Welcome to the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension (KARE) Center. Since its official dedication in 1965 KARE has achieved international acclaim for leadership in the development of new fruit, nut, and grape varieties, innovative cultural and irrigation practices, pest and disease management techniques, and postharvest biology. In addition, KARE plays a leadership role in maintaining the quality of California's rural environment, with programs in air and water quality, and mosquito management. Please enjoy our website and give us feedback concerning the site.
View the live stream from the nest. Last year a Great Horned Owl used the nest to raise 3 chicks. We are not sure who is using the nest this year yet. Click on the image to view the live video.
Kearney News Updates
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources to assist with the Bravo Lake Botanical Garden Berry Festival on June 28, 2016.Added May 20, 2016
The Bravo Lake Botanical Garden Berry Festival is Saturday, June 28, from 8 am to 12 noon. There is an entrance fee of $5 per person, with children five years old and under free. UC Master Gardeners,...
Added May 19, 2016
This workshop is designed to give growers and water managers tools and insights on how to better conduct surface irrigation activities including furrow, border and basin (flood) irrigation systems....
Added May 19, 2016
UCD plant pathology graduate students visited Kearney on May 13, 2016 to have classes in the field. Bob Gilbertson, professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at UC Davis, specializing in seed...
Added May 12, 2016
Shannon Mueller, county director and agronomy farm advisor in UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Fresno County and Madera County, and Karen Francone, Environmental Program Manager, California Department...
Kearney hosted a workshop on leaffooted bug monitoring, damage to tree nut crops, and management strategies.Added May 12, 2016
On May 10, 2016, Kearney researchers, Kris Tollerup, UC ANR cooperative extension advisor at Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, specializing in Integrated Pest Management (IPM)...