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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UC ANR South Coast REC Blog
Added August 3, 2017
Drone Technology and Regulations for Natural Resources UC South Coast Research and Extension Center 7601 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618 Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm Click Here for Map Directions Click...
UC ANR Vice President Glenda Humiston addresses US House of Representatives Committee on AgricultureAdded July 11, 2017
VP Glenda Humiston along with other higher education leaders recently addressed the US House of Representatives regarding the importance of agricultural research. Key points made by Humiston included discussing the vital partnership between...
Added June 23, 2017
If you, or your family and friends have palms in your landscape, be sure to check out the ANR blog post about the South American Palm Weevil and watch the entertaining, and informational video. For all of you foodies out...
Added June 20, 2017
Pollinator Week, June 19–25, 2017: Bee Knowledgeable! —Stephanie Parreira, UC Statewide IPM Program Bees are the most important pollinators of California agriculture—helping us grow field crops, fruits, nuts, and vegetables....
Added March 27, 2017
Do irrigation problems make you run for the hills? Interested in learning simple fixes before they turn into a major issue? Join the UCCE Master Gardeners this coming Saturday, April 1st, for a workshop on ‘Irrigation Basics'. This class...