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Farm Smart offers AgVenture Field Days to local FFA students

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Nearly 125 local high school FFA students from Calexico, Imperial, Southwest, Holtville and Brawley high schools visited Farm Smart, located at the University of California Desert Research and Extension Center (UC DREC), in September for the first...

Posted on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 9:02 AM

Join Us For A Fun-Filled Day at South Coast REC

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Join Us at the 10th Annual Urban Landscape and Garden Education Expo Activities for the Whole Family!   Explore the sustainable gardening practices at work in the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Demonstration Landscapes -...

Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 2:13 PM

Growing the Learners and Leaders of Tomorrow

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The 2018-2019 4-H year has officially begun! Orange County 4-H provides local youth with informal educational opportunities in the context of positive youth development, with the goal of growing the learners and leaders of tomorrow. What does 4-H do?...

Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 9:11 AM
Focus Area Tags: 4-H Family

Farm Smart meets with Imperial Irrigation Dirstrict

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Farm Smart staff and the UCANR Director, Jairo Diaz, sat down with long-term partners from the Imperial Irrigation Dirstrict (IID), Mike Pacheco and Tina Shields. This partnership has been fundamental to increase agriculture, STEM, and environmental...

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Woodlake High School Ag Academy Does Ag Research at Lindcove

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On Friday, August 31st the Woodlake High School 9th grade Agriculture Academy students, led by teacher Don Thornburg, had the opportunity to visit the UC Lindcove Research Center.  This visit was the kick off to their 9th grade Project Based...

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 8:46 AM

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