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Virulent Newcastle Disease has now been confirmed in one poultry case from Alameda County. At this moment, CDFA and USDA are not aware of any other cases in Northern California, but are very actively investigating. For more information and what to do, please consult the UCANR Poultry Unit.
CDFA Secretary Ross letter recommends to cancel California Poultry Exhibitions that include birds from Counties affected with Virulent Newcastle Disease.
UC ANR NEWS
Sudden oak death bioblitz to help stem the spread of disease
UC Cooperative Extension is hosting a sudden oak death bioblitz April 25-28 in Northern...
Riverside Washington Navel gets additional protection
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UC Food Blog
The food production environment introduces many potential points of contamination risk from the soil to the table. Consumer demand for food safety practices along with new government regulations for fresh produce have raised grower awareness of the...
Winter is the time when many backyard citrus trees and roadside fruit stands are laden with mandarins, lemons, navel oranges and limes. A UC Cooperative Extension expert is traveling the state to teach how the fresh taste of citrus can be preserved for...
Why do you love fruits and vegetables? Is it their bright colors? Their many shapes and varieties, the way they can makeover your plate with the seasons? The opportunity to taste local terroir in a very fresh bite of fruit or forkful of salad? Is it...
Eating healthy on a limited budget is possible, but any cuts in SNAP or rise in food costs make it harder
The affordability of healthy food is often cited as a barrier to low-income families eating nutritious meals. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that with menu planning and access to stores selling items...
U.S. honey industry contributes more than $4.7 billion to economy, according to Ag Issues Center report
The U.S. honey industry is thriving, according to a new study from the University of California Agricultural Issues Center (AIC). The research found that the U.S. honey industry in 2017 was responsible for more than 22,000 jobs and...
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