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

Centennial Staff Profiles


 Name Rachael Long
 Picture
Rachael Long at the UC Dry Bean Field Day showcasing bean production
 Title Farm Advisor and County Director
 Location UCCE Yolo County
 Time with ANR 22 years
 Typical Day A typical day at work sees me taking farm calls, collecting field research data, putting on workshops, giving presentations, writing blogs on crop production issues, and writing publications related to agriculture.

 Most Memorable Moment My most memorable moment with Cooperative Extension was when I my husband-to-be at a corn production meeting in Solano County!

 What I love Most About Working for ANR I love working with growers in my community on sustainable crop production issues.

 My Story I've always had an interest in agriculture and working on crop production issues. After graduating from college, I started off as a Field Assistant for UCCE in Sonoma and San Joaquin counties, then managed a research lab out of Berkeley that focused on integrated pest management issues in orchard and vineyards, and was hired as a Yolo County UCCE Advisor in 1992.

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

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