Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties
University of California
Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties

Sutter-Yuba Counties


4-H Youth Development Program

The University of California 4-H Youth Development Program engages youth in reaching their fullest potential by focusing on the development of citizenship, leadership, and life skills, such as decision-making, communication, responsibility and teamwork.

Orchard Crops

Prunes, almonds, pears, apple, cherry, olive, plum and pomegranate

Tree Crops

Walnuts, peaches, kiwifruit, pecan, grape, nectarine, pistachio, persimmon, chestnut, apricots, fuelwood.

Master Gardeners

See us at the Marysville Community Garden on Saturday February 18 @ 10 am for our tree pruning workshop. Now is the time to get your yard trim and in shape.

Planning your spring garden? We are here to help you with your gardening questions.

Rice Program

Nutrition Education Program

Provides nutrition curricula to qualifying schools and community organizations to encourage a healthy lifestyle and food choices.

Fire Information

Prevention of loss of homes during a wildfire, how to landscape and construct homes for improved safety.



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Walnut (9 year old) Pruning systems compared in No Pruning long term study & Bot pruning wound study
Date: February 28, 2017


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Walnut (2 year old) No Pruning Field Meeting
Date: February 28, 2017

CANCELLED - Not going to be rescheduled at this time.

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Walnut (4 year old) No Pruning/Variation of No Pruning/ Pruning Grower Comparison Field Meeting
Date: February 28, 2017


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UCCE South Sacramento Valley Prune Meeting
Date: March 3, 2017

Topics include: Laws and Regulations Update, Prune Rootstock Options, Wood decay 101, Canker Disease Management, Flower, Foliar and Fruit Disease Management, California Dried Plum Board updates, Getting away from boom or bust cropping in prunes, what we are learning

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IPM Breakfast Meeting
Date: March 14, 2017

Meetings will held the second Tuesday of each months from February through November and will cover a wide range of timely pest and orchard management topics. Meeting location will be rotated throughout the Sacramento Valley. Meeting locations and more information will be available at or by contacting UC IPM Advisor Emily Symmes at (530) 538-7201 or

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University of California Cooperative Extension

Sutter-Yuba Counties

142A Garden Highway

Yuba City, CA 95991

Office: (530) 822-7515

Fax: (530) 673-5368



County Director: 

Janine Hasey,



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