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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
  • A monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, eclosed today (July 3) and is drying its wings on Hot Lips salvia, Salvia microphylla. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Independence Day and a Monarch

    We call it the Fourth of July or Independence Day. Our 13 American colonies rose up against the monarch of Great Britain, King George III, and declared themselves free and independent. This weekend, no thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, we won't...

  • A monarch caterpillar feasting on a tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Leave Me Alone, Please--I'm Eating!

    "Leave me alone, please--I'm eating." The monarch caterpillar feasting on the tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, in Vacaville, Calif., kept doing what monarch 'cats do best--eat. She insisted on devouring the leaves as if there were no...

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    Does white latex paint on the trunks of almonds protect it from herbicide damage?

    Here's Patrick Cavanaugh interviewing Drew Wolter (UC Davis graduate student with the Hanson Lab.) Does White Latex Paint on the Trunks of Almonds Protect it from Herbicide Damage?   Original source: California Ag Today Podcasts with Patrick...

  • A digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, returning to her nest on the sand cliffs of Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    The Bees of Bodega Head

    There's more to Sonoma County's Bodega Head than the stunning views, crashing waves, nesting seabirds, and bursts of flora and fauna. The sand cliffs are also the home of a digger bee, a bumble bee mimic known...

  • A praying mantis nymph, Stagmomantis limbata, spreads out across a sunflower blossom in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    What's for Dinner? Drama on a Sunflower Blossom

    What's for dinner? If you're a praying mantis nymph, Stagmomantis limbata, perched on a sunflower, sometimes it can be a long wait. Breakfast fades into lunch, lunch fades into dinner... First you scout out your territory and spread out (hey,...

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San Joaquin County Cooperative Extension
Robert J. Cabral Ag Center

2101 E. Earhart Avenue, Ste 200
Stockton, CA 95206
Phone: (209) 953-6100
Fax: (209) 953-6128
E-mail: cesanjoaquin@ucdavis.edu

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