC Davis learned that the tea plants survived for fifty years without any special treatment. The initiative plans to do some studies on these plants.

A blossom on a 50 year old tea plant at Kearney.

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Tags: specialty crop (1), tea (1)

Hopland REC December Newsletter OUT NOW!

Click here to learn more about our lambing season and the many people we are thankful for in 2016!

 

Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 10:47 AM
Tags: Hopland (8), lambing (1), sheep (5), volunteer (2)

Great Citrus Tasting!

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Growers and PCAs from around the area came to Lindcove REC today and enjoyed the tasting of more than 100 varieties of citrus. 

Posted on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 4:10 PM

LIndcove REC Fruit Display and Tasting!

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Come one come all to the Lindcove Fruit Display and Tasting - more than 100 varieties of fruit on display.  22963 Carson Ave., Exeter. Citrus Industry: Friday Dec 9 from 9-noon.  Visit with Drs. Mikeal Roose, Tracy Kahn and...

Posted on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 6:48 AM

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