Cultivating Solutions in Ventura County
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UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura County Blog
Avocado Growers Talk Cover Crops
Cover crops in avocados. How do you select species? When do you seed? Do they even work? What benefits do you notice? What are the management issues associated with cover crops? These were all questions addressed at a grower field day seminar entitled,...
First Oxnard Insect Festival - Community was all a-buzz
June 1, 2019 – Plaza Park in downtown Oxnard was the site for this exciting event. It was a resounding success with an estimated 6000 attendees. Musical entertainment was provided by "the Beetles," while food trucks and booths provided...
Cover Crops. A Love Story.
I love cover crops. I really do. No, I don't think they are the solution to everything or that they work magic in every scenario. But for the scenarios they work in, they are marvelous. Why are these plantings so interesting, you ask? Well, let me tell...
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.
California Fire Resources
Recent California wildfires have created a renewed need for caution, concern and care.
The University of California Cooperative Extension in Ventura County provides the following links to use before, during and after wildfires:
Disaster Assistance Centers:
Grant Brimhall Library
1401 E. Janss Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 913
Malibu Courthouse in the Malibu Civic Center
23525 Civic Center
· Conrad N Hilton Foundation
30440 Agoura Hills Rd.
LA County Disaster Assistance Centers - https://www.lacounty.gov/woolseyfire-disaster-assistance-centers/
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Let's Hear It for Integrated Pest Management
Let's hear it for integrated pest management. You've seen lady beetles, aka ladybugs, preying on...
Just Look, Don't Take?
When we last left Ms. Mantis, a female Stagmomantis limbata residing in our verbena patch, she was...