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UCCE Celebrates 100 Years!


What is now known as Cooperative Extension was established by an Act of Congress - the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. Lawmakers sought to boost agricultural productivity and enhance the lives of rural families by creating a service that channels research advances from college campuses to rural Americans. Today, UC Cooperative Extension continues to serve communities throughout California as part of the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), with 200...

Posted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Tags: History (1), UCCE100 (4)

UCCE Sonoma featured in Podcast

KSVY radio podcast

Hear how UC Cooperative Extension serves the North Bay on two podcasts by host and Sonoma Valley farmer, Andrea Davis-Cetina on the Sustainable Growing show which aired on KSVY 91.3. On March 14, the episode featured UC Cooperative Extension Advisors, Monica Cooper, the UCCE Napa Viticulture Advisor, and Julia Van Soelen Kim, the new North Bay Food Systems Advisor. Monica and Julia highlighted the UC Cooperative Extension Centennial, UCCE Master Gardener Program, 4-H, the Agriculture...

Posted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 10:52 AM
  • Author: Julia Van Soelen Kim
Tags: Food (1), viticulture (5)

Lucia Varela, Ph.D., IPM Advisor named SCHF 2013 Friend of Sonoma County Agriculture

Lucia Varela, Friend of Sonoma County Agriculture, photographed by Hawkes Photography

UCCE Sonoma County congratulates Lucia Varela, Ph.D., Area-wide Integrated Pest Management Advisor for the North Coast on being awarded Friend of Sonoma County Agriculture by the 20130 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Each year, the Sonoma County Harvest Fair recognizes five individuals or businesses for their dedication and support to Sonoma County’s 3 Billion dollar agriculture industry. This year’s Friend of Sonoma County Agriculture is being awarded to Lucia...

UCCE Sonoma Annual Report

Annual Report 2012

Do you know about all of the services the Sonoma County UCCE office provides? Maybe you know about the 4-H and Master Gardener programs, but we also have Livestock & Range Management, Viticulture, Integrated Pest Management, Specialty Crop and Marine Science advisors.   In addition, we have the Agropreneurship Beginning Farmers & Ranchers Program, the Sudden Oak Death Program, the Endangered Coho Recovery Program and an Agriculture Ombudsman. Read all about the great...

Job opening at UCCE Sonoma County office


Full time opening for a Senior Agricultural Program Assistant for the IPM and Viticulture advisors.  Closing date for applications is Saturday, June 15 at 11:59pm.  This is a County paid position working at the UCCE Sonoma office.

Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 9:45 AM
Tags: job (1), UCCE Sonoma (2)

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