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Our Mission

True to the mission of the land grant universities, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources connects the power of UC research in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition and youth development with local communities to improve the lives of all Californians.

For over 100 years, our advisors, specialists, faculty and staff have been committed to:

  • Connecting Californians to their University
  • Leading the way to science-based solutions
  • Providing information that is trustworthy and not biased
  • Sharing research that is practical to use
  • Addressing local concerns as part of the community
  • Inviting the participation of concerned stakeholders
  • Facilitating problem-solving and outreach to address the state's toughest challenges
UC Blogs
  • Photo 2. Central growing point of purslane burned by lasers in a high density planting of spinach.
    Advances continue in automated weeders

    There have been significant developments in automated weeder technology in the past several years. A quick perusal of automated weeders on YouTube reveals many machines developed in diverse parts of the world. Auto weeders that have been used in...

  • A syrphid fly foraging on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    It's Friday Fly Day!

    It's Friday Fly Day! And what better day than a Friday to post an image of a syrphid fly nectaring on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii? We all need "pretty" in our lives.   Syrphid flies, also known as "flower flies" and...

  • UC Agriculture and Natural Resources is adding new advisors to its team of fire experts across the state. Photo by Evett Kilmartin
    New advisors share crucial wildfire expertise

    UC ANR hires more fire advisors to address growing threat to California communities Bringing more expertise to more places across the state, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources continues to hire fire advisors to help communities...

  • Aquatic Weed School
    EVENT :: Aquatic Weed School 2022

    UC Davis will host the Aquatic Weed School 2022 on October 31-November 1, 2022 at the Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center on the UC Davis campus. The Aquatic Weed School is an intensive two-day course focusing on issues associated with developing weed...

  • In this image, you can see two bees on the African blue basil. But can you find the praying mantis? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Find the Praying Mantis in the African Blue Basil

    Honey bees absolutely love African blue basil. If there ever were a "bee magnet," this plant is it.  We first learned of African blue basil, (Ocimum kilimandscharicum × basilicum 'Dark Opal'),  through Gordon...

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San Joaquin County Cooperative Extension
Robert J. Cabral Ag Center

2101 E. Earhart Avenue, Ste 200
Stockton, CA 95206
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