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December 2019

Names in the News

Cindy Kron

Kron named north coast IPM advisor Cindy Kron joined UC Cooperative Extension as area-wide IPM advisor for Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties in September 2019.  Before joining UCCE, Kron studied the three-cornered alfalfa hopper as a...

New annual report shows how UC ANR is improving California life with science-based solutions

2018 annual report

UC ANR's program planning and evaluation has compiled a 16-page 2018 annual report that provides an overview of the sweeping impacts our scientists and educators made in 2018. The impacts are felt across the state – in places where water...

ANR releases 6 UCCE advisor positions for recruitment

Glenda Humiston

I am thrilled to announce that the following 6 CE Advisor positions from the 2018 CE position proposals are released for recruitment: #12 Production Horticulture Advisor, San Diego County #42 Agronomy Area Advisor, Merced County #54...

Important year-end tax and payroll reminders

  As you begin holiday celebrations and look forward to the new year, the UCPath Center has some important year-end and new-year reminders to share. Please read closely and mark your calendar for upcoming deadlines. 2020 payroll...

EPA awards UC IPM $2.675 million for PREP

Lisa Blecker

The UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program has received funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement the Pesticide Regulatory Education Program (PREP). EPA expects the total funding for the five-year cooperative agreement,...

In memoriam: Keith C. Knapp

Keith Knapp

Keith C. Knapp passed away on Nov. 27, 2019, surrounded by his family and friends, in Riverside. Born in Wichita, Kan, on July 28, 1950, Keith was the first son of William H. and Jane L. Knapp. After moving around the Midwest with his family early in...

In memoriam: James M. Lyons

James Lyons

James M. Lyons, UC Davis professor emeritus of vegetable crops and founding director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, passed away Nov. 9, 2019. He was 90. Born and raised in Livermore, Jim earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics...

Learning & Development: Water, Fund Raising, Grant Tracking, Staff Mentorship

ANR L&D Image

Check out the ANR Learning and Development website for new skills and development opportunities. Webinars are archived here. January 2020 Announcements Solutions to CA Water Challenges - Webinar Series (second Tuesdays through May 2020) Jan. 14, 2020 10...

Save the date for Grant Essentials Summit March 2-3

To learn best practices, extend your network, and establish new partnerships towards successfully securing grant funding, attend the 2020 Grant Essentials Summit in March. Have you identified areas for professional growth related to "grant-winning"...

Rotary donates $5000 to 4-H in Modoc County

Bill Wilson, Alturas Sunrise Rotary president, with UCCE director Laura Snell, and Sadie Camacho, 4-H program representative.

  The Alturas Sunrise Rotary donated $5000 towards the Modoc County Forever 4-H Endowment. This endowment, established in 2018 amid state budget constraints, is intended to support the 4-H program in Modoc County for generations to come. Over...

Tools to tell the ANR story

A new UC ANR toolkit is available to help communicate the value of UC ANR's work.

A new communications toolkit is available to support you in communicating the value of UC ANR and promoting your work. Topics addressed by the toolkit will be continually refined and updated (It's a work in progress). The branding section offers an...


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