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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
Posted 5/11/2017 - Did you know that a banana tree is not really a tree? It's a giant perennial bulb that grows to maturity in less than a year, producing one flower that becomes one huge bunch of bananas. I learned this fact last month from banana growers while visiting...
Rainbow of potential alternative pomegranate varieties
Posted 4/26/2017 - Almost all pomegranates grown in the United States are one variety: Wonderful. John Chater, a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Riverside, wants to change that. He would like to broaden the varieties of pomegranates available so that...
UC ANR scientists help fledgling Tanzania avocado industry
Posted 4/18/2017 - Dedicated growers and research support from the University of California have made avocados a California success story. As part of the UC Global Food Initiative, which is channeling UC resources toward sustainably feeding the world's growing population,...
U.S. Congressman mixes up healthy food for UC nutrition education program
Posted 4/11/2017 - When United States Congressman Jim Costa learned about the federally funded nutrition education programs being offered in his district, he made plans to visit. He wanted a first-hand experience with UC CalFresh, in which UC Cooperative Extension...
|Camp applications due||6/1/2017|
|4-H & FFA Lassen County Fair Livestock Entries DUE||6/2/2017|
|4-H & FFA Lassen County Fair Exhibit Entries DUE||6/9/2017|
|4-H Horse Show||6/10/2017|
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UC Cooperative Extension - Lassen County
707 Nevada Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-2601
Fax: (530) 251-2666