South Coast Research and Extension Center
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South Coast Research and Extension Center

Field Days, Workshops, and Programs

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

Recipe samples

  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

Learning about the do's and don'ts of garden design....

Attendees get ready to learn about landscape design.

The UC ANR South Coast Research and Extension Center Demonstration Landscapes were the site for a new homeowner pilot program hosted by the partnership between Irvine Ranch Water District and University of California Cooperative Extension, Orange County....

Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 1:25 PM

OC High School Students visit South Coast REC

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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 Center that were...

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:57 AM

Compost Workshop: Turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into organic gold.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3 PM to 5 PM IRWD & UC Cooperative Extension OC Master Gardeners: Composting Workshop Come and learn about traditional composting and vermicomposting (using worms).  Pre-registration is required, go to...

Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:39 PM

Cherimoya Tasting January 2017 Results

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A crowd of over (200) eagerly lined up to attend the South Coast Research and Extension Center Cherimoya Taste Test on January 13, 2017.  Through an open tasting, evaluators were asked to rate the (15) varieties using a basic one to five scale based...

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2:25 PM

Irrigation Basics Workshop - April 1, 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...

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 3:21 PM

Cultivate Your Gardening Skills

Looking to learn new gardening skills or maybe hone old practices? Don't miss out on the Cultivating Gardening Skills Workshop series sponsored by the UCCE Master Gardeners Orange County and the UC ANR South Coast Research and Extension...

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 2:32 PM

2016 Persimmon Tasting

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Home to one of only a few persimmon germ plasm collections in the United States, the UC ANR South Coast Research and Extension Center welcomed invited guests, the California Rare Fruit Growers Association and the UCCE Master Gardeners on Friday, November...

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 12:52 PM

Cherimoya Fruit Tasting

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Join us for our annual Cherimoya Taste Test. Information below:

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11:50 AM
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