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:
The UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura County, current has an employment opportunity.
Title: Emerging Forest Pest Education Specialist (Closing date is 06.30.16)
This position supports regional efforts to respond to emerging tree pests affecting natural areas, such as polyphagous shot hole borer. Duties involve coordinating workshops and stakeholder meetings, producing and distributing educational materials, developing and overseeing citizen-science volunteer monitoring efforts, an evaluating the efficacy of education and citizen science. The education specialist will work with a moderately high degree of autonomy, under the supervision of the Natural Resources Advisor and a team of UC researchers and advisors.
To apply click link below:
Friday, June 30, 2016 - ABCs of Plant Pathology
Citrus Growers Educational Seminar Series 2016
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:
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
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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.
The California Association of Pest Control Advisers is hosting two continuing education seminars in August:
- Carlsbad - August 2, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
- Simi Valley - August 4, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
For information and directions go to https://capcaed.com/