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100 Years of Cooperative Extension: the Smith-Lever Act Centennial
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.
Wait awhile before watering the lawn
Posted 3/7/2014 - Because of recent rainfall, California lawns have enough moisture in their rootzones to meet their water needs for the next several weeks, reported Matt Weiser in the Sacramento Bee. At a press conference yesterday, Chuck Ingels, UC Cooperative Extension...
Northern California nut farmers' drought outlook not too shabby
Posted 3/7/2014 - If anyone can be lucky during a drought, that would be Butte County nut growers, reported Heather Hacking in the Chico Enterprise Record. Many of these farmers use groundwater to irrigate their orchards, and groundwater in the Sacramento Valley is in...