Cultivating Solutions in Ventura County
Ventura County Farm Day at HAREC
Come join us for Farm Day at the UC Hansen Agriculture Research and Extension Center! Grounds open at 10am Ventura County Farm Day at HAREC
Enjoy cooking demonstrations, education gardens, grain maze, 4-H activities and much, much more. Bring your family and your picnic lunch to enjoy our comfortable picnic areas. Sunscreen, hats and sensible shoes are recommended for enjoying this working research farm.
No need to RSVP – just come and enjoy the day. Plentiful, free parking is available in the Briggs Road parking lot.
FIRE Season is Here
California's epoch drought combined with hot, dry weather and wind could mean disaster for Ventura County agriculture. Be prepared and know what to do to help prevent and/or minimize crop loss. The University of California Cooperative Extension provides information at the following links:
Use of Gray Water in Urban Gardens in California
If you have thought about using greywater in your landscape, this Drought Tip is for you. Here you'll find a description of graywater, the basics of laundry to landscape systems, and a discussion of the benefits and risks of graywater systems to humans, other animals, soil chemistry, and plants.
Co-authored with UCCE Ventura County advisor Ben Faber, the complete document can be at:
Many of you and your organizations representatives have participated in our ABC’s workshops over the past 7 years and we appreciate your support! UCNFA is pleased to announce the availability of select ABC’s workshops in Spanish and English on our website.
These online workshops are presented by our UC experts with the support of a California Department of Food and Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant awarded in 2013. The workshops can be viewed in entirety or by selected topics by clicking on the hyperlinks. To access the online workshops please open the following link:
We hope you find value in these presentations. Our only request is that you answer the short survey and provide feedback which will help to improve our presentations for future grant applications, allowing us to develop the next generation of online educational resources. We hope to develop future online educational modules that will include interactive tests that would qualify for Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s).
If you have any questions on how to access the online workshops, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone. Thank you again for your support; with it we are able to bring these online presentations.
UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Drive Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003-9028
Phone: 645-1451 Fax: 645-1475
8 am - 5 pm Monday through Thursday
8 am - noon or by appointment
PLEASE NOTE: The Ventura office will be closed Friday, November 11, 2016 in honor of Veteran's Day.
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AG Advisors Research and Diagnostics
If you are a commercial grower and need advise or assistance on an agricultural issue, contact the appropriate Cooperative Extension AG advisor by going to http://ceventura.ucanr.edu/Staff/.
If you wish to bring a sample to the UCCE office, please bag your sample, fill out and print the Sample Submission Form and bring it with your sample.
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