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 October 31, 2014
About 20 organizations with missions that include public service shared what they do to help maintain healthy communities, people, and the environment with the residents of Parlier during the October...
Lawrence J. Schwankl, CE Irrigation Specilist, emeritus, receives the Irrigation Association's 2014 Person of the Year Award.Added October 31, 2014
The Irrigation Association will present their 2014 Person of the Year Award to Lawrence (Larry) Schwankl at the 2014 Irrigation Show & Education Conference in Phoenix on November 20, 2014....
The UC Statewide IPM Program provides new resources to help workers identify the light brown apple moth.Added October 21, 2014
Nursery workers are our first line of defense in detecting light brown apple moth when growing ornamental plants in commercial nurseries. A new brochure and video can help those in the field...
Added September 25, 2014
Roberta Barton has joined the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources as a community educator. Barton will develop and lead unique outreach and educational programs...
If you are interested in growing pomegranates while maximizing water and nitrogen use efficiency, you may want to register for a meeting that will be held at Kearney on October 2, 2014.Added September 22, 2014
Individuals interested in growing pomegranates with surface or subsurface drip irrigation are invited to attend a meeting at Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center (KARE) on October 2,...