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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
Food waste is an ethical and environmental issue
Posted 7/14/2017 - Summer brings an abundance of luscious and healthy fruits and vegetables. It's easy to buy more than we can eat, which sometimes results in #foodwaste. In a guest blog post for the UC Food Observer, UC researcher Wendi Gosliner (part of...
School gardens get new life from UC Cooperative Extension volunteers
Posted 7/13/2017 - When children grow their own fresh fruits and vegetables, they are much more likely to eat healthy food, so for decades California politicians, teachers and nutrition educators have advocated for a garden in every school. However, UC Cooperative...
UC ANR hosts workshops for California's urban farmers
Posted 7/12/2017 - In communities around California, urban farms provide fresh produce, community green space, and even job training. However, a 2014 UC ANR needs assessment indicated that urban farmers face challenges, as well as opportunities. They are often beginning...
FOOD IT: How will technology shape the future of food?
Posted 6/28/2017 - More than 300 people gathered in Mountain View for the fourth annual FOOD IT: Fork to Farm on June 27 to discuss the role of information technology in the food system – from managing crops in the field to dealing with consumer food waste. The...
|4-H Fair Review Meeting||8/17/2017|
|4-H Council Meeting - 6 pm||8/17/2017|
|4-H Open House||8/21/2017|
|Office Closed for Labor Day||9/4/2017|
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UC Cooperative Extension - Lassen County
707 Nevada Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-2601
Fax: (530) 251-2666