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Check out our 2018 Annual Report

2018 UCCE Sonoma Annual Report cover

UCCE is excited to present our 2018 Annual Report, demonstrating our commitment to education, research-based information and technical expertise in Sonoma County. Our annual report highlights UCCE's research and education impacts, which...

Posted on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 8:31 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Biological frost control strategies reduce crop damage

Frost damage apple tree. Photo by Jack Kelly Clark

Reprint of UC Delivers article The Issue   Frost damage persistently limits the production of many important crops and costs California agriculture up to $1 billion annually. Flowers of deciduous fruit and nut trees, vegetables and...

Posted on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 1:49 PM
  • Author: UC Delivers
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Helping Build Climate Resilient Communities

Successfully defended home

UCCE Sonoma is committed to building climate resilient communities and ecosystems. Through our educational outreach and workshops on the better land and natural resource management practices. We are working to make sure that  homeowners,...

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12:16 PM
Tags: fire (6), fire fuel management (2)
Focus Area Tags: Environment

Post Fire Food Safety Research

Mimi taking soil samples after 2017 fires

“Produce Safety After Urban Wildfire” citizen science project The Northern California fires of October 2017 created poor air quality and distributed toxic air contaminants over the region. Following the fires and the incredible response from...

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 9:41 AM
Tags: fire (6), Food Safety (3)
Focus Area Tags: Environment Health Yard & Garden

ID that pest in your vineyard, orchard, garden

Potato aphid adults and nymphs. Photo Jack Kelly Clark, UC IPM.

Want to know what bug is making holes in the leaves of you shrub or eating your fruit?  Or what is the pesky weed you cannot get rid off? The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources publications have four sets of Pest...

Potato aphid adults and nymphs. Photo Jack Kelly Clark, UC IPM.
Potato aphid adults and nymphs. Photo Jack Kelly Clark, UC IPM.

Potato aphid adults and nymphs. Photo Jack Kelly Clark, UC IPM.

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 8:57 AM
Tags: IPM (6), Master Gardeners (14), orchard (2), Vineyard (2)

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