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Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

ANR Report for March 1 - April 15, 2001

Here are the main stories in this issue, which covers activities at ANR's statewide conference, held every two years:
  • Statewide conference garners high marks from participants
  • State of the Division: ANR is driven by issues and opportunities, says Gomes
  • Keynote speaker Ralph Grossi: Public value of farmland not recognized
  • Keynote speech: Notes evaluation expert Michael Quinn Patton challenges organizations to be results-oriented
  • Lanny Lund on key issues facing the Division -and some new opportunities
  • Henry Vaux Jr.: The Division is making great stides toward organizational effectiveness
  • Breakout groups
  • UC cientists discuss hot topics in California forestry
  • Urban forestry, an emerging discipline
  • Study discovers high incidence of iron deficiency in some kids
  • UCCE and diabetes education
  • Flavonoid research piques the appetitie of DANR conferees
  • Crop biotechnology: a reality check
  • The ANR cube: a brand new tool for telling our story

Also in this issue:

  • Funding available for Pierce's disease research
  • Job opportunities: Community and Rural Development Advisor for Inyo/Mono Counties, Water Resource and Irrigation Advisor for
  • Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties; Ag/Environmental Science Advisor for Ventura County
PDF File    ANR Report for March 1 - April 15, 2001