UCCE Tehama County
ANR 100th Anniversary -Tehama Open House
May 8th ---a day we celebrated ANR's 100th Anniversary with an "Open House" , enjoying a great turn out here at the Cooperative Extension office. Displays about each program, with the Farm Advisor's talking about their programs and research projects, as well as answering questions. Everyone was given the opportunity to "Be a Scientist for the Day" with a "Garden Walk" through the Tehama Probation Collaborative Garden next door, observing and counting pollinators. Bees, beetles, lady bugs, butterflies and birds were all observed and the counts entered into a statewide research data base, with other "Be a Scientist for the Day" observers. The nutrition educator spent the day at Richfield School helping the youth plant special UC carrot seed packages, as well as other vegetable seeds in the school garden. Refreshments were enjoyed along with a "Locally grown" table featuring walnuts, almonds, prunes, olives, and olive oils, our county's big agricultural commodities. Everyone was given a mug, hat and buttons as a "thank you" for supporting our office and programs.
The University of California's Ag ad Natural Resources division is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. On May 8th 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Smith-Lever Act, which created Cooperative Extension to help farmers, homemakers, and youth apply the latest university research to improve their lives. Tehama Cooperative Extension office will be celebrating its 100th anniversary 2018!! We will be celebrating our long standing partnership between the University of California, Tehama County, and the local community!!
What is UC Cooperative Extension?
The University of California's 64 Cooperative Extension (UCCE) offices are local problem-solving centers. More than 400 campus-based specialists and county-based farm, home, and youth advisors work as teams to bring the University's research-based information to Californians. UCCE is a full partnership of federal, state, county, and private resources linked in applied research and educational outreach. UCCE tailors its programs to meet local needs. UCCE's many teaching tools include meetings, conferences, workshops, demonstrations, field days, video programs, newsletters and manuals. Thousands of volunteers extend UCCE's outreach, assisting with nutrition and 4-H youth development programs along with Master Gardener, Master Food Preserver, and Master Food Shopper education.
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Animal Technician II (Beef Cattle Research Asst.) - Yuba County
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on November 6, 2014
Closing on December 1, 2014
Area Weed Ecology and Cropping Systems Advisor
County Locations: Lassen County, Modoc County, Plumas County, Sierra County
Posted on October 7, 2014
Closing on December 5, 2014
Small Farms Advisor
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Posted on June 10, 2014
Closing on August 10, 2014
Ron Knight Scholarship Opportunity
Tehama County Cattlemen's Association will be awarding $2000.00 scholarships to graduating High School Seniors and College students pursuing Ag related degrees, in the memory of Ronald Knight a former UC Farm Advisor.
The 2014 Scholarship winners:
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Posted 11/25/2014 - California's ongoing drought is raising the interest of wine grape growers in dryland farming, reported David Pierson in the LA Times. Pierson interviewed Napa Valley growers who are already dry farming their vineyards. While it may be feasible to rely...