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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.

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UC ANR NEWS

Monthly news roundup: October 2017
Burning question: Can California prevent the next wildfire? Glen Martin, California Magazine, Oct....

Monthly news roundup: September 2017
Rice acreage is down, and yield seems to be tooSteven Schoonover, Chico Enterprise, Sept. 30,...

Monthly news roundup: August 2017
Grants to fund development of disease resistance in strawberries Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business...

UC Food Blog

  • Simple tips for the best Thanksgiving

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                “What if, today, we were grateful for everything?” asks Charlie Brown.   You don't need to be a beloved cartoon character to understand the meaning of Thanksgiving....

  • Thanksgiving persimmons are autumn joy

    Persimmons

    When the weather cools in the fall and the holidays draw near, orange orbs ripen on persimmon trees in California to offer a fresh autumn sweetness in time for Thanksgiving recipes and holiday décor. At the UC South Coast Research and Extension...

  • Why you should 'know beans' about beans

    UC CalFresh mango and black bean salad

    If you say "I don't know beans" about beans, you ought to. Beans are one of civilization's earliest cultivated crops, dating back to the early seventh millennium BCE. Today there are more than 40,000 varieties of beans worldwide. Beans can also have a...

  • Military veterans and beginning farmers invited to poultry workshops

    Egg-laying chickens pose at the UC Davis Pastured Poultry Farm. Photo by Trina Wood

    Prospective, beginner or intermediate farmers interested in raising poultry flocks on pasture or free-range are invited to attend poultry workshops. The lessons will apply to both egg-laying hens and broilers. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources,...

  • Joining forces to promote child health and wellness

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    According to current statistics, approximately 40 percent of school-age children in the U.S. are overweight or obese. This statistic is reflected in rising rates of diabetes, pre-diabetes, and heart disease risk factors. Nearly one-quarter of all...

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ANR UCCE - 224 West Winton Avenue, Rm. 134, Hayward, CA 94544, Fax: (510) 670-5671

Main Office: (510) 670-5622

Master Gardener: (510) 670-5645

4-H: (510) 670-5639

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