2009 Ag Lease Survey
Local 4-H'ers receive grant to promote fruit at school
We will be hiring a new Orchard System Advisor in the Fall. This position is of great importance to Yolo County and the surrounding areas. Stay tuned for more information!
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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|Composting with Chicken Manure at Central Park Garden||5/25/2013|
|Berkeley - Workshop on Managing Family Forests in California||6/15/2013|
|Ties to the Land workshop - San Luis Obispo||6/25/2013|
Yolo County Blogs
Sierra forests need to burn more often
Posted 5/23/2013 - Many parts of the Sierra Nevada have not burned in more than 100 years, a significant departure from a natural fire cycle that would characterize a healthy forest, according to Susie Kocher, UC Cooperative Extension advisor in the Central Sierra...
Bodega Marine Lab keeps watch on ocean temperatures
Posted 5/22/2013 - Ocean waters are warming, sea level is rising, seawater is becoming more acidic, and shoreline erosion is intensifying. The world’s oceans are reacting to increased carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the earth’s...
Blue Alfalfa Aphid Issue Summary
Posted 5/20/2013 - Of all of the insecticides evaluated against blue alfalfa aphid (BAA) by Eric Natwick of Imperial County, almost every insecticide applied to alfalfa this spring gave initial knockdown of BAA. Blue alfalfa aphid populations resurged in 7-10 days....
Cooperative Extension Yolo County
70 Cottonwood Street
Left Side Of Building
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8143
Fax: (530) 666-8736