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.
Climate change is impacting California tree crop farms
Posted 1/18/2017 - Rising temperatures appear to be reducing the number of hours tree crops in the San Joaquin Valley are subjected to chill during the winter, a critical factor in producing a profitable yield, reported Ezra David Romero on Valley Public Radio,...
A foreboding fungus is threatening orchards in the San Joaquin Valley
Posted 1/17/2017 - When an almond tree keels over in a mature orchard, it could be a sign of something ominous. UC scientists are tracking a fungal infection in San Joaquin Valley almond trees that can cost farmers hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost...
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