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.
California pitahaya potential, and other recent news
Posted 9/22/2014 - Reporter Cary Blake of Western Farm Press wanted to take part in the mini pitahaya festival last week in Indio. An invitation from UC Cooperative Extension advisor José Aguiar said the first item on the agenda was pitahaya ice cream tasting. A...
Balancing food safety and water quality not cheap or easy, but it can be done
Posted 9/19/2014 - Fresh produce growers are challenged to protect soil and water quality on their farms as well as support wildlife populations by preserving their habitat. At the same time, growers must protect their crops from contamination by pathogens that can cause...