On July 1, 2014, we will be come the University of California Capitol Corridor Multi-county Partnership, serving Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo Counties!
This allows us to serve the capitol corridor with greater efficiency and access to more advisors and programs.
Portions of our website will be changing and we appreciate your patience during this transition.
UC Capitol Corridor Cooperative Extension is currently hiring a Small Farms Advisor to serve Yolo, Sacramento, and Solano counties.
How to Apply for the Small Farms Advisor:
Electronically submit the following four components to ANRacademicsearch@ucop.edu
1. Cover letter
2. Application (provided above) - Please include a list of potential references. If you are selected for an interview, the search committee will contact the references you listed on the UC ANR application form (minimum of 4, maximum of 6 names, current addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses). Please do not send letters of reference.
3. CV or Resume
4. Original University transcripts or legible photocopies of transcripts.
More information can be found HERE.
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Yolo County Programs
4-H helps young people discover and develop their potential. It provides a wide variety of educational and enrichment experiences.
The Field Crops program includes crops such as corn, wheat and safflower. Yearly trials provide important information about disease resistance and yield for more efficient production.
Up-to-date information and research regarding fruit and nut crops (excluding grapes).
Providing professional research and advice to support range livestock producers and rangeland managers.
Master Gardener volunteers provide information, problem-solving expertise and educational opportunities about home gardening to Yolo County residents.
Norton Hall is a meeting room available to University and County departments. The hall is only to be used for meetings that directly affect the wellfare of Yolo County and cannot be reserved for private functions.
The major goal of the University of California Nutrition Education Program is to improve the nutrition-related skills and behaviors of Yolo County youth and families.
The program covers Water Quality, Integrated Pest Management, Forage Crops (alfalfa, sudangrass, oat hay) and Dry Beans.
Information for vegetable growers in Yolo, Solano and Sacramento counties with an emphasis on Processing Tomato Production.
Quagga (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) and zebra (Dreissena polymorpha) mussels are invasive freshwater mussels that were first found in North America in the Great Lakes in 1988. These species are native to the freshwater rivers and lakes in Eastern Europe and western Asia (Eurasia) including the Black, Caspian, and Azov Seas (zebra mussel) and the Dneiper River drainage of Ukraine and Ponto-Caspian Sea (quagga mussel).
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Yolo County Blogs
Hay Resource through Farm Service Agency
Posted 7/11/2014 - I copied this article from our Fresno County Farm Bureau newsletter. I wasn't aware of this resource and thought I'd share. For many years, Farm Service Agency's (FSA) Hay Net website, www.fsa.usda.gov/haynet, has been the "go to" online resource for...
President Napolitano launches UC Global Food Initiative
Posted 7/9/2014 - On July 1, the University of California announced our new Global Food Initiative to address one of the critical issues of our time: How to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world population expected to reach eight billion by 2025. UC's Division of...
Peel back the layers and see what the onion is all about
Posted 7/9/2014 - For crying out loud, who doesn't love an onion? Whether you enjoy them in burgers, broths, sandwiches or soups, or deep-fry them as onion rings or serve them with liver, they're to die for and to cry for. The average American eats 21 pounds of onions...
Cooperative Extension Yolo County
70 Cottonwood Street
Left Side Of Building
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8143
Fax: (530) 666-8736