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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.
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UC ANR NEWS
The leafcutter bee is an efficient alfalfa pollinator
The hard work put in every summer by leafcutter bees was spotlighted by KQED Science,...
Goldspotted oak borer continues to spread
The invasive beetle, goldspotted oak borer (GSOB), has been found in the mountain community of...
ANR in the news August 16-30
Palm Springs area dog owners on high alert after coyote attack on pet. Here's what you should...
UC Food Blog
Food insecurity and childhood obesity: Is there a connection?
A well-nourished population requires that all members of society have access to sufficient amounts of nutritious food. Unfortunately, food insecurity continues to be a staggering problem throughout the world with negative consequences in terms of health...
Planting alternative backyard fruit trees in Southern California can help stop citrus threat
Southern California's mild Mediterranean climate makes it ideal for growing fruit trees in backyards, community gardens and school gardens. The trees provide wholesome fruit along with shade, beauty and enrichment for families and...
Monitoring armyworms in rice helps reduce damage
Armyworms can be a serious pest in rice. The worms can eat the rice foliate or panicles, and cause yield reductions. In 2015, a severe outbreak of armyworms caught rice growers by surprise, resulting in yield losses. In a 2018 survey conducted by UC...
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