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Researching Post-wildfire Produce Safety

Tubbs Fire burning east of Bicentennial Way. Photo by Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Air quality in Sonoma County has been significantly impacted by the fires that spread through the region. The full scope of the air contamination is still unknown, but likely includes high concentrations of likely carcinogens including heavy metals,...

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:06 AM
Tags: fire (1), Master Gardeners (11), Produce (4), smoke (1), UC Berkeley (1)

4-H Week Celebrated with Gold Resolution

2017 Gold Resolution: 4-H Week

  Celebrating National 4-H Week for the 75th consecutive year, Sonoma County 4-H program was presented with a Gold Resolution at the Oct 2 Board of Supervisors meeting. "4-H is deserving of public recognition for its...

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 8:35 AM
Tags: 4-H; 4-H Week (3)

North Bay Food Policy Council Convening

North Bay Food Policy Council Convening

50 food and agriculture leaders from Sonoma County and the North Bay gathered on June 8, 2017 in Petaluma for the North Bay Food Policy Council Convening. Participants represented the Sonoma Food System Alliance and three North Bay food policy councils....

Posted on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 2:58 PM

Research Opportunity for Diversified Crops and Livestock Farms

Sheep in Vineyard

Drs. Alda Pires and Maurice Pitesky, along with PhD epidemiology student Laura Patterson, from UC Davis joined with Dr. Stephanie Larson, Director of UCCE Sonoma County, to present a seminar titled “Farming 101: Diversified Crop and...

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1:19 PM
Tags: crops (1), livestock (1), research (1)

IPM Workshop: New Worker Protection Standards


  Is your pesticide safety training in compliance with the new Worker Protection Standard? — Sarah Risorto and Lisa Blecker, UC IPM Pesticide Safety Education Program Local Workshops: April...

Posted on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 1:32 PM
Tags: IPM (3)

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