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ANR Report

September 2018

RECs and county office staff update ANR leaders on current projects

UCCE Master Gardeners and 4-H members partner with City Slicker Farms, teaching people how to grow food in West Oakland.

To get acquainted with the people at each ANR location, Mark Lagrimini, vice provost of research and extension, has been visiting research and extension centers and UCCE county offices and touring the facilities. “I'm impressed with how...

Federal Report Snapshot highlights ANR accomplishments

2017 Fed snapshot cover

Each spring, the UC ANR Office of Program Planning and Evaluation (PPE) compiles and submits a report to our federal funding partner, USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). In August, NIFA approved UC ANR's 2017 report. A snapshot...

Project Board integrates reporting and may facilitate collaboration

Project Board

Project Board is a new online system that integrates ANR academic program review, civil rights compliance, and accountability reporting requirements. It also has search features that may facilitate collaboration and support advocacy efforts. Project...

Names in the News

Liliana Vega

Sidhu named UCCE vegetable crops advisor for Kern County Jaspreet Sidhu joined UCCE on Sept. 4, 2018, as the vegetable crops advisor for Kern County. Sidhu earned a Ph.D. in entomology from Louisiana State University and a M.S. in entomology and a B.S....

ANR celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Myriam Acevedo

Each year, during Hispanic Heritage Month – from September 15 to October 15 – the country celebrates the culture and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Latinos...

UCCE Sutter-Yuba celebrates 100 years

In recognition of UCCE Sutter-Yuba's centennial, Janine Hasey, center, was presented a Senate/Assembly Resolution by Laura Nicholson, senior district representative for state Senator Jim Nielsen, and Joe Brennan, who represented Assemblymember James Gallagher.

UC Cooperative Extension in Sutter and Yuba counties is celebrating a century of serving its community. “Earlier this year, we unexpectedly found two boxes full of our historical records,” said Janine Hasey, director of UCCE Sutter‐Yuba...

ANR funding support update

Colleagues, As mandated costs continue to outpace available funds, UC ANR is taking action to ensure financial prudence while continuing to devote our limited resources to our priorities. These include the approved systemwide merit program and the two...

UCPath to provide ANR several benefits

ANR employees can expect to see several benefits from the transition to UCPath, a systemwide initiative launched by the University of California to unify and standardize payroll, benefits and human resource systems for all UC employees. This new system...

Wear green on Oct. 9 for 4-H Spirit Day

4H spirit day

During National 4-H Week 2018, Tuesday, Oct. 9 is 4-H Spirit Day. Nationwide, everyone is encouraged to wear their 4-H shirt, a clover or green to show support for 4-H. Please post selfies wearing your 4-H clover, shirt or green on...

Project Learning Tree partners with 4-H and CalNat

PLT kids digging

UC ANR programs collaborate to integrate best practices in environmental learning and stewardship to expand programming and impacts throughout the state Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an international, award-winning environmental education program,...

Learning and Development: Measuring outcomes, professional development, new website

L&D website redesign

Writing strong impact statements October 16, CE San Diego County Office October 26, ANR Building, Davis Workshop desired outcomes: Participants will gain understanding and practice organizing program activities into themes for the merit and...

UC seeks employee comments on policy updates

The University seeks comments from employees on four presidential policies that have been revised. Employee Comment: Protection of Administrative Records Containing Personally Identifiable Information The University invites comments on the...

Rustici rangeland and cattle research proposals due Nov. 7


Russell L. Rustici Rangeland and Cattle Research Endowment funding is available to University of California personnel to support problem-solving research that will benefit California range cattle producers. The goal of this program is to...

ANR to close for winter holidays

To help with planning, I am writing to confirm this year's winter holiday closure schedule. ANR units – including Research and Extension Centers, BOC Kearney, UCCE county offices and the Second Street Building in Davis – will be closed...


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