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
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...
It’s time for DPR license and certificate holders to renew—get units via online courses from UC IPM.Added November 7, 2017
November has arrived, and before you know it we'll be ringing in 2018! For those who hold a license or certificate from the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), and have a last name starting...
August 19th is National Honey Bee Day: Dr. Elina Niño reminds us to help honey bees cope with pests.Added August 18, 2017
National Honey Bee Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of every August. This year it falls on Saturday the 19th. If you use integrated pest management, or IPM, you are probably aware that it can...