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Lassen County UCCE Office
The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Office in Lassen County is located in uptown Susanville. David Lile is the UCCE County Director and Farm Advisor. His specialty is Natural Resources and Livestock, and he is a certified Rangeland Manager. He consults individually with farmers and ranchers needing advice and he carries out research on local problems.
The Lassen County 4-H Youth Development Program offers many fun and educational activities for its members. Darcy Hanson oversees this popular program which stresses citizenship, leadership, and life skills to its almost 200 members in our county.
UC Food Blog
Can you serve up a safe barbecue?
Posted 4/29/2016 - April showers bring May flowers, along with barbecue season! The season's warmer weather makes it a great time to be outdoors, but it also means there are increased food safety risks with the higher temperatures. Follow these tips to prepare, cook, and...
UC’s My Healthy Plate article named 'paper of the year'
Posted 4/27/2016 - The USDA's colorful MyPlate icon clearly shows many Americans how to formulate healthy meals for their families with the proper proportions of fruits and vegetables, protein foods, grains and dairy products. However, UC Cooperative Extension nutrition...
USDA puts more fruits and veggies, less sugar in new child-care nutrition standards
Posted 4/26/2016 - Young children and adults in care programs will now receive meals with more whole grains, a greater variety of vegetables and fruits, and less added sugars and solid fats. These changes please Lorrene Ritchie, Ph.D., RD, director of the Nutrition Policy...
Simple steps for preparing, caring for and harvesting a vegetable garden
Posted 4/12/2016 - Whether in containers, raised beds in your backyard or community garden space or integrated into your landscape, growing edibles can be a rewarding experience if done properly. Oftentimes it is easy for gardeners new to growing edibles to become...
|Market Sheep- Swine & Goat Tagging||5/14/2016|
|4-H Council Meeting - 6 pm||5/26/2016|
|State Field Day- UC Davis||5/28/2016|
|Office Closed for Memorial Day Holiday||5/30/2016|
|All Star Applications DUE||6/2/2016|
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UC Cooperative Extension - Lassen County
707 Nevada Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-2601
Fax: (530) 251-2666