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Across California, the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources' (UC ANR) 64 Cooperative Extension offices are local problem-solving centers. We are the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research. Our county-based staff is part of the community – we live and work in the areas we serve. We turn science into solutions.
We foster healthy food systems, healthy environments, healthy communities and healthy Californians.
UC ANR NEWS
Climate and California agriculture of the future
One of the forces driving agricultural experiments in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley is...
June 2019 News clips (June 16-30)
Longtime local UC Cooperative Extension advisor retires (Appeal-Democrat) Jake Abbott, June 30...
June 2019 News clips (June 1-15)
In Full Bloom: Choose natives adapted to our climate to cut down on watering (Virginian Pilot)...
UC Food Blog
Grow it: Gardening tips and resources
Gardening is fun…and it's an important activity. What we grow in school, home and community gardens can improve our health, and the health of our families and communities. What we grow can increase the resiliency of food systems in our...
Summer safety: Tips to avoid foodborne and heat illnesses
Happy summer! It's time to get the barbecue grilling and the pool party started. To keep your summer healthy and fun, UC ANR offers some important safety tips. Food safety Food poisoning is a serious health threat in the United States,...
Can you taste barley varieties in beer? UC ANR scientist wants to know.
Different varieties of hops can be used to create an array of flavors and styles of beer. Does the variety of barley used in beer-making affect the flavor of the brew? This is a question UC Cooperative Extension advisor Konrad Mathesius hopes beer...
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