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Drought Strategies for Crops

Field of green.

As part of the California climate, periodic droughts will continue to be cause for concern when it comes to managing water use. UC recently launched a video series that addresses awareness and planning during a drought and in times of abundant...

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:08 AM

Census of Agriculture


The Census of Agriculture is the voice of our farming community. The census collects information on the nation's farms and ranches from small to large operations. But time is off the essence--the deadline is February 5. Producers should visit...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 2:09 PM

Farmers - don't be left out...


If you are growing any crops, rural or urban, please be sure to fill out the the Census of Agriculture. This census counts farms and ranches and those who operate them. Whether small or large plots of land, your response counts if $1,000 or more of...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 10:43 AM

Farm Smart showcases Desert REC and Imperial County Ag

Visitors Harvesting in the U-Pick Garden

The Imperial Valley's beautiful winters have long attracted winter visitors to the area, and most come very curious about what's growing throughout this region. Since 2001, the UC Desert Research and Extension Center (DREC) has showcased Imperial County...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Tags: farm smart (5), tours (1)

3rd Annual REC Community Education Specialist workshop held at Desert REC

ces meeting group photo

Community Education Specialist (CES) from across the state of California came together on January 24-25, 2018 at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center in Holtville, CA. There are 9 Research and Extension Centers (REC) throughout the state, all...

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:27 AM

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