Ventura County Emergency
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To reduce risk of COVID-19 virus spread, the UCCE Ventura County Office and Hansen Agricultural REC will be closed from March 18 through April 20, 2020 in accordance with UC guidelines and the Ventura County Be Well at Home initiative. UC Academics and Staff will continue to work remotely during normal business hours.
All UC-ANR-hosted meetings/events scheduled through May 2020 have been cancelled, postponed or will be conducted via Zoom. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds and will update the website with any changes. If you have questions or concerns, email us at email@example.com.
Thanks for your understanding and stay well!
Director UCCE Ventura/HAREC
2020 Thelma Hansen Research Symposium & Post Fire Food Safety Workshop Presentations
- Sustainability through Sound Fertilization and Irrigation Practices--Andre Biscaro
- Fusarium Wilt in Celery and Cilantro in Ventura County-Dr. Lynn Epstein
- Take-home Messages: 20 years of Soil Health Research in California's San Joaquin Valley-Dr. Jeffrey Mitchell
- Soil Health Assessment and Management--Lessons from the Arid and Semiarid Southwest-Dr. John Idowu
- Other resources by Dr. Idowu:
Soil Health—Importance,Assessment, and Management
Short-term Conservation Tillage Effects on Corn Silage Yields
Short Term Impacts of Pecan Waste By Products on Soil Quality in Texturally Different Arid Soils
Seasonal Changes of Soil Quality Indicators
Post Fire Food Safety Workshop:
Calendar of Events
Added March 30, 2020
Having a small garden in our backyard can be fun, rewarding, and healthy. Not only does it help us consume more fruits and vegetables, it gets us more active and involved in the backyard while allowing the backyard to flourish with produce we grew...
Added June 28, 2019
Day 5-Water Why is water important? Where does water go when you flush it down the toilet? What can you do to conserve water? We end the week with a very important topic-water! How much clean water do we have on earth to share with humans, animals,...
Added June 27, 2019
Day 4- Food What is local food? Why buy local food? What is a food mile? Today we explore where our food comes from and delve into our complex global and local food system....How far does a pineapple or a cashew travel before it gets to your plate?...
Added June 26, 2019
Day 3-Energy What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy? Why is energy important? How can we conserve energy? Energy day is always popular and delicious! After contemplating journal questions and...
Added June 25, 2019
Day 2-Land The day begins with journaling and a farm nature walk. Along the way, campers encounter evidence or indicators that animals use and call the farm home. Today is about understanding the importance of open space, natural resources and...