Cultivating Solutions in Ventura County
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:
For more information go to casfs.ucsc.edu and click on "Apprentice/Training"
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:
2016 Strawberry Meeting
15th Annual Ventura County Strawberry Production Meeting
- When: Thursday, September 15, 2016
- Time: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
- Where: Freedom Center, 516 Eubanks Road, Camarillo CA 93010
- To register: Use this link Strawberry Meeting 2016
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 Monday, September 5, 2016 in honor of Labor 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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