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 15, 2016
The UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center is hosting the free public webcast on Jan. 20 of key presentations at the Organic Agriculture Research Symposium. Among the speakers are...
Added November 9, 2015
Are you looking for continuing education units (CEUs) to complete your renewal application this year for the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)? The UC Statewide IPM Program has several...
Jesse Sanchez, the farm manager at Sano Farms out west of the small town of Firebaugh, was honored as a White House Champion of Change.Added November 2, 2015
This past Monday, October 26th, Jesse Sanchez, the farm manager at Sano Farms out west of the small town of Firebaugh, was honored in Washington, D.C. as a White House Champion of...
The October 30 issue of the Sacramento Bee op-ed included an article on soil health by Jeff Mitchell and Randy Southard.Added November 2, 2015
An Op-Ed article written by Jeff Mitchell, CE Cropping Systems Specialist in vegetable cropping systems, irrigation management, soil quality, organic soil amendments, extension models,...
Added October 22, 2015
This is agriculture literacy week. Please enjoy this video by California Secretary of Agriculture, Karen Ross.