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669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003
Phone: 805.645.1451
Fax: 805.645.1474

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The office will be closed for the following holidays:

July 4 - Independence Day
September 2 - Labor Day 
November 11 - Veterans Day 

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UCCE Ventura County- Blogs
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    Microirrigation Clogging Troubleshooting Guide

    Microirrigation systems include microsprinklers for tree crops, drip emitters for trees, vines, and some row crops, and drip tape for row and field crops. Microirrigation systems apply water to the soil through emitters that are installed along drip...

    By Ben A Faber
    Author - Advisor
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    A New Topics in Subtropics Newsletter!!!

    Hot off the internet, a new edition of Topics in Subtropics, articles from UC subtropical horticulture folks Topics in Subtropics Volume 25 Spring 2024 Jul 9, 2024 Fatemeh Khodadadi, Editor Topics in this issue: Effectiveness of Asian...

    By Ben A Faber
    Author - Advisor
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    Ants and Mealybugs?

    Managing citrus mealybug – does ant control help? Sandipa Gautam, Sanjeev Dhungana, and David Haviland UC Co-operative Extension Starting 2019/20 season, pest control advisors started noticing citrus mealybug infestations in multiple citrus...

    By Ben A Faber
    Author - Advisor
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    Mitigating Heat Damage in the Orchard

    It's hot and many trees need help in the heat.  There's several ways you an help, however many require prior preparation: ?Successful Irrigation is crucial for cooling, both unser-canopy and over-canopy  Using the Irrigation systems...

    By Ben A Faber
    Author - Advisor
Detection of HLB in VC establishes new quarantine area
October 3, 2023

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:


Read the CDFA Press Release

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

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Research and Extension Center System  
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: 
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Accelerating Sustainable Pest Management: A Roadmap for California

Celery – celery variety trial (Photo Chris Greer – UC IPM)

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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4-H Youth Development Community Education Specialist – Ventura, CA, Job ID 70046
County Location: Ventura County
Posted on June 7, 2024

Regional Operations Coordinator (Community Education Specialist 4) – Flexible Location in Region 2, Job ID 68704 (Internal to ANR employees only)
County Locations: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Fresno County, Imperial County, Inyo County, Kings County, Los Angeles County, Madera County, Mariposa County, Merced County, Mono County, Monterey County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, San Francisco County, San Luis Obispo County, San Mateo County, Santa Barbara County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Tulare County, Ventura County
Posted on May 7, 2024

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If you are a commercial grower and need advice or assistance on an agricultural issue, please contact one of our Cooperative Extension Advisors. 

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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