University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources

UCCE Centennial: 100 Years of Science and Service

"The Nutrition Advisors from University of California Cooperative Extension are critical partners for local school districts as we work together to combat childhood obesity and encourage life-long habits of healthy eating."
Rodney Taylor Director of Nutrition Services Riverside Unified School District

Did You Know?
1913 - First UC farm advisor hired - Andrew Hansen Christiansen becomes the first UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor working in Humboldt County. - View Timeline

Cooperative Extension is...

Eric Natwick

Eric Natwick
Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension Imperial

I diagnose insects and insect related disease problems brought to my office or on field calls from filed crops, vegetable crops and from homes and business offices. I write reports on insect management research and management of insect transmitted disease research for both field crops and vegetable crops grown in the Imperial Valley, CA. I enjoy working on a research farm where I'm privileged to conduct research on insect management problems related the the needs of our local clientele. I also enjoy the personal interaction with clientele and with fellow researchers.

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About UC Cooperative Extension

For 100 years and counting, UCCE researchers and educators have worked together with local community members to develop and provide science-based information to solve economic, agricultural, natural resource, youth development and nutrition issues. Some of our programs include 4-H Youth Development, Master Gardeners, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, and the Integrated Pest Management Program.

Here's to another 100 years of science and service!

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