Research and Extension Center System
University of California
Research and Extension Center System


The REC Advantage

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.


  • Is it a Yam, or is it a Sweet Potato?

    Added December 4, 2019
    SweetPotato Yam

    How many of us have grown up with 'Candied Yams' gracing our holiday tables? Did you know that most likely they aren't actually true yams, and in fact, are sweet potatoes? After a recent conversation with a colleague regarding the difference...

  • A Reflection of HACU’s 33rd Annual Conference

    Added November 27, 2019

    On October 4th, 2019, I flew from the San Diego airport to attend the 33rd Annual Conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, or HACU, as part of the Student Track's Adelante Institute in Chicago Illinois. The conference took...

  • 2019 Siskiyou Pest Management Seminar

    Added November 19, 2019

  • Lindcove Gala Kicks off Fundraising Campaign

    Added October 28, 2019
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    On Oct 4, Lindcove REC held a Gala event to kick off the start of the fundraising campaign known as Sweetening the Future of Lindcove.  Donations will be used as an endowment that will  support an educational professional who...

  • Persimmon Workshop and U-Pick

    Added October 21, 2019
    PersimmonHarvestWorkshop Twitter

    Would you like to pick your own half-bushel of persimmon from one of our 50+ varieties and learn about the hoshigaki method of drying persimmon into delectable, sugary treats? Join us on Saturday, November 23rd! For more information and to...

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