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Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
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Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

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Across California, the University of California’s 64 Cooperative Extension offices are local problem-solving centers. We are the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research. Our county-based staff is part of the community – we live and work in the areas we serve.

More than 300 campus-based specialists and county-based farm, home and youth advisors work as teams to bring practical, unbiased, science-based answers to problems across California.

As part of the agricultural community, we help farmers develop more-efficient growing methods, solve pest management problems and develop crops and irrigation methods that use less water.

As stewards of the land, we help develop smart water-use strategies, develop wildfire education and help preserve natural areas and farmland.

As advocates for healthy communities, we promote healthy diets and exercise for better health, help Californians learn to choose the most nutritious foods and help shape the citizens of tomorrow through the 4-H Youth Development Program.

And thousands of volunteers extend the reach of our work through the Master Gardener Program and the California 4-H Youth Development Program.

We work in full partnership with federal, state, county and private resources.

We are stewards, problem-solvers, catalysts, collaborators and educators.

We are UC Cooperative Extension.

Interview Schedule for San Joaquin/Stanislaus County 4-H Advisor

Interested persons are invited to attend the presentation for each candidate.  The presentations will be held in the Mokelumne Room at the Robert J. Cabral Ag Center, 2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA.

Monday, April 28 2014

8:30 a.m.    Jessica Guild, 4-H Program Representative, UCCE San Mateo and San Francisco

12:00 noon  Dr. Dawnte Early, Director of Research and Evaluation Healthy Relationships California (HRC) Greater Southern and Northern California Area

3:00 p.m.     Robert Clark, School and Community Prevention Specialist, San Juan High School

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

8:30 a.m.      Elizabeth Kim, Pre-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Washington, School of Social Work

12:00 noon   Dr. Chia Liang Dai, Associate Fellow, Office of the Dean, Criminal Justice and Human Services, University of Cincinnati

3:00 p.m.       Elizabeth Villalobos, 4-H Program Representative, UCCE Fresno County


UC Blogs

A Bee That's a Delight to See

Female metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, on coreopsis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's that on the Coreopsis? Could it be--a bee? Yes, that's the metallic green sweat bee, also called an ultra green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus.  This one  (below) is a female. Males and females are easily distinguishable.  The...

Posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Rapini! Rapini! Rapini!

A honey bee foraging on rapini at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee population declining? You wouldn't know it if you were to visit the two rapini patches in front of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, University of California, Davis. “The bees love the...

Posted on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 9:48 PM

An Un-bee-lievably Generous Gift

Debra Jamison (left), state regent, and Gayle Mooney, state treasurer, share a bench that the California State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution purchased for the UC Davis bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What an un-bee-lievably generous gift! Debra Jamison, state regent of the California State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. loves bees. So when it came time to select a fundraising project, she knew what she wanted to...

Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5:28 PM

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San Joaquin County Cooperative Extension
Robert J. Cabral Ag Center

2101 E. Earhart Avenue, Ste 200, Stockton, CA 95206
Phone: (209) 953-6100
Fax: (209) 953-6128
Click here for a map

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Oak tree stressed by drought. Photo by Larry Costello UC to host drought summit April 25 in Sacramento
Posted 4/22/2014 - As Californians struggle through a third consecutive dry year, nearly 300 people are expected to attend the UC Drought Science, Policy and Management Summit on Friday, April 25, at the State Capitol. In January, when California was facing one of the...

Overhead irrigation can help save water on farms. How are you conserving?
Posted 4/21/2014 - People, animals and plants all need water to survive, yet we have less than 1 percent of the earth's water available for our use. And our water supply is diminishing. This year's record California drought conditions mean that now, more than ever, every...

Adult male spotted wing drosophila.  Note the dark spot on the tip of its wings.  (Photo by Larry L. Strand.) Be on the lookout for spotted wing drosophila
Posted 4/16/2014 - It's cherry growing season and a good time to begin looking for spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii. SWD is a small fruit fly that attacks soft-flesh fruit such as cherry, blueberry, raspberry and blackberry. It first...

Mary Bianchi, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor and San Luis Obispo County Director Cooperative Extension's Mary Bianchi receives agricultural sustainability leadership award
Posted 4/14/2014 - The Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) at UC Davis announced today that Mary Bianchi of the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is this year's recipient of ASI's Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger...

Groundwater is a vitally important natural resource in California. Out-of-sight groundwater is not always well understood
Posted 4/7/2014 - It can be challenging to imagine the stores of water underlying California. But Thomas Harter, UC Cooperative Extension specialist in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources at UC Davis, shares a vivid vision of the state's vitally important...

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