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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
Making the case for fruits and vegetables
Why do you love fruits and vegetables? Is it their bright colors? Their many shapes and varieties, the way they can makeover your plate with the seasons? The opportunity to taste local terroir in a very fresh bite of fruit or forkful of salad? Is it...
Eating healthy on a limited budget is possible, but any cuts in SNAP or rise in food costs make it harder
The affordability of healthy food is often cited as a barrier to low-income families eating nutritious meals. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that with menu planning and access to stores selling items...
U.S. honey industry contributes more than $4.7 billion to economy, according to Ag Issues Center report
The U.S. honey industry is thriving, according to a new study from the University of California Agricultural Issues Center (AIC). The research found that the U.S. honey industry in 2017 was responsible for more than 22,000 jobs and...
Food policy councils are emerging as a model to address gaps in local policies
In a growing number of communities, food policy councils (also called “food system alliances”) have emerged to address gaps in local policies that focus on food. Most communities have transportation, housing or land use policies, but food...
|4-H Council Meeting - 6 pm||3/28/2019|
|Fair Swine Skills Day||3/30/2019|
|Area Presentation Day||4/6/2019|
|4-H Council Meeting - 6 pm||4/25/2019|
|4-H Council Meeting - 6 pm||5/23/2019|
UC Cooperative Extension - Lassen County
707 Nevada Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-2601
Fax: (530) 251-2666