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.

REC System Strategic Plan


  • Generous Donation from the Delfinos

    Added April 7, 2017
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    A big shout out to Tom Delfino, Director of the California Citrus Nursery Society, and his wife Cynthia for their generous donation of their vehicle to the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  Donations like these are very special when they come...

  • Birds, Bats, Scorpions - Come Bioblitz with us at HREC

    Added April 6, 2017

    Click here for our April newsletter and to find out more about our imminent bioblitz!  

  • Please consider attending the two drone workshops scheduled at Kearney April 13th and April 14th 2017.

    Added April 5, 2017
    File photo of a previous drone workshop.

    UC ANR Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE) will be the location for two related drone workshops. The goals of these workshops are to provide an overview of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology and best practices for data...

  • Saying farewell after 37 years

    Added April 4, 2017

    After 37 years of service to the University of California Desert Research and Extension Center, Fernando Miramontes bid farewell as he celebrated his retirement.  Family, friends, and coworkers came together on March 30, 2017 to...

  • We DIG Carrots!

    Added March 28, 2017
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    FARM SMART is crazy about carrots! Using the “Identifying phenotypes, markers, and genes in carrot germplasm to deliver improved carrots to growers and consumers” project as a backdrop for context, FARM...

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