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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Added August 24, 2017
The City of Irvine has an Integrated Pest Management Plan – What does that mean to me? The state law is clear. The City of Irvine's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) policy does not affect the use of pesticides on a private property,...
Added August 18, 2017
We are all a buzz here at South Coast REC. Why? Well, tomorrow is National Honey Bee Day. Read more from Stephanie Parreira: August 19th is National Honey Bee Day: Dr. Elina Niño reminds us to help honey bees cope with pests —Stephanie...
Added August 3, 2017
Introduction to Image Processing and GIS for Natural Resources UC South Coast Research and Extension Center 7601 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618 Thursday, September 14th, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm Click Here for Map...
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...