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UC sheep shearing school eases sheep shearer shortage
Posted 5/24/2018 - Aspiring sheep shearers flocked to the UC Hopland Research and Extension Center in May for a week of training on the proper techniques for harvesting wool from sheep, reported Tiffany Camhi on KQED Radio News. “We try to get the students...
A Sacramento coalition wants to serve 1 million healthy meals to children this summer
Posted 5/23/2018 - When school's out, many children who live in poverty no longer eat nutritious meals like they do during school as part of the free and reduced-cost school lunch program. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program...