University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources

UCCE Centennial: 100 Years of Science and Service

"In order to solve California's most pressing environmental issues we need innovative solutions. Local UCCE Advisors and Specialists in the San Francisco Bay Area have been critical partners to the development and expansion of practical, sustainable conservation methods that can be implemented across entire industries."
Ashley Boren, Executive Director Sustainable Conservation

Did You Know?
1913 - First UC farm advisor hired - Andrew Hansen Christiansen becomes the first UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor working in Humboldt County. - View Timeline

Cooperative Extension is...

Yana Valachovic

Yana Valachovic
County Director and Forest Advisor, UCCE Humboldt & Del Norte Counties

I am the forest advisor for the two most northern coastal counties. A typical day for me involves some time in the forests, time on the phone, and time working with people on their forests or ranches. Helping people is what I love the most. I am challenged every day to learn new information. 

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About UC Cooperative Extension

For 100 years and counting, UCCE researchers and educators have worked together with local community members to develop and provide science-based information to solve economic, agricultural, natural resource, youth development and nutrition issues. Some of our programs include 4-H Youth Development, Master Gardeners, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, and the Integrated Pest Management Program.

Here's to another 100 years of science and service!

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