University of California Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003
Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The office will be closed for the following holidays:
Cooperative Extension Ventura County is Hiring!
Program / Office Assistant
We are seeking a flexible and adaptable team player who will use computer, organizational, and communication skills to support the research and program activities in Ventura County Cooperative Extension. Our Academic Advisors, Master Gardeners and 4-H Volunteers need you!
First review of applications: February 6, 2024
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UCCE Ventura County- Blogs
By Shawn Martin, organic grower and CA Avocado Society Board member It's never clear what winter will deliver to a coastal avocado grove on a steep slope, so the grower must be ready for whatever happens. And the main thing is rainfall. And...
CDFA has declared a quarantine in Ventura County following the detection of the citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening, in two citrus trees on one residential property in the city of Santa Paula. These detections are the first HLB-positive trees in Ventura County. CDFA is working with the USDA and the Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner on this cooperative project.
The detection will require a mandatory five-mile-radius quarantine area around the find site to restrict the movement of citrus fruit, trees, and related plant material. The quarantine area is bordered on the north by Ojai Road; on the south by E Los Angeles Avenue; on the west by Wells Road; and on the east by Balcom Canyon Road. HLB quarantine maps for Ventura County are available online at:
New beginnings for the Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Camarillo
In December 2022, the University of California acquired a 114-acre farm property on the west side of Camarillo to become the new home of the Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center. The ultimate goal of the new Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center is to become a vibrant research and education hub that provides science-based solutions and is responsive to the needs of agricultural, rural and urban communities and the environment in Ventura County. Use this link to read the complete article: A New Home for HAREC
The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (UC ANR) operates nine Research and Extension Centers (RECs) throughout California. Each has unique ecological resources and connects research and extension activities to regional challenges and issues. Learn about all nine extensions here:
Accelerating Sustainable Pest Management: A Roadmap for California
Christopher Greer, UC IPM and Plant Pathology Advisor, discusses findings and makes recommendations about "Accelerating Sustainable Pest Management: A Roadmap for California," a document resulting from 21 months of research by the Sustainable Pest Management (SPM) Work Group regarding California's transition from high-risk pesticides to safer, more sustainable methods of pest control in both agricultural and urban settings. Read the full report: Accelerating Sustainable Pest Management: A Roadmap for California
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Posted on February 1, 2024
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County Location: Ventura County
Posted on January 23, 2024
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County Locations: San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County
Posted on September 8, 2023
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Inside a quiet classroom, Sadie, a 4-H member in Orange County, stands in front of two judges...
Three longtime University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisors were honored by the...