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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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News From UC ANR South Coast REC and Beyond
  • PersimmonFlyer 2020Updated
    Persimmon U-Pick 2020 - Fall fun in the field

    Looking for some outdoor fun and fresh fall fruit? Join us for one of the 2020 Persimmon U-Pick event sessions being held on Tuesday November 3rd, Friday November 6th, and Tuesday November 10th. Limited space available - pre-registration required. Click...

    By Tammy Majcherek
    Author - Community Educator Specialist II
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    Storm Drain vs. Sewer Drain

    During the course of our daily lives, most people walk right past storm and sewer drains never giving them much thought. But.. do you actually know the difference between the two and the purpose of each? Check out this article from the H2OC...

    By Tammy Majcherek
    Author - Community Educator Specialist II
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    Need DPR CE Hours - Take the Air Blast Sprayer Online Course

    Time to renew your DPR license? Take a new online course on air blast sprayer calibration —Cheryl Reynolds, UC Statewide IPM Program   We're excited to announce that a brand-new online course on air blast spray calibration is now available....

    By Tammy Majcherek
    Editor - Community Educator Specialist II
    By Cheryl Reynolds