Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center
University of California
Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center

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Nestled in the fertile Santa Clara Valley a few miles from the ocean, the Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC) conducts leading-edge applied research to support the rich and diverse agricultural and natural resources of Ventura County. The Center supports a broad array of county-wide events including technical training for growers, as well as educational activities for youth, family and the community. The Center works collaboratively with UC Cooperative Extension-Ventura County advisors and programs.

Opportunities for Research and Extension at HAREC (pdf)

Center Highlights 2014 (pdf)

Did you Know? (pdf)    

Strategic Plan

 

Job Opportunity

4-H Education Specialist

Hansen News

  • Sustainable You! Summer Camp 2016

    Added June 24, 2016
    The morning begins by contemplating the importance of Water

    The week has flown by. A special thanks to the youth and families that joined us this week, the City of Ventura for partnering with us, environmental educator, Jill Sarrick and intern, Shanti Sandosham for delivering a great program! Sustainable You!...

  • Sustainable You! Summer Camp 2016

    Added June 23, 2016
    Food questions for thought

    Today, we turn our focus to local and global food systems. Day 4-Food

  • Sustainable You! Summer Camp 2016

    Added June 21, 2016
    Energy journaling starts the day!

    Today's camp theme tackles Energy. Campers explore renewable and non-renewable energy sources and have fun with solar power. Day 3: Energy

  • Sustainable You! Summer Camp 2016

    Added June 21, 2016
    Land journal questions

    Today, campers study Land. The average person generates 4.3 pounds of waste daily. Campers follow a piece of trash from curb-side to landfill and discuss reduce, reuse, recycle and responsibility we all share in caring for the earth. Day 2: Land  

  • Sustainable You! Summer Camp 2016

    Added June 20, 2016
    Journal questions for Day 1 Air gets us thinking!

    Summer is here and time for Sustainable You! Summer Camp at HAREC. Although the weather hit triple digits, 25 eager campers arrived ready to learn and participate in fun activities and games that demonstrate how they can conserve natural resources. This...

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