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Join the UC Ventura County Cooperative Extension's Master Gardeners at their summer workshop, "All About Roses, Plant Propagation."
Our hard-working Master Gardeners present a workshop for each season of the year and this one is devoted to sharing information about pruning, watering and fertilizing roses and dealing with any pesky pests.
Time: 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
Hansen Agricultural Center
14292 W. Telegraph Rd.
Santa Paula, CA
(Use Briggs Rd. Entrance)
The Master Gardeners love to share their expertise and love of gardening. Workshops are held on Saturdays so more members of the public can participate.
Cost: $30 (includes continental breakfast and snacks)
Join Ventura County strawberry growers at the 12th Annual Strawberry Production Meeting!
Strawberries are the largest crop grown in Ventura County and represent millions in revenues to the area. UC Ventura County Cooperative Extension advisor Dr. Oleg Daugovish sponsors this event every year to update the public and county growers on the latest in strawberry research. The meeting will feature agricultural experts who will speak on topics relevant to strawberry production in Ventura County.
Time: 7:30 (registration); 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
516 Eubanks Rd.
Event is free, no cost to public and includes lunch and refreshments.
In English and in Spanish
Continuous education credits have been requested from the Department of Pesticide Regulation and VCAILG credits from the Regional Water Quality Control Board.
That's when UC Ventura County Cooperative Extension and the UC Hansen Agricultural Center will host the 4th Annual Research Symposium.
Agricultural experts will speak on:
- Mitigating alternate bearing in "Nules" Clementine and "Pixie" Mandarin in Ventura County
- Nutrient uptake of different California native plants to be used as biofilters
- Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation
- Pest control and restoration efforts in Ventura County
- Undergraduate agriculture research update from California State University, Channel Islands
The event will include coffee and a continental breakfast.
Date: November 7, 2012
Time: 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
Location: Courtyard by Marriott
600 E. Esplanade Drive
Contact: 805-525-9293 X214
Click here for flyer and agenda.
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) will be hosting a Pitahaya/Dragon Fruit tasting and lecture at the Hansen Agrlcultural Center in Santa Paula. This program will be conducted by Jose F. De Soto, Hansen Agricultural Center director, and Ramiro Lobo, UC farm advisor.
Hansen Agricultural Center (formerly known as Faulkner Farms)
14292 W. Telegraph Rd.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
This is a great opportunity for those of you who have not been able to sample the many varieties of dragon fruit to learn more about them and spend a nice morning at the farm.
For more information about the Hansen Agricultural Center click here.
This year the Ventura County Libraries have two summer reading programs for youth. Dream Big is for those in kindergarten through grade 6, and Own the Night for grades 6 through 12.
The Summer Reading Program is available to every youth at no cost!
There will be kick off events held at each branch, and teen volunteer opportunities. Other story times, events, games and demonstrations will be held throughout the summer – and are also free of charge.
You can find more information by visiting this page of the Ventura County Library website.