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

2019 Cherimoya Top Three

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South Coast Research and Extension Center Cherimoya Tasting 2019 The South Coast Research and Extension Center hosted visitors coming from all over Southern California attending the annual Cherimoya Tasting on January 18, 2019. Through...

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10:13 AM

Got Pests? Check out our online resource tool.

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Recently chosen as one of the top six online resources for integrated pest management information, UC IPM's website offers solutions for pest issues for both professionals and non-professionals managing pest in the home, on the farm, in the...

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 9:08 AM

Cherimoya Tasting 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out to last week's Cherimoya Tasting Event, and to all of the fabulous volunteers who helped pick/pack bags, cut fruit, direct traffic, and so much more. Thank you! ❤️      ...

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:50 PM

The importance of tasting evaluations..

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Students from Irvine Christian Academy, ranging in ages from 4 to 18, along with their parents, visited the UC ANR South Coast REC to get a taste of the research being done at the Center. Following a quick welcome and brief description of the REC and UC...

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 2:21 PM

2019 Cherimoya Tasting

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A hint of banana? strawberry? kiwi? Join us and you can decide. Come out and try the exotic flavors of the various varieties of cherimoyas grown at the UC ANR South Coast Research and Extension Center on January 18th, 2019.

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:32 PM

Persimmon Harvest Workshop November 2018

Persimmon Cultural Practices Lecture

2018 was a tough year on the Persimmon harvest here at South Coast REC. The lack of rain and high temperatures during the bloom which causes the pollen to dry too quickly, did not provide a bountiful harvest of fruit this year. Instead of an open public...

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 2:54 PM

Fun with Scouts

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Being outdoors is a big part of a scout's life. So, it is only fitting that one of the more than (135) merit badges available for them to earn focuses on soil and water conservation, and who better to collaborate with than UC ANR. On November 3,...

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 3:54 PM

Practical Composting for Small Spaces

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Eager to learn how one might create ‘black gold', workshop participants gave their full attention to presenter Becky Touchette, UCCE Orange County Master Gardener, as she provided them with the knowledge to create the perfect compost set-up for...

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 2:50 PM

Plans for the Weekend?

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No plans scheduled for the weekend? Come check out the UC ANR 10th Annual Urban Landscape and Garden Education Expo - fun for everyone! Click here for more event information  

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 4:52 PM

FREE Fermentation Demonstration

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Kimchi? Kombucha? Make my own yogurt? YES, you can! Join the UCCE Master Food Preservers of Orange County on Saturday, September 15th from 10 am to Noon for a free demonstration on how to make them. Click here to register online. For more...

Posted on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 2:11 PM

Preserving Tomatoes Workshop August 23, 2018

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Join the UCCE Master Food Preservers of Orange County on August 23, 2018 and learn how to make Bloody Mary Mix or Tomatillo Salsa using the harvest from your garden or produce from your local farmers market.  Click here to register...

Posted on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 1:56 PM

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
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