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Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

ANR Report for July 19 - September 10, 2001

Here are the main stories in this issue:
  • 2001-02 state budget provides 4.7 percent increase for UC (smaller increase for salaries); fully funds growth in student enrollment
  • With 28 new permanent academic positions funded in 2001, CE continues to rebuild its programs
  • State extension group honors advisors' work
  • Division adds a new budget line for fixed-term positions, projects
  • Budget changes will help ANR move funds to high-priority programs
  • ANR awards nearly $1.4 million in temporary funding to high-priority programs
  • County Director Wain Johnson retires from UC Cooperative Extension; Hickman is county's new director
  • South Coast issues call for proposals
  • Beta Testers wanted for new online image library
  • New greenhouse will bring additional research capabilities to Kearney REC
  • ANR welcomes Morgan Doran, livestock and natural resources advisor for Solano, Napa and Yolo counties

Also in this issue:

  • Peter Goodell wins IPM award
  • Pest Notes online
  • Names in the news: Nick Toscano, Joseph Jen
  • UC research meeting to examine health of California oaks
  • Dewees steps down as director of UCCE Sea Grant
  • Job opportunities: Ag and Environmental Issues Advisor for Los Angeles and San Bernardino High Desert Area; Desert Natural
  • Resources Advisor for San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial counties; Livestock/Natural Resources Advisor for Stanislaus County
PDF File    ANR Report for July 19 - September 10, 2001