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

ANR News Blog

  • Mural honoring late UCCE advisor Steve Orloff approved by board of supervisors

    Added April 20, 2018
    The mural includes a small rendering of Steve Orloff. He is shown wearing a cowboy hat and holding a clipboard.

    The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors has approved an artist's rendering of a mural that honors UC Cooperative Extension advisor and county director Steve Orloff, who passed away in late 2017, reported Danielle Jester in the Siskiyou Daily...

  • Take part. Learn. Act. Earth Day is Sunday, April 22

    Added April 20, 2018
    Apollo 8 astronauts captured a picture of the earthrise over the moon in 1968.

    Earth Day has roots in California, stemming in part from an oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara in 1969, wrote Rose Hayden Smith in a UC Food Observer post marking the 48th annual Earth Day this Sunday, April 22. "The Santa Barbara oil...

  • UC ANR's Elkus Ranch is an outdoor classroom for local youth

    Added April 16, 2018
    UC ANR's Elkus Ranch welcomes about 9,000 kids each year for a hands-on, outdoor learning experience.

    Each year, about 9,000 kids visit the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Elkus Ranch in Half Moon Bay for hands-on educational experiences in urban horticulture, nutrition, food safety, pest management, livestock management and food preservation,...

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