Welcome to the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension (KARE) Center. Since its official dedication in 1965 KARE has achieved international acclaim for leadership in the development of new fruit, nut, and grape varieties, innovative cultural and irrigation practices, pest and disease management techniques, and postharvest biology. In addition, KARE plays a leadership role in maintaining the quality of California's rural environment, with programs in air and water quality, and mosquito management. Please enjoy our website and give us feedback concerning the site.
View the live stream from the nest. Last year a Great Horned Owl used the nest to raise 3 chicks. We are not sure who is using the nest this year yet. Click on the image to view the live video.
Kearney News Updates
Added March 11, 2016
The Kings County Farm Day was held at the Kings Fairgrounds in Hanford on March 1, 2016. This collaborative effort of the Kings County Farm Bureau, the Kings County Office of Education, and the Kings...
Added March 4, 2016
A team of researchers has received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to find new ways to combat Johnsongrass, one of the most widespread and troublesome agricultural weeds in...
Added February 24, 2016
Wildlife and people have been in the news lately. Perhaps you've heard of coyotes wandering in your neighborhood. You might have also read about how you shouldn't feed wildlife. Did...
Added January 15, 2016
The UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center is hosting the free public webcast on Jan. 20 of key presentations at the Organic Agriculture Research Symposium. Among the speakers are...
Added November 9, 2015
Are you looking for continuing education units (CEUs) to complete your renewal application this year for the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)? The UC Statewide IPM Program has several...