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
Added June 22, 2016
This Friday starting at 10:00 AM and going till about 11:45 AM, Alan Sano and Jesse Sanchez of Sano Farms will host visitors at 44935-B W. Shields Avenue. They will discuss and show what they've done...
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources to assist with the Bravo Lake Botanical Garden Berry Festival on May 28, 2016.Added May 20, 2016
The Bravo Lake Botanical Garden Berry Festival is Saturday, May 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...