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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.
'Mow, blow and go' workers another drought casualty
Posted 5/28/2015 - If you take out 5.4 million square feet of turf across Orange County, you save 645 million gallons of water. But you also uproot an entire industry, reported Aaron Orlowski in the Orange County Register. The reporter spoke to a yard worker who said...
Vaccine field trials for deadly 'foothill abortion' cattle disease expand
Posted 5/27/2015 - Cattle ranchers in California, Nevada and Oregon are one step closer to having a vaccine available to treat a tick-borne bacterial disease – commonly known as foothill abortion – which kills cow fetuses. The USDA approved the...