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UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Dr. Suite 100
Ventura CA 93003
Phone: 805.645.1451
Fax: 805.645.1474

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Our offices are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and our team is telecommuting from home. We are available via phone and email. 

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Latest News

UC to Sell Faulkner Farm

The Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC) property has been placed on the market. Funds from the sale will be used toward the purchase of a new property. We are actively seeking 40 to 70 acres on the Oxnard Plain that will lend itself to the types of research most relevant for our area.

Linked below you will find a Frequently Asked Questions document providing details about the sale and sales process as well as contact information. 

Faulkner Farm Property Sale Announcement-2020-09-17


Photo Credit: Natalie Smith, 2007

Shade Tree Disease Webinar Series

Join UC Cooperative Extension Advisor Dr. Jim Downer for his 5-part Shade Tree Disease webinar series.

When: Every Friday in October starting October 2nd, from 12:30-2:00 p.m. via Zoom. Click below for more details and registration information.

Shade Tree Diseases webinar - Flyer

COVID-19: UCCE Ventura Operations Information

To reduce the risk of COVID-19 virus spread, the UCCE Ventura County office and Hansen Agricultural REC will be closed from March 18, 2020 until further notice in accordance with UC guidelines and the Ventura County Stay Well at Home order. UC academics and staff will continue to work remotely during normal business hours. 

All UC ANR-hosted meetings/events scheduled through July 2020 have been canceled, postponed or will be conducted via Zoom. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds and will update the website with any changes. If you have questions or concerns, email us at hansencevc@ucanr.edu.

Thanks for understanding and stay well.

Annemiek Schilder

Director UCCE Ventura/HAREC

UCCE Ventura County- Blogs
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    Coffee Rust in Hawaii!!!!

    Coffee Leaf Rust (Hemileia vastatrix) has recently been found in Hawaii. This is a devastating fungal disease that has been found in most coffee growing areas of the world. It arose in Africa and moved to the Americas, now it is completing the circle,...

    By Ben Faber
    Author - Advisor
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    HLB Resistant Citrus?

    UF scientists make big stride toward greening-resistant citrus trees by Brad Buck  http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/news/2020/10/14/uf-scientists-make-big-stride-toward-greening-resistant-citrus-trees/   University of Florida scientists achieved a...

    By Ben Faber
    Author - Advisor
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    Removing Avocado Suckers with Glyphosate?

    Ben Faber and Brad Hanson This is not good. You find an avocado tree with sun blotch or it is time to thin the orchard and you remove the offending tree. You know that if you don't remove the sucker, you'll end up with some rootstock growth that just...

    By Ben Faber
    Author - Advisor
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If you are a commercial grower and need advice or assistance on an agricultural issue, please contact the appropriate UC Cooperative Extension Advisor

If you wish to bring a sample to the UCCE office, please complete and print the Sample Submission Form and bring it with your sample.

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