Welcome to UCCE Central Sierra
The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is your bridge between local issues and the research expertise of the University of California.
The Central Sierra Cooperative Extension serves Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and El Dorado counties.
Students design a solar home for farmworkers
Posted 10/22/2014 - When a team of UC Davis students packs up its house and travels to Irvine next year for the U.S. Department of Energy's 2015 Solar Decathlon competition, its members will bring not only a desire to win, but also to make zero-net-energy homes...
Reporter ponders UC Cooperative Extension pepper research
Posted 10/21/2014 - A column in the Salinas Californian playfully reflected on UC Cooperative Extension research that aims to turn up the heat in the mighty jalapeño pepper. Writer Dennis Taylor reported that Aziz Baameur, UCCE farm advisor in Santa Clara and San...