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

"This is my 41st year growing crops in the Salinas Valley.  Every year…without fail…UC Cooperative Extension has been my local resource for research and education…they know local issues of plant health, pest management, productivity, nutrition and resource management that impact my crops."
Richard Smith, President Valley Farm Management, Soledad

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Recent evaluations show that youth engaged in 4-H excel to a greater level in school and in the sciences, make healthier choices, and are more active in contributing to their communities. - View More Facts

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Marisol Andrade

Marisol Andrade
Nutrition Educator, UCCE Butte County / Cluster

What I love Most About Working for ANR:

I am proud to know that I am part of a great program that assists low-income communities to maintain a healthier lifestyle. When participants increase their physical activity and improve their food choices, they improve the lives of their families. Parents often believe that following a healthy diet is costly and out of their reach. It gives me great pleasure to educate parents about simple but effective and nutritious changes they can implement to benefit their families. Parents often leave our lessons feeling empowered and knowing they can make positive changes with the food and beverages they consume and the way they are prepared.

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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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