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America in Bloom plant sale

Last weekend, the entrance to the Hansen Center was, once again, filled with color, plants and people. Hundreds of visitors ventured out to enjoy the sunshine and bargain prices at the annual plant sale fund-raiser organized by America in Bloom. A...

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:32 PM

What are RECS?

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RECS is the acronym for Research and Extension System. The Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center is one of nine RECS throughout the state operated by the University of California division of Agriculture and Natural Resources...

Posted on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 3:58 PM

April Updates

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On April 1st, the Hansen Fund released the results of this year’s Request for Proposals Program. The Hansen Advisory Board and the Research Advisory Committee had a particularly hard time this year. Twenty two projects, whose funding request...

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 4:07 PM

Springtime at the Center

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Today is the first day of spring. It’s a busy time at the UC Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center (UC HAREC). Garden volunteers and farm staff worked countless hours preparing the farm over the winter. The fields and gardens are...

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 4:36 PM

UC Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center celebrates National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. To celebrate what healthy food is and where it comes from, the Center held its 3rd Annual Preschool Open House—Healthy Foods Start on the Farm, on March 5th. Over 200 Ventura County preschoolers and their families...

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 3:37 PM

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