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.
Calendar of Events
Added March 2, 2015
Entomology Association of Southern California Quarterly MeetingLos Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia CAMarch 3, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9:00amDr. Erin Rankin, Professor University of California Department...
Added February 18, 2015
Farm to school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools Pre-K to high school. Although Farm to school programs may vary in each community...
Added February 11, 2015
California, a leader in strawberry production, hosted the North American Strawberry Growers Association Conference and Symposium this year. Over 20 countries as farway as Egypt, Canada, Spain, France, Italy, United Kingdom, and France sent...
Added February 9, 2015
In the spirit of eating and sourcing local—Food Corps seeks to recruit a homegrown service member to work with Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) for the 2015-2016 school year. Food Corps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect...
Added February 2, 2015
UCCE/HAREC Director Christopher Smith and HAREC Education Outreach Coordinator, Susana Bruzzone-Miller participated in the 2nd Annual Agriculture Career Fair hosted by the Ventura County Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula. Over 80 Ventura County high...