NEW Diversified Agricultural Systems Advisor
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|2023 Lake County Walnut Update||4/4/2023|
Lake County Programs
4-H Youth Development
Reach Julie Frazell, 4-H Community Education Specialist II at the Lake County Office (707) 263-6838. 4-H is more than a club - 4-H is young people getting ready for the future. In 4-H, you will work with other people in a 4-H club, in your school,or with another organization. Attend camps, show at fairs, travel, host youth from other countries, attend meetings and events with other young people, and much, much more!
Mendocino-Lake 4-H Summer Camp
The Mendocino-Lake 4-H Summer Camp is a week long camp filled with fun and exciting adventures that are sure to be remembered for years to come. Any 4-H Member who is 9-13 years of age for campers and 14-18 years of age for teen staff. If a member is age 12-13 years they also have the opportunity to attend camp as a Counselor-In-Training. Older members who have already attended camp as a Counselor-In-Training have the opportunity to come to camp as a Counselor, Dean, or Director. For more information contact (707)263-6838.
Reach Clebson Gonçalves, Diversified Agricultural Advisor for Lake, and Mendocino Counties at the Lake County office (707) 263-6838. The Diversified Agriculture program provides education and outreach to 1) maintain and enhance the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of diversified agriculture; and 2) meet the growing demands and contribute to the success of farms in Lake & Mendocino counties.
Reach Michael Jones, Forestry Advisor for Mendocino, Lake, and Sonoma Counties at the Mendocino County office (707) 463-4495. Forestry addresses complex management concerns with an inclusive approach for landowner input and direction. Assists decision makers in developing progressive programs aimed at the conservation of natural resources. Forest health, entomology, IPM, and sustainability of forest resources.
Fresh Water Ecology
This site is dedicated to the complex and multi-disciplined topics of inland fisheries, exotic species, amphibians, wetlands, and limnology. It is intended to provide quick and simple access to University resources to assist the people of Lake County access to the vast array of resources and information available to better manage freshwater aquatic resources.
Fruits & Nuts
Reach Rachel Elkins, Pomology Farm Advisor-Emeritus at the Lake County Office (707) 263-6838. Major crop responsibilities include European pears, walnuts, olives, apples, and all other tree fruit and nut crops, except wine grapes. Pomology focuses on all aspects of efficiently producing annual fruit and nut crops, including horticulture, pest management, and environmental protection.
Integrated Pest Management
Reach Cindy Kron, North Coast Area IPM Advisor, at the Sonoma County Office (707) 565-2621. Research and links for Integrated Pest Management of apples, pears and winegrapes.
Integrated Vineyard Systems
Reach Christopher Chen, Integrated Vineyard Systems Advisor by calling (707) 463-4495. The variety of winegrapes grown in northern California is astounding and includes more than sixty cultivars each planted to over 500 acres. I am available to help you with your viticulture and plant science questions.
Livestock and Range Management
Reach John Harper, Livestock and Range Management Advisor at the Mendocino County Office (707) 463-4495. The Livestock and Range Management program encompasses water quality issues, natural resource management, and livestock production. Additional information is available here.
Lake County Master Gardeners
Reach Louise Pagone, Master Gardener Coordinator at the Lake County Office calling (707) 263-6838. UC Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who provide advice and support for local non-commercial gardeners. Contact Master Gardeners at email@example.com or call (707) 263-6838.
How to deal with wildfires both during and after and also provides links to resources for victims of wildfires.
Living with Drought
Research based information regarding water resources and drought assistance
WALNUT GRAFTING & PLANTING VIDEO SERIES:
UC FRUIT & NUT RESEARCH & INFORMATION CENTER - https://fruitsandnuts.ucanr.edu//
UC WEED RESEARCH & INFORMATION CENTER: https://wric.ucdavis.edu/
UC HOPLAND RESEARCH & EXTENSION CENTER - https://hrec.ucanr.edu/
UC CROP COST STUDIES - https://coststudies.ucdavis.edu/en/
UC FOOD SAFETY WEBSITE - http://ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu/
UC ANR SAFETY NOTES WEBSITE: https://celake.ucanr.edu/ANR_Safety_Notes/
Wild Pig Survey
UCCE Week-Long Sheep Shearing School is Back in 2023!!!
After two years of Covid restrictions, I'm happy to say that I'll be doing our very popular week-long shearing school. The dates are March 20th through 24th, 2023. It will be located once again at the Twinning Barn near Ukiah. We will limit the...
New Organic Livestock Rules Proposed
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USDA Offers Resources to Expand Meat Processing
USDA Offers Resources to Expand Meat Processing The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced late last week the launch of the Meat and Poultry Processing Capacity Technical Assistance Program to provide technical assistance to meat and poultry grant...
UC Cooperative Extension
883 Lakeport Boulevard
Lakeport, CA 95453
Phone: (707) 263-6838
Fax: (707) 263-3963