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.
Kearney News Updates
Added January 2, 2018
Native to Asia, the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina ciri, was first detected in the United States in June 1998 in Palm Beach County, Florida. Since then, ACP has invaded all other US citrus...
Added December 20, 2017
‘Tis the season for baking lots of tasty treats. Breads, cookies, cakes, and candy are just a few that come to mind. What makes many of these treats so tasty is the addition of almonds or...
Giving Tuesday is November 28th. Why not make a gift to support the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center?Added November 17, 2017
This Giving Tuesday, why not donate to KARE? Donations to KARE will be used to help expand our local programs, including research, extension and outreach. KARE is part of the...
Central Valley Summit on alternatives to open burning of agricultural waste is being held at Kearney 11/7 and 11/8/2017.Added November 7, 2017
“Building on past efforts by Valley growers to reduce open burning of agricultural waste, the Valley Air District is bringing together Valley growers, researchers, experts, biomass industry...
UC ANR scientists to provide information at the Malcolm Media Grape, Nut & Tree Expo at Fresno fairgrounds on November 14, 2017.Added November 7, 2017
Malcolm Media is providing three Ag expos this month: A tree and vine expo in Turlock was presented today; a grape expo will be in Sonoma on November 10, 2017, and a grape, nut and tree fruit expo...