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Additional information about University of California Cooperative Extension - San Diego Programs can be found at our Cooperative Extension website 

Agriculture and Plant Science
Find information about crops and programs for small farms

Ag Water Quality Research & Education
Helping farmers reduce agriculture's contribution to non-point source pollution in the coastal watersheds of San Diego County.

Avocado, Citrus, Minor Subtropicals & Deciduous Fruits
Find articles, newsletters, and more on subtropical horticulture.

Coastal Resources
A portal to information about preventing pollution from boats and reducing risks of transporting invasive species on boat hulls with links to information on San Diego's bay and beaches, coastal water quality, aquaculture, fisheries and more from Marine Advisor Leigh Taylor Johnson.

Fire Information
This page provides links and information about the fires and fire-related topics.

Floriculture & Nursery 
The floriculture and nursery farm advisor conducts applied research, education and outreach to improve production and viability of the floriculture and nursery industries in San Diego and Riverside Counties.

Goldspotted Oak Borer (GSOB)
Provides research, education and outreach on a species of beetle that is responsible for thousands of oak tree deaths in San Diego County.

Home Horticulture
The Home Horticulture Program provides horticulture and pest management information to county residents who grow edible and ornamental plants for their personal use.

Integrated Pest Management
Research by Dr. Cheryl Wilen and links for integrated pest management for ornamental plant production and maintenance.

Invasive Plants
Why we should care about non-native plants in California's wildlands and where to go for more information from Carl E. Bell, Regional Advisor-Invasive Plants.

Master Gardener Association
Master Gardener volunteers provide information on home gardening, non-commercial horticulture and pest management.

Natural Resources
In natural resources we deal with land, water, air, and wildland resources, biological systems and diversity, and environmental quality.

Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences
Offering opportunities for families, individuals, and youth to enhance their quality of living by providing resources that support independence and self-sufficiency.

School Gardens
Find out how you can start a garden at your school. This is a fun way to teach children about agriculture and nutrition.

Vertebrate Pest Control 
Provides flexible multimedia outreach and education focused on agricultural vertebrate pest control including pesticide application and trapping practices of wildlife in the state of California.

Water Conservation
Beginning January 1, 2008, the County of San Diego will initiate a mandatory 30% cut back on agricultural water usage due to drought. Learn how to do your part here.

4-H Youth Development
4-H's learn-by-doing activities, youth-adult partnerships, and research-based educational programs help young people discover and develop to their full potential!