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.
A disheartening new pest invades California vegetable gardens
Posted 9/19/2014 - California gardeners harvesting their summer produce may encounter a new pest – the bagrada bug. The native of Africa made its first California appearance in Los Angeles County six years ago and has been moving eastward and northward ever...
Farmers market prices compare well with the supermarket produce aisle
Posted 9/17/2014 - Many shoppers believe they can buy cheaper produce at supermarkets than at local farmers markets. A new UC Cooperative Extension study dispels that common misperception. In Placer and Nevada counties, UCCE received a CDFA Specialty Block Grant to...