South Coast Research and Extension Center
South Coast Research and Extension Center
South Coast Research and Extension Center
University of California
South Coast Research and Extension Center

Field Days, Workshops, and Programs

Students Learn About Ag Research and Career Opportunities

Learning about using the right trap for the right pest.

Hosted by UC ANR South Coast REC, Cooperative Extension, and the Orange County Farm Bureau, programs that provide agricultural education to an increasingly urban population, local high schools participated in workshops at the South Coast REC that were...

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 4:57 PM

Homeowners learn landscape design basics...

Getting started - what do you want?

UC ANR South Coast Research and Extension Center, University of California Cooperative Extension, Orange County and Irvine Ranch Water District hosted a three-part landscape design basics workshop for homeowners seeking to make landscape improvements and...

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:18 AM

Turning trash into soil...

Harvesting worms.

Eager to learn how one might create ‘black gold', workshop participants gave their full attention to presenter Carol Chirpich, UCCE Orange County Master Gardener, during the "Practical Composting for Small Spaces" workshop on May 19th, as she...

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 3:44 PM

Learning about citrus and giving back to the community...

ASICS volunteers to glean citrus at South Coast REC.

In collaboration with OC Food Bank, (25) ASICS employess came to UC ANR South Coast REC, as part of their team building exercises during Earth Week. Tammy Majcherek, ‘Explained how rare and important it is to receive and be able to provide those in...

Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 1:42 PM

Kids Day Celebration Field Trip

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UC Cooperative Extension, Orange County (UCCE) programs (4-H, EFNEP, Master Gardeners) and the UC ANR South Coast REC teamed up with the StandUp for Kids to organize the “Kids Day Celebration” field trip to the Center on Saturday, March 24th,...

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 3:36 PM

Practical Composting for Small Spaces Workshop

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‘Practical Composting for Small Spaces'  Eager to learn how one might create ‘black gold', workshop participants gave their full attention learning how to create the perfect compost set-up for their landscape – big or small The...

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:21 PM

2018 Cherimoya Tasting

Attendees tasting cherimoya fruit.

outh Coast Research and Extension Center Cherimoya Taste Testing The South Coast Research and Extension Center hosted over (250) visitors coming from all over California attending the annual Cherimoya Tasting on January 19, 2018.  Through an open...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 11:01 AM

Fresh Fruit - Not just for fruit bowls....

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This fall, the UCCE Master Food Preservers of Orange County volunteers have been creatively processing their harvested bounty of fresh fruit grown at the UC ANR South Coast REC. The collection of apples, persimmons, citrus, and...

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11:31 AM

2017 Persimmon and Fall Cherimoya Tasting - Where did your favorite rank?

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  The South Coast Research and Extension Center opened it gates to invited guests, the California Rare Fruit Growers sociation and the UCCE Master Gardeners on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Attendees were treated to the annual persimmon taste testing...

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 3:20 PM

Say What?! A Tasting For Persimmons and Cherimoyas????

Yes, you read correctly. We will have several varieties of cherimoyas available to taste in addition to the persimmons during our annual "persimmon" tasting on Thursday, November 9th. Come on out and give your taste buds a treat with these fall...

Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Persimmon Tasting November 9th, 2017

Be sure to join us for the UC ANR South Coast REC Persimmon Tasting and Plant Sale  Schedule:  9:00 am to 10:00  am         VIP Activity (see below) Pre-registration...

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Dragon Fruit Festival

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In case you missed the recent Pitahaya 'Dragon Fruit' Festival held this last August at the UC ANR South Coast REC, be sure to read Jeannette Warnert's blog article: http://ucanr.edu/?blogpost=25044&blogasset=91109#. 

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 8:37 AM

Introduction to Image Processing and GIS for Natural Resources Workshop

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...

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 11:34 AM

Drone Technology and Regulations for Natural Resources Workshop

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...

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 11:30 AM

2017 Pitahaya

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Don't miss out on the 2017 Pitahaya "Dragon Fruit" Festival and Field Day. Pre-registration is required, sign up at http://ucanr.edu/2017-pitahaya For more information click here for the event flyer.   Day 1 - August 25,...

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:25 AM
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