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The Meaning of the Brexit Breakdown
Posted 12/9/2018 - I know I pull too much from the Wall Street Journal, but I just can't not share this beautifully phrased paragraph that distills current political streams and what they could mean for the continuing integration of markets and labor across...

Community Education Specialist job opening at UCCE Santa Cruz
Posted 11/28/2018 - If any of you either want to participate in the great agriculture we have here on the Central Coast, or know someone who does, I have a job opening here at my office at UCCE Santa Cruz.  The position is to help farmers get involved in a CDFA...

Thrips on Strawberry Leaves
Posted 11/21/2018 - Already giving away the punchline in the title, but I was approached yesterday by a grower experiencing an unusual problem on his strawberries.  All of this has been handled remotely, so on first glance I see drying out spots of various sizes...

Heads Up on Lewis Mite
Posted 11/19/2018 - I had a pretty sharp eyed PCA stop by my office just this morning with a sizable sample of what turned out to be Lewis mite from a newly planted field of strawberries.  To this savvy individual, something about the mites he was looking at didn't...

Revised UC IPM Guidelines for Strawberry Now Available
Posted 11/18/2018 - It's been a long wait for many I know, but the revised UC IPM Guidelines for strawberry are now available.  This is a massive job involving a lot of work from many people, but these are the peer reviewed gold standard for pest management and...

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