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Greetings from Imperial County!


Attached you will find brief survey.  The Cooperative Extension would appreciate your participation.  Of course this is completely voluntary. 

Should you have any questions, please contact the advisors listed at the bottom of the page.

Invitation to participate - May 2021




2021 Field and Vegetable Crops Guidelines

2021 Guidelines Announcement

UC nutrition education programs pivot to meet California’s needs during pandemic

Excellent Article highlighting Imperial County CalFresh program:







CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE Imperial County

Enjoy the following:







4 Tips To Stay Healthy with CalFresh Healthy Living - UCCE Imperial County

Check out our latest youtube video!!!





Due to the concern from COVID-19, we are restricting all visitors from access to buildings/sites effective March 17th until further notice. 

We are sorry for the inconvenience but your health and safety and that of our employees is paramount.


Should you need assistance from our office, please call (442) 265-7700.   You can also contact the County Director, Oli Bachie, at obachie@ucanr.edu





Kids R Us Preschool

Great video in Spanish.  Wonderful job that CalFresh is doing in our preschools.






Desert Research and Education Center


Watch this short but very informative video about DREC.


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Insights: Water and Drought Online Seminar Series

The latest research-based advice on weathering a drought is now available free online.  The UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is working to help farmers cope with the unwelcome outcome of historically low rainfall the last three years.  UC scientists, with support from the California Department of Water Resources, have recorded video presentations on high-priority drought webpages.

Each presentation is about one half hour in length and are available at the link below:


Click here to visit the Online Seminar Series

Drought Information

The University of California has been extensively involved in research and implementation of water conservation/management strategies throughout the state.  A lot is knows about when and how to most effectively use limited water supplies.  The links below contain a brief introduction. Additional information is available at UC ANR drought website.  http://ciwr.ucanr.edu/California_Drought_Expertise/


Citrus and Pistachio






Event Name Date
Vegetable Crops Planting & Harvesting Calendar
UC Food Blog
  • A new UC cost study shows potential profits in growing alfalfa organically for the organic dairy market. Photo by Rachael Long
    Organic alfalfa hay cost study released

    A new study that outlines costs and returns of establishing and producing organic alfalfa hay has been released by UC Cooperative Extension, the UC Agricultural Issues Center and the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource...

    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
  • The new podcast CattleCal discusses cattle research. It is co-hosted byPedro Carvalho, UC Cooperative Extension feedlot management specialist.
    CattleCal podcast launched for cattle ranchers

    Cattle ranchers have a new source for cattle research news from UC Cooperative Extension. CattleCal podcast is produced by Pedro Carvalho, UC Cooperative Extension feedlot management specialist; Brooke Latack, UC Cooperative Extension livestock...

    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach

Contact Information

Imperial County
UC Cooperative Extension
1050 East Holton Road
Holtville, CA 92250-9615

Phone: 1-442-265-7700
Fax: 1-442-265-7723

Dr Oli G. Bachie