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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
4-H youths raise turkeys to save for college and learn about farming
While most Americans choose their Thanksgiving turkeys from the meat department at the local grocery store, Brylee Aubin and Yaxeli Saiz-Tapia can tell you the life histories of their holiday birds. The Sonoma County teenagers raise heritage turkeys...
Native people take a different view of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving can be a time of celebration, gratitude and sharing. It is also often a time when people assist the most vulnerable in our communities, through donations to food banks, volunteer service at missions and shelters, and similar acts of...
Low food-safety risk at Northern California farmers markets
A new study by UC Davis researchers finds a low risk of contamination of foodborne pathogens on produce and meat at Northern California certified farmers markets, but still finds cause for some concern. The study, published in the Journal of Food...
Farmer’s inspiration leads to large squash donation to Central California Food Bank
West Side farmer John Diener had flash of inspiration. Why not plant butternut squash? Diener is a long-time research cooperator with UC Cooperative Extension specialist Jeff Mitchell, who has studied innovative, sustainable farming practices for 21...
|Standish 4-H Christmas Craft Fair||12/4/2020|
|Office Closed for Holidays||12/24/2020|
|County Cloverbud meeting||12/29/2020|
|Last day to enroll in a market animal project||12/31/2020|
|Office Closed for New Year Holiday||1/1/2021|
UC Cooperative Extension - Lassen County
707 Nevada Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-2601
Fax: (530) 251-2666