South Coast Research and Extension Center
South Coast Research and Extension Center
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South Coast Research and Extension Center (South Coast REC) was established by the University of California in 1956 as a representative site for agricultural and horticultural research in California's south coastal plain-temperate climatic zone. Located on 200 acres of deep, moderately sloped, alluvial fan soil, the Center and its mild winter climate are conducive to farming a wide range of crops including subtropicals as well as ornamentals for the urban landscape. (more..)

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  • Winter Workshop for Licensed Pest Management Professionals

    Added February 5, 2019
    VPCTargetWinterWorkshop - Anaheim

     From Pests in the Urban Landscape: The Vertebrate Pest Council is hosting a seminar series this year in conjunction with new partner Target Specialty Products. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn about wildlife management of a number...

  • Got Pests? Check out our online resource tool.

    Added February 1, 2019

    Recently chosen as one of the top six online resources for integrated pest management information, UC IPM's website offers solutions for pest issues for both professionals and non-professionals managing pest in the home, on the...

  • Rain is in the forecast...

    Added January 30, 2019
    RainGage Jan2019

    Local weathermen are predicting the possibility of approximately 2" of rain for our area between Thursday and next Monday. If you turned your irrigation on during the recent "dry" spell, be sure to turn the controller off. Be sure to check the moisture...

  • H2OC Stormwater Program - Protecting Our Water Resources

    Added December 5, 2018
    Roof gutter downspout-redirection

    Have you heard the news? The H2OC Stormwater Program has a new website. Representing the (34) cities within Orange County, preventing overwatering is a large part of their mission, but they also work to prevent all runoff issues that...

  • DPR Continuing Education Opportunities Offered By UC IPM

    Added October 23, 2018

    DPR license and certificate holders: Renew early! Get those last-minute hours with help from UC IPM —Cheryl Reynolds, UC Statewide IPM Program   Learn about opportunities to receive continuing education hours. October is upon us and before...

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