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Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

UC Cooperative Extension | Agricultural Experiment Station

UC wildfire resources available for the public

The 2017 wildfire season has been the most severe on record
Before, during and after wildfire. UC ANR has resources in local communities.

Fire and water issues are intimately linked in California
From ecosystems to housing, fire and water issues are deeply connected.

California fire damage to homes is less ‘random’ than it seems
Firefighters and researchers alike have a pretty solid understanding of why some houses are more vulnerable to wildfire than others.

University of California Cooperative Extension
UCCE offers a wide variety of programs aimed at understanding California wildfire and how losses from wildfire can be minimized.

UC Delivers

The Tulare Lake Bottom is an area in Kings County, California that produces a variety of row, field and vegetable crops. Crop rotations of safflower, cotton and tomato are essential in maintaining soil quality and managing ground water issues. In the westside of Fresno and Kings Counties, major changes to cropping landscape took place in a single year. The shift to safflower overwhelmed the landscape and resulted in a breakdown of expected patterns of insect migration. In order to improve Integrated Pest Management (IPM), the management of key pests such as Lygus bugs must be considered at a larger and wider level then individual fields and farms.

Read about: Improved management of Lygus bugs has reduced unnecessary insecticide applications reducing risk to crops and the environment | View Other Stories


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