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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.
Urban farms can help feed the hungry
Posted 3/24/2015 - (The Sacramento Bee published an op-ed by Rachel Surls, UC ANR urban agriculture advisor for Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County, in its editorial pages today. The op-ed is reprinted below.) Urban agriculture is in the local spotlight as the...
Strawberry season opens in the San Joaquin Valley
Posted 3/23/2015 - Strawberries in the central San Joaquin Valley are ripening about two weeks earlier than normal in 2015, reported Robert Rodriguez in the Fresno Bee. The story was localized and also used in the Merced Sun-Star and Modesto Bee. Normally strawberry...
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