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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
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  • "Celebration of Life" for Steve Orloff

    Added October 9, 2017
    Steve Orloff

    A “Celebration of Life” for Steve Orloff will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Five Mary's Farm in Fort Jones, CA (117 miles north of Redding, 22 miles southwest of Yreka). Everyone is welcome! A catered community BBQ will...

  • Mourning the Loss of Steve Orloff

    Added October 4, 2017
    Steve, in his Fields of Heaven, Scott Valley, CA August 2016. Photo by Michael, Rosenheim Lab, UCD

      Dear IREC Friends and Supporters, It is with deep personal regret that I inform you that Steve Orloff passed away yesterday. Steve died after a difficult struggle with cancer. Steve was a Siskiyou County Farm Advisor for more than 20 years...

  • California Red Scale Workshop on Biology and Management

    Added September 29, 2017
    group 1

    On Sept 28, Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell led an all-day training on the nitty gritty details of the life cycle of California red scale and its parasites.  She also spent time discussing the current problems with managing scale in orchards and how...

  • 2017 Intermountain Small Grain Variety Results

    Added September 27, 2017
    Small Grain Trial Sites in California

    **Re-posted with permission from the UC Agronomy Research and Information Center - Small Grains** Results from the 2016-2017 Fall-planted small grain variety trials throughout California are now available. These include tests of commercial and advanced...

  • Woodlake High School Ag Academy Rocks Research at Lindcove

    Added September 25, 2017
    group shot

    The Freshmen class of Ag Academy students from Woodlake High School came to Lindcove REC on September 6 and participated in a research project on citricola scale taught by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell.  Students learned about experimental...

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