Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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The California drought: Information from around UC - California Institute for Water Resources

Holly George, first female UCCE livestock advisor, retires

Holly George studied the impact of livestock grazing on water quality in the Upper Feather River.

Many paths lead to the University of California Cooperative Extension, and it was the pursuit of a pig that eventually led Holly George to become the first woman hired as a livestock advisor by UC Cooperative Extension. After a 33-year career as a UC...

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UC CalFresh Yuba County: Making lunchrooms smarter
For many parents, an ongoing battle with their child is about healthy eating practices. With more than one-third of U.S. children overweight or obese, promoting healthy eating behaviors has never been more essential. Out of this national crisis, The Smarter Lunchroom Movement (SLM) was born, spearheaded by Cornell University's Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs in 2009. Their evidenced-based approach helps nudge students to make healthier choices through low cost/no cost solutions; a lunchroom environment focus; promoting healthful eating behaviors; and using policy, systems, and environmental approaches to promote sustainability.

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