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August 2018

Final position proposals due Sept. 15 for 2018 Call for Cooperative Extension positions

On Aug. 1, phase 2 of the Cooperative Extension Positions Call process ended and phase 3 began. During phase 2, the Program Teams reviewed the 40 phase 1 proposals and submitted six additional proposals. All submitted proposals are posted on the 2018...

ANR to join UCPath next spring

UCPATH is an acronym for “UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping & Human Resources.”

Preparations are underway for UC ANR to join UCPath in the spring. To ensure a successful transition to new systems and new processes, John Fox, executive director of Human Resources, recently hosted the first in a series of monthly meetings with...

Names in the News

Emily Delk

Delk joins Development Services Emily Delk joined the Development Services team in August as the director of Annual Giving and Donor Stewardship Programs. She brings fundraising and event planning experience from a broad background of nonprofit...

Water-resources research proposals invited from junior investigators


The California Institute for Water Resources has announced its 2018-19 Request for Proposals. This year, proposals are requested in the junior investigator category only, said Doug Parker, director of the California Institute for Water...

'We Are UC ANR' items added to Brand Toolkit

This image of UCCE forestry advisor Susie Kocher is one of four choices for the ANR one-pager.

A couple of items have been posted to the Telling Our Story section of the ANR Branding Toolkit. You'll now find the We Are UC ANR video as well as the We Are UC ANR one-sheet flyers. “The flyers have a choice of four different...

ANR websites will be down between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Sept. 13

IT will be upgrading equipment at the ANR datacenter on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. PDT. During this time, the ANR Portal, all websites and servers in ANR's Second Street building will be offline. If you have any questions,...

Learning and development opportunities

new employees

Register for new administrative academic and staff orientation UC ANR employees – academics and staff – who have not participated in an administrative orientation in the past should register for the UC ANR Administrative Orientation for...

UCCE Tulare County wins Healthy Snack Day contest

UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County

UC Cooperative Extension in Tulare County won first place in the UC ANR Staff Assembly Wellness Committee's contest on Healthy Snack Day, Aug. 29. All UC ANR facilities were invited to hold Healthy Snack Day activities and submit one photo. Tulare...

In memoriam: Doug Gubler

Doug Gubler

Walter Douglas Gubler, UC Cooperative Extension specialist emeritus in the Department of Plant Pathology at UC Davis, died unexpectedly on July 19, 2018.   Gubler was born on Jan. 28, 1946, in St. George, Utah, and raised in Santa Clara, Utah,...

In memoriam: Chuck Ingels

Chuck Ingels, left, presented a workshop on espalier training for fruit trees at Fair Oaks Horticulture Center in May 2018. Photo by Pam Bone

Chuck Ingels, longtime UCCE advisor in Sacramento County, lost his battle with cancer Aug. 12.

Ingels joined ANR in 1989 as a tree and vine information analyst for the statewide Sustainable...

Needs assessment workshops offered Sept. 7 and 14

UCCE advisors, UCCE specialists and academics coordinators are invited to attend a training workshop on conducting a needs assessment. Vikram Koundinya, UCCE evaluation specialist in the Department of Human Ecology (Community and Regional Development)...

Post-fire research opportunities available at Hopland REC for limited time

The River Fire created a unique opportunity for fire research at Hopland REC, says John Bailey, interim director.

On July 27 and 28, the River Fire burned approximately two-thirds of the Hopland Research and Extension Center's 5,358 acres.  “While this was a dramatic event that did damage parts of the center, none of the main buildings, livestock nor...

UCCE urged to participate in survey on adoption of new farming practices

Researchers at UC Berkeley are trying to ascertain what motivates California farmers and ranchers to implement farming practices that improve soil health as well as what deters them. UCCE advisors and specialists and field staff who work with...


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