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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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April News Clips
This geneticist is creating gene-edited animals for our plates (Ozy.com) Marissa Fessenden, April...

The Riverside 'Parent Navel' orange tree is covered with a large white tent to protect it from Asian citrus psyllid, an invasive pest that can spread the devastating huanglongbing disease of citrus. (Photo: City of Riverside) City of Riverside tents iconic tree to protect it from huanglongbing disease
The city of Riverside pitched a white tent over the "Parent Navel" orange tree at the intersection...

Graduate student Lindsay Upperman (left) and UCCE specialist Alison Van Eenennaam with gene-edited hornless dairy calves. (Photo: Karin Higgins) UCCE genetics specialist Alison Van Eenennaam a 'rising star'
UC Cooperative Extension specialist Alison Van Eenennaam, an animal geneticist based at UC...

UC Food Blog

  • Announcing California's inaugural Food Waste Prevention Week

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    UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Nutrition Policy Institute are pleased to announce March 5 - 9, 2018, as California's inaugural Food Waste Prevention Week. During this week, a range of partners statewide, including the Governor, the...

  • SNAP-Ed: It's a life changer

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    In January, more than 600 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) professionals across California gathered in Sacramento for the SNAP-Ed Local Implementing Agency Forum. This two-day annual gathering celebrates SNAP-Ed...

  • Why I'm the cupcake police

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    Put yourself for a minute in some kid-sized shoes. Let's call you Maggie. You are in third grade. Your dad works full time and he picked you up from the afterschool program at 6:00 p.m. You and dad got home about 7:00 p.m. because you had to stop by...

  • New preschool food mural to encourage healthful eating to be unveiled Feb. 23

    A mural designed to inspire kids to choose more fruits and vegetables will be unveiled at Burbank Preschool Feb. 23, 2018.

    Students' surroundings can greatly impact their learning and health, research has shown. In an effort to enhance nutrition, learning and health for these students in Oakland, the University of California Cooperative Extension, UC CalFresh Nutrition...

  • Farmers can increase income by expanding small operations with creative new businesses

    Farmer Paul Buxman says his Sweet Home Ranch jam (right) is so addictive, it's 'barely legal.'

    Farms that sell only fresh produce are dependent on buyers for markets and pricing. The UC Cooperative Extension small farms team in Fresno and Tulare counties believes farmers can earn more money by taking production a step further, by adding extra...

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